Om Puri

1950 - 2017

Om Puri

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 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 4,981,605 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,048th most popular actor.

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  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Om Puri ranks 3,022 out of 8,832Before him are Sam Wanamaker, Bruno Kirby, Billy Gilbert, Patrick J. Adams, Hugh Bonneville, and Michael Ontkean. After him are Stephen Tobolowsky, Richard Davalos, Kim Tae-hee, Alain Chabat, Bae Yong-joon, and Eve Arden.

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Among people born in 1950, Om Puri ranks 233Before him are Andrzej Bartkowiak, Josiane Balasko, Rick Perry, Gérard Lanvin, Rajinikanth, and Carlos Caszely. After him are Bill Irwin, Renate Stecher, Morgan Fairchild, Lenny Kuhr, Martin McGuinness, and Amy Madigan. Among people deceased in 2017, Om Puri ranks 272Before him are Márta Rudas, Isabella Karle, Giuliano Sarti, Jana Novotná, Tim Pigott-Smith, and Shyla Stylez. After him are Hubert Dreyfus, Abdur Rahman Biswas, Martin McGuinness, Alec McCowen, David Storey, and Ruth Pfau.

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In India

Among people born in India, Om Puri ranks 372 out of 848Before him are Fauja Singh (1911), Vyjayanthimala Bali (1936), Rajinikanth (1950), Sabu Dastagir (1924), Shakuntala Devi (1929), and Satya Nadella (1967). After him are B. V. Doshi (1927), Brian Horrocks (1895), Asima Chatterjee (1917), Arjun Appadurai (1949), Akshay Kumar (1967), and Sanjay Dutt (1959).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Om Puri ranks 37Before him are Sanjeev Kumar (1938), Nutan (1936), Suriya (1975), Vyjayanthimala Bali (1936), Rajinikanth (1950), and Sabu Dastagir (1924). After him are Akshay Kumar (1967), Sanjay Dutt (1959), Hrithik Roshan (1974), Bhupen Hazarika (1926), Irrfan Khan (1967), and Rani Mukerji (1978).