Amrish Puri family, wedding pics, age, height, weight, biography, wiki, wife

Posted on Jan 12 2017 - 12:05am
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Amrish Puri family, wedding pics, age, height, weight, biography, wiki, wife

Amrish lal Puri (22 June 1932 – 12 January 2005[2]) was an Indian actor, who was an important figure in Indian theatre and cinema. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, such as Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. He is remembered for playing iconic negative roles in Hindi cinema as well as other Indian and international film industries. To Indian audiences he is the most remembered for his role as Mogambo in Shekhar Kapur’s Hindi film Mr. India (1987), and to Western audiences he is best known as Mola Ram in Steven Spielberg’s Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). Puri has won three Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor.

Born Amrish Lal Puri
22 June 1932
Nawanshahr, Jalandhar, Punjab, British India[1]
Died 12 January 2005 (aged 72)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Cause of death Cerebral Haemorrhage arising from Myelodysplastic syndrome
Occupation Actor
Years active 1970–2005
Spouse(s) Urmila Diveker (1957–2005)
(his death)
Children Rajiv (son)
Namrata (daughter)
Relatives Madan Puri (brother)
  • Amrish Puri entered Bollywood following the footsteps of his two elder brothers, Madan Puri and Chaman Puri, who were already famous for the villainous roles they portrayed
  • He was noticed in the movie Hum Paanch in the year 1980
  • Amrish Puri had always been passionate about acting and before coming into films, he acted in various plays at Prithvi Theatre
  • He failed his first screen test, following which he worked with the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)
  • Amrish Puri has acted in Kannada, Marathi, Hollywood, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films
  • He started working in films at the age of 40
  • He was a part of around 400 movies
  • Between 1980s and 1990s, there was hardly any movie which did not feature him as a villain
  • Puri has also played the character of Mola Ram in Steven Spielberg’s Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  • It was for Indiana Jones that Puri had his head shaved for the first time
  • Puri was passionate for hats and had a collection of around 200 hats from all around the world
  • His last movie was Kachchi Sadak in 2006
  • Some of the films he is remembered for, include, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Mr. India, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Chachi 420, Nayak, and Karan Arjun.

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Amrish Puri family, wedding pics, age, height, weight, biography, wiki, wife was last modified: January 12th, 2017 by Atif Aslam