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Puri, Om

Works: 272 works in 763 publications in 8 languages and 12,812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  War films  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Om Puri
Most widely held works by Om Puri
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

35 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant--that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite, cannot be ignored
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with Gandhi's tragic assassination at the hands of a Hindu radical and spiraling back to his life as a young attorney, the film leads us through the critical moments that eventually fashioned young Gandhi into the non-violent pillar of strength he later becomes -- with an indomitable resolve which led to India's independence from Great Britain
The reluctant fundamentalist by Kiefer Sutherland( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an American academic in Pakistan is kidnapped by anti-American radicals, the CIA thinks popular young Pakistani professor Changez is involved. But as Changez tells his story about his life in the US to an American foreign correspondent, the truth becomes harder to pin down
City of joy by Roland Joffé( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American doctor, a British nurse and an illiterate Indian farmer join together to transform a Calcutta ghetto when it is threatened by the brutal local "godfather."
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson was best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he was a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from the effects of the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of a maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos, Wilson dedicates his canny political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support needed to defeat the Soviet Union. Ultimately, Charlie learns that while military victory can be obtained, there are other consequences and prices to that fight that are ignored to everyone's sorrow. Based on a true story
East is East by Damien O'Donnell( Visual )

76 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two free-wheeling bachelor brothers, the children of a strict Pakistani father and a mellow English mother, discover that their father is attempting to arrange marriages for them
Bajrangi Bhaijaan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Hindi and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A 5 year old girl from Pakistan gets separated from her mother at an Indian railway station. Lost and hungry she finds shelter at the home of Pavan, an ardent devotee of Hanuman, hailing from a robust wrestling family. [The film] is the moving story of Pavan's quest to unite the child with her parents against all odds. Set against the backdrop of colourful Chandni Chowk, the film travels from the heartland of Punjab, through the deserts of Rajasthan, over the snow-capped mountains of Kashmir. [The film] tells the story of how Pavan moves heaven and earth to fulfill the promise he made to the girl from across the border."--Container
The mystic masseur by Ismail Merchant( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set amidst the large and prosperous Indian community in mid-20th century Trinidad, [the film] is a magical, bittersweet fable about Ganesh (Aasif Mandvi), a young, aspiring author whose unexpected talents as a healer bring him local fame and enable him to realize his ambitions as a writer. But he also realizes his limitations when his reputation as the legendary 'mystic masseur' propels him to national renown and draws him far from his roots and his true self"--Container
In custody( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Hindi and Multiple languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nur is considered the greatest living Urdu poet and Deven hopes to rekindle interest in the language by recording Nur reciting his magical verse. But multiple problems block Deven's path, the greatest being Nur's two shrewish wives, his love of drink, and the vastly bloated poet himself. Deven's monstrous task quickly turns into a cultural odyssey that follows a humorous path to an unexpected conclusion
Singh is kinng( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lakhan Singh, aka Lucky, is the 'kinng' of the Australian underworld. In a small village in Punjab, where Lucky was born, there exists someone more notorious than him: Happy Singh. The village sends Happy Singh out of town for awhile while they lure Lucky back to Punjab
Mirch Masala = Spices by Ketan Mehta( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in Hindi and English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1940's, this film explores an Indian community's reaction to an oppressed, impoverished woman's plight involving British colony tax collectors
Maqbool by Vishal Bharadwaj( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indianized adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth set against the backdrop of Bombay's mafia world
Baabul by Ravi Chopra( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having lost his only son in a fatal accident, Balraj plans to reunite his widowed daughter-in-law Millie with her former love. Will his heartfelt, selfless plan succeed at the opposition of his beloved wife, Millie's older brother, and society at large?
Dilli-6 = Delhi-6( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roshan Mehra is living in the United States along with his Muslim mom and Hindu dad. When his ailing grandmother, Annapurna, wants to move back to Delhi to spend her last days, Roshan accompanies her. Upon arrival, they are greeted by Ali Beg who secretly loves Roshan's mom. He also gets to meet the Sharma family. He sees that lower caste Indians are still being shunned despite modern technology and the launching of satellites. When reports of a Kala Bandhar terrorizing the community increases, Hindus start to suspect that it may be a Muslim terrorist, while the Muslims fear that it may be a Hindu political ploy to demolish a mosque. He comes to see that people have another face that feeds the devil within
Billu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billu (Irrfan Khan) mentions to his family that he was once a friend of superstar Sahir Khan (Shahrukh Khan). Sahir Khan happens to come to the village to shoot a film and Billu's children spread the rumor that their father is his childhood friend. The villagers, on hearing their Billu could be their ticket to meeting the star, shower him with gifts and promises on condition that Billu make contact for them. Billu is embarrassed by his poverty and doesn't want to impose, but everyone works themselves up, so he's forced to make several ill-fated attempts at contacting the star while he's shooting just outside the village. But it's the school principal who, after threatening to expel Billu's children for non-payment of fees, has a turnaround when she believes Billu is able to get the star to appear at a school function and speak to the children. She goes to Sahir herself and requests his presence at the function for the children. Were Billu and Sahir childhood friends? Will Sahir meet with the villagers?
Such a long journey( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Bombay India in 1971, this is the story of Gustad Noble, a hard-working bank clerk and devoted family man, who gradually sees his modest life unraveling when he agrees to do a clandestine favor for an old friend and is soon drawn deeper and deeper into a dangerous network of deception
Yuva by Maṇiratn̲am( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paths of three young men from three stratas of society cross on the Hoogly Bridge on a Thursday morning, changing each of their lives irreversibly
Second generation( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is drawn back to her family and to a former lover in a time of crisis. Caught between two cultures and between her white fiance and her Asian first love, she must decide where her loyalty and her heart really belong
Bollywood calling by Nagesh Kukunoor( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Hindi and English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An out-of-luck American B-movie star, Pat Stormare is tempted to act in a mainstream Hindi movie by Subra. Pat is bemused by the lack of professionalism of the Indian film industry, but he finds a new meaning to his life through his relationships with Indian actors, actresses, and Subra
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Alternative Names
Om Puri

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Om Puri 1950-2017

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Puri Om

Ομ Πιούρι

Ом Пури индийский киноактёр

Օմ Պուրի

אום פורי שחקן הודי

اوم بوري

أوم بوري ممثل هندي

اوم پوری

اوم پوری بازیگر هندی

ওম পুরি ভারতীয় অভিনেতা

ਓਮ ਪੁਰੀ

ਓਮ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਪੁਰੀ

ଓମ ପୁରୀ

ଓମ ପୁରୀ ଭାରତୀୟ ଅଭିନେତା

ஓம் பூரி

ఓం పురి

ಓಂ ಪುರಿ

ഓം പുരി

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