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Amrish Puri

Amrish Puri

Birthday: 1932-06-22 | Place of Birth: Jalandhar, Punjab, India

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amrish Lal Puri (June 22, 1932 - January 12, 2005) was an iconic theater and film actor from India, who was a key player in the Indian theater movement that picked up steam in the 1960s. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, such as Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. However, he is primarily remembered for essaying some iconic negative roles in Hindi cinema. He is most remembered for his role as Mogambo in the Hindi film Mr India (1987). As Mola Ram in the Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), he crossed over to international cinema as well. Description above from the Wikipedia article Amrish Puri, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Known For

Acting

Year
Title

Role

2004
Hulchul

as    Angar Chand

2004
Mujhse Shaadi Karogi

as    Colonel Dugraj Singh (Rani's father)

2001
Nayak: The Real Hero

as    Balraj Chauhan (Chief Minister)

2001
Yaadein

as    J.K. Malhotra

2001
Chori Chori Chupke Chupke

as    Kailashnath Malhotra

2000
Badal

as    ACP Ranjeet Singh

1999
Taal

as    Jagmohan

1998
China Gate

as    Col. Kewal Krishan Puri

1997
Tarazu

as    Appa Rao

1997
Pardes

as    Kishorilal

1996
Kaalapani

as    Mirza Khan

1995
Haqeeqat

as    ACP. Shivcharan

1995
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

as    Chaudhry Baldev Singh

1991
Benaam Badsha

as    Jaikal