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Om Puri Net Worth & Personal Details

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Name:Om Puri
Profession:Actor; Film Producer, Politician
Date of Birth:18 October 1950
Birth PlaceAmbala
Age As of 202271 Years
Net Worth in Dollars$20 million
Short BioOm Prakash Puri, was an Indian actor who appeared in mainstream commercial Hindi films, as well as independent and art films. He is one of the most notable actors in the Indian cinema.
Affairs/Girlfriends Nandita Puri (m. 1993–2013), Seema Kapoor (m. 1991–1991)
Wife/Spouse Nandita Puri (m. 1993–2013), Seema Kapoor (m. 1991–1991)
DebutFilm: Ghashiram Kotwal
ReligionHinduism
ResidenceSanaur
Education QualificationGraduate in Acting
Social Media LinksN/A

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Om Puri in aakrosh
Om Puri with Naseeruddin-Shah
Om Puri with Naseeruddin-Shah
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Om Puri in black outfit

Om Puri Net Worth

Om 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. Om 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. Om Puri‘s Net worth is $20 Million in 2022 which in Indian Currency is 140 Crore Indian Rupee.

Name Om Puri
Net Worth (2022) $20 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs. 140 Crore
Monthly Income And Salary Rs.  15 lakh  +
Yearly Salary In Indian Rupees Rs. 1.8 crore +
Last Updated 2022

Om Puri Net Worth in Last 5 Years

Net Worth in 2017 $20 million
Net Worth in 2016 $18 million
Net Worth in 2015 $17 million
Net Worth in 2014 $16 million
Net Worth in 2013 $15 million

Om Puri Controversies

  • Om Puri’s wife Nandita had written a book ‘Unlikely Hero: The Story of Om Puri’. Om was miffed with his wife Nandita for writing about her husband’s past relationships explicitly; that includes Om Puri’s sexual relationship with his maid when he was 14. Om thought that Nandita’s book tarnished his image.
  • In 2013, Nandita Puri filed a police complaint of domestic abuse against Om Puri. Nandita alleged that Puri had assaulted her after an argument at their Versova flat. The Versova police had filed a charge sheet against the veteran actor in the domestic violence case in 2014.

Uncover The Lesser Known Facts About The Om Puri

  • Puri initially wanted to join the Indian Army as his father worked in the Indian Army.
  • During his college days, he used to have a part-time job of a lab assistant, with a salary of rupees 125 (INR).
  • During his college days, he developed an interest in theatre acting and later, started participating in theatre drama competitions. After watching his work in one of such competitions, Harpal Tiwana, a prominent Punjabi playwright, invited him to join his theatre group, with an offer of rupees 150 (INR).
  • A supporter of his theatre group, Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Kapoor, provided him with a government job.
  • He and Naseeruddin Shah became good friends during his acting training in National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi. 
  • He was a vegetarian when he joined NSD, but turned non-vegetarian because of Naseeruddin Shah.
  • Once Naseeruddin Shah’s former friends stabbed him with a knife at a restaurant, watching it, Om Puri jumped across their table, stopped the attacker to avoid further attacks, took Shah to the hospital in a police van, and saved his life.
  • In 1975, he got the breakthrough with a child rights promoting film, Chor Chor Chhup Ja (Robber Take Care), for which he was paid rupees 3000 (INR).
  • His role as Lahanya Bhiku in the film Aakrosh (1980), was critically acclaimed and earned him a Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award. 
  • He won the National Film Award for Arohan (1982) and Ardh Satya (1983).
  • Amitabh Bachchan was the first choice for Ardh Satya, but he refused the offer, and luckily it went to Om Puri.
  • In the era of 70’s and 80’s, Om Puri was the most popular actor of art movies. He said he enjoyed more while acting in art movies but he had to move to the commercial cinema in order to earn money to buy cars and bungalows.
  • In 2004, he was honoured with the Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to The British Film Industry.
  • His first wife, Seema Kapoor (divorced), is the sister of actor Annu Kapoor.
  • In 2013, he released his book Unlikely Hero: Om Puri, which was written by his then wife Nandita C. Puri. 
  • He lent his voice for Bagheera in the Hindi version of The Jungle Book (2016).
  • He was last seen in Sunny Deol’s Ghayal Returns (2016).
  • He worked in 15+ languages.

Faq’s 

Who is Om Puri and why is he popular?

Om Prakash Puri, was an Indian actor who appeared in mainstream commercial Hindi films, as well as independent and art films. He is one of the most notable actors in the Indian cinema.

Who is Om Puri dating?

Om puri was married to Nandita Puri (m. 1993–2013), Seema Kapoor (m. 1991–1991)

What is the net worth of Om Puri?

$20 million

Is there any controversy associated with Om Puri?

In 2013, Nandita Puri filed a police complaint of domestic abuse against Om Puri. Nandita alleged that Puri had assaulted her after an argument at their Versova flat. The Versova police had filed a charge sheet against the veteran actor in the domestic violence case in 2014.

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