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Puri, Om

Works: 322 works in 920 publications in 9 languages and 13,662 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Romantic comedy films  Epic films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Contributor, Author
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 )

50 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,223 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 )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,780 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 )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 761 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
Viceroy's house by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )

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

Een berucht congreslid uit Texas raakt in de jaren '80 betrokken bij een schandaal dat handelt over twee meisjes, cocaïne en een bubbelbad, maar weet dit wonderbaarlijk genoeg te overleven. Hij weet zich daarna politiek te revancheren door een geheime Amerikaanse operatie in Afghanistan op te zetten tegen de Russen
City of joy by Roland Joffé( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 670 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."
East is East by Damien O'Donnell( Visual )

69 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 640 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
My son the fanatic by Udayan Prasad( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parvez, a cab driver who left Pakistan in search of a better life must choose between his friendship with a woman not his wife and his son, who has adopted increasingly traditional beliefs
Bajrangi Bhaijaan by Kabir Khan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Hindi and held by 330 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 )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set amidst the large and prosperous Indian community in mid-20th century Trinidad, The mystic masseur 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 )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Hindi and Multiple languages and held by 215 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
Maqbool by Vishal Bharadwaj( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indianized adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth set against the backdrop of Bombay's mafia world
Singh is kinng( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 160 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
Triyacharitra by Basu Chatterjee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bimli, the daughter of poor parents, works in a kiln and is the only bread-winner in the family. As per the custom she has been betrothed at the age of 13 years but her husband is away working in Calcutta. At the kiln she is befriended by Billar, a truck driver, who proposes marriage which is acceptable to her parents since Billar will give them a huge amount of money. Hearing of this, her father-in-law Bisram turns up and takes her away to his village where he rapes her. However, the male dominated panchayat punishes Bimli for his crime...Container
Current by Om Puri( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Hindi and English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Velu owns a small sugarcane field and has immense faith in the establishment, in this case, the Electricity Board, to condone a delay in payment of his electricity bill. But when the power is severed he and his wife Sita are devastated. Friends and well wishers raise their hands helplessly and can only offer suggestions for restoration of power. Help comes finally from the most unexpected quarters. Their neighbour Radha who is looked down upon by the villagers, restores the power and reinforces one's faith in basic human values
Mirch masala( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Hindi and English and held by 130 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
Dilli-6 = Delhi-6 by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 123 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 118 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?
Baabul by Ravi Chopra( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 117 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?
Such a long journey( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 113 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
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Alternative Names
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Puri Om

Puri , Om Prakash

Ομ Πιούρι

Ом Пури индийский киноактёр

Օմ Պուրի

אום פורי שחקן הודי

اوم بوري

أوم بوري ممثل هندي

اوم پوری

اوم پوری بازیگر هندی

ओम पुरी अभिनेते

ओम पुरी भारतीय अभिनेता

ओम पुरी भारतीय चलचित्र अभिनेता

ओम पुरी भारतीय फिलिम एक्टर

ওম পুরি ভারতীয় অভিনেতা

ਓਮ ਪੁਰੀ

ਓਮ ਪੁਰੀ ਭਾਰਤੀ ਫਿਲਮੀ ਅਦਾਕਾਰ

ਓਮ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਪੁਰੀ

ଓମ ପୁରୀ

ଓମ ପୁରୀ ଭାରତୀୟ ଅଭିନେତା

ஓம் பூரி

ఓం పురి

ఓం పురి భారతీయ నటుడు

ಓಂ ಪುರಿ

ഓം പുരി

ഓം പുരി ഇന്ത്യൻ ചലച്ചിത്രനടന്‍

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