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HBD OM Puri: OM Ji never auditioned for any role, know his lesser known facts here!

Today is the birth anniversary of the late Bollywood actor Om Puri. The veteran actor was born on 18 October 1950 in Ambala, Haryana. OM Ji has played all kinds of characters on screen, he has given more than 200 films to the industry. He was very fond of acting and was so much in love that he left his job as a good assistant librarian to do it. OM Ji has left its mark on TV to Bollywood and Hollywood.

But do you know he has appeared in over 200 movies but hasn’t auditioned for a single film? let’s learn about his lesser-known fact.

After receiving training from the Pune Film Institute in 1976, he taught acting in a studio for a year and a half. Later founded his own private theater group “Majma”. He started his film journey with the film Ghasiram Kotwal based on the Marathi drama. Released in the year 1980, the film Aakrosh proved to be the first hit film of his cine career. 

Also read: Om Puri 70th Birth Anniversary Makes His Friends Miss him a Lot

Om Puri has fascinated everyone with his actions not only in Bollywood but also in Hollywood. The city of Joy, The Ghost and the Darkness, Such a Long Journey, My Son the Fanatic, East is East, Charlie Wilson’s War, and The Hundred-Foot Journey this is his Hollywood movies. 

Questions were raised on the marks of Om Purismallpox

Om Puri broke some of the myths in the cinema world and the biggest thing was that if you want to work in films, you should have a beautiful face and a strong body. The China Gate actor had smallpox scars on his face but when he used to act in front of the camera, the audience used to forget everything because of his acting.

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Also read: THROWBACK to the time when Rekha & Om Puri allegedly got physical for real while shooting

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