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Om Puri Dies: Veteran Indian Actor Was 66

Om Puri Dies: Veteran Indian Actor Was 66

Om Puri, one of India’s most critically acclaimed actors, died in Mumbai on Friday, reportedly after suffering a heart attack. He was 66. Puri, whose versatile career saw him feature in Indian films such as Ardh Satya and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro as well as Hollywood fare like Gandhi, City Of Joy, The Hundred Foot Journey and Charlie Wilson's War, was known for his gritty character roles in several landmark Bollywood titles from the 1980s. Born in the northern state of Haryana…

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