Om Puri Passed Away

Veteran actor Om Puri passed away at 66


British actress Helen Mirren (L) and Indian Bollywood actor Om Puri attend the UK Gala Screening of the film, The Hundred Foot Journey, in central London on September 3, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS


Veteran actor Om Puri passes away in Mumbai on Thursday evening. He was 66.

He was found dead at his home on Friday morning. His close friend Ashoke Pandit, who is a filmmaker, confirmed the sad news of his demise on Twitter.

Puri returned home last evening after a shoot. When driver found that his door went unanswered, driver raised an alarm.




He died after suffering a massive heart attack early on the morning of 6 January 2017 at his residence in Andheri.


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