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Om Puri


Om Puri is an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has received an honorary OBE. Puri was born in Ambala, Haryana. He graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India. He is also an alumnus of the 1973 class of National School of ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 8 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Jai Jawaan Jai Kisaan (filming)
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
 2014 Choron Ki Baraat (post-production)
Chaudhary
 2014 Welcome Back (post-production)
Narrator (voice)
 2013 Trafficker (completed)
Supreme Court Judge
 2014 Heartless
Dr. Sanjay Trehan
 2013 Bha Ji in Problem
Balli
 2013/II Singularity
 2013 Jatt Boys Putt Jattan De
Jora Vailly - Sippy's father
 2013 Policegiri
Comissioner
 2012 Chakravyuh
Govind Suryavanshi
 2012 OMG: Oh My God!
Hanif Bhai
 2012 Son of Flower
Munshi Pyare Lal Suman
 2012 Krishna Aur Kans
Kans (voice)
 2012 Mere Dost Picture Abhi Baaki Hai
Baig Saab - Writer
 2012 Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya
Chaudhari
 2012 Agneepath
Gaitonde
 2012 Little Terrors
Abdul-Wadood Kamil
 2011 Khap
Omkar Singh Chaudhary
 2011 Bin Bulaye Baraati
S.I. Pralay Pratap Singh
 2011 Love Express
Khadak Singh Bakshi
 2011 Kucch Luv Jaisaa
Madhu's Father
 2011 Teen Thay Bhai
Chiksi Gill
 2010 Action Replayy
Rai Bahadur Dhyanchand
 2010 West Is West
George / Jahangir Khan
 2010 Dabangg
Inspector Kasturilal Vishkarma
 2010 Kushti
Jiten Singh
 2010 Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke
Sankataprasad Tripathi
 2010 Road to Sangam
Mohammad Ali Kasuri
 2009 Bolo Raam
Inspector Indrajeet Singh Rathi
 2009 Kurbaan
Bhaijaan
 2009 Life Goes On
Alok
 2009 London Dreams
Mr. Khosla
 2009 Baabarr
Inspector Avadh Narayan Chaturvedi
 2009 Delhi-6
Madan Gopal Sharma
 2009 Billu
Daamchand
 2009 Chal Chala Chal
Omkar Nath
 2008 Maharathi
ACP Gokhale
 2008 Mukhbiir
S.P. Rathod (as Ompuri)
 2008 Singh Is Kinng
Rangeela
 2008 Money Hai Toh Honey Hai
Narrator
 2008 Kismat Konnection
Sanjeev 'Harry' Gill
 2008 Mere Baap Pehle Aap
Madhav Mathur
 2008 Yaariyan
Jagpal Bir 'J.B.' Singh
 2007/I Welcome
Narrator
 2007 Dumkata
Ranade / Aabu
 2007 Dhol
Tripathi
 2007 Buddha Mar Gaya
Vidyut 'Vidya' Baba
 2007 Fool N Final
Munna's Brother
 2007 Panga Naa Lo
Kartar Singh
 2007 Delhii Heights
Timmy Kohli
 2007 Khallas: The Beginning of End
A.C.P. Akhlaq Khan
 2007 Dosh
Inspector Om
 2006 Baabul
Balwant Kapoor
 2006 Chup Chup Ke
Prabhart Singh Chauhan
 2006 Malamaal Weekly
Balwant 'Balu'
 2006 Baghi
Hukum Singh
 2005 The Hangman
Shiva Sathe
 2005 Deewane Huye Paagal
Mehboob / Scientist Khurana
 2005 Kyon Ki...
Dr.Khurana
 2005 Mumbai Xpress
 2005 Kisna: The Warrior Poet
Jumman Miya
 2005 Zinda Dil
 2004 Stop!
Anand Mehra
 2004 AK 47
Commissioner Yashwant Sinha
 2004 The King of Bollywood
Karan 'K.K.' Kumar
 2004 Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...
