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Om Puri is a Actor Indian born on 18 october 1950 at Ambala (Inde)

Om Puri

Om Puri
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Birth name Om Rajesh Puri
Nationality Inde
Birth 18 october 1950 at Ambala (Inde)
Death 6 january 2017 (at 66 years)
Awards Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Padma Shri, Filmfare Awards

Om Rajesh Puri OBE (born 18 October 1950) is an Indian actor who has appeared in mainstream commercial Indian and British films, Independent films and art films. His credits also include appearances in American films. He has been awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India.

Best films

Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
City of Joy (1992)

Usually with

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Om Puri (221 films)

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Viceroy's House
Directed by Gurinder Chadha
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Om Puri, Michael Gambon, Huma Qureshi, Manish Dayal
Roles Ali Rahim Noor
Rating66% 3.3479753.3479753.3479753.3479753.347975
About the inside life of the Viceroy's House in 1947 during the Partition of India.
The Jungle Book, 1h46
Directed by Jon Favreau
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Le thème de l'enfant sauvage, Wolves in film, Mise en scène d'un ours, Films about snakes, Films about apes, Mise en scène d'un tigre, L'enfance marginalisée, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Reptile
Actors Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Neel Sethi, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken, Bill Murray
Roles Bagheera (Hindi Voice)
Rating73% 3.692813.692813.692813.692813.69281
When the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) threatens his life, Mowgli (Neel Sethi), a boy raised by wolves, leaves his jungle home and, guided by Bagheera the panther (Ben Kingsley) and the free-spirited bear Baloo (Bill Murray), sets out on a journey of self-discovery.
Ghayal Once Again
Directed by Sunny Deol, Rahul Rawail
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Sunny Deol, Om Puri, Murali Sharma, Prachi Desai, Dharmendra, Vidya Balan
Roles ACP Joe D'Souza
Rating63% 3.19953.19953.19953.19953.1995
The film will take-off from where the first version left off.
Gandhigiri (2016)

Genres Drama
Actors Om Puri, Anupam Shyam Saikia, Rishi Bhutani, Mukesh Tiwari, Sanjay Mishra
Roles Rai Saheb

What’s the importance of Gandhiji’s values in today’s corrupt world ? Do they even have any value left ? Can anyone lead a peaceful life by implementing those values in day-to-day life? Questions such as these find answers in Gandhigiri. NRI returned Rai Saheb strongly believes in the principles of Gandhi. Infect, his father had played an active role in the freedom struggle and was closely associated with him. After returning to India, Rai Saheb comes across four different people who’ve walked on the wrong paths and made wrong choices due to various circumstances. The movie beautifully captures the efforts made by Rai Saheb to make them realise the importance of Gandhi’s values in today’s age and time.
Chapekar Brothers (Movie)
Actors Om Puri, Govind Namdev

