MUMBAI Jan 6 Veteran Indian Bollywood actor Om
Puri died on Friday in Mumbai, close friend and actor Anupam
Puri, 66, died from cardiac arrest, Kher told Reuters.
Puri made a name for himself in the 1980s with the
alternative art cinema that found a niche audience in India,
playing several memorable characters that depicted the anger and
angst of those times.
He also worked in a number of Hollywood and British films,
including "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", "East is East", and
most recently in "The Hundred-Foot Journey".
(Reporting by Shilpa Jamkhandikar; Editing by Nick Macfie)