Om Puri Bio,Net worth,education,family,Career & Personal Details

Quick Facts of Om Puri:

Full Name Om Rajesh Puri
Date of birth 18 October 1950
Nick Name Om Puri
Birthplace Ambala, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Marital status Married
Profession Actor
Active Year 1972–2017
Eye color  N/A
Hair color   Salt and Pepper
Height 5 feet 8 inch
Weight N/A
Build Average
Zodiac Sign  Libra
Sexuality  Straight
Religion  Hindu
Mother   N/A
Father  N/A
Brother  Amrish Puri and Madan Puri
Spouse    Seema Kapoor (1991)
Nandita Puri (1993–2013)
Son   Ishaan Puri
Education Film and Television Institute of India
Ethnicity  White
Net Worth  20 Million Dollars

Short And Sweet:

Going through his profile, Om Rajesh Puri, better known as Om Puri in Indian Cinema, was a veteran actor who has appeared in mainstream Indian Cinema films and art films.

His praises also bear figures in British and American films. Having nationality Indian and ethnicity white, the performer died on 6 January 2017 due to a heart attack at 66.

His parents are unknown to the media. He was a follower of the Hindu religion.

Early Life And Education:

Returning to his early life, the legendary actor of Indian Cinema was born on 18 October 1950 in Ambala, India and spent his early life in Sanur, Punjab, India.

His father was a military man. He had two cousin brothers, namely Amrish Puri and Madan Puri. The actor graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India.

He was also a participant in the 1973 batch of the National School of Drama.


In his career, Puri inaugurated his film career in ‘Ghashiram Kotwal,’ a Marathi play released in 1972. Om Puri was most notable for his 1980 Hindi movie ‘Aakrosh.’

The brilliant actor won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor. Om Puri owns the National Film Award for Best Actor for ‘Arohan.’

His Hollywood and British films are listed as The City of Joy (1992), The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), The Parole Officer (2001), and much more. He was a topic of discussion for his outstanding role in Chachi 420 (1997) and Hera Pheri (2000).

He was the latest seen in the movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Puri was awarded Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award, in 1990.

Personal Life:

Having a look at his personal life, Om Puri was in relation with Seema Kapoor in 1991, but the relationship broke after eight months. In 1993, he married journalist Nandita Puri. They had their son Ishaan Puri together.

In 2013, Nandita appealed for divorce due to the violent nature of Om Puri after the biography entitled Likely Hero:

The Story Of Om Puri, which is a publication. Puri drowned at the age of 66 after having a heart attack on 6 January 2017 at his habitation in Andheri, Mumbai. Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit confirmed the news.


Observing his physical appearance, he was a gentleman with a powerful voice. He is a tall actor with a height of 5 feet 8 inches. His hair color is salt and pepper.

He used to charge 15 to 25 lakhs per film and his total net worth was $ 20 million.

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