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Om Puri: His life, dreams, struggles and accomplishments in his own words
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Om Puri: His life, dreams, struggles and accomplishments in his own words

Behind the tales of Om Puri's glory was a man who, as per his own admission, had trained hard to acquire the skill he was distinguished for. Here are excerpts from his past interview.

RIP Om Puri: The actor's reel legacy remains peerless; we've lost a true star
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RIP Om Puri: The actor's reel legacy remains peerless; we've lost a true star

The word ‘different’ has been used to describe Om Puri at various stages of his acting career. And, different he truly was.

Om Puri's story is every struggling actor’s fantasy: Naseeruddin Shah remembers close friend
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Om Puri's story is every struggling actor’s fantasy: Naseeruddin Shah remembers close friend

Om Puri and Naseeruddin Shah were classmates, friends, rivals ('for roles, not girls') and colleagues. In this moving tribute from Nandita C Puri's Unlikely Hero, published by Roli Books, Shah recalls how he saw Om Puri transform from a scrawny young struggling actor to an international star of repute.

Patrick Swayze on Om Puri: 'He became the big brother I never had in real life'
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Patrick Swayze on Om Puri: 'He became the big brother I never had in real life'

Patrick Swayze and Om Puri had worked together in City of Joy in 1991; but their friendship continued off screen as well.

Om Puri dead: Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher and others mourn on Twitter
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Om Puri dead: Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher and others mourn on Twitter

Revered actor Om Puri passed away on Friday morning, 6 January, after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Om Puri dead: Veteran actor passes away at 66 after cardiac arrest
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Om Puri dead: Veteran actor passes away at 66 after cardiac arrest

Om Puri has appeared in films like Aakrosh, Ardh Satya, Chachi 420, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and Malamaal Weekly. He was last seen in Ghayal Returns last year.

A Death in the Gunj movie review: Konkona's impressive directorial debut celebrates a good story
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A Death in the Gunj movie review: Konkona's impressive directorial debut celebrates a good story

We need to have a middle path between "arty farty parallel cinema" and "mass masala entertainer", and Konkona Sen Sharma seems to have found a way, with A Death in the Gunj.

Om Puri rings in birthday with martyred jawan's family; seeks forgiveness for insensitive remark
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Om Puri rings in birthday with martyred jawan's family; seeks forgiveness for insensitive remark

Veteran actor Om Puri celebrated his birthday on Tuesday by seeking forgiveness and expressing regret for his derogatory statement against Indian soldiers.

Om Puri's legal battle continues; ABVP worker files compaint against actor on sedition charge
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Om Puri's legal battle continues; ABVP worker files compaint against actor on sedition charge

Another complaint has been filed against actor Om Puri at Gandhi Nagar police station for allegedly disrespecting Indian soldiers during a television show.

Om Puri should feel lucky that he is in India after taking freedom of speech to a whole new level
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Om Puri should feel lucky that he is in India after taking freedom of speech to a whole new level

I watched Om Puri on a TV panel discussion with awe and admiration. Awe because never have I heard such gibberish in my life.

Om Puri faces police complaint for comment on soldiers: 'We haven’t forced them to join the army'
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Om Puri faces police complaint for comment on soldiers: 'We haven’t forced them to join the army'

Om Puri has come out in support of Pakistani actors, saying art and politics should be kept separate and banning the artistes will not change the situation.

Konkona Sen Sharma's A Death in The Gunj to be opening film for Mumbai Film Festival
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Konkona Sen Sharma's A Death in The Gunj to be opening film for Mumbai Film Festival

Konkona Sen Sharma's directorial debut A Death in The Gunj, which had its world premiere at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival, will be the opening film of Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival.

Why Naseeruddin Shah's comments on Rajesh Khanna is a typically Bollywood thing
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Why Naseeruddin Shah's comments on Rajesh Khanna is a typically Bollywood thing

Naseeruddin Shah might be the only one voicing his contempt of popular Bollywood films, but many are miffed at the divide between art and commercial films.

Om Puri's serenade in New Delhi: Why BJP is the magnet for ageing actors?
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Om Puri's serenade in New Delhi: Why BJP is the magnet for ageing actors?

With veteran actor Om Puri also throwing his weight around Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the stream of Bollywood oldies making a beeline to the BJP seems to be getting stronger.

Irrfan, Priyanka Chopra, Om Puri to lend voice to 'The Jungle Book'
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Irrfan, Priyanka Chopra, Om Puri to lend voice to 'The Jungle Book'

The Jungle Book is set to release a week ahead of its release in the US

Shyam Benegal turns 81: Here are 10 of the director's best films
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Shyam Benegal turns 81: Here are 10 of the director's best films

The author finds Shyam Benegal, the most influential director since Satyajit Ray

Om Puri demands apology from Aamir Khan for intolerance remark
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Om Puri demands apology from Aamir Khan for intolerance remark

As Bollywood star Aamir Khan's intolerance remark drew mixed reactions, veteran actor Om Puri on Tuesday demanded that he apologise to the nation.

Jai Ho! Democracy review: A chicken, Indo-Pak enmity and all-round buffoonery
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Jai Ho! Democracy review: A chicken, Indo-Pak enmity and all-round buffoonery

Fortunately for Jai Ho! Democracy, the scenes are not materialised through contrived or heavy-handed sermonising.

Bold scenes with Om Puri were tough: Mallika Sherawat
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Bold scenes with Om Puri were tough: Mallika Sherawat

The bold and beautiful Mallika Sherawat was apprehensive about filming bold scenes with an actor as senior as Om Puri for "Dirty Politics". But she says he made the experience "comfortable".