Amrish Puri Age, Biography, Wife, Death Cause, Facts & More

Amrish Puri Biography:

Amrish Puri has won 4 awards: Film fare Award in 1998, Film fare Award in 1997, Film fare Award in 1986, and National Award in 1973.

Full Name Amrish Lal Puri
Profession Actor
Famous Role Mogambo (Film- Mr. India)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 178 cm
in meters– 1.78 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 80 kg
in pounds– 176 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour White
Personal Life
Date of Birth 22 June 1932
Birth Place Nawanshahr, Punjab, India
Date of Death 12 January 2005
Place of Death Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of Death) 72 Years
Death Cause Cerebral Haemorrhage arising from Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Resting Place Shivaji Park Crematorium
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Signature not known
Nationality Indian
Hometown Nawanshahr, Punjab, India
School Not Known
College B.M. College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Educational Qualification Graduate
Debut Hindi Film: Prem Pujari (1970), as Henchman in church of Spain.

Kannada Film: Kaadu (1973)

Punjabi Film: Sat Sri Akal (1977)

Telugu Film: Kondura (1978)

English Film: Gandhi (1982)

Last Film Purab Ki Laila Paschim Ka Chaila: Hello India (2009)
Family Father– Lala Nihal Chand Puri
Mother– Ved Kaur
Brothers– Chaman Puri,
Madan Puri (both elder, both are also actors),
Harish Puri (younger)
Sister– Chandrakanta (elder)
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Making A Collection of Hats, Travelling, Listening to Indian Classical Music
Major Awards/Honors 1979: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Theatre.
1986: Film fare Best Supporting Actor Award for “Meri Jung.”
1994: Sydney Film Festival and Singapore International Film Festival, Best Actor Awards for “Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda.”
1997: Film fare Best Supporting Actor Award for “Ghatak.”
1998: Film fare Best Supporting Actor Award for “Virasat.”
2000: Kalakar Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
Favorite Things
Favorite Filmmaker Subhash Ghai
Favorite Music Director(s) S. D. Burman, R. D. Burman
Favorite Singer(s) K. L. Saigal, Kishore Kumar
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Urmila Diveker (m. 1957-2005)
Marriage Date Year 1957
Children Son– Rajiv
Daughter– Namrata
Money Factor
Salary (average) 1 Crore INR/Film

Some lesser known facts about Amrish Puri:

  • Amrish Puri smoked:? Not known
  • Did Amrish Puri drink alcohol? Yes
  • He emerges as born in Nawanshahr, Punjab, right proper right into a Punjabi-talking family.
  • He failed his first display show test. Later, he decided on artwork within side the State Employee Insurance
  • Corporation of the Ministry of Labor and Employment (ESIC).
  • It emerges as Ebrahim Alkazi, who have been given into the theater in 1961.
  • Amrish Puri began out acting at the Prithvi Theater in performs written via a method of Satyadev Dubey.
  • He has emerged as an assistant to Satyadev Dubey, and in an interview, Amrish Puri observed out that he was taken into consideration Satyadev Dubey as his “Guru.”
  • He began out running in films at age 40.
  • He emerges as first decided withinside the film Hum Paanch (1980).

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