Late Om Prakash Puri earned his fan following with his performances in art as well as commercial movies which is why on his 69th birth anniversary, it would be appropriate to remember him through 5 films that have set a benchmark in Indian cinema.
Counted amongst one of the versatile actors of the Bollywood industry, late Om Prakash Puri was born on 18 October 1950 in Ambala in a Punjabi family. He began working at a very young age and did odd jobs like working at a dhaba and tea stall. But this did not stop him from completing his education and he joined the National School of Drama after which he went to the Film and Television Institute of India. Having featured in the film Chor Chor Chhup Ja, his debut in the mainstream is considered by his performance in a Marathi movie Ghashiram Kotwal in the year 1976. He has earned his fan following with his performances in art as well as commercial movies which is why on his 69th birth anniversary.