‘…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…..”