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Indian actor

Amrish Puri is ...

Dead
Born 22 Jun 1932 in Jalandhar
Died 12 Jan 2005 in Mumbai
Age72 years, 6 months
Height1.75m (5 ft, 8 in)
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Amrish Puri at the 2003 premiere of The Hero: Love Story of a Spy.

About Amrish Puri

Amrishlal Puri (22 June 1932 – 12 January 2005) was an Indian actor, who was an important figure in Indian theatre and cinema. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, such as Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. He is remembered for playing 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), and to Western audiences he is best known as Mola Ram in Steven Spielberg's Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). Puri has won three Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor.

Death

Amrish Puri was suffering from myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood disorder, and had undergone some brain invasive surgery for his condition after he was admitted to the Hinduja hospital on December 27 2004. His condition required frequent removal of the blood accumulated in the cerebral region of the brain and after some time he slipped into a coma shortly before his death.

His body was brought to his residence for people to pay their last respects and the funeral held at 2.30 pm on 13 January 2005 at Shivaji Park crematorium.

Films

Amrish Puri has worked on the following films:

Gandhi
1982 epic biographical film
1982
Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama
1992 film by Yugo Sako
1992
Mohabbatein
2000 film by Aditya Chopra
2000
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
2001 film by Anil Sharma
2001
Pardes
1997 film by Subhash Ghai
1997
Lakshya
2004 film by Farhan Akhtar
2004
Baadshah
1999 film by Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla
1999
Mr. India
1987 Hindi film
1987
Kaalapani
1996 film by Priyadarshan
1996
Ardh Satya
1983 film by Govind Nihalani
1983
Nayak
2001 film by Shankar
2001
Baba
2002 film by Suresh Krissna
2002
Karan Arjun
1995 film by Rakesh Roshan
1995
Taal
1999 Hindi film
1999
Shahenshah
1988 film by Tinnu Anand
1988
Diljale
1996 film by Harry Baweja
1996
Chori Chori Chupke Chupke
2001 film by Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla
2001
Shakti
1982 film by Ramesh Sippy
1982
Kisna: The Warrior Poet
2005 film by Subhash Ghai
2005
Ghayal
1990 Indian Hindi action film
1990
Bhumika: The Role
1977 film by Shyam Benegal
1977
Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani
2002 Hindi film
2002
Koyla
1997 film by Rakesh Roshan
1997
Chachi 420
1998 film by Kamal Haasan
1998
Virasat
1997 film by Priyadarshan
1997
Damini – Lightning
1993 film by Rajkumar Santoshi
1993
Deewana
1992 film by Raj Kanwar
1992
Meri Jung
1985 Hindi film
1985
Vishwatma
1992 Hindi film
1992
Saudagar
1991 Hindi film
1991
Manthan
1976 film by Shyam Benegal
1976
Nagina
1986 Hindi film
1986
Yaadein
2001 film by Subhash Ghai
2001
Naseeb
1981 film by Manmohan Desai
1981
Tridev
1989 film by Rajiv Rai
1989
Ram Lakhan
1989 film by Subhash Ghai
1989
Hulchul
2004 Hindi film
2004
Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari
1990 film by K. Raghavendra Rao
1990
Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai
2001 film by Satish Kaushik
2001
Zubeidaa
2001 film by Shyam Benegal
2001
Ghatak: Lethal
1996 film by Rajkumar Santoshi
1996
