Veteran Indian Actor and Padma Shri awardee Om Puri died today morning at the rich age of 66. He suffered a heart attack at his residence in Mumbai early morning today, according to reports.
The actor featured in several award- winning movies and was also a part of many crossover ventures.
Condolences from the stalwarts of the Bollywood industry flooded the twitter pages following the news as everyone mourned the demise of the star.
The end of an era .... The legacy lives on.. RIP #OmPuri— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) January 6, 2017
The Prime Minister condoles the passing away of actor Om Puri & recalls his long career in theatre & films.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) January 6, 2017
You will live in our hearts forever through the impressions you have left with your versatility. We will miss you. RIP #OmPuri— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 6, 2017
#OmPuri lent dignity to d medium he worked for. Whether it was stage, TV or cinema. He elevated status of the projects was associated with.— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 6, 2017
Very sad.We have lost one of the finest actors of Indian cinema. Rip #OmPuri— Aamir Khan (@Aamlr_Khan) January 6, 2017
RIP Om Puri.— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) January 6, 2017
We have lost one of our finest.
A talent, A Voice, A Spirit.
Will miss you Puri Saab.
Om Puri! You have left us all too early.. i am so so sorry..The fun the laughter the arguments so vividly etched in my mind..Will miss you— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) 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
So long Omji. Prided myself on being his friend peer & admirer. Who dare say my Om Puri is no more ? He lives through his work.— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) January 6, 2017
Very saddened by the news of Om Puri ji's passing. Worked with him on many films and learnt so much from him. Immense talent. #RIPOmPuri— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) January 6, 2017