Om Puri

1950 - 2017

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Om Prakash Puri, (18 October 1950 – 6 January 2017) was an Indian actor who appeared in mainstream commercial Hindi films, as well as independent and art films. He is best known for his author-backed roles in films like Aakrosh (1980), Arohan (1982), Ardh Satya (1983) and television films like Sadgati (1981) and Tamas (1987) and also light-hearted roles in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983) and Chachi 420 (1997). He had various collaborations with director Shyam Benegal and Govind Nihalani. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Om Puri has received more than 5,732,746 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Om Puri is the 3,840th most popular actor (down from 3,002nd in 2019), the 463rd most popular biography from India (down from 369th in 2019) and the 51st most popular Indian Actor.

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Among actors, Om Puri ranks 3,840 out of 10,030Before him are Clotilde Courau, Heike Makatsch, Janet McTeer, Amanda Bearse, Edward Burns, and Cameron Boyce. After him are Vyjayanthimala Bali, Jack Albertson, Joel McHale, Ellen Schwiers, Bridget Moynahan, and Sabrina Ferilli.

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Among people born in 1950, Om Puri ranks 300Before him are Melissa Mathison, Carlo Verdone, Sun Chunlan, Nelinho, Bill Irwin, and Chuck Schumer. After him are Mathieu Carrière, Arturo Márquez, Christian Zacharias, Jorma Ollila, Willie Colón, and Natalya Bondarchuk. Among people deceased in 2017, Om Puri ranks 313Before him are Tatiana Zatulovskaya, Björn Granath, Kito Lorenc, Viktor Tsaryov, Tony Atkinson, and Ezio Pascutti. After him are Pancho Segura, Oleg Vidov, Marco Coll, Isabella Karle, Kim Jong-hyun, and Jana Novotná.

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In India

Among people born in India, Om Puri ranks 463 out of 1,227Before him are Derek Prince (1915), Meira Kumar (1945), Launceston Elliot (1874), Phoolan Devi (1963), Sharad Pawar (1940), and Muhammad Azam Shah (1653). After him are Vyjayanthimala Bali (1936), Christian Zacharias (1950), Yashpal (1903), Balamani Amma (1909), Tiger Shroff (1990), and Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard (1858).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Om Puri ranks 51Before him are Sabu Dastagir (1924), Suriya (1975), Sunny Deol (1956), Waheeda Rehman (1938), Girish Karnad (1938), and Bhupen Hazarika (1926). After him are Vyjayanthimala Bali (1936), Tiger Shroff (1990), Devika Rani (1908), Anupam Kher (1955), Sanjay Dutt (1959), and Saif Ali Khan (1970).

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