Bollywood’s veteran actor Om Puri turns 65 today and in his 37-year-old career in the Indian film industry, he has done over 260 films so far. This is more than what Amitabh Bachchan has done in Bollywood so far, mind you. Om Puri is a recipient of the Padmashree Award and has also featured in British and American films.
The actor has been a part of commercial as well as art films. Born on October 18th, 1948, Om Puri made his debut in the 1976 flick Ghashiram Kotwal. Since then has been a part of many critically acclaimed films and is known for his unconventional roles in Aakrosh, Disco Dancer, Ardh and Satya.
Globally, the man is known for his outstanding performances in East Is East, Gandhi, Wolf and The Ghost And The Darkness. He;s got plenty of awards to his name and has also achieved silverwares from some international film festivals.
The Filmfare award honored Om Puri with a Lifetime achievement award to Om Puri in the year 2009 for his generous, exceptional and impeccable contribution to the Indian cinema. He’s certainly one of the most versatile, talented and amazing actors in Bollywood today and so we wish Mr. Om Puri a very Happy Birthday!
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