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Om Puri
Birth: Oct. 18, 1950
Haryana, India
Death: Jan. 6, 2017
Mumbai (Bombay)
Maharashtra, India

Actor. Puri was a versatile actor known for his roles in Indian, Pakistani, British and Hollywood films. He made his acting debut in the 1976 film 'Ghashiram Kotwal' and became a well-known figure in the Indian film industry in the 1980s before he found international fame in the following decade. His roles in American and British films included the 1999 British comedy 'East is East' about a Pakistani immigrant adjusting to life in the north of England. Among films he appeared in were 'The Search' (1981), 'Ghandi' (1982), 'Party' (1984), 'City of Joy' (1992), 'The Burning Season' (1993), 'Search for Long Journey' (1998), 'Bollywood calling' (2003), 'Charlie Wilson's War' (2007) and 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' (2014). In 2004, he was awarded an honorary Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his contribution to the British film industry. Puri died after suffering a heart attack. (bio by: Louis du Mort) 
Oshiwara Crematorium
Mumbai (Bombay)
Maharashtra, India
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Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
Record added: Jan 06, 2017
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Om Puri
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