Mr. Khanna
 2004 Lakshya
Subedar Maj. Pritam Singh
 2004 Dev
Special Commissioner Tejinder Khosla
 2004 Aan: Men at Work
Commissioner Khurana
 2004 Yuva
Prosonjit Bhatacharya
 2003 Bollywood Calling
Subramaniam
 2003 Dhoop
Prof. Suresh Kumar Kapoor
 2003 Kagaar: Life on the Edge
Sub-Inspector Gokhale
 2003 Canterbury Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Jetender
 2003 Second Generation (TV Movie)
Sharma
 2003 Chupke Se
Qasim Khan Qayamat
 2003 Code 46
Bahkland
 2003 Ek Aur Ek Gyarah: By Hook or by Crook
Narrator (uncredited)
 2003 Kash... Aap Hamare Hote
Yashwant Raj Mankotia
 2003 Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai
Shyam 'Sam'
 2003 Pyaar Kiya Nahin Jaata..
Om Prakash Khurana
 2002 Chor Machaaye Shor
DCP Pandey
 2002 Shararat
DCP Bhosle
 2002 Awara Paagal Deewana
Mafia Don
 2002 Murder (TV Movie)
Akash Gupta
 2002 Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai
Dr. S. Puri
 2002 Ansh: The Deadly Part
Bhagat Pandey
 2002 Kranti
Col. Krishnakanth
 2002 Maa Tujhhe Salaam (voice)
 2002 Pitaah
Thakur Avadh Narayan Singh
 2002 Ghaav: The Wound
Inspector Gautam
 2001 Guru Mahaaguru
Crocodile
 2001 Deewaanapan
Suraj's dad
 2001 Indian
Joginder Singh
 2001 The Mystic Masseur
Ramlogan
 2001 C.I.D. (TV Series)
Joe Santose
- The Case of the Counterfeit Cop: Part 2 (2001) ... Joe Santose
- The Case of the Counterfeit Cop: Part 1 (2001) ... Joe Santose
 2001 The Zookeeper
The Vet
 2001 Happy Now
Tin Man
 2001 The Parole Officer
George
 2001 Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
Narrator
 2001 Zahreela
Arun Dev
 2001 Farz
ACP Arjun Singh
 2000 Ghaath
Ajay Pandey
 2000 Kurukshetra
Baburao Deshmukh (Chief Minister)
 2000 Kunwara
Balraj Singh
 2000 Hey Ram
Goel
 2000 Pukar
Colonel Hussein
 2000 Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge
Bhola Nath
 2000 Bas Yaari Rakho
Tom
 1999 Khoobsurat
Dilip Chaudhary (Shivani's father)
 1999 Gubbare (TV Series)
 1998 China Gate
Col. Krishnakant Puri
 1998 Such a Long Journey
Ghulam Mohamed
 1998 Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha
Inspector Khan
 1998 Vinashak - Destroyer
Inspector Abdul Rehman Khan (as Ompuri)
 1997 Bhai
Advocate Satyaprakash
 1997 Chupp
Keshup
 1997 Death Sentence
Rambaran Manto
 1997 Gupt: The Hidden Truth
Insp. Udham Singh
 1997 Nirnayak
Inspector Nanak
 1997 Chachi 420
Banwarilal Pandey
 1997 My Son the Fanatic
Parvez
 1997 Sea Hawks (TV Series)
 1997 Zameer: The Awakening of a Soul
Jaichand Marwah
 1996 Ram Aur Shyam
D.I.G. Suryapratap Thakur
 1996 Ghatak: Lethal
Sachdev
 1996 Maachis
Sanatan
 1996 Krishna
Minister Amar Prabhakar
 1996 PremGranth
Baliram
 1996 Safar (TV Series)
 1995 Kartavya
Ghulam Rasul
 1995 Brothers in Trouble
Hussein Shah
 1995 Aatank Hi Aatank
Sharad Joshi
 1995 Target
Rambharosa
 1994 Woh Chokri (TV Movie)
 1994 Purush
 1994 Patang
Mathura
 1994 Droh Kaal
DCP Abhay Singh
 1994 Wolf
Dr. Vijay Alezais
 1994 In Custody
Deven
 1994 Triyacharitra
