Bollywood’s famous villain Amrish Puri (Amrish Puri) Who doesn’t know well? People remember two villains of film industry even today and will always do, that is Amrish Puri who created panic among people by becoming Mogambo and the other was Amjad Khan who scared people by becoming a Gabbar. Amrish Puri was such an actor that any character you give to live, he fits perfectly into it. You called him ‘Mr India’ (Mr. India) I must have seen in the role of Mogambo and would have hated him too. But when he played the role of a father in ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, he touched people’s hearts. He used to live any character on screen. It was not easy at one time to imagine any film without him in the Hindi cinema world.
Actor Amrish Puri was born on June 22, 1932.
Amrish Puri was born on 22 June 1932 in Punjab. His father’s name was Nihal Singh and mother’s name was Ved Kaur. He had four siblings Chaman Puri, Madan Puri, Harish Puri and an elder sister Chandrakanta.
Amrish Puri did his early studies from Punjab itself. After that he went to Shimla. Shimla B. After studying from M College, he entered the acting world. Initially he acted for theater and then turned to films. He was very fond of plays. There was a time when people like Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Indira Gandhi used to watch his plays. He met Padma Vibhushan theater artist Abraham Alkazi in the year 1961. This meeting was not such a meeting but a historical meeting which changed the direction of his life and only after that he became a famous artist of theatre.
Amrish Puri started his acting career in the 1960s from the world of theater. He acted on plays written by Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. Amrish Puri was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in the year 1979 for his best acting, which was his first and big award in his acting career.
Started his film career from the year 1971
Amrish Puri started his film career from the year 1971. This year his first film ‘Prem Pujari’ came. Although it took him some time to establish his feet in the film world, but gradually he got films but in the 1980s he started making his mark in films as a villain. He became famous overnight by playing the character of Mogambo in Shekhar Kapur’s film ‘Mr India’ in 1987. After this he did many such films for which his acting was appreciated.
Amrish Puri not only worked in Hindi films, but he also worked in Kannada, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films as well as Hollywood films. He worked in more than 400 films in his film career. Some of the famous films of Amrish Puri are films like Nishant, Gandhi, Coolie, Nagina, Ram Lakhan, Tridev, Phool Aur Kante, Vishwatma, Damini, Karan Arjun, Koyla, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Mr. India.
Died on 12 January 2005 due to brain tumor
For your information, let us tell you that the last film of Amrish Puri’s life was ‘Kisna’ which was released in the year 2005 after his death. Amrish Puri died on 12 January 2005 at the age of 72 due to brain tumor.
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