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Birth Name: Om Puri
Born: 10/18/1950
Birth Place: Haryana, , IN

One of South Asian cinema's most prolific, popular and respected actors, Om Puri worked with nearly every great Indian director since the mid-'70s in a diverse career which saw him champion the art house, embrace Bollywood and flirt with Hollywood, all with a quiet dignity. A graduate of New Delhi's National School of Drama, Puri made his on-screen debut in the acclaimed adaptation of Marathi play "Ghashiram Kotwal" (1976) and went onto become a permanent fixture on the Indian art film scene, appearing in such celebrated classics as judicial satire "Aakrosh" (1980), didactic fable "Bhavni Bhavai" (1980) and cop drama "Ardh Satya" (1983). But frustrated by the lack of money and lead roles,... Continue Bio >>


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