On Om Puri's 70th birth anniversary (18 October), the late actor's wife Nandita and son Ishaan launched a YouTube channel in memory of the late actor. Titled 'Puri Baatein', the 10-minute long clip provides an insight into Om Puri's life through several rare photographs and unseen moments.
From being a helper at a tea stall at the age of six to studying at National School of Drama and pursuing his passion for acting, 'Puri Baatein' gives us a glimpse of Om Puri's journey. As per a news portal, Om Puri’s son Ishaan has also made a short film on the late actor, which will debut on the YouTube channel. Backed by Om Puri Foundation, the channel promises to feature friends, family and filmmakers from Hollywood and Bollywood, who will share their insights about the legendary actor.
Om Puri had worked with legendary filmmakers such as Satyajit Ray, Shyam Benegal, Govinda Nihalani and Mrinal Sen. He passed away on January 6, 2017, in Mumbai.
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