Biography

Om Puri (1950 -2017) was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films, including East is East and Charlie Wilson's War, and he was the recipient of an honorary OBE.

Om Puri (1950 -2017) was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films, including East is East and Charlie Wilson's War, and he was the recipient of an honorary OBE.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 165

Birthday 1950-10-18

Day of Death 2017-01-06

Place of Birth Ambala, Haryana, India

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • ओम पुरी
  • ওম পুরী

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Lashtam Pashtam as Saleem
2017 Tubelight
2017 Viceroy's House as Ali Rahim Noor
2017 The Ghazi Attack
2016 Chaar Sahibzaade: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur as Narrator
2016 Gandhigiri as Rai Saheb
2016 Mirzya
2016 A Death in the Gunj as O.P Bakshi (Uncle)
2016 Actor in Law as Rafaqat Mirza
2016 Warrior Savitri as Yamaraj
2016 Aadupuliyattam as Muni
2016 Ghayal Once Again
2015 Hogaya Dimaagh Ka Dahi
2015 Welcome Back as Narrator (voice)
2015 Brother Bajrangi as Molana
2015 Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho
2015 Uvaa
2015 Dirty Politics as Dina Nath Singh
2015 The Lovers
2014 Chaar Sahibzaade as Narrator
2014 Little Terrors as Abdul-Wadood Kamil
2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey as Papa
2013 Jatt Boys Putt Jattan De as Sippy's Father
2013 Policegiri as Commissioner
2013 The Reluctant Fundamentalist as Abu
2012 Chakravyuh as Govind Suryavanshi
2012 OMG: Oh My God! as Hanif Qureshi
2012 Krishna and Kamsa as Kans (voice)
2012 Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baki Hai
2012 Char Din Ki Chandni
2012 Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya as Chaudhary
2012 Agneepath as Eknath Gaitonde
2011 Don 2 as Malik
2011 Love Express as Khadak Singh Bakshi
2011 Kucch Luv Jaisaa as Madhu's Father
2011 Teen Thay Bhai as Chixie Gill
2010 West Is West as George Khan
2010 Dabangg as Kasturilal Vishkarma
2010 Kushti
2010 The Hangman as Shiva Sathe
2010 Road to Sangam
2009 Bolo Raam as Inspector Indrajeet Singh Rathi
2009 Sacrifice as Naseer Ahmed
2009 Life Goes On as Alok
2009 London Dreams as Mr. Khosla
2009 Baabarr as Inspector Avadh Narayan Chaturvedi
2009 Delhi-6 as Madangopal
2009 Billu as Sahukaar Daamchand
2009 Chal Chala Chal as Omkar Nath
2008 Maharathi
2008 Shoot on Sight as Junaid
2008 Kismat Konnection as Sanjeev Gill
2008 Mere Baap Pehle Aap as Madhav Mathur
2008 Lovesongs: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
2008 Singh Is Kinng as Rangeela
2007 Welcome as Narrator
2007 Charlie Wilson's War as President Zia
2007 Dhol as Dadaji
2007 Buddha Mar Gaya as Vidyut 'Vidya' Baba
2007 Fool N Final as Bhaiyya
2007 Khallas: The Beginning of End
2007 Delhii Heights as Timmy Kohli
2006 Baabul as Balwant Kapoor
2006 Don as Vishal Malik
2006 Chup Chup Ke as Prabhat Singh Chauhan
2006 Malamaal Weekly as Balwant / Ballu
2006 Rang De Basanti as Amanullah Khan
2005 Deewane Huye Paagal as Scientist Khurana / Mehboob
2005 Kyon Ki... as Dr. Khurana
2005 Mangal Pandey - The Rising as Narrator
2005 Kisna: The Warrior Poet as Juman Masum Kishti
2004 King of Bollywood as Karan 'K.K.' Kumar
2004 Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na as Mr. Khanna
2004 Lakshya
2004 Dev as Commissioner Tejinder Khosla
2004 Yuva as Prosonjit Bannerjee
2003 Zinda Dil
2003 Dhoop as Prof. Suresh Kumar Kapoor
2003 Second Generation(2 episodes) as Sharma
2003 Chupke Se
2003 Canterbury Tales(1 episode) as Jetender
2003 Code 46 as Bahkland
2003 Kash Aap Hamare Hote as Yashwant Raj Mankotia
2003 Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai as Shyam 'Sam'
2003 Maqbool as Inspector Pandit
2003 Bollywood Calling as Subramaniam
2002 The Wound as Inspector Gautam
2002 White Teeth
2002 Chor Machaaye Shor
2002 Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai
2002 Murder as Akash Gupta
2002 Pitaah as Thakur Avadh Narayan Singh
2001 Deewaanapan
2001 Indian as Joginder Singh
2001 The Zookeeper as The Vet
2001 Happy Now as Tin Man
2001 The Parole Officer as George
2001 Farz
2000 Ghaath as Ajay Pandey
2000 Kurukshetra
2000 Hera Pheri as Kharak Singh
2000 Hey Ram as Goel
2000 Pukar as Colonel Hussein
2000 Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge as Bhola Nath
1999 Khoobsurat as Dilip Chaudhary
1999 East Is East as George Khan
1999 Talaashi
1998 China Gate as Col. Krishnakant Puri
1998 Such a Long Journey as Ghulam Mohammad
1998 Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha as Inspector Khan
1997 Chachi 420 as Banwarilal Pandey
1997 My Son the Fanatic as Parvez
1997 Gupt: The Hidden Truth as Insp. Udham Singh
1997 Aastha: In the Prison of Spring as Amar
1996 Ghatak: Lethal
1996 The Ghost and the Darkness as Abdullah
1996 Maachis as Sanatan
1995 Brothers in Trouble as Hussein Shah
1995 Aatank Hi Aatank as Sharad Joshi
1995 The Absolution as Jassu
1994 Drohkaal as Abhay Singh
1994 Wolf as Dr. Vijay Alezais
1994 In Custody as Deven
1993 Ankuram
1993 Patang as Mathura
1992 City of Joy as Hazari Pal
1992 Current as Velu
1992 Raat as Sharji, the Tantrik
1991 Sam & Me
1991 Narsimha as Suraj Narayan Singh 'Baapji'
1990 Ghayal
1990 Disha
1989 Ilaaka
1988 Puravrutham as Raman
1988 Tamas(6 episodes) as Nathu
1987 Marte Dam Tak as Daulat / D.K.
1987 Mirch Masala as Chowkidar Abu Miya
1986 New Delhi Times as Ajay Singh
1986 Long Da Lishkara as Ditu
1985 Debshishu
1985 Aghaat as Madhav Verma
1985 Nasoor as Dr Sunil Gupta
1985 Holi as Principal Pandey
1984 Paar
1984 Party as Avinash
1984 The Jewel in the Crown(14 episodes)
1984 The Wave
1984 Satyajit Ray
1983 Ardh Satya as Sub-inspector Anant Velankar
1983 Just Let It Go, Friends as Tarneja
1983 Chokh as Jadunath
1983 The Ascent
1982 Disco Dancer as David Brown
1982 Gandhi as Nahari
1982 Vijeta
1981 Kalyug
1981 Shodh as Surendra
1981 The Deliverance as Dukhi
1980 Touch as Dubey
1980 Chann Pardesee as Tulsi
1980 The Tale of the Life as Maanav Bhagat
1980 Cry of the Wounded as Lahanya Bhiku
1978 The Strange Fate of Arvind Desai as Rajan
1977 Tabbaliyu Neenade Magane
1976 Ghashiram Kotwal as Ghashiram

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