Bollywood celebrities pay tribute to late actor Om Puri
The Bollywood fraternity woke up to the shocking news of legendary actor Om Puri death news on Friday morning. Many took to social networking site Twitter to condole the death.
Shah Rukh Khan said: “God’s garden must be beautiful, He always takes the best. Will miss ur laughter over the shared brandy in Berlin. Will miss u lots Omji. RIP.”
Amitabh Bachchan, who acted with Om Puri in ‘Dev’, tweeted a picture with the actor and, said, “Shocked to learn of OM PURI Ji’s passing just now..a dear friend a lovable colleague and an exceptional talent .. in grief!”
Actress Priyanka Chopra remembered the actor’s legacy. “The end of an era …. The legacy lives on.. RIP #OmPuri,” she tweeted. Madhuri Dixit commented, “Saddened to hear that the fabulous actor #OmPuriji passed away. Loved him in ArdhSatya many more. RIP.”
One of Bollywood’s current reigning stars, Akshay Kumar, also expressed sadness. “Sad to hear about the passing away of the very talented Om Puri, my co-actor in many films…heartfelt condolences to the family. #RIP,” he tweeted.
Bollywood Celebrities React to Om Puri Death News
Alia Bhatt wrote, “Deeply saddened to hear about #OmPuri sir! He was such a huge part of the core of Indian cinema..RIP ! Truly an end of an era,” while Anushka Sharma posted, “#OmPuri’s talent and versatility has brought so many characters to life. An inspiration to many actors. May his soul rest in peace.”
Big B’s son AbhishekBachchan and Sonam Kapoor, all of whom were part of Dilli 6 along with Puri remembered the actor. Abhishek’s tweet said, “Very saddened by the news of Om Purijis passing. Worked with him on many films and learnt so much from him. Immense talent. #RIPOmPuri,”
Sonam got nostalgic. “I remember driving with him every morning to set listening to old Hindi music during delhi6, So sorry to hear to hear of his passing #Ompuri.”In Pakistan, actor-singer Ali Zafar also condoled Om Puri’s death.