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Om Puri's ex-wife Nandita Puri calls for CBI inquiry into KK's death: 'Kolkata killed KK'

June 03, 2022 9:53 am

Late actor Om Puri's ex-wife has pointed fingers at the state of West Bengal for the death of singer KK on Tuesday. She has also called for a CBI inquiry and a boycott of the state by performing artistes.

Arthouse Days | Govind Nihalani's Aakrosh

December 05, 2019 7:53 am

Govind Nihalani's Aakrosh won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi. The film stars Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri and Om Puri in pivotal roles.

Film of the Month: Catch 'Humans of South Bombay' in action in Govind Nihalani's biting satire Party

October 31, 2019 1:28 pm

With an awful lot of serious talks and fascinating arguments and counter-arguments, this ensemble skit that released 35 years ago is still extraordinarily relevant for having the audacity to expose the pettiness and pretensions of the educated elite. Party's fundamental question, 'What is the role of art (and artists) in society?' remains just as intriguing today.

Om Puri's last wish was to start a gurukul for acting in Khandala: Nandita Puri

October 18, 2018 10:42 am

Om Puri birth anniversary: Om Puri, who died last year in January, never made a fuss about his birthday. Neither did he care about milestones. Most birthdays, as his wife recalls, were spent relishing the humble home-cooked kheer.

Om Puri bats for small films in ‘his last interview’

August 07, 2018 12:22 pm

Om Puri will be seen in Lashtam Pashtam playing a Pakistani taxi driver. In his 'last interview', Om Puri spoke about the challenges that the small films face.

Om Puri: Unlikely hero who straddled twin worlds of Ardh Satya's Anant and Narsimha's Baapji

January 06, 2018 10:44 am

Great star of the parallel cinema movement, a character actor who did mindless movies, controversy’s child – Om Puri’s life was as colourful as his work. This unlikely hero, as his wife Nandita's biography, called him, took an unlikely exit from the world too.

On Om Puri's 67th birth anniversary, friends and family pay tribute

October 18, 2017 4:04 pm

Today is Om Puri's 67th birth anniversary. The actor' s career reflected a rare realism, died after suffering a heart attack. His demise had triggered a nationwide outpouring of condolences from top leaders, fans and the film fraternity.

Remembering Om Puri: Why this late artiste matters

October 18, 2017 10:02 am

Om Puri straddled the two forms of cinema - parallel and mainstream - with uncanny ease. He was perfect both in ordinary Joe roles in Indie films and also larger-than-life figures in commercial films. If not for his untimely death on January 6 this year, this legendary thespian would have been 67 today.

‘His grasp of black humour was zabardast’

October 09, 2017 12:00 am

Satish Kaushik, who co-wrote Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro with Kundan Shah, remembers him as a filmmaker with a strong conviction 

Viceroy's House movie review: This Huma Qureshi starrer is like a stilted play

August 18, 2017 5:10 pm

Viceroy's House movie review: The film wisely declares 'history is written by the victors'. The above Churchill 'factoid' is taken from a little-known book by a former Indian diplomat, Narendra Singh Sarila, who was once a junior member of Mountbatten's staff.


Om Puri (1950-2017): Remembering the veteran actor on his 70th birth anniversary

October 18, 2020 1:29 pm

Om Puri, who would have been 70 today if not for his untimely death, showed that to be successful in cinema, you did not have to conform to the stereotypical 'chocolate-boy' look. Take a look at a few of his rare photos.

Bollywood celebrities who passed away in 2017

December 31, 2017 2:47 pm

One after another, we lost many actors and directors. Here is a look back at who the Bollywood celebrities lost in 2017.

At Om Puri's prayer meet: Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, other celebs pay their respect

January 10, 2017 11:59 am

Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur and Shabana Azmi among others, attended Om Puri's prayer meet in Mumbai.

Vidya Balan, Shabana Azmi reach Om Puri's residence to pay last respects

January 06, 2017 5:13 pm

Om Puri's sudden death after suffering from a heart attack has left his friends in Bollywood shocked. Om Puri's body arrives at his residence.

Deepika, Priyanka, Aishwarya, Irrfan : Bollywood actors in Hollywood films

December 07, 2015 12:26 pm

Deepika Padukone is the latest to join the bandwagon of Bollywood actors who have starred in Hollywood films. Earlier we have seen actors like Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Anil Kapoor and several others in big Hollywood Projects.

Working weekend: Amitabh Bachchan, Mallika, Sonakshi, Malaika

December 22, 2014 2:30 pm

It was busy Sunday (December 21) for out Bollywood celebrities - Amitabh Bachchan, Malaika Arora Khan, Mallika Sherawat and 'Tevar' actress Sonakshi Sinha.


Amitabh Bachchan Mourns Veteran Actor Om Puri's Death

June 22, 2020 7:14 pm

Amitabh Bachchan who has worked with the late actor Om Puri in several films like 'Baabul' 'Kyun ! Ho Gaya Na' and 'Lakshya' tweeted, "Shocked to learn of OM PURI Ji's passing just now.. a dear friend a lovable colleague and an exceptional talent .. in grief !"

Om Puri His Cinematic Journey

June 22, 2020 7:15 pm