From Aakrosh to Hera Pheri — some of Om Puri's stellar on-screen performances [Photos]

Om Puri has been one of the most versatile actors in Indian cinema. From working with Satyajit Ray, Shyam Benegal to Priyadarshan, Konkona Sensharma, Puri has enthralled audiences across the globe with his stellar performances.

FP Staff October 18, 2017 18:25:35 IST
Om Puri debuted with 1972 Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwali. Image courtesy: Facebook
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Om Puri debuted with 1972 Marathi film Ghashiram Kotwali. Image courtesy: Facebook
With 1980's Aakrosh, Puri made a stamp in the hearts of cinegoers in India. He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor award for the film. Image courtesy:<br />Facebook
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With 1980's Aakrosh, Puri made a stamp in the hearts of cinegoers in India. He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor award for the film. Image courtesy:<br />Facebook
In 1981's Satyajit Ray film Sadgati which was based on Munshi Premchand's novel, Puri starred along with Smita Patil. Image courtesy: Facebook
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In 1981's Satyajit Ray film Sadgati which was based on Munshi Premchand's novel, Puri starred along with Smita Patil. Image courtesy: Facebook
In 1983 film, Ardh Satya, again with Patil, Om Puri delivered a phenomenal performance which is considered to be one of the milestones in Indian cinema. Obviously, he won the National Award for Best Actor for his role in Ardh Satya. Image courtesy: Facebook
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In 1983 film, Ardh Satya, again with Patil, Om Puri delivered a phenomenal performance which is considered to be one of the milestones in Indian cinema. Obviously, he won the National Award for Best Actor for his role in Ardh Satya. Image courtesy: Facebook
As the aged guard Abu Miya, who takes upon himself to protect the women inside the spice factory, Om Puri won numerous hearts for his impeccable act in Ketan Mehta's 1987 film, Mirch Masala. Image courtesy: Facebook
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As the aged guard Abu Miya, who takes upon himself to protect the women inside the spice factory, Om Puri won numerous hearts for his impeccable act in Ketan Mehta's 1987 film, Mirch Masala. Image courtesy: Facebook
In a multi-starrer Hera Pheri, Puri tickled the funny bone of the audiences with his comic act. Image courtesy: Facebook
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In a multi-starrer Hera Pheri, Puri tickled the funny bone of the audiences with his comic act. Image courtesy: Facebook
In Lasse Hallström's 2014 film, The Hundred Foot Journey, Puri shared the screen with legendary actress Helen Mirren, delivering an endearing performance. Image courtesy: Facebook
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In Lasse Hallström's 2014 film, The Hundred Foot Journey, Puri shared the screen with legendary actress Helen Mirren, delivering an endearing performance. Image courtesy: Facebook
In the 2017 film, Mr Kabaadi Puri appeared for the last time on screen before his untimely death. Image courtesy: Facebook
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In the 2017 film, Mr Kabaadi Puri appeared for the last time on screen before his untimely death. Image courtesy: Facebook