Amrish puri Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Amrish puri Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family Biography & Much More

Amrish puri Biography

Amrish Puri, an iconic Indian actor, renowned for his compelling performances, epitomized villainy with his deep voice and commanding presence. Born on June 22, 1932, Puri began his acting journey in theater before transitioning to films. His portrayal of Mog ambo in “Mr. India” solidified his status as one of Bollywood’s greatest villains. Puri’s versatility extended beyond negative roles, showcasing his acting prowess in a wide range of characters. With over 400 films to his credit, including international productions, he left an indelible mark on Indian cinema. His legacy continues to inspire generations of actors and cinephiles alike.

General Information About Famous Actor Amrish puri

DetailInformation
Full NameAmrish Puri
NicknameN/A
ProfessionActor
Date of BirthJune 22, 1932
Current age91 years, 11 months, 30 days
WifeUrmila Divekar
NationalityIndian

Exploring Amrish puri Personal Journey

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NameAmrish Puri
Birth NameAmrish Lal Puri
NicknameNot Available
HeightHeight5′ 9″ (1.75 m)
FigureNot Available
WeightNot Available
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Date of BirthJune 22, 1932
ReligionHinduism
Present AddressNot Available
HometownNawanshahr, Punjab, India

Amrish puri Education

SchoolN/A
CollageN/A

Amrish puri Favorite

CategoryFavorite
FoodRajma Chawal
Actor/ActressBalraj Sahni, Dilip Kumar
MusiciansN/A
SongN/A
BookN/A
HobbiesWatching Movies
FilmsN/A
ColourN/A
PerfumeN/A
DirectorSteven Spielberg, Satyajit Ray
Holiday DestinationsHill Stations
LikesReading, Listening to Music

Amrish puri Relationship Journey

Relationship StatusPartner
MarriedUrmila Divekar

Amrish puri Career Journey

CategoryDetails
Acting Career Span1967-2005
Total FilmsMore than 450
Breakthrough RoleMain villain in “Hum Paanch” (1980)
First Leading Character RoleNearly 50 years old when he played the main villain in “Hum Paanch”
Family Film ConnectionsFirst cousin: K. L. Saigal (singer and actor); Brothers: Chaman Puri and Madan Puri (character actors)
Initial StrugglesFailed first screen test, worked for ESIC, acted in amateur theatre
Theatre RecognitionBecame well-known stage actor, won Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1979
Early Film RolesSupporting roles in the 1970s, mostly as henchmen
Notable Villain RolesJagavar Choudhary in “Vidhaata” (1982), JK in “Shakti” (1982), Pasha in “Hero” (1983), Mola Ram in “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984)
International RecognitionRoles in “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984) and “Gandhi” (1982)
BaldnessShaved head for “Indiana Jones” role, kept head shaved thereafter and used wigs
Famous Villain RolesMogambo in “Mr. India”, Jagavar in “Vidhaata”, Thakral in “Meri Jung”, Bhujang in “Tridev”, Balwant Rai in “Ghayal”, Barrister Chadda in “Damini”
Comic RoleChachi 420 alongside Kamal Haasan
Positive Roles (1990s to 2005)Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Phool Aur Kaante, Gardish, Pardes, Virasat, Ghatak, Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, China Gate
AwardsFilmfare Best Supporting Actor for “Meri Jung” and “Virasat”
Collaboration with Subhash GhaiRegularly featured in Ghai’s films such as “Vidhaata”, “Hero”, etc.
Hollywood CollaborationPraised by Steven Spielberg: “Amrish is my favorite villain. The best the world has ever produced and ever will!”


Amrish puri Career Statistics

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Wins
1968Maharashtra State Drama
1979Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Theatre
1986Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Meri Jung
1991Maharashtra State Gaurav Pur Ghatak
1997Star Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor – Ghatak: Lethal
1997Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Ghatak: Lethal
1998Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Virasat
1998Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor – Virasat
Nominations
1990Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Tridev
1992Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Saudagar
1993Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Muskurahat
1993Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Tahalka
1994Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Gardish
1994Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Damini
1996Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
1996Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Karan Arjun
1999Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Koyla
2000Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Baadshah
2002Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
2000Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role – Baadshah
2000Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role – Taal
2002Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role – Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
FilmographyMain article: Amrish Puri filmography

Amrish puri Income

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Net Worth$20 Million

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