Acting Career of Om Puri

Om Puri has a long list of films; he did many films and plays many roles. He is an versatile actor who is able to any kind of role.

The Debut film of Om Puri was Ghashiram Kotwal in 1976. This film was based on a film Marathi play and he got peanuts as a payment of this film.

Om Puri worked in many art films all his films has social message and an excellent piece of art. His also done many films produced in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Some Famous Art Films done by Om Puri

There are countless art films done by Om Puri Some of his most famous art films are Bhavani Bhavai in 1980, Sadgati in 1981, Ardh Satya in 1982, Mirch Masala in 1986, Maachis in 1996 and Dharavi (1992 and many more in which he shows his talent.

Some Famous Commercial Films done by Om Puri

Om Puri is so versatile actor that he easily fitted in every role. In commercial cinema he played many types of role like comedian, role of tough police officer, a simple innocent villager and many others.

Some of his famous commercial films are Gupt in 1997, Chachi 420 in 1997, Hera Pheri in 2000, Chor Machaye Shor in 2002, Malamaal Weekly in 2006 , Pyar to Hona hi Tha in 1999, Singh Is Kinng, Mere Baap Pehle Aap and Billu Barber these are some famous commercial films in which Om Puri worked.

Hollywood Films done by Om Puri

He worked in many British films like My Son the Fanatic (1997), East is East (1999) and The Parole Officer (2001). Some of his famous Hollywood films are City of Joy (1992), Wolf (1994) The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), The Hangman(2007) and Zia-Ul-Haqin Charlie Wilson's War. In these films his acting is really marvelous and all the films are hit on charts.

For his excellent work in Indian cinema he recives many awards also. His wife Ms. Nandita Om Puri also write a book on his life name of this book is Unlikely Hero: The Story of Om Puri


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