Amrish Puri - Mogambo Khush Hua (Biography)

Biography - Amrish Puri 

Amrish Puri was a renowned Indian actor, best known for his iconic roles in Bollywood films. He was born on June 22, 1932, in Lahore, British India (now Pakistan) and passed away on January 12, 2005, in Mumbai, India.

Puri started his acting career in the 1970s and quickly established himself as one of the most versatile and talented actors in the industry. He played a wide range of roles in his career spanning over three decades, from villainous characters to comedic roles and even positive and character roles.

Some of his most memorable roles include Mogambo in the film "Mr. India" (1987), Baldev Singh in "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" (1995), and Thakur Durjan Singh in "Karan Arjun" (1995). He was also well-known for his collaboration with filmmaker Subhash Ghai, having starred in several of his films, including "Karma" (1986) and "Pardes" (1997).

Puri received numerous awards and recognition for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. He was honored with the Padma Shri award in 1990 and the Padma Bhushan award in 2001 by the Government of India. He also won several Filmfare Awards for his performances in various films.

Puri won several awards for his acting, including the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1984 for his performance in "Meri Jung". He also received the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, in 1990, and was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Indian Film Industry in 1997.

Amrish Puri passed away on January 12, 2005, at the age of 72, due to a brain hemorrhage. His contribution to Indian cinema and his iconic performances have left an indelible mark on the industry.


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