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Anupam Kher, Paresh Rawal remember Om Puri on his 1st death anniversary

IANS | Mumbai |

On former colleague and actor Om Puri’s first death anniversary on Saturday, veteran actors Anupam Kher and Paresh Rawal expressed their sadness on the loss of a “great actor and human being”.

After contributing to the world of cinema with projects like “Aakrosh”, “Arohan”, “Ardh Satya”, “Wolf”, “Maachis”, “Mrityudand” and “A Death in the Gunj”, Om Puri died at the age of 66 on January 6, 2017, due to heart attack at his residence in Andheri, here.

Remembering Om Puri on Saturday, Anupam tweeted: “Miss you my friend”.

Actor Paresh Rawal also posted: “Remembering shri Om Puri on his first death anniversary. A great actor and a greater human being.”

The National Award winning actor and recipient of Padma Shri, was also honoured at the 89th Academy Awards in memoriam segment for his contribution in Indian and world cinema.