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Friday, 6 January 2017

Actor Om Puri, star in Bollywood and the West, dies at 66

Veteran on-screen character Om Puri, who effectively straddled motion picture professions in Bollywood and the West, passed on Friday in Mumbai.Puri, 66, endured heart failure, his companion and on-screen character Anupam Kher told Reuters.Puri cut his teeth in the 1980s with option workmanship silver screen that found a specialty gathering of people in India, playing a few vital characters that portrayed the tension of the times.He additionally worked in a few Hollywood and British movies, including "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", "East will be East", and most as of late in "The Hundred-Foot Journey", inverse Britain's Helen Mirren."He demonstrated that you didn't need to be "reasonable" and 'attractive' to be a hero," Saeed Akhtar Mirza, who coordinated Puri in one of his soonest movies, "Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai" (Why does Albert Pinto get Angry?), told Reuters."It was quite recently the constrain of his identity and his performance."Several Bollywood stars, fans and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to pay their respects."Who set out say Om Puri is no more? He survives his work," performing artist Kamal Hassan tweeted.