Veteran actor Om Puri passes away at 66


Veteran actor with phenomenal acting skills and dynamic persona, Om Puri, passed away of a massive heart attack at his residence on Friday morning.

Om Puri's death- a shock not just for Bollywood but all the cinephiles.
The 66 year old actor returned home after his shooting. When his door went unanswered later, his driver raised alarm and he was found dead. Bollywood is very upset with the loss of this actor. Shabana Azmi tweeted the details of his funeral. She wrote, "Om Puri undergoing post-mortem at Cooper Hospital. Will be taken to Trishul around 3 p.m. Funeral at Oshiwara electric crematorium around 6 p.m.," Veteran actor Om Puri passes away at 66 His contribution to the Indian cinema has been much applauded and praised. Awarded with a Padamshree, Om Puri has been part of iconic films like  'Ardh Satya', 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron' and 'Mirch Masala'. His work extended from theater, television, Indian films to those in Britain and the US too. He was president of the Cine & TV Artistes' Association (CINTAA) and a former chairman of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC).

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