Celebrities pour their hearts out after Om Puri's untimely death

Published: January 6, 2017
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PHOTO: REUTERS

Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passed away this morning after a heart attack . He was 66.

Puri – who rose to fame in 1980s found his dedicated audience in Bollywood’s commercial and parallel cinema alike. He played several memorable roles with his last most significant project being the Pakistani film Actor in Law.

His untimely demise is a big blow for the global entertainment industry. The actor was a strong proponent of India-Pakistan friendship and a bevy of local celebrities took to social media to pay their final respects to the late actor.

Veteran actor Om Puri passes away at 66

Sad morning…RIP om puri #ompuri #rip #only66 #greatactor #

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Bollywood was equally upset over the loss of such a great actor.

The end of an era …. The legacy lives on.. RIP #OmPuri #roma #mrMalik #don

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