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|
|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
|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|
|Hometown||Nawanshahr, Punjab, India|
|College||B.M. College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh|
|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)
|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 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|
|Wife/Spouse||Urmila Diveker (m. 1957-2005)|
|Marriage Date||Year 1957|
|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).