Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passed away earlier this morning after a fatal heart attack. The actor was strictly adherent to the idea exchange of talent between two neighbours, for which he recently received huge criticism from his countrymen.
Last year, Om Puri appeared in Nabeel Qureshi’s blockbuster Actor in Law alongside Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat. He also traveled Pakistan for the promotions of his movie and greeted his fans.
Celebrities around the world are mourning the the sudden death of the legend.
#OmPuri a legend to work with & a man with his humble & loving nature won the hearts of people across the border. May his soul RIP
— Fahad Mustafa (@fahadmustafa26) January 6, 2017
A fine actor & a courageous human being; Om Puri stood his ground and relentlessly worked for peace & harmony in toughest times #RIPOmPuri
— Humayun Saeed (@iamhumayunsaeed) January 6, 2017
— Nabeel Qureshi (@nabeelqureshi) January 6, 2017
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) January 6, 2017
Om Puri sir. Rest in peace.
— Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays) January 6, 2017
RIP #OmPuri sir! You will always be remembered as the promoter of peace and Love between the two countries & for so much more…
— MAWRA HOCANE (@MawraHocane) January 6, 2017
— Meesha Shafi (@itsmeeshashafi) January 6, 2017
Too soon.😔..Terribly sad to lose another legend #OmPuri. May the family be strong.
— Sanam Saeed (@sanammodysaeed) January 6, 2017
And now we lose #OmPuri , one of the most talented actors & An Indian who was not shy of speaking his mind against extremism & for Peace.
— salman ahmad (@sufisal) January 6, 2017
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) January 6, 2017
I have known #OmPuri for d last 43yrs. For me he’ll always b a great actor, a kind & generous man. And that is how world shud remember him.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 6, 2017
The Best Actor in World, An inspiration 2 me & many, he was suppose 2 work with me in Manto.Deeply saddened by da news, RIP #OmPuri Saab 🙏
— Nawazuddin Siddiqui (@Nawazuddin_S) January 6, 2017