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Amrish Puri

Name in Native Language: "अमरीश पुरी" (Hindi/HI)
Actor | * 06/22/1932 († 72, 01/12/2005) | Jalandhar, Punjab, India
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Amrish Lal Puri (22 June 1932 – 12 January 2005) was an Indian actor, who was an important figure in Indian theatre and cinema. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, including Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. He is remembered for playing iconic villainous roles in Hindi cinema as well as other Indian and international film industries. To Indian audiences he is the most remembered for his role as Mogambo in Shekhar Kapur's Hindi film Mr. India (1987), and to Western audiences he is best known as Mola Ram in Steven Spielberg's Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). Puri won three Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Amrish Puri

Sangeet Natak Akademi Award Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with Amrish Puri as Actor(177)

as Bhairo Singh2005 Kisna: The Warrior Poet
as Police Commssioner Samar Singh2004 Garv: Pride and Honour
as Colonel Dugraj Singh2004 Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
as Angar Chand2004 Hulchul
as Kartar Singh / Baa Ji2004 Taarzan: The Wonder Car
as Chief Minister Bhandarker2004 Dev
2004 Aitraaz
as Mr. Panday2004 Police Force
as Brig. Gautam Puri2004 Lakshya
as Vir Bhadra Singh2003 Khushi
as Jatta Singh Bedi2003 Out of Control
as Brig. Sarfaroz Khan2003 Dil Pardesi Ho Gayaa
as I.S.I Chief Ishak Khan2003 The Hero: Love Story of a Spy
as Mr Chaddha2002 Badhaai Ho Badhaai
as Yashpal Chaudhary2002 Rishtey
as Guruji2002 Baba
as Suleiman Seth2001 Zubeidaa
as Balraj Chauhan (Chief Minister)2001 Nayak: The Real Hero
as Ashraf Ali2001 Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
as Balram Singh2001 Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai
as J.K. Malhotra2001 Yaadein
as Kailashnath Malhotra2001 Chori Chori Chupke Chupke
as Yogi Grewal2000 Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke
as Major General Khanna2000 Mohabbatein
as The Sufi Saint2000 Shaheed Udham Singh
as ACP Ranjeet Singh2000 Badal
as Thakur Dhayal Singh1999 Lal Baadshah
as Suraj Singh Thapar1999 Baadshah
1999 Aarzoo
as Jagmohan Mehta1999 Taal
as Balraj Dutt1999 Zulmi
as Jaspal Rana1998 Salaakhen
as Mr. Abhyankar1998 Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate
as Col. Kewal Krishan Puri1998 China Gate
as Singhal1998 Barood
as Durgaprasad Bhardwaj1997 Chachi 420
as Raja Thakur1997 Virasat
as Kishorilal1997 Pardes
as Appa Rao1997 Tarazu
as Raja Saab1997 Koyla
1997 Dhaal
as Shambu Nath1996 Ghatak: Lethal
as Gajraj Choudhary1996 Jeet
as Mirza Khan1996 Kaalapani
as Dara1996 Diljale
1996 Jaan
as ACP Amritlal Bakshi1996 Beqabu
as ACP. Shivcharan1995 Haqeeqat
as Police Inspector1995 Gundaraj
as Thakur Ugranarayan Singh1995 Kartavya
as Don Qixote1995 Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India!
as Shobraj1995 Hulchul
as Chaudhry Baldev Singh1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
as Thakur Durjan Singh1995 Karan Arjun
as Hukum Singh1994 Pehla Pehla Pyar
as Ramakant Chaudhry1994 Elaan
1993 Kundan
1993 Sangram
as Indrajit Chaddha1993 Damini
as Mahesar Dalal1993 Seventh Horse of The Sun
1993 Gardish
as Ajgar Jurrat1992 Vishwatma
1992 Tahalka
as Bhalla1992 Zindagi Ek Juaa
as Gopichand Verma1992 Muskurahat
as Anil Vyaghra & Sunil Vyaghra1992 Ashwamedham
as Dhirendra Pratap1992 Deewana
as Raja Verma1991 Aditya 369
as Singhania1991 Trinetra
as Vazir-E-Alla1991 Ajooba
as Jaikal1991 Benaam Badsha
1991 Kohraam
as Nageshwar1991 Phool Aur Kaante
as Kalivardhan1991 Thalapathi
as Nahar Singh1991 Shikari
as Chuniya1991 Saudagar
as Balwant Rai1990 Ghayal
1990 Tejaa
as Thakur Bhupendra Singh1990 Aaj Ka Arjun
as Gadra1990 Kondaveeti Donga
as Thakur Sher Bahadur Singh1990 Jeene Do
as Chhotey Thakur Raghuvir Singh1990 Doodh Ka Karz
as Magician Kamlaq1990 Haatim Tai
as Lala Gendamal1990 Kishen Kanhaiya
as Bhishambar Nath1989 Ram Lakhan
1989 Mujrim
1989 Batwara
as Bhujang / Bhairav Singh1989 Tridev
1989 Ilaaka
as K.K.1989 Do Qaidi
as Gopaldas1989 Daata
as Thakur Hansraj Singh1988 Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi
as Jagdish Chopra1988 Rukhsat
as Anantananda Swamy1988 Aakhari Poratam
as Shahbaaz Khan1988 Mohabbat Ke Dushman
1988 Waaris
as Marcelloni1988 Commando
as Inspector Ratan Singh1988 Dayavan
as Bhanupratap1987 Insaaf Kaun Karega
as Raja Bahadur A.M. Singh1987 Dance Dance
as Mogambo1987 Mr. India
as Rana Vikram Singh1986 Janbaaz
as Bhairon Nath1986 Nagina
as Bhim Singh1986 Naseeb Apna Apna
as G. D. Thakral1985 Meri Jung
as Chakradev1985 Harm
as Thakur Vijay Singh1985 Teri Meherbaniyan
as Doctor1984 Party
as Balwant Singh Kalra1984 Duniya
as Mulchand Malhotra1984 Awaaz
as Gorkha1984 Jhutha Sach
as Udaybhan Singh1984 Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki
as Mr. Ram Gupta1983 Andhaa Kaanoon
as Pasha1983 Hero
1983 Nishaan
as Faujdar Velankar1983 Half Truth
as John D'Costa1983 Coolie
as (The Voice of God)1983 Godam
as Darvish1983 Mandi
1982 Ashanti
as J.K. 'JK' Verma1982 Shakti
as Agnihotri1982 Aadat Se Majboor
as Khan1982 Gandhi
as Don1981 Naseeb
1981 Kalyug
as Balwant Singh1980 Friendship
as Jangirdar Joginder Singh1980 Chann Pardesee
as Dushane1980 Aakrosh
1980 Qurbani
as Kidnapper1979 Jaani Dushman
as Chandrika's Father1979 Sawan Ko Aane Do
as Vinayak Kale1977 Bhumika
as Mishraji1976 Manthan
as Eldest Zamindar1975 Nishant
as Master1975 Salaakhen
as Chandre Gowda1973 Kaadu