Rishtey
2002 film by Indra Kumar
2002
Aakrosh
1980 film by Govind Nihalani
1980
Drohkaal
Indian crime drama film
1994
Aditya 369
1991 Telugu film
1991
Tahalka
1992 film by Anil Sharma
1992
Mandi
1983 film by Shyam Benegal
1983
Phool Aur Kaante
1991 Hindi film
1991
Jaani Dushman
1979 Hindi film
1979
Dev
2004 film by Govind Nihalani
2004
Ajooba
1991 film by Shashi Kapoor
1991
Kondura
1978 film by Shyam Benegal
1978
Jaan
1996 film by Raj Kanwar
1996
Nishant
2010 film by Shyam Benegal
2010
Hum Paanch
2000 film by Bapu
2000
Kaadu
1973 film by Girish Karnad
1973
Vidhaata
1982 film by Subhash Ghai
1982
Andha Kanoon
1983 film by Tatineni Rama Rao
1983
Awaaz
1984 film by Shakti Samanta
1984
China Gate
1998 Hindi film by Rajkumar Santoshi
1998
Chann Pardesi
1981
Thakshak
1999 film by Govind Nihalani
1999
Garv
2004 film by Puneet Issar
2004
Kondaveeti Donga
1990 Telugu film
1990
Vijeta
1982 film by Govind Nihalani
1982
Major Chandrakanth
1993 Telugu film
1993
Aarzoo
1999 film by Lawrence D'Souza
1999
Dance Dance
1987 film by Babbar Subhash
1987
Sardari Begum
1996 film by Shyam Benegal
1996
Dostana
1980 Hindi film
1980
Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India!
1995 film by Ketan Mehta
1995
Kishen Kanhaiya
1990 Indian Bollywood film
1990
Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki
1984 film by Babbar Subhash
1984
Teri Meherbaniyan
1985
Hatim Tai
1990 film by Babubhai Mistry
1990
Daata
1989 film by Sultan Ahmed
1989
Jaadugar
1989 film by Prakash Mehra
1989
Gardish
1993 film by Priyadarshan
1993
Aaj Ka Arjun
1990 Hindi film
1990
Aakhari Poratam
1988 film by K. Raghavendra Rao
1988
Loha
1987 Hindi film
1987
Hulchul
1971 Hindi film
1971
Hindustan Ki Kasam
1973 war movie based on Operation Cactus Lilly in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
1973
Immaan Dharam
1977
Shikari: The Hunter
1991 film by Umesh Mehra
1991
Sawan Ko Aane Do
1979
Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda
1992 Indian Hindi film
1992
Sultanat
1986 film by Mukul S. Anand
1986
Commando
1988 film by Babbar Subhash
1988
Shararat
film
2002
Duniya
1984 film by Ramesh Talwar
1984
Inaam Dus Hazaar
1987
Gundaraj
film
1995
Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate
1998 film by Hrishikesh Mukherjee
1998
Mujrim
1989 film by Umesh Mehra
1989
Krodhi
1981 film by Subhash Ghai
1981
Trinetra
1991 film by Harry Baweja
1991
Hulchul
1995 Bollywood action film
1995
Police Force: An Inside Story
2004
Saazish
1988 film by Rajkumar Kohli
1988
Aag Se Khelenge
1989
Sangram
1993 film by Lawrence D'Souza
1993
Mar Mitenge
1988 film by Kawal Sharma
1988
Mohabbat
1985 Hindi film
1985
I Love You
1992 film by Vara Prasad
1992
Barood
1998 film by Pramod Chakravorty
1998
Be-Shaque
1981 film by Kashinath
1981
Suryaa: An Awakening
1989 Hindi film
1989
Aahat – Ek Ajib Kahani
2010
Hawalaat
1987 Hindi film
1987
Ashanti
1982 Hindi-language action-crime film
1982
Gair
1999 film by Ashok Gaikwad
1999
Jagir
1984 film by Pramod Chakravorty
1984
Jai Vikraanta
1995 film by Sultan Ahmed
1995
Karm Yudh
1985
Naaka Bandi
1990 Hindi film
1990
Rukhsat
1988 film by Simi Garewal
1988
Hisaab Khoon Ka
1989 Hindi film
1989
Paramaatma
1994
Mil Gayee Manzil Mujhe
1989
Dadagiri
1987 Hindi film
1987
Kachchi Sadak
2006
Ek Aur Sikander
1986
Numbri Aadmi
Hindi movie
1991
Kaun Jeeta Kaun Haara
1987 film by Rakesh Kumar
1987
Jeene Do
1990 Indian Hindi film
1990
Tujhe Nahin Chhodunga
1989 Hindi film
1989
Lakhan
1979