Veteran actor Om Puri died because ofheart Attack in the morning on Jan. 6 at his home in Mumbai, a family companion said. He was 66.
Vivek Agnihotri, who would coordinate the performer in his new film, told IANS over telephone: “It is an exceptionally pitiful news. Om Puriji passed away after a heart assault today morning. He was at his home.”
“His collection of work in the Indian film industry has been enormous over the business and parallel classifications. We’ve lost an incredible ability.”
On-screen character Anupam Kher, a dear companion of Om Puri, said he had addressed him only two days prior, and the unsettling news of his destruction was broken to him by movie producer Ashoke Pandit.
Kher depicted Om Puri as a “kind and liberal” individual, who burned through four decades in showbiz with an undying energy towards his art.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi grieved the downfall of Puri.
“The Prime Minister mourns the passing without end of performing artist Om Puri and reviews his long vocation in theater and movies,” read a post from the @PMOIndia Twitter handle.
Om Puri, a Padma Shri awardee, gave productive exhibitions in widely praised non-business wanders like “Ardh Satya” and proceeding onward to movies, for example, “Mirch Masala,” “Aakrosh” and “Dharavi.”