TV Shows/Series with Amrish Puri as Actor(3)

as himself2002 Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai
as Raza Khan1988 The Discovery Of India
as Sardar Teja Singh1988 Tamas

Movies with Amrish Puri as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer1981 Kalyug

Citizenship: India
Born: Wednesday, 06/22 1932 (June) in Jalandhar
Died: Wednesday, 01/12 2005 (January) in Mumbai (aged: 72)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: Hindi (HI), Malayalam (ML), Telugu (TE)
Siblings: Madan Puri, Chaman Puri
Other names for Amrish Puri (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Amrish Lal Singh Puri"
"Amrish Lal Puri"
"Amrish Singh Puri"
"Mogambo"
"Mola Ram"
"अमरीश पुरी"
Amrish Puri frequently works together with these people:
Subhash Ghai (24x, Crew)
Anupam Kher (23x, Actor)
Govind Nihalani (23x, Crew)
Shakti Kapoor (22x, Actor)
Om Puri (21x, Actor)
Mithun Chakraborty (18x, Actor)
Gulshan Grover (17x, Actor)
Prem Chopra (16x, Actor)
Kader Khan (15x, Actor)
Dharmendra (15x, Actor)
Satyendra Kapoor (15x, Actor)
Shashi Ranjan (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2084, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/12/2020