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Kerala film academy pays tributes to Om Puri

Kerala State Chalachitra Academy Today Paid Tributes To Renowned Actor Om Puri, By Screening Three Of The Films Of The Late Actor Here.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 11 Feb 2017, 07:52:30 PM
Kerala film academy pays tributes to Om Puri

New Delhi:

Kerala state Chalachitra Academy today paid tributes to renowned actor Om Puri, by screening three of the films of the late actor here.

The actor, who gave countless memorable performances in movies of diverse genres, died at his residence in Mumbai on January 6 after a massive heart attack at the age of 66.

The film festival was opened by Kerala State Film Development Corporation chairman, Lenin Rajendran.

‘Ardha Satya’, ‘Akrosh’ and Malayalam film ‘Puravrutham’, in which Puri had essayed a memorable role, were unveiled at the festival.

Academy chairman Kamal, Vice Chairman, Bina Paul, were among those present.

Om Puri had passed away on January 6 following a massive heart attack.

He was survived by his estranged wife Nandita and a son.

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First Published : 11 Feb 2017, 07:50:00 PM