Om Puri

  • Om Puri 'fine' after mouth surgery 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Om Puri, who recently underwent mouth surgery, says all is well now. "It was a small surgery. I was in the hospital just for two days. Now, I am absolutely fine," he said. On the work front, he was recently seen in Swedish director Lasse Hallstrom's "The Hundred Foot...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' review: This is comfort food for those who like their movies all warm and fuzzy August 9, 2014

    Cast: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon, Juhi Chawla Director: Lasse Hallström The first five minutes or so of 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' are so clunky you'd be forgiven for slumping in your seat despondently, writing off the film as another one of those clueless Hollywood productions determined to...
  • New York museum pays tribute to Om Puri August 6, 2014

    New York: Veteran Indian actor Om Puri was honoured by a renowned museum here for his contribution to cinema through a special tribute that showcased clips from some of his finest films and highlighted the actor's journey from a theatre student to one of the most prominent actors. The tribute...
  • Om Puri earns 15-25 lakh not a crore for a film; does Bollywood have an age bias? August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A couple of years back, Kareena Kapoor showed no qualms in speaking about the income disparity that exists in Bollywood. While the actress managed to draw everyone's attention to how patriarchal gender norms still pervade the movie industry and male actors especially the Khans take home all the...
  • Om Puri: If I don't get work, I will retire July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Om Puri says filmmakers here do not write roles for older actors which leaves them with no choice but to retire. "There are not many roles written for older actors and it gets difficult to get exciting roles today unlike the west. In western countries, there are roles...
  • Om Puri quits smoking after undergoing mouth surgery July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: A cancer scare caused by an intimidating white patch in his mouth had all of actor Om Puri's friends and well-wishers worried after the report of the physical irregularity was out. But after a recent mouth surgery, he is fine and says he has kicked the butt. The veteran actor...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' trailer: It is Om Puri vs Helen Mirren in a battle of cuisines July 10, 2014

    What happens when a happy-go-lucky Indian family crosses path with one of France's most celebrated chefs? The latest Lasse Hallstrom film 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' features Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla and Helen Mirren in this warm tale of cross-cultural cuisines. The film is based on a novel by the...
  • I'm playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai: Om Puri April 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Bollywood actor Om Puri is set to play the role of former Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in a biopic on teenage rights activist Mala Yousafzai. "I am playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai. I was impressed with his reaction to the incident," Puri,...
  • 'Heartless' review: Shekhar Suman's film is a spoof, not an adaptation of 'Awake' February 8, 2014

    Cast: Adhyayan Suman, Ariana Ayam, Om Puri Director: Shekhar Suman Actor Shekhar Suman has earned huge attention with his comedic skills, well-crafted acts, and a powerful connect with the audience in his TV shows. This is precisely why when he started promoting 'Heartless' we all felt he'd earn the same adulation for...
  • Amitabh Bachchan was called unconventional: Naseeruddin Shah December 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Naseeruddin Shah is undoubtedly one of the best performers on the Indian screen. Despite his atypical looks, he managed to make a mark for himself in both parallel and commercial films, but gives credit to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan for paving the way for unconventional looking heroes in the...
  • Shekhar Suman's 'Heartless' dedicated to elder son November 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-director Shekhar Suman has dedicated his directorial debut film 'Heartless' to his elder son Aayush, who passed away at a young age. Shekhar Suman is making romantic medical thriller 'Heartless', that features his son Adhyayan. "'Heartless' has a slice of my heart in it. It is quite close to...
  • Om Puri gets bail, leaves for shooting in Britain September 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Om Puri, who was accused by his wife Nandita of domestic violence, breathed a sigh of relief when he was finally granted bail. In addition to bail granted Saturday morning, he has been allowed to leave the country on professional assignment. The beleaguered actor was expected to leave for...
  • Actor Om Puri arrested, released on bail in wife assault case August 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Noted actor Om Puri was arrested on Saturday for allegedly assaulting his wife, and later released on a bail bond, police said. "The actor was arrested after he surrendered before the police and later granted bail on a bond of Rs 10,000 on Saturday," Senior Inspector Harishchandra Parmale of...
  • Domestic violence case: Om Puri's bail plea disposed by court August 31, 2013

