Acclaimed Indian veteran actor dies in Mumbai at 66 after suffering heart attack at his residence. He was found dead at his residence on Thursday, his driver discovered him dead after the door bill went unanswered.
Puri was awarded with many celebrated honors and government awards. He first started his career in 1980s from small screen later he starred in many hot Hollywood movies alongside big stars of the English Cinema.
Seeing him lying on his bed looking so calm can’t believe that one of our greatest actors #OmPuri is no more. Deeply saddened & shocked.— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 6, 2017
“Gods garden must b beautiful, He always takes the best“ Will miss ur laughter over the shared brandy in Berlin. Will miss u lots Omji. RIP— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) January 6, 2017
So sad . Lost one of the most iconic Actors, RIP Om Puri ji 🙏 pic.twitter.com/03r494WG8E— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) January 6, 2017
Solid actor….Solid filmography….immense talent…. #RIPOmPuri ….cinema has truly lost a brilliant artist….— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) January 6, 2017
Bollywood and Hollywood tweeted their shock at the news, many sharing their memories with the Star.