Om Puri has given the Industry some terrific movies. He has won many accolades with his acting skills and dialogue delivery. He won many applauds for his debut in a Marathi Film, Ghashiram Kotwal.
Here are some of his many many movies that have got our hearts and heads stolen
1. Aakrosh : He played a victimized tribal in the film which was released in 1980.
2. Maachis : He essayed the role of the leader of a cell of Sikh militanats Sanathan.
3. Mirch Masala: He played the brave old guard who doesn’t let Subhedar’s friends enter the spice factory.
4. Narasimha : The film revolved around Baapji (Om Puri) – the most influential man in the city.
5. Gandhi : Om Puri may have got a minute role in British filmmaker Richard Attenborough’s Oscar winning film Gandhi, but the film definitely changed his life just like the rest who were associated with it.
6. City of Joy : This 1992 French-British drama film was directed by Roland Joffé. Its screenplay was written by Mark Medoff. It was based on the novel by the same name by Dominique Lapierre. The film featured Patrick Swayze, Om Puri and Shabana Azmi.
7. Maqbool : Released in 2003, this Indian crime drama film was directed by Vishal Bhardwaj.
8. Singh Is Kinng : This action comedy film was directed by Anees Bazmee. The film featured Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif in key roles. Om Puri is still remembered for giving the film its most genuine comic moments.
9. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro – The film was a dark satire on the rampant corruption in Indian politics and was ranked among the top 25 must see Bollywood films.
10. OMG: Oh My God! – it might not be big role or a role that doesn’t seek the screen appearance throughout, but it definitely is a memorable one.
Not just these 10, there are so many memories attached with seeing this man on screen. We definitely miss him and no one can surely replace this actor!