Amrish Puri

Amrish Puri

Amrish Puri (1932-2005) is a Kannada Actor known for the movies Simhada Mari Sainya(1981), Gandu Bherunda(1984), Love(2004)

Other NamesAmrish Lal Singh Puri
Date Of Birth22 June 1932
Age(Age at Death: 72 years 6 months 21 days)
Place Of BirthLahore, Pakistan
Date Of Death12 January 2005
Place Of DeathMumbai, Maharashtra
WifeUrmila Diveker
DaughterNamrata
SonRajiv
BrothersChaman Singh Puri(actor, elder) , Madan Puri(actor, elder) , Harish Singh Puri(younger)
SisterChandrakanta(Elder)
Education (Graduation)B.M. College, Himachal Pradesh
Biography
He was a leading theatre and film actor from India, who was a key player in the Indian theatre movement that picked up steam in the 1960s. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, such as Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. However, he is primarily remembered for essaying iconic negative roles in Hindi cinema as well as other Indian and international film industries. To Indian audiences he is the most remembered for his role as Mogambo in Shekhar Kapur's Hindi film Mr. India (1987)

Amrish Puri: Photos, Pictures

Ramakrishna with lokanath
Ramakrishna with lokanath

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. He has worked in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Hollywood, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films.


Amrish Puri: Filmography (6)

(All Amrish Puri Movies)
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2004 Love[Actor]
1984 Gandu Bherunda[Actor(Professor Jai)]
1981 Simhada Mari Sainya[Actor]
1980 Subbi Subbakka Suvvalaali[Actor]
1976 Phalitamsha[Actor]
1973 Kaadu[Actor(Chandre Gowda)]