Amrish Puri – Family, Fame & Facts

November 29, 2007 at 3:26 pm 19 comments

Name: Amrish Puri (Birth name: Amrish Lal Puri)
Birthday: 22nd June 1932

Died: 12th January 2005

Height: 6′1″

Spouse: Urmila Divekar

Children: 1 Daughter – Namrata & 1 Son – Rajiv

Parents: Father – Lala Nihal Chand & Mother – Ved Kaur

Sibling(s): 4 siblings.  Elder brothers Chaman Puri and Madan Puri (both of whom also became actors), elder sister Chandrakanta, and a younger brother, Harish Puri

Claim to Fame: “Mogambo” in Mr India

First Movie Success: Reshma aur Shera (1971)

Movies to Transform the Career: Reshma aur Shera, Hulchul, Bhumika, Nishaant, Kondura, Naseeb, Kalyug, Qurbani, Shakti, Ghandhi, Hero, Nagina, Indian Jones and the Temple of Doom, Coolie, Meri Jung, Aap Ke Saath, Aitraaz, Hulchul, Dev, Khushi, Gadar, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Taal, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge & Kisna.

Family Connections: Brother is actor Madan Puri and Cousin Actor Om Puri


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19 Comments Add your own

  • 1. souvik  |  February 21, 2008 at 3:37 pm

    Amrish Puri was indispensable during the 80s and 90s and bollywood producers and directors never thought of making any film without the versatile actor

  • 2. puran singh pokharia  |  July 5, 2008 at 5:21 pm

    Amrish Puri was one of the finest actor of bollywood has ever produced;He was a versatile artist He gave his best in all the characters he portrays himself.

  • 3. prakash  |  February 18, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    i miss you

  • 4. vinod bishnoi  |  May 4, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    i miss you

  • 5. Anonymous  |  June 22, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    We will miss you

  • 6. Hemant seta  |  July 29, 2012 at 5:03 am

    i miss u…..sir….
    u r great actor….

  • 7. Rakesh kumar mandal  |  December 30, 2012 at 5:08 am


  • 8. Govind  |  January 13, 2013 at 7:58 pm

    I miss you

  • 9. Anonymous  |  January 17, 2013 at 6:50 pm

    i verry verry mis you sir , you greetttttttttttttttttttt i love you

  • 10. Suresh chandra pal  |  May 4, 2013 at 11:52 pm

    U grate good actor…i love u

  • 11. RINKU KUMAR  |  June 4, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    I miss u dear sir u r great actor

  • 12. Dharambir  |  June 26, 2013 at 4:55 am

    such type of villain never come in history of hindi cinema.i never forget those day when is hero people told”Dharamendra” and villain than only name came”Amrish puri” and than every body said@ fir to film dhakar h.maja aa jaega. miss u sir.

  • 13. vikas pandey  |  August 6, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    kabhi koi hero marta hai to duniya halla macha deti hay magar ap ko kisi ki taraf say yaad nahi kiya gaya aysa may manta hu agar may compare karu to amitabh bacchan or ap barabar kay ya or upar kay hi hero hongay

  • 14. Anonymous  |  April 20, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    best actor in the world……..miss u sir

  • 15. Jayram mourya  |  August 12, 2014 at 6:46 am

    veri nice

  • 16. Jayram mourya  |  August 12, 2014 at 6:48 am


  • 17. Anonymous  |  May 22, 2015 at 7:54 pm

    best actor i ever seen, amitabh baachan o, dilip kumar say bhi jyada legend actor………har role main fit and dumdaar acting. hands off to u sir………

  • 18. Anonymous  |  May 24, 2016 at 11:13 pm

    Grieved at the death of brother Harish Puri today. RIP Amrish & Harish.

  • 19. Rakesh Kumar Jena  |  October 5, 2016 at 5:16 am

    i m big fan of you,sir
    i realy miss you.
    aap ki yad …..saffering me…..kavi kavi

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