    The sessions court on Saturday disposed of the anticipatory bail application filed Bollywood actor Om Puri, who is accused of assaulting his wife, after he told the court that he wants to withdraw the plea. The move comes after Mumbai police told the sessions court that Puri has been only charged...
  • Om Puri lying about being out of town, alleges wife August 29, 2013

    Journalist-columnist Nandita Puri, who filed a police complaint of domestic violence against her husband and actor Om Puri, on Wednesday claimed he was lying when he said he was out of town when he allegedly beat her. "All lies... He is lying and he was in Mumbai. After the incident, he...
  • Watch: Satyagraha starcast speaks about its experience August 29, 2013

    Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor starrer Satyagraha is ready to hit the screens on August 30. Reliving their memories, the starcast talk about their experiences and challenges during the making of the film. Also watch Om Puri, who has been accused of domestic violence by his second wife Nandita...
  • Om Puri denies wife's allegations of violence August 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Om Puri, who has been accused of domestic violence by his second wife Nandita Puri, denied the allegations, saying he was in Kolkata when he was alleged to have beaten her. "I have returned from Kolkata on (Aug) 25th. So how can I beat her on the (Aug)...
  • Om Puri seeks anticipatory bail in wife assault case August 28, 2013

    Bollywood actor Om Puri, who was booked for allegedly assaulting his wife and since declared absconding, on Tuesday filed an anticipatory bail application in a sessions court. The 62-year-old actor was booked under sections 324 (punishment for causing hurt by dangerous means), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of...
  • Domestic violence case: Om Puri says his wife is hysterical August 27, 2013

    A day after actor Om Puri's estranged wife Nandita filed a case of domestic violence against him, the actor denied all the charges and called her hysterical. He also said she is very dominating. ...
  • Om Puri still missing, search on, says Mumbai Police August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Om Puri is not traceable, a police officer said Tuesday, adding the actor was being sought in the wake of a domestic violence complaint filed by his wife. Om Puri's wife Nandita lodged a complaint against him on Aug 23 at the Versova Police Station. "When Nandita Puri had come to...
  • Bollywood actor Om Puri booked for assaulting his wife Nandita August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Critically acclaimed Bollywood actor Om Puri has been booked for allegedly assaulting his wife at his apartment in suburban Andheri, police said on Monday. "Om Puri's wife Nandita Puri approached us on Thursday night with a complaint against her husband. She complained that her husband Om Puri assaulted her...
  • Bollywood actor Om Puri booked for assaulting his wife Nandita August 26, 2013

    Critically acclaimed Bollywood actor Om Puri has been booked for allegedly assaulting his wife at his apartment in suburban Andheri, police said in Mumbai on Monday. "Om Puri's wife Nandita Puri approached us on Thursday night with a complaint against her husband. She complained that her husband Om Puri assaulted her...
  • Nobody afraid of law, it's ineffective: Om Puri August 24, 2013

    Kolkata: Refusing to agree with certain politicians who blame the rise in crimes against women on migrants, veteran actor Om Puri Saturday pointed out that the country's legal system is 'ineffective' and slow. "I don't agree with Mr. Hegde (Congress MLA Krishna Hegde) that crime has increased because of people coming...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Celebs demand strict punishment for the guilty August 24, 2013

    "There's enough police, we have to wake up people, we have to educate them. Stern punishment should be there so that people are afraid of the law," said veteran actor Om Puri. ...
  • Govind Nihalani: 'Tamas' deals with the issue of national importance August 21, 2013

    Mumbai: National Award-winning director Govind Nihalani feels the movie and television industries will keep changing because they act as a mirror to society, which constantly changes. "TV will continue to change. TV and cinema are media, which respond to the times, which they are made in. They are not static," Nihalani...
  • Would love to have Om Puri in 'Ardh Satya' sequel: Govind Nihalani August 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Acclaimed filmmaker Govind Nihalani, who is planning a sequel to 'Ardh Satya', says he would like to team up with Om Puri for the second part. Om Puri played the protagonist in the 1983 release, which also had Amrish Puri and Smita Patil -- but both the actors are not...
  • Sanjay Dutt didn't let his personal problems affect 'Policegiri' June 3, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil director KS Ravikumar, who is making his Hindi directorial debut with 'Policegiri', finds Sanjay Dutt as one of most friendly and committed actors in the industry. Sanjay, who is currently lodged in the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune, plays the lead role of a cop in 'Policegiri', the Hindi...