Though Om Puri’s Gone Now, He Will Always Be Remembered With These Movies

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Om Prakesh Puri OBE, one of the greatest actors India has ever had and will never see again. He won the Padma Shri Award and a very prestigious honour by the Queen – Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE).

He had a voice that you would listen, and he always had a logical point to everything that he said. His amazing portrayals of his characters will always remain in our hearts no matter where time takes us. Here are just a few of the movies that we think you must watch.

P.S.: This is an non-exhaustive list, you may add more in comments.

A totally different side of him in The Hundred-Foot Journey – 2014

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The unbeatable combination of him and Amrish Puri in Ardh Satya – 1983

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His excellent comic timing in Malamaal Weekly – 2006

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The unforgettable character of Abu Mian in Mirch Masala – 1987

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Another great example of his comic expertise in Hera pheri – 2000

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His amazing expressions in Chup Chup Ke – 2006

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The memorable Ahuja in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro – 1983

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His amazing character of a man accused of murdering his own wife in Aakrosh – 1980

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His realistic characterisation of ‘Dukhi’ in Sadgati – 1981

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His fresh acting in Mere Baap Pehle Aap – 2008

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His deep portrayal of Sanatan in Maachis – 1996

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How unbelievably he brought to life the character of Bhaijaan in Kurbaan – 2009

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The short yet perfect comic brilliance in Chachi 420 – 1997

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The incredible portrayal of Nahari’s role in Gandhi – 1982

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His perfection on playing the soldier Col. Krishnakant Puri in China gate – 1998

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ACP Joe D’Souza in Ghayal – 1990

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Our dear Bagheera in The jungle book (Indian Version) – 2016

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I’m off to watching a couple of these movies because how can I afford to miss such great work! Tell us which ones you think are the best work of Om Puri.

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He'll certainly be missed.

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