Mumbai: Om Puri was India’s one of the favorite Bollywood Actor who had played role in more than 100 films. He was also awarded by Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India.The actor was 66 years old and died after a massive heart attack on the morning of 6th January 2017 i.e today’s morning. Om Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana, to a Punjabi family. His father worked in the railways and in the Indian Army. Puri graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.
Bollywood Actor Om Puri Died
One of the India’s favorite actor Om Puri is no more. He died after a massive heart attack on the morning of 6th January 2017. A family member told the BBC that Puri was “found dead” in his bed at his home.
Om Puri’s body is at his residence in Andheri and his old friends and colleagues from Bollywood have arrived to pay their last respects.
Om Puri’s friends and colleagues from Bollywood reached his Andheri residence to pay their last respects to the actor. Puri’s body was taken to Cooper hospital for postmortem, following which the funeral will take place.
Om Puri Death Twitter Reactions
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tweeted: “The Prime Minister condoles the passing away of actor Om Puri & recalls his long career in theatre & films,” PMO India tweeted.
Virendra Sehwag Tweeted: Condolences on the passing away of one of our finest ever actors
Priyanka Chopra Tweeted: The end of an era …. The legacy lives on.. RIP
Aamir Khan Tweeted: Very sad.We have lost one of the finest actors of Indian cinema. Rip
Anupam Kher Tweeted:
#OmPuri lent dignity to d medium he worked for. Whether it was stage, TV or cinema. He elevated status of the projects was associated with.
Boman Irani also tweeted: “RIP Om Puri. We have lost one of our finest. A talent, A Voice, A Spirit. Will miss you Puri Saab.”
Mahesh Bhatt Tweeted: “Goodbye Om! A part of me goes with you today. How can I ever forget those passionate nights we spent together talking about cinema & life ?”.
Neha Dhupia Tweeted: “It’s a sad day for cinema … we just lost one of our greats… gone but will never be forgotten … #RIPOmPuri Saab …”.
Ritesh Deshmukh Tweeted: Shocked beyond words to learn that
#OmPuri ji is no more. Will miss you sir. Condolences to the family. RIP #HugeLoss.
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