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Amrish Puri Net Worth & Personal Details

Amrish Puri is a famous name in Bollywood Industry. The Charming Actor Amrish Puri is one of the best actors in Bollywood movies. There are millions of fans and followers of Amrish Puri in the world and followers always want to get maximum information about their favourite bollywood cinema.

Name:Amrish Puri
Profession:Actor
Date of Birth:22 June 1932
Birth PlaceNawanshahr
Age As of 202289 Years
Net Worth in Dollars$20 Million
Short BioAmrish Puri was an Indian actor, who was an important figure in Indian theatre and cinema. He is remembered for playing iconic villainous roles in Punjabi, Hindi cinema as well as other Indian and international film industries
Affairs/GirlfriendsUrmila Diveker (m. 1957–2005)
Wife/SpouseUrmila Diveker (m. 1957–2005)
DebutFilm: Prem Pujari
ReligionHinduism
ResidenceMumbai
Education QualificationGraduation
Social Media LinksN/A

Amrish Puri in Spotlight

Amrish Puri with his wife
Amrish Puri with his wife
Amrish Puri as mogambo
Amrish Puri as mogambo
Amrish Puri with his family
Amrish Puri with his family
Amrish Puri childhood pic
Amrish Puri childhood pic
Amrish Puri doing exercise
Amrish Puri doing exercise
Amrish Puri reading newspaper
Amrish Puri reading newspaper

Amrish Puri Net Worth

Amrish Puri is known for his acting ability and his versatility. He is a very compatible and energetic actor, who has a capacity to make any role his own. Amrish Puri might be the unassailable actor of Bollywood Movies but his income comes from many different sources such as Movies, shows, endorsements and business investments. Amrish Puri‘s Net worth is $20 Million in 2022 which in Indian Currency is 140 Crore Indian Rupee.

Name Amrish Puri
Net Worth (2022) $20 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs.140 Crore
Monthly Income And Salary Rs.  5 lakh  +
Yearly Salary In Indian Rupees Rs. 60 lakh +
Last Updated 2022

Amrish Puri Net Worth in Last 5 Years

Net Worth in 2005 $20 million
Net Worth in 2004 $19 million
Net Worth in 2003 $17 million
Net Worth in 2002 $15 million
Net Worth in 2001 $12 million

Amrish Puri Controversies

  • Bollywood’s legendary villain Amrish Puri was once termed anti-national. There was a simple reason for the same and it was Steven Spielberg’s film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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  • Amrish Puri was also the first cousin of the veteran actor and singer K. L. Saigal.
  • After completing his graduation from B. M. College in Shimla, he moved to Bombay (now Mumbai) to pursue his acting aspirations.
  • He failed his first Screen-Test. Later, he found a job with the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation Ministry of Labour and Employment (ESIC).
  • It was Ebrahim Alkazi who got him into theatre in 1961.
  • Amrish Puri started performing at the Prithvi Theatre in plays written by Satyadev Dubey.
  • He became an assistant to Satyadev Dubey and in an interview, Amrish Puri revealed that he considered Satyadev Dubey as his “Guru.”
  • He started working in films at the age of 40.
  • He was first noticed in the movie Hum Paanch (1980).
  • He had always loved to do theatres and to his love for theatres, once he said, “I do theatre even now. People generally use theatre as a stepping stone and never turn back once they are into films… Yet, theatre is something I will always do; it gives me great satisfaction. The response is instant. You are either appreciated or rejected. Besides, it gives you a chance to play all the roles that you would like to. I turn to the theatre for creative satisfaction.”
  • With his croaky voice and intense expressions, he had created a niche in the Film Industry.
  • Amrish Puri had done almost 60 full-length plays and in one such play “Aadhey Adhure,” he essayed 5 roles- that of the husband, the lover, the wife’s boss and two other characters.
  • Eventually, Amrish Puri became a well-known theatre artist and for his contribution to theatres, he was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1979.
  • His dialogue delivery was so intense that even today they reverberate in our ears.
  • He played the character of Mola Ram in Steven Spielberg’s Hollywood film ‘Indiana Jones’ and the ‘Temple of Doom’ (1984).
  • It was for the Hollywood film ‘Indiana Jones’ that he had his head shaved for the first time. 
  • Asking his inspirations for acting, Amrish Puri said, “I do want to play ‘King Lear’ and ‘Hamlet.’ And the father in “All My Sons,” the protagonist in “A View from the Bridge,” or Van Gogh in “Lust for Life.” You also tend to draw inspiration for your roles in films from these characters — and from real life. But you can’t pinpoint these characters. They are in my subconscious mind. I’d also love to do historical roles. But that isn’t practical. I can do “Macbeth” or “Lear” only in the theatre. There are so many roles like that I’d like to do…”
  • When asked about his favourite roles, the very first role that came into his mind was the role of a village chief in Girish Karnad’s Kannada Film- “Kaadu (1973).” The other roles that he considered very close to his heart were from the films- ‘Nishant,’ ‘Manthan,’ ‘Bhumika’ and ‘Sooraj Ka Saatvan Ghoda.’
  • Steven Spielberg is a great fan of Amrish Puri and he often quotes in his interviews: “Amrish is my favourite villain. The best the world has ever produced and ever will!” 
  • No one was as good at playing it as Amrish Puri. In fact, he was the benchmark for a Bollywood villain.
  • Once he said, “I just worked and worked relentlessly. I do not remember how and when I got popular with the filmmakers and what they sought in me.”

Faq’s 

Who is Amrish Puri and why is he popular?

Amrish Puri was an Indian actor, who was an important figure in Indian theatre and cinema. He is remembered for playing iconic villainous roles in Punjabi, Hindi cinema as well as other Indian and international film industries.

Who is Amrish Puri dating?

Amrish puri was married to Urmila Diveker 

What is the net worth of Amrish Puri?

$20 million

Is there any controversy associated with Amrish Puri?

Bollywood’s legendary villain Amrish Puri was once termed anti-national. There was a simple reason for the same and it was Steven Spielberg’s film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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