Nation Weeps on the sad demise of Om Puri Sahab

 

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It was a shock for fraternity when the news of sudden demise of veteran and versatile actor Om Puri started flashing. He left for heavenly abode on January 6, 2017, due to a cardiac arrest. The traumatic tornado of his demise not only took Hindustani Cinema in its diameter but American, British and Pakistani cinema too.

The real artist of art films who portrayed absolute talent on the sets of Tamas, Ardh Satya, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and other 120 films, is a respected actor in the fraternity. Alumni of the National School of Drama and batchmate of talented actors Naseeruddin Shah, Puri’s inception was pretty humble. It was sad to realize that Puri died a lonely death, but the actor will always be remembered for his contribution to both mainstream and parallel cinema. Many a characters wouldn’t have emerged if it weren’t for his craft. An obituary to a great actor by Creative Yatra.

 

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