Om Puri

  • I'm playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai: Om Puri 02-04-2014 05:09 PM

    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, who...
  • 'Heartless' review: Shekhar Suman's film is a spoof, not an adaptation of 'Awake' 08-02-2014 11:10 AM

    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...
  • Amitabh Bachchan was called unconventional: Naseeruddin Shah 23-12-2013 01:27 PM

    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 11-11-2013 03:40 PM

    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 01-09-2013 03:07 PM

    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...
  • Actor Om Puri arrested, released on bail in wife assault case 31-08-2013 11:04 PM

    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 31-08-2013 05:25 PM

    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...
  • Om Puri lying about being out of town, alleges wife 29-08-2013 06:07 AM

    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,...
  • Watch: Satyagraha starcast speaks about its experience 28-08-2013 04:31 PM

    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 28-08-2013 11:53 AM

    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...
  • Om Puri seeks anticipatory bail in wife assault case 27-08-2013 10:49 PM

    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...
  • Domestic violence case: Om Puri says his wife is hysterical 27-08-2013 07:30 PM

    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 27-08-2013 03:52 PM

    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...
  • Bollywood actor Om Puri booked for assaulting his wife Nandita 27-08-2013 12:18 AM

    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 26-08-2013 09:15 PM

    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...
  • Nobody afraid of law, it's ineffective: Om Puri 24-08-2013 03:54 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Celebs demand strict punishment for the guilty 24-08-2013 03:34 PM

    "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 21-08-2013 02:47 PM

    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,"...
  • Would love to have Om Puri in 'Ardh Satya' sequel: Govind Nihalani 12-08-2013 10:39 AM

    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...
  • Sanjay Dutt didn't let his personal problems affect 'Policegiri' 03-06-2013 01:08 PM

    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...
  • My new film's a coming-of-age story in a complex world: Mira Nair 17-05-2013 06:24 PM

    Acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' is based on a novel of the same name by Mohsin Hamid, and stars Riz Ahmed and Kate Hudson in the pivotal roles. Shabana Azmi and Om Puri will also be seen in the film. The film is about the meteoric rise and...
  • Friday Release: Mira Nair's 'Reluctant Fundamentalist' 16-05-2013 04:20 PM

    New Delhi: Acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' is hitting the Indian screens on Friday, May 17. The film is based on a novel of the same name by Mohsin Hamid, and stars Riz Ahmed and Kate Hudson in the pivotal roles. Shabana Azmi and Om Puri will also...