Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, star of British hit film East is East, has died aged sixty six.
The actor suffered an attack at his residence in urban center early weekday, reports say.
Om Puri, WHO acted in each thought and art films, was proverbial for his gritty performances during a range of landmark Indian films within the Eighties.
He conjointly appeared during a range of British films, together with a film in Richard Attenborough’s epic on Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
A versatile actor, Om Puri was proverbial for his roles in Indian, Pakistani, British and Hollywood films. He was awarded associate degree unearned OBE for his contribution to Brits screenland in 2004.
He found international fame for his roles in yankee and British films, together with the 1999 British comedy East is East a few Pakistani migrator adjusting to life within the north of England.
Puri conjointly worked in town of Joy, The Reluctant Fundamentalist and last within the Hundred-Foot Journey.
At home, Puri was known for his performances in critically acclaimed films like Ardh Satya, Sadgati, Paar and also the satiric Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro.