A Cinematic Journey: Om Puri, 1950-2017

A Cinematic Journey: Om Puri, 1950-2017
Legendary actor Om Puri passed away Friday morning after a massive heart attack. The 66-year-old Om Puri won several accolades for his performances. 

He made his film debut in the 1976 Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwal followed by popular films such as Bhavni Bhavai (1980), Sadgati (1981), Ardh Satya (1982), Mirch Masala (1986) and Dharavi (1992).

Puri was lauded for his performances for playing several memorable characters that depicted the anger and angst of those times.

We give you a lowdown on his most unforgettable performances.

Aakrosh, 2010


Ardh Satya, 1983


Drohkaal, 1994

ardhsatyaMaachis, 1996

Giddh, 1984

Mirch Masala, 1984

Narasimha, 1991 

Gandhi, 1982

City of Joy, 1992

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, 1983

Aastha, 1997

Maqbool, 2004

My Son the Fanatic, 1997

East is East, 1999

Singh Is Kinng, 2008

Actor In Law, 2016