Om Puri has passed away, he was found dead at his Mumbai house on Friday morning. He was 66. As confirmed by his friends from the film fraternity the actor succumbed to a major heart attack. Reportedly, Puri returned home on Thursday evening after a shoot. The door bell to his house at Lokhandwala's Oakland Park residence went unanswered on Friday morning, following which his driver raised an alarm.
The recipient of two National awards and two Filmfare Awards including a Lifetime Achievement Award, Om Puri had an illustrious film career, spanning over four decades.
Om Puri passes away, Bollywood mourns his demise...below are some messages which have invaded twitter!!
Solid actor....Solid filmography....immense talent.... #RIPOmPuri ....cinema has truly lost a brilliant artist....
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) January 6, 2017
RIP Om Puri.
We have lost one of our finest.
A talent, A Voice, A Spirit.
Will miss you Puri Saab.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) January 6, 2017
Shocked to know that the immensely talented actor #OmPuri passed away. Big loss to our film industry. RIP
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) January 6, 2017
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.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 6, 2017
RIP Om puri .. interactions with you were always full of life.. you were one of the finest artist we are proud of..
— Shoojit Sircar (@ShoojitSircar) January 6, 2017
Goodbye Om! A part of me goes with you today. How can I ever forget those passionate nights we spent together talking about cinema & life ?
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) January 6, 2017
It's a sad day for cinema ... we just lost one of our greats... gone but will never be forgotten ... #RIPOmPuri Saab ...
— Neha Dhupia (@NehaDhupia) January 6, 2017
Omji... I will miss that warm tight hug that you gave me every morning on set. Khudahafiz sir... you were the best!
— Kabir Khan (@kabirkhankk) January 6, 2017
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
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 6, 2017
Really sad to hear #Ompuri sir is no more,a genius performer ! My thoughts n prayers are with his family
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) January 6, 2017
Om Puri saab,you put a small town like Ambala on the map.Will never forget the amazing conversations with you.Your legacy will live forever.
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) January 6, 2017
It's sad to hear about the sudden demise of a great actor n friend Om puri sahib.. may his soul Rest In Peace.
— KAPIL (@KapilSharmaK9) January 6, 2017
#OmPuri's talent and versatility has brought so many characters to life. An inspiration to many actors. May his soul rest in peace.
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) January 6, 2017
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) January 6, 2017