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Amrish Lal Puri (June 22, 1932 - January 12, 2005) was an iconic theater and film actor from India, who was a key player in the Indian theater movement that picked up steam in the 1960s. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, such as Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. However, he is primarily remembered for essaying some iconic negative roles in Hindi cinema. He is most remembered for his role as Mogambo in the Hindi film Mr India (1987). As Mola Ram in the Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), he crossed over to international cinema as well.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Amrish Lal Puri (June 22, 1932 - January 12, 2005) was an iconic theater and film actor from India, who was a key player in the Indian theater movement that picked up steam in the 1960s. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, such as Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. However, he is primarily remembered for essaying some iconic negative roles in Hindi cinema. He is most remembered for his role as Mogambo in the Hindi film Mr India (1987). As Mola Ram in the Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), he crossed over to international cinema as well.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 119

Birthday 1932-06-22

Day of Death 2005-01-12

Place of Birth Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Amrish Lal Singh Puri
  • Amrish Lal Puri
  • Amrish Singh Puri
  • Mogambo
  • Mola Ram
  • अमरीश पुरी

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Jeene Do as Thakur Sher Bahadur Singh
2005 Kisna: The Warrior Poet as Bhairo Singh
2004 Hulchul as Angar Chand
2004 Aitraaz
2004 Mujhse Shaadi Karogi as Colonel Dugraj Singh (Rani's father)
2004 Love as Saligrama Oberoi
2004 Garv: Pride and Honour as Police Commssioner Samar Singh
2004 Lakshya
2004 Dev as Chief Minister Bhandarker
2004 Police Force: An Inside Story as Mr. Panday
2003 Out of Control as Jatta Singh Bedi
2003 Jaal: The Trap
2003 The Hero: Love Story of a Spy as I.S.I Chief Ishak Khan
2003 Khushi as Vir Bhadra Singh
2002 Badhaai Ho Badhaai as Mr Chaddha
2002 Rishtey
2002 Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani as Sadhu
2002 Baba as Tantrik
2001 Nayak: The Real Hero as Balraj Chauhan (Chief Minister)
2001 Gadar: Ek Prem Katha as Ashraf Ali
2001 Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai as Balram Singh
2001 Chori Chori Chupke Chupke as Kailashnath Malhotra
2001 Zubeidaa as Suleiman Seth
2001 Yaadein as J.K. Malhotra
2000 Love Stories as Major General Khanna
2000 Badal as ACP Ranjeet Singh
1999 Thakshak
1999 Baadshah as Suraj Singh Thapar
1999 Taal as Jagmohan
1999 Zulmi as Balraj Dutt
1999 Lal Baadshah
1998 Doli Saja Ke Rakhna
1998 China Gate as Col. Kewal Krishan Puri
1998 Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate as Mr. Abhyankar
1997 Chachi 420 as Durgaprasad Bhardwaj
1997 Tarazu as Appa Rao
1997 Koyla as Raja Saab
1997 Himalay Putra
1997 Dhaal: The Battle of Law Against Law
1997 Pardes as Kishorilal
1996 Ghatak: Lethal as Shambu Nath
1996 Diljale as Dara
1996 Jeet as Gajraj Choudhary
1996 Siraichalai
1996 Tu Chor Main Sipahi
1996 Black Water as Mirza Khan
1996 Sardari Begum
1995 Haqeeqat as ACP. Shivcharan
1995 Oh Darling Yeh Hai India as Don Qixote
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge as Chaudhry Baldev Singh
1995 Gundaraj as Police Inspector
1995 Karan Arjun as Thakur Durjan Singh
1994 Pehla Pehla Pyar as Hukum Singh
1994 Elaan as Ramakant Chaudhry
1993 Nippu Ravva
1993 Sangram
1993 Gardish
1993 Damini as Indrajit Chaddha
1992 Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama as Ravan
1992 Deewana as Dhirendra Pratap
1992 Zindagi Ek Juaa as Bhalla
1991 Phool Aur Kaante
1991 Thalapathi as Kalivardhan
1991 Aditya 369 as Raja Verma
1991 Ajooba as Vazir-E-Alla
1991 Benaam Badsha as Jaikal
1991 Trinetra as Singhania
1990 Doodh Ka Karz as Chhotey Thakur Raghuvir Singh
1990 Ghayal as Balwant Rai
1990 Haatim Tai
1990 Kondaveeti Donga as Gadra
1990 Tejaa
1990 Aaj Ka Arjun as Thakur Bhupendra Singh
1989 Batwara
1989 Tridev as Bhujang / Bhairav Singh
1989 Do Qaidi as K.K.
1989 Ram Lakhan as Bhishambar Nath
1988 Ganga Jamunaa Saraswathi as Thakur Hansraj Singh
1988 Dayavan as Inspector Ratan Singh
1988 Rukhsat as Jagdish Chopra
1988 Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi as Thakur Hansraj Singh
1987 Mr. India as Mogambo
1987 Dance Dance as Raja Bahadur A.M. Singh
1987 Loha
1987 Tamas as Sardar Teja Singh
1986 Janbaaz as Rana Vikram Singh
1986 Naseeb Apna Apna as Bhim Singh
1985 Aghaat as Chakradev
1985 Meri Jung as G. D. Thakral
1984 Jhutha Sach as Gorkha
1984 Awaaz as Mulchand Malhotra
1984 Gangvaa
1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom as Mola Ram
1984 Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki as Udaybhan Singh
1984 Party as Doctor
1983 Ardh Satya as Faujdar Velankar
1983 Andhaa Kaanoon as Mr. Ram Gupta
1983 Nishaan
1983 Coolie as John D'Costa
1983 Hero as Pasha
1982 Gandhi as Khan
1982 Vijeta
1982 Shakti as J.K. 'JK' Verma
1981 Naseeb as Don
1980 Dostana as Balwant Singh
1980 Gehrayee
1980 Cry of the Wounded as Dushane
1980 Chann Pardesee as Jangirdar Joginder Singh
1979 Beloved Enemy as Kidnapper
1979 Sawan Ko Aane Do as Chandrika's Father
1978 Kondura (The Sage from the Sea) as Bhairavmoorthy / Kondura
1977 Bhumika as Vinayak Kale
1976 The Churning as Mishraji
1975 Salaakhen as Master
1975 Nishant as Eldest Zamindar
1973 Kaadu as Chandre Gowda
1973 Hindustan Ki Kasam
1971 Silence! The Court Is in Session

Writing

1981 KalyugWriter

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