He was born on 18 October 1950.He is an Indian actor and British actor. He has appeared in many bollywood movies. His work includes: Independent films, art films and Indian films. He has done many British and American movies too. He was given Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India. He was born in Khatri family. He was born in Patiala, Punjab. He completed his acting course from the Film and Television Institute of India. He was also an ex-student at National School of Drama where Naseeruddin Shah was a co-student. He has acted in movies like: Bhavni Bhavai (1980), Sadgati (1981), Ardh Satya (1982), Mirch Masala (1986), My Son the Fanatic (1997), East Is East (1999) and The Parole Officer (2001) and Dharavi (1992). He has also worked with renowned actors like: Amrish Puri as well as Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi and Smita Patil. He has been felicitated with ‘National Film Award for Best Actor’. Check out this page for more updates on Om Puri.