Veteran Om Puri Passes Away: Veteran actor Om Puri passed away in wee hours on Friday after suffering from a major heart attack at 66 years of age.
“Omji suffered a massive heart attack in the morning today. We have just reached his residence”, said Ashok Pandit, a close friend of him.
Om Puri passes away after having a heart attack at Mumbai
Seeing him lying on his bed looking so calm can’t believe that one of our greatest actors #OmPuri is no more. Deeply saddened & shocked.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 6, 2017
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) January 6, 2017
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) January 6, 2017
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 ?
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) January 6, 2017
Solid actor….Solid filmography….immense talent…. #RIPOmPuri ….cinema has truly lost a brilliant artist….
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) January 6, 2017
Om Puri was considered to be one of the finest actors of the film industry that set the acting standards class apart. He started his acting career from Pakistani commercials and later appeared in many of Hindi, British and Hollywood films. Some of his best works include Arth Satya, Aakrosh, Dharavi etc.
Some of his best works include Arth Satya, Aakrosh, Dharavi etc. He was last seen in Pakistani comedy film – Actor in Law.