Had a great time working with Om Puri: Annu Kapoor
Had a great time working with Om Puri: Annu Kapoor

 Annu Kapoor, who shares screen space with National Award-winning actor Om Puri in "Jai Ho Democracy", says he cherished working with his NSD senior in the movie.

'Jai Ho Democracy', mainstream film sans the Khans: Om Puri
'Jai Ho Democracy', mainstream film sans the Khans: Om Puri

Veteran actor Om Puri, who will be next seen in "Jai Ho Democracy", says the political comedy is as mainstream as any other 'masala' film -- just that it's without any of the celebrity Khans of tinsel town.

Abusive language shouldn't be allowed in films: Om Puri
Abusive language shouldn't be allowed in films: Om Puri

Veteran actor Om Puri, a former chairman of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), says he's against the use of abuses in Indian movies.

'Dirty Politics' review: Giving politicians a bad name
'Dirty Politics' review: Giving politicians a bad name

The pot-bellied grotesque politician from Rajasthan used to be the face of politics in India at a time when the Chautalas were doing their 'ghotalas'. With a new crop of smarter netas, hopefully less susceptible to corruption, the era of the 'bad' politician seems blessedly behind us.

Om Puri to play Bal Gangadhar Tilak onscreen
Om Puri to play Bal Gangadhar Tilak onscreen

Actor Om Puri will be seen as freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak in his upcoming venture titled ‘Chapekar Brothers’.

I want to get back to theatre: Om Puri
I want to get back to theatre: Om Puri

Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri was overwhelmed by the warm reception he received on his return to his alma mater National School of Drama after 40 years and he says he wants to get back to theatre.

Bold scenes with Om Puri were tough: Mallika Sherawat
Bold scenes with Om Puri were tough: Mallika Sherawat

The bold and beautiful Mallika Sherawat was apprehensive about filming bold scenes with an actor as senior as Om Puri for "Dirty Politics". But she says he made the experience "comfortable".

Happy Birthday Om Puri!

Happy Birthday Om Puri!

Bonded with Naseer over food: Om Puri
Bonded with Naseer over food: Om Puri

 

New Delhi: Besides carving a niche while playing together some of the pivotal roles in Hindi cinema, Bollywood greats and friends Naseeruddin Shah and Om Puri bonded over food and loved having dishes like brain curry.

Attenborough's 'Gandhi' changed lives of all of us: Om Puri
Attenborough's 'Gandhi' changed lives of all of us: Om Puri

Om Puri, who had a miniscule role in British filmmaker Richard Attenborough's Oscar winning film "Gandhi", says the film changed the life of everyone who has been associated with it.

Om Puri misses golden era of Hindi cinema

Versatile actor Om Puri, who has maintained just the right balance between commercial and parallel cinema, misses the good content on celluloid and rues that movie-making is now reduced to just money-making.

Are you ready for ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ sequel?

Veteran filmmaker-actor Satish Kaushik will be teaming up with Kundan Shah for the sequel to 1983 cult-comedy ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’.

Older couples too can have a love story: Om Puri on ‘The Hundred Foot Journey’

The star of parallel cinema, Om Puri, romanced Oscar-winning British actress Helen Mirren in the gastronomic love story ‘The Hundred Foot Journey’.

Om Puri `fine` post mouth surgery

Veteran actor Om Puri, who recently underwent mouth surgery, says all is well now.

`The Hundred Foot Journey` is not a Hollywood debut: Juhi Chawla

Actress Juhi Chawla does not count her two scene appearance in Om Puri-Helen Mirren starrer `The Hundred Foot Journey` as her Hollywood debut.

`The Hundred-Foot Journey` Review: Visually brilliant,but lacks drama

Based on the novel by Richard C. Morais and adapted by Steven Knight, `The Hundred-Foot Journey` is a charmingly frothy fable about an immigrant family and their endeavour to blend in a foreign land.

NY museum pays tribute to Om Puri

Veteran Indian actor Om Puri was honoured by a renowned museum here for his contribution to cinema through a special tribute that showcased clips from some of his finest films and highlighted the actor`s journey from a theatre student to one of the most prominent actors.

Om Puri goes down on his knees for Helen Mirren

Veteran actor Om Puri, who shot with Helen Mirren in the French town of Albi for ‘The Hundred Foot Journey’, says he was very impressed by his lovely leading lady - and even went down on his knees for her.

If I don`t get work, I will retire: Om Puri

Veteran actor Om Puri says filmmakers here do not write roles for older actors which leaves them with no choice but to retire.

Special tribute to Om Puri at US museum

Veteran actor Om Puri will be the focus of a special tribute program here which will also have a preview screening of his latest film `The Hundred-Foot Journey`, in which he co-stars with Helen Mirren.