Om Puri has starred in around 300 movies in different languages. Picture shows him at the British gala screening of 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014.
He was the major face of the parallel cinema movement alongside Naseeruddin Shah. The duo were together in National School of Drama and the Film and Television Institute of India. Later they also starred in a few films together.
The then President, N. Sanjiva Reddi presents the National Film Festival Award for the best actor (1981) to Om Puri, for his performance in 'Arohan'.
Om Puri has acted in many regional movies including 'Chann Pardesi', 'Ankuram', 'A.K.47' to name a few. Here is is seen with Assamese filmmaker Jahnu Barua.
Music director Naushad Ali (Dadasaheb Phalke award), with actress Rekha (best actress) and Om Puri (best actor), at the 29th National Film Festival award function in New Delhi on April 27, 1982.
The legendary actor was known for his instantly recognisable baritone voice and his ability to portray many roles. Joy Matthew and the actor in a scene from 'Bollywood Calling'.
Roland Joffe directing Dipti Dave and Om Puri in 'City of Joy'.
Amitabh Bachchan and the late actor have worked in couple of movies together. The picture shows Bachchan, (left) and Om Puri (right) rehearse during the shooting of 'Dev'.
Om Puri has collaborated with many filmmakers and actors from the west. He is seen sharing the stage with Iranian filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui (left) at the inauguration of Bengaluru International Film Festival on December 15, 2011.
Manish Dayal and Helen Mirren in a scene from 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'.