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A rare gem in the Indian film industry was late actor Om Puri. As a foundational figure in the India









A rare gem in the Indian film industry was late actor Om Puri. As a foundational figure in the Indian new wave, Puri played a significant part in creating a parallel universe for thought-provoking movies.



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Om Puri has been part of many successful films with remarkable acting. He has also produced several films in the United Kingdom and the United States.


Om Prakash Puri, was born on October 18, 1950, in Ambala. From working at a local tea stall to collecting coal from railway tracks, the late actor worked hard to support his family.



While contributing for the betterment of his family, Om Puri also continued to study. He somehow managed to join the National School of Drama in Delhi to study theatre acting. Later, fellow NSD student Naseeruddin Shah encouraged Puri to follow him to the Film and Television Institute of India.


Om Puri believed in authentic acting skills and he always wanted to reflect realism on screen.


In 1976, he made his debut in the mainstream film genre with a Marathi film ‘Ghashiram Kotwal’ which was based on a Marathi Play.


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