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Anupam Kher on Amrish Puri: Childlike Innocence However Performed Hardest Villains

Anupam Kher Remembers Amrish Puri: 'He Had Childlike Innocence But Played Toughest Villains'

Amrish Puri with Anupam Kher. (Picture courtesy: cine_rocks )


  • “I miss Amrish Puri ji,” wrote Anupam Kher
  • “He was calm and compassionate,” wrote Anupam Kher
  • “Amrish ji, you’ll at all times be nice!” he added

New Delhi:

Anupam Kher is “lacking” veteran actor Amrish Puri and his newest put up on Instagram proves it. Amrish Puri, who was identified for enjoying villain roles in Hindi movies, died on January 12 in 2005. Remembering his co-star, Anupam Kher shared a photograph of {a magazine} cowl that featured the duo and recalled how Amrish Puri used to play “hardest villain roles” regardless of having “childlike innocence.” Anupam Kher additionally revealed in his put up that the legendary star used to name him “naughty bachcha.” He wrote: “I miss Amrish Puri ji. He was the gentlest particular person I had the privilege to be mates with. He was calm and compassionate. He had a childlike innocence. And but he performed the hardest villains in Indian and worldwide cinema. Some of the skilled actors. Punctual and disciplined. He would typically say to me, ‘Yaar! Tu bada naughty bachcha hai!‘ Not many individuals have referred to as me a bachcha (younger boy). It felt nice. And I might reply, ‘Amrish Ji, tussi nice ho!” And he would giggle like a child. Amrish ji, you’ll at all times be nice!”

Anupam Kher and Amrish Puri labored collectively in a number of movies, together with Salaakhen, Mast Kalandar, Jeene Do, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Aaj Ka Arjun, Tridev, Trinetra and Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate, to call a couple of.

Amrish Puri’s portrayals of villain characters reminiscent of Mogambo in Mr. India, Jagavar in Vidhaata, Thakral in Meri Jung, Bhujang in Tridev and Balwant Rai in Ghayal are nonetheless remembered by many people.

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Anupam Kher is best-known for his performances in movies reminiscent of Saaransh, Ram Lakhan, Lamhe, Khel, Darr, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara and Particular 26, to call a couple of. He was final seen within the 2019 crime-thriller One Day: Justice Delivered during which he co-starred with Esha Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Anusmriti Sarkar.