Bollywood actor Om Puri dies of heart attack

Friday 06 January 2017 2 weeks ago 58   Mumbai   Print

Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passed away, File photo.

Report  Web desk : Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passed away on early Friday morning after suffering from a massive heart attack. He was 66. Filmmaker Ashok Pandit, a close friend of the actor, took to twitter and shared the sad news. Puri returned home last evening after a shoot however; his door bell went unanswered in the morning, following to which his driver raised an alarm. Born in Ambala, Haryana, to a Punjabi family, he graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Om Puri has appeared in various movies including those of Pakistan, India, Hollywood, American and independent films. He also worked in Hollywood movies like The Hundred-Foot Journey with Helen Mirren in 2014 and East is East in 1999.