Veteran Actor Om Puri DEAD At 66

Beloved veteran actor, Om Puri, has passed away. He was 66. Reports say Puri died as the result of a massive heart attack early Friday morning.

Bollywood is brokenhearted after television confirmed the sad news showing Puri’s body being taken to Cooper hospital for postmortem. A funeral was being planned by surviving loved ones, reports said.

Confirming the news to indianexpress.com, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit — a close friend of Puri — said,”Omji suffered from a massive heart attack in the morning today. We have just reached his residence.” Actor Shabana Azmi shared more details via tweet. Continue reading