Om Puri; East is East actor dies at the age of 66

Om Puri; East is East actor dies at teh age of 66

Om Puri, a legend of Indian Cinema has died at the age of 66. He was well know for his role in East is East and Ghandi. A notorious actor known for his versatility, both in Bollywood and mainstream arts and films. In 2004 he was awarded an OBE for his contribution to British Cinema. He has worked alongside some great actors like Helen Mirren and Akshay Kumar.

Om Puri: Veteran Indian actor dies at the age of 66. BBC News

Om Puri: The actor who never got his due. BBC News

Om Puri remembered: a man of wit and compassion who put a human face on a label. The Guardian

Om Puri, Bollywood star, dies in Mumbai. Al Jazeera

A list of his movies and awards can be seen at IMDB.

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