Biography Profile Biodata
|Amrish Puri was born in Jalandhar Punjab of a Khatri family of Nihal Chand Puri and Ved Kaur speaking Punjabi. He had four brothers and sisters, the elder brothers Chaman Puri and Madan Puri, the elder sister Chandrakanta, and a younger brother, Harish Puri. He was the first cousin of actor and singer K. L. Saigal. He then moved to Shimla and graduated from B.M. College, Himachal Pradesh.|
Profile ( Personal Info)
|Real Name||:||Amrish Puri|
|Age||:||72 Years (Died)|
|Date of Birth||:||22 June 1932|
|Eye Color||:||Dark Brown|
|Born In||:||Nawanshahr, Jalandhar, Punjab, British India|
|Height in Feet Inches||:||5’ 10”|
Wife / Spouse / Partner Photos Details
|Wife||:||Urmila Diveker (m. 1957-2005)|
Children Photos Details
Father - Brother - Mother - Sister -Relatives (Family Photos)
|Father||:||Lala Nihal Chand Puri|
|Brother||:||Chaman Puri, Madan Puri (both elder, both are also actors), Harish Puri (younger)|
|Hobbies||:||Making A Collection of Hats, Travelling, Listening to Indian Classical Music|
Qualification ( Education, School and College )
|College/ University||:||B.M. College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh|
|Educational and Qualification||:||Graduate|
|Amrish Puri played in more than 400 films between 1967 and 2005, and was one of the most successful villains in Bollywood. Puri first came to Mumbai in the footsteps of her elder brothers - Madan Puri and Shaman Puri, who were already known actors known to play villainous roles.
He failed his first screening test and found a job with the Employment Insurance Corporation of the Ministry of Labor and Employment. At the same time, he started playing at the Prithvi Theater in plays written by Satyadev Dubey.
He eventually became famous as a theater actor and won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1979. This theatrical recognition quickly led to television commercials and finally to movies at the age of 40.
Puri then worked in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Hollywood, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil films. Although successful in many regional films, he is best known for his work in Bollywood cinema.
During the 1970s, Puri often worked in supportive roles, usually as the main villain's henchman. He was noticed in the 1980 Hum Paanch's super-hit movie in which he played the main villain. After that, he started being the main villain in other movies.