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Popular Bollywood actor Om Puri dies of heart attack, PM mourns

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New Delhi: Popular Bollywood actor Om Puri died of heart attack today. He was 66.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourned the death of the Padma Shri winner. “The Prime Minister condoles the passing away of actor Om Puri & recalls his long career in theatre & films,” PMO India tweeted.

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Om Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana, to a Punjabi family on Oct 18, 1950.

He made his film debut in the 1976 Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwal, based on a Marathi play of the same name by Vijay Tendulkar.

He later continued to act in movies like Aakrosh,Gandhi,Mirch Masala,Narsimha,The Ghost and the Darkness,My Son the Fanatic and many more.

Om Puri had appeared in mainstream commercial Pakistani, Indian, British, and Hollywood, Independent films and art films.

His credits also include appearances in American films. He had been awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India.

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He made his film debut in the 1976 Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwal, based on a Marathi play of the same name by Vijay Tendulkar.

He later continued to act in movies like Aakrosh, Gandhi, Mirch Masala, Narsimha, The Ghost and the Darkness, My Son the Fanatic and many more.

Om Puri was known to his fans for his brilliant acting skills.

Bollywood celebrities were shocked by the death of the actor and offered their condolences over social networkign site.

Actor Anupam Kher tweeted: “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.”

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar siad: “Shocked to know that the immensely talented actor #OmPuri passed away. Big loss to our film industry. RIP.”

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