This Film is about glorious journey of Chapekar Brothers who contributed to the freedom struggle in 1897.
The Lovers
The Lovers (2015)
, 1h49
Directed by Roland Joffé
Origin Belgique
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Time travel films, Films set in the future
Actors Josh Hartnett, Neve Campbell, Alice Englert, Tamsin Egerton, Bipasha Basu, Abhay Deol
Roles 12px
Rating45% 2.256632.256632.256632.256632.25663
In 2020, marine archeologist Jay Fennel (Josh Hartnett) is brain dead after trying to save his wife Laura (Tamsin Egerton) who got trapped exploring the wreck of a colonial British merchant ship. The comatose Fennel dreams about the adventures of Captain James Stewart in 1778 Pune (India), and his romance with a Maratha warrior, Tulaja Naik (Bipasha Basu).
Jai Ho! Democracy, 1h25
Actors Om Puri, Annu Kapoor, Satish Kaushik, Seema Biswas, Adil Hussain, Aamir Bashir
Roles Pandeyji
Rating53% 2.681752.681752.681752.681752.68175
First of all it is not a comedy movie. A freak incident in an Indian camp along the LoC triggers a war of words with their Pakistani counterparts on the other side of the no-man’s land. News of this standoff between the two camps gets leaked to a super-enthu news reporter and in no time, news spreads on national television that India and Pakistan are on the brink of a war.
Jai Jawaan Jai Kisaan
Actors Om Puri, Rati Agnihotri, Prem Chopra, Jatin Khurana, Imran Hasnee, Rishi Bhutani
Rating56% 2.8220652.8220652.8220652.8220652.822065
Film ‘Jai Jawaan Jai Kisaan’ based on the life of Lal Bahadur Shashtri. The film will be a tribute to India Second Prime Minister.
Welcome Back, 2h32
Directed by Anees Bazmee
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors John Abraham, Asin Thottumkal, Nana Patekar, Rekha, Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor
Roles Narrator (voice)
Rating42% 2.1065652.1065652.1065652.1065652.106565
Bajrangi Bhaijaan, 2h25
Directed by Kabir Khan
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Bollywood
Actors Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Harshaali Malhotra, Emraan Hashmi, Om Puri
Roles Molana
Rating79% 3.999343.999343.999343.999343.99934
In Sultanpur, a picturesque village in Pakistan, villagers have gathered to watch a game of cricket between India and Pakistan on television. Among them is a pregnant woman (Meher Vij) who, after giving birth, names her daughter Shahida after Shahid Afridi, the player who had won the game for Pakistan. On an afternoon, a six-year old Shahida falls off a cliff, but is saved by an overhanging tree. She loses her ability to speak from the accident. Her worried mother takes her to the shrine of Nizamuddin Auliya, a Sufi saint, in Delhi, on the belief that it would regain the latter's speech.
Uvaa (2015)
, 2h
Actors Om Puri, Sanjay Mishra, Jimmy Shergill, Archana Puran Singh, Sheena Bajaj, Neha Khan
Rating50% 2.5023652.5023652.5023652.5023652.502365
Ram, Anil, Vikram, Salmaan and Deenbandhu are the rebellious brats of suburban Delhi NCR, with the world at their feet and nothing to worry they stomp everything in their path without knowing the consequences, but challenge lay ahead when all of them are put in a totally new world of convent school, here they survive and thrive only to find love.
Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho
Themes Political films
Actors Annu Kapoor, Om Puri, Ravi Kishan, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Sanjay Mishra
Roles Matang Singh
Rating54% 2.7157852.7157852.7157852.7157852.715785
Sualaal is head of the village, Tanakpur. He is wealthy, chauvinist & impotent. He has married at a late age & his wife Maya is much younger to him. They tend to ignore each other. Arjun a young lad of the village, wins her heart & they meet when Sualaal is not around.
Jai Ho
Jai Ho (2014)
, 2h22
Directed by Sohail Khan
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Salman Khan, Sana Khan, Daisy Shah, Tabu, Daisy Shah, Ashmit Patel
Rating52% 2.600322.600322.600322.600322.60032
Jai Agnihotri (Salman Khan), an ex-army officer, is passionate about helping people and overcomes criminals single-handedly. He was a major in the Indian Army, but was suspended because of a disciplinary action after he ignored the orders of the high command and went ahead to rescue a bunch of children from terrorists. He now lives with his mother (Nadira Babbar) as well as his sister Geeta (Tabu), both of who are not on speaking terms with each other since Geeta married a Muslim man against her mother's wish.
Kaanchi: The Unbreakable, 2h20
Directed by Subhash Ghai
Genres Drama, Musical, Romance
Actors Kartik Aaryan, Rishi Kapoor, Mishti, Mithun Chakraborty, Adil Hussain, Vikrant Jolly Massey
Rating46% 2.318572.318572.318572.318572.31857
Kaanchi is a story of the inner power of a woman who represents over one million suppressed youth against injustice in the country. It is also the story of an innocent rural beauty and her fight against power. The film was released on 25 April 2014.