The best Om Puri’s movies

Om Puri

Om Puri

18/10/1950- 06/01/2017
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The Ghost and the Darkness

The Ghost and the Darkness
6.8/10
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Release: 11/10/1996
  • Character: Abdullah
Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's foreman, seemingly killed by a lion. After several more attacks, Patterson calls in famed hunter Charles Remington, who has finally met his match in the bloodthirsty lions.

East Is East

East Is East
6.9/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 14/05/1999
  • Character: George Khan
In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and start to reject their father's rules on dress, food, religion, and living in general.

Viceroy's House

Viceroy's House
6.7/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 03/03/2017
  • Character: Ali Rahim Noor
In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.

The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey
7.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 06/08/2014
  • Character: Papa
A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.

OMG: Oh My God!

OMG: Oh My God!
8.1/10
A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.

Don

Don
7.1/10
DCP DeSilva sees a way to bring to justice the feared head of a criminal empire by recruiting a man named Vijay, who looks exactly like the crime boss. The ruse works too well, and soon Vijay finds his life in danger when DeSilva, the only one who knows his true identity, dies.

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist
6.8/10
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Release: 17/03/2013
  • Character: Abu
In New York, a Pakistani native finds that his American Dream has collapsed in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Bajrangi Bhaijaan
8.1/10
A young mute girl from Pakistan loses herself in India with no way to head back. A devoted man with a magnanimous spirit undertakes the task to get her back to her motherland and unite her with her family.

Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti
8.1/10
After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she's making about freedom fighters under British rule. Although the group is largely apolitical, the tragic death of a friend owing to local government corruption awakens their patriotism. Inspired by the freedom fighters they represent in the film, the friends collectively decide to avenge the killing.

Gandhi

Gandhi
8/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 30/11/1982
  • Character: Nahari (uncredited)
In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

Charlie Wilson's War

Charlie Wilson's War
7/10
The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

Lakshya

Lakshya
7.8/10
An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Dabangg

Dabangg
6.2/10
A troubled relationship with his younger half-brother and stepfather compels Chulbul Pandey to become a corrupt but fearless cop whose life changes when he locks horns with a corrupt political leader.

Agneepath

Agneepath
6.9/10
A young boy's father gets killed unexpectedly by a fierce crowd. After fifteen years, the boy comes back to seek his vengeance.

City of Joy

City of Joy
6.5/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 15/04/1992
  • Character: Hazari Pal
Max Lowe is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a patient on the operating table, Max impulsively decides to leave America and travel to India in the hope of finding himself. Not long after he arrives in Calcutta, Max is attacked by a group of thugs and left without money or a passport.

The Parole Officer

The Parole Officer
6.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 10/08/2001
  • Character: George
A hapless parole officer is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding lives they are now living to recover the evidence that will save him.

Mangal Pandey - The Rising

Mangal Pandey - The Rising
6.5/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 12/08/2005
  • Character: Narrator (uncredited)
The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his British commanding officer, William Gordon. Gordon is indebted to Pandey and a strong friendship develops between them, transcending both rank and race.

Disco Dancer

Disco Dancer
6.4/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 10/12/1982
  • Character: David Brown
Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's nervous breakdown when he takes over as popular disco dancer. Oberoi, in an attempt to get rid of Jimmy, accidentally kills his mother, and Jimmy is devastated and unable to perform. Will he rise above the tragedy, sing again, and avenge his mother's death?

Chup Chup Ke

Chup Chup Ke
7/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 09/06/2006
  • Character: Prabhat Singh Chauhan
A debt-ridden young man attempts suicide, but is rescued only to find that his luck is finally turning.

The Ghazi Attack

The Ghazi Attack
7.5/10
India’s first underwater war film tries to decode the mystery behind the sinking of Pakistani submarine PNS Ghazi during the Indo-Pak war of 1971.

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