Born in Ambala in Haryana, this small town boy made a great mark in Hindi film industry. And he has also made industry proud with his character roles and strong performances. Om Puri has appeared in legendary films, which turned out to be legendary because of the presence of this man. The loss of this man is a huge talent loss to the Hindi film industry. With the knowledge like that of his, he was an institution in himself for those trying to make a mark in the industry. A close friend of his, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit confirmed the news of his death on Twitter. He died at the age of 66 due the cardiac arrest at his residence in Andheri.
The man won critical acclaim for almost every role he essayed. A character once played by Om Puri is simply impossible to be imagined done by someone else. These are a few of his best performances in which he made such a mark on the industry that can never be matched, forget about being replaced.