 1993 Ankuram
Satyam
 1993 The Burning Season
Rajiv Sharma
 1993 Kirdaar (TV Series)
Malti's Husband / Sumitra's brother / Khadu / ...
- Haath Peele Kar Do (1993) ... Malti's Husband
- Man Dhuaan Dhuaan ... Sumitra's brother
- Mukhbir ... Khadu
- Rehman Ke Joote ... Rehman Ali
- Alaan ... Arif
 1993 Maya
 1993 Aakanksha
 1992 Dharavi
Rajkaran
 1992 Angaar
Parvez Hussain
 1992 Zakhmi Sipahi
Om Chaudhary
 1992 City of Joy
Hazari Pal
 1992 Current
Velu
 1992 Raat
Sharji the Tantrik
 1992 Karm Yodha
Sub-Inspector Patwardhan
 1991 Antarnaad
 1991 Narasimha
Suraj Narayan Singh 'Baapji'
 1991 Iraada
 1991 Meena Bazar
Actor
 1991 Sam & Me
Chetan Parikh
 1990 Disha
Parshuram 'Pagal Parsa' Sarpat
 1990 Ghayal
ACP Joe D'Souza
 1990 Halaat
 1989 Mr. Yogi (TV Series)
Sutradhar (Narrator)
 1989 Ilaaka
Bheema (Raja's Foster Father)
 1989 Shagun
 1988 Bharat Ek Khoj (TV Series)
 1988 Ek Hi Maqsad
Dr. Ram Kumar Verma
 1988 Hum Farishte Nahin
Gopi / Tala Master / Murlidhar
 1988 Achanak
 1988 Dharam Yuddh (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1988)
 1987 Marte Dam Tak
Daulat / D.K.
 1987 Susman
Ramulu
 1987 Goraa
 1987 Mirch Masala
Chowkidar Abu Miya
 1986 Darkness (TV Mini-Series)
Nathu
 1986 Long Da Lishkara
Ditu
 1986 New Delhi Times
Ajay Singh
 1986 Yatra (TV Series)
 1986 Shahadat (Video)
 1986 Genesis
The weaver
 1985 Aghaat
Madhav Verma
 1985 Nasoor
Dr. Sunil Gupta
 1985 Holi
Principal Pandey
 1985 Bahu Ki Awaaz
Advocate Jaswant Srivastav
 1985 Zamana
Shyamlal (as Ompuri)
 1985 Paththar
Resham Singh
 1985 Sanjhi
 1984 Giddh: The Vulture
Basya
 1984 Party
Avinash
 1984 Tarang
Namdev
 1984 Ram Ki Ganga
Laalu / Lal Dandhwani
 1984 Raavan
Samant (Staiton Master)
 1984 Duniya
Vasudev
 1984 Paar
Ram Naresh (mukhiya ji)
 1984 Maati Maangey Khoon
Dhurjan
 1984 Deliverance (TV Movie)
Dukhi
 1984 The Jewel in the Crown (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. De Souza
- Crossing the River (1984) ... Mr. De Souza
 1984 Seepeeyan
 1983 Ashray
 1983 Bekaraar
 1983 Mandi
Ram Gopal
 1983 Arohan
Hari Mondal
 1983 Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
Ahuja
 1983 Chokh
Jadunath
 1982 Vijeta
Arvind (Angad's uncle, Mama)
 1982 Disco Dancer
David Brown
 1982 Gandhi
Nahari
 1981 The Search
Surendra
 1980 Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai
Madhu (mechanic)
 1980 Bhavni Bhavai
Maanav Bhagat
 1980 Sparsh
Dubey
 1980 Aakrosh
Bhiku Lahanya
 1980 Chann Pardesee
Tulsi
 1979 Shaayad
 1978 Bhookh
Colonel
 1977 Godhuli
 1976 Ghashiram Kotwal
Ghashiram
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Alternate Names:

Ompuri

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Amitabh Bachchan is a great actor and I am thankful that he refused Ardh Satya

Trivia:

Although an Indian Citizen he was created and invested, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, OBE (Honorary) in 2004 for services to The British Film Industry.

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