Amrish Lal Puri: Know some amazing facts about Amrish Lal Puri & Reason for his Death

By | May 7, 2020

Amrish lal puri born on 22 june 1932,and died on 12Jan 2005.He was an Indian Actor and famous for his villan character . He is remembered for playing villainous roles in Hindi films as well as other Indian and International . His character Mogambo in Hindi film ‘Mr India’ (1987) was a remembered role for the Indian audience. He also won two Filmfare Award for Best supporting actor.

Amrish Lal Puri  Personal life

He was born in Nawanshahr, Punjab, India to Lala Nihal chand and Ved Kaur. He had four sibling Brother Chaman puri and madan puri and elder sister Chandrakanta and younger brother Harish puri . He married with Urmila Diveker.

Amrish Lal Puri Carrer

He acted more then 500 films between 1967 to 2005 . He was one of the most famous villan in the Bollywood. He first time came to Bombay in 1950s following the footstep of his Elder brothers. He failed at his first screen test and found the job at state insurance corporation ministry of labour and employment. At the same time he start performing at Prithvi theater in place. He also worked in several languages films Hindi, Kannada, tamil, telugu, Punjabi and Hollywood.

He is famous for his role as khan in Richard Attenborough’s Ghandi  , His performance  loved by International

Amrish Lal Puri  Awards

Flimfare Awards
  • In 1998 Best Supporting Actor for Film Virasat
  • In 1997 Best Supporting Actor for Film Ghatak
  • In 1986 Supporting Actor for Film Meri Jung
National Awards
  • In 1973 for Second Best Feature Film Kaadu

Amrish Lal Puri Family

Father’s NameLala Nihal Chand Puri
Mother’s NameVed Kaur
BrotherChaman Puri ,Madan Puri (both elder, both are also actors), Harish Puri (younger)
SisterChandrakanta (elder)
WifeUrmila Diveker (m. 1957-2005)
Marriage Year1957
Children SonRajiv

Amrish Lal Puri  Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 178 cm in meters- 1.78 m in feet inches- 5’ 10”  
Weight80 Kg
Eye ColourBroen
Hair ColourWhite

Amrish Lal Puri Bio

NameAmrish LAl Puri
AgeAt the time of Death 72 Years
Famous roleMogambo (Film- Mr. India)
Date of Birth22 June 1932
Birth PlaceNawanshahr, Punjab, India
Date of Death12 January 2005
Place of DeathMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Death CauseCerebral Haemorrhage arising from Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Resting PlaceShivaji Park Crematorium
Home TownNawanshahr, Punjab, India
CollageB.M. College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Debut Hindi FilmPrem Pujari (1970), as Henchman
Last FilmPurab Ki Laila Paschim Ka Chaila: Hello India (2009)

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