‘…Actor Om Puri OBE, known for his work in Indian and British cinema, has died at the age of 66, after a heart attack at his home in Mumbai.

A star of Indian mainstream and arthouse cinema since the late 1970s, Puri also became a familiar face on screen in Britain, notably in My Son the Fanatic (1997) and the Salford-set comedy East Is East (1999), for which he received a BAFTA nomination for best actor…..”

http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/features/om-puri-veteran-indian-actor-dies-aged-66

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