Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri dies at 66, Bollywood celebs mourn his death

Bollywood actor Om Puri

Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri died of massive heart attack early on Friday morning. The actor was 66.

Bollywood actor Om Puri

Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, who is a close friend of Puri, took his twitter account to share the news about the actor’s demise.

Ashoke tweeted, “Sad & shocked to know that versatile actor Om Puri jee has expired due to heart attack early morning today. #RIP.”

Bollywood celebrities condoled the death of senior actor. Director Karan Johar tweeted, “Solid actor….Solid filmography….immense talent…. #RIPOmPuri ….cinema has truly lost a brilliant artist….”

“Seeing him lying on his bed looking so calm can’t believe that one of our greatest actors #OmPuri is no more. Deeply saddened & shocked.” actor Anupam Kher wrote on his twitter timeline.

Actress Neha Dhupia tweeted, “It’s a sad day for cinema … we just lost one of our greats… gone but will never be forgotten … #RIPOmPuri Saab …”

Akshay kumar tweeted, “Sad to hear about the passing away of the very talented Om Puri, my co-actor in many films…heartfelt condolences to the family. #RIP

South Indian actor Kamal Hasan tweeted, “So long Omji. Prided myself on being his friend peer & admirer. Who dare say my Om Puri is no more ? He lives through his work.”

Director Kabir Khan tweeted, “Omji… I will miss that warm tight hug that you gave me every morning on set. Khudahafiz sir… you were the best!”


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