Film actor Om Puri dies of a heart attack

    Posted On : Friday, January 06, 2017
    Film actor Om Puri dies of a heart attack

    Veteran Bollywood performing artist Om Puri passed on of a heart attack Friday morning.

    He was 66.

    Om Puri was an adaptable performer who exceeded expectations in  ‘parallel cinema’ as it was called and also he spearheaded in  commercial cinema.

    Director Karan Johar communicated misery on his demise on Twitter and said that he was a 'strong performer' with 'strong filmography'. Anupam Kher said he can hardly imagine how Puri is no more. "Seeing him lying on his bed looking so quiet can hardly imagine how one of our most prominent on-screen characters Om Puri is no more. Profoundly disheartened and stunned," he tweeted.

    Om Puri made everybody snicker with his comic planning in movies like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Malamaal Weekly, Hera Pheri on one hand and left everybody in wonder with his acting ability in movies like Ardh Satya. He additionally worked in Hollywood films like The Hundred-Foot Journey with Helen Mirren in 2014 and East will be East in 1999.

    More points of interest on his demise are anticipated.