Veteran actor Om Puri passed away in Mumbai, he was found dead at his home on Friday morning. He was 66. Puri returned home last evening after a shoot. Reportedly his door bell went unanswered, following which Puri’s driver raised an alarm. As confirmed by his friends from the film fraternity, the actor succumbed to a massive heart attack.
The Padma Shri awardee, studied at the Film and Television Institute of India and at the National School of Drama, where Naseeruddin Shah was his classmate. Born on October 18, 1950, hailing from Ambala in Haryana, Om Puri made his film debut in 1976 with the Marathi film ‘Ghashiram Kotwal’…. see more