Om Puri

Om Puri (1950 -2017) was an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian films and art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films, including East is East and Charlie Wilson's War, and he was the recipient of an honorary OBE.

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Chachi 420 (1997)

In order to see his little girl more often, a divorcee disguises himself as an old lady and gets a job as his own daughter's caretaker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kamal Haasan
CAST:  Kamal Haasan  •  Om Puri  •  Johnny Walker  •  Paresh Rawal

In order to see his little girl more often, a divorcee disguises himself as an old lady and gets a job as his own daughter's caretaker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kamal Haasan
CAST:  Kamal Haasan  •  Om Puri  •  Johnny Walker  •  Paresh Rawal

In Custody (1994)

Ismail Merchant's feature directorial debut addresses a subject close to his heart: the expressive Urdu language of Northern India, in danger of extinction as political trends and modernization obscure its contributions to Indian culture. Merchant 's treatment is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ismail Merchant
CAST:  Shashi Kapoor  •  Om Puri  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Neena Gupta

Ismail Merchant's feature directorial debut addresses a subject close to his heart: the expressive Urdu language of Northern India, in danger of extinction as political trends and modernization obscure its contributions to Indian culture. Merchant 's treatment is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ismail Merchant
CAST:  Shashi Kapoor  •  Om Puri  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Neena Gupta

Code 46 (2003)

In a dystopian future, insurance fraud investigator William Gold arrives in Shanghai to investigate a forgery ring for "papelles", futuristic passports that record people's identities and genetics. Gold falls for Maria Gonzalez, the woman in charge of the forgeries ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Togo Igawa  •  Nabil Elouahabi  •  Samantha Morton

In a dystopian future, insurance fraud investigator William Gold arrives in Shanghai to investigate a forgery ring for "papelles", futuristic passports that record people's identities and genetics. Gold falls for Maria Gonzalez, the woman in charge of the forgeries ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Togo Igawa  •  Nabil Elouahabi  •  Samantha Morton

Hey Ram (2000)

Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kamal Haasan
CAST:  Kamal Haasan  •  Shah Rukh Khan  •  Rani Mukerji  •  Vasundhara Das

Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kamal Haasan
CAST:  Kamal Haasan  •  Shah Rukh Khan  •  Rani Mukerji  •  Vasundhara Das

Billu (2009)

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When a famous Bollywood actor visits a small village for a film's shoot, a lowly hairdressers claim that they were once childhood friends soon makes him the centre of attention.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Irrfan Khan  •  Shah Rukh Khan  •  Lara Dutta  •  Om Puri

When a famous Bollywood actor visits a small village for a film's shoot, a lowly hairdressers claim that they were once childhood friends soon makes him the centre of attention.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Irrfan Khan  •  Shah Rukh Khan  •  Lara Dutta  •  Om Puri

Baabul (2006)

When his only son dies in an accident, Balraaj urges his depressed daughter-in-law to marry a man who has long loved her in silence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ravi Chopra
CAST:  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Salman Khan  •  Hema Malini  •  John Abraham

When his only son dies in an accident, Balraaj urges his depressed daughter-in-law to marry a man who has long loved her in silence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ravi Chopra
CAST:  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Salman Khan  •  Hema Malini  •  John Abraham

Chup Chup Ke (2006)

A debt-ridden young man attempts suicide, but is rescued only to find that his luck is finally turning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Shahid Kapoor  •  Kareena Kapoor Khan  •  Neha Dhupia  •  Sunil Shetty

A debt-ridden young man attempts suicide, but is rescued only to find that his luck is finally turning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Shahid Kapoor  •  Kareena Kapoor Khan  •  Neha Dhupia  •  Sunil Shetty

Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)

A man embarks on journey to find his love in Dubai, only to learn she has different suitors and admirers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vikram Bhatt
CAST:  Akshay Kumar  •  Shahid Kapoor  •  Rimi Sen  •  Sunil Shetty

A man embarks on journey to find his love in Dubai, only to learn she has different suitors and admirers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vikram Bhatt
CAST:  Akshay Kumar  •  Shahid Kapoor  •  Rimi Sen  •  Sunil Shetty

Dev (2004)

Joint Commissioner of Police Dev Pratap Singh, a duty-bound, self-righteous officer, and Special Commissioner Tejinder Khosla, the balancing force between the political interests of Chief Minister Bhandarker and Dev's commitment to the law, are lifelong friends, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Govind Nihalani
CAST:  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Fardeen Khan  •  Kareena Kapoor Khan  •  Om Puri

Joint Commissioner of Police Dev Pratap Singh, a duty-bound, self-righteous officer, and Special Commissioner Tejinder Khosla, the balancing force between the political interests of Chief Minister Bhandarker and Dev's commitment to the law, are lifelong friends, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Govind Nihalani
CAST:  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Fardeen Khan  •  Kareena Kapoor Khan  •  Om Puri

Disco Dancer (1982)

Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's nervous breakdown when he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Babbar Subhash
CAST:  Mithun Chakraborty  •  Kim  •  Rajesh Khanna  •  Kalpana Iyer

Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's nervous breakdown when he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Babbar Subhash
CAST:  Mithun Chakraborty  •  Kim  •  Rajesh Khanna  •  Kalpana Iyer

Don (2006)

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DCP DeSilva sees a way to bring to justice the feared head of a criminal empire by recruiting a man named Vijay, who looks exactly like the crime boss. The ruse works too well, and soon Vijay finds his life in danger when DeSilva, the only one who knows his true ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farhan Akhtar
CAST:  Shah Rukh Khan  •  Priyanka Chopra  •  Arjun Rampal  •  Isha Koppikar

DCP DeSilva sees a way to bring to justice the feared head of a criminal empire by recruiting a man named Vijay, who looks exactly like the crime boss. The ruse works too well, and soon Vijay finds his life in danger when DeSilva, the only one who knows his true ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farhan Akhtar
CAST:  Shah Rukh Khan  •  Priyanka Chopra  •  Arjun Rampal  •  Isha Koppikar

Fool N Final (2007)

A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ahmed Khan
CAST:  Shahid Kapoor  •  Ayesha Takia  •  Sunny Deol  •  Vivek Oberoi

A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ahmed Khan
CAST:  Shahid Kapoor  •  Ayesha Takia  •  Sunny Deol  •  Vivek Oberoi

Gandhi (1982)

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In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Rohini Hattangadi  •  Candice Bergen  •  Roshan Seth

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Rohini Hattangadi  •  Candice Bergen  •  Roshan Seth

Ghayal (1990)

Ajay Mehra leaves for Bombay in order to train to become an international boxer. On his return to New Delhi he however found that his brother Ashok Mehra is missing, he decides to make complaints at the police station but this only leads to frustration. He decides ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rajkumar Santoshi
CAST:  Sunny Deol  •  Meenakshi Seshadri  •  Raj Babbar  •  Moushumi Chatterjee

Ajay Mehra leaves for Bombay in order to train to become an international boxer. On his return to New Delhi he however found that his brother Ashok Mehra is missing, he decides to make complaints at the police station but this only leads to frustration. He decides ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rajkumar Santoshi
CAST:  Sunny Deol  •  Meenakshi Seshadri  •  Raj Babbar  •  Moushumi Chatterjee

Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997)

When Governor Jaisingh Sinha is murdered, the needle of suspicion points towards his estranged son Sahil who has been fighting with his father over the girl he had chosen for him to marry. Sahil is in love with Isha but the governor wanted him to marry Sheetal. Now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rajiv Rai
CAST:  Bobby Deol  •  Kajol  •  Manisha Koirala  •  Raj Babbar

When Governor Jaisingh Sinha is murdered, the needle of suspicion points towards his estranged son Sahil who has been fighting with his father over the girl he had chosen for him to marry. Sahil is in love with Isha but the governor wanted him to marry Sheetal. Now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rajiv Rai
CAST:  Bobby Deol  •  Kajol  •  Manisha Koirala  •  Raj Babbar

Hera Pheri (2000)

Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they receive a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Akshay Kumar  •  Sunil Shetty  •  Paresh Rawal  •  Tabu

Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they receive a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Akshay Kumar  •  Sunil Shetty  •  Paresh Rawal  •  Tabu

Kyon Ki... (2005)

Widowed Colonel Khurana, a resident of India, goes to London, accumulates enough wealth, returns to India, opens a private Sanatorium for the insane, and hires his daughter, Tanvi, as one of the psychiatrists'. His second-in-charge is Dr. Sunil. Tanvi looks after ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Salman Khan  •  Kareena Kapoor Khan  •  Jackie Shroff  •  Om Puri

Widowed Colonel Khurana, a resident of India, goes to London, accumulates enough wealth, returns to India, opens a private Sanatorium for the insane, and hires his daughter, Tanvi, as one of the psychiatrists'. His second-in-charge is Dr. Sunil. Tanvi looks after ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Salman Khan  •  Kareena Kapoor Khan  •  Jackie Shroff  •  Om Puri

Lakshya (2004)

An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farhan Akhtar
CAST:  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Hrithik Roshan  •  Preity Zinta  •  Sushant Singh

An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farhan Akhtar
CAST:  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Hrithik Roshan  •  Preity Zinta  •  Sushant Singh

Malamaal Weekly (2006)

Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Ritesh Deshmukh  •  Paresh Rawal  •  Om Puri  •  Shakti Kapoor

Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Priyadarshan
CAST:  Ritesh Deshmukh  •  Paresh Rawal  •  Om Puri  •  Shakti Kapoor

Mangal Pandey - The Rising (2005)

The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his British commanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ketan Mehta
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Toby Stephens  •  Om Puri  •  Kirron Kher

The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his British commanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ketan Mehta
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Toby Stephens  •  Om Puri  •  Kirron Kher
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