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The Best Om Puri Movies  

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List of the best Om Puri movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Om Puri's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Om Puri movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Om Puri movies will be at the top of the list. Om Puri has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Om Puri movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Om Puri films to end the squabble once and for all.

On January 6, 2017, Om Puri died at 66 from a heart attack. 

If you think the best Om Puri role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Om Puri performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Examples of films on this list: Aakrosh, Arohan and more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Om Puri movies?" and "What are the greatest Om Puri roles of all time?"

Om Puri has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Satyajit Ray and Kamal Haasan.

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Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri, Om Puri
Ardh Satya is a 1983 film directed by Govind Nihalani, his second offering after another angst-ridden movie Aakrosh. The screenplay of both movies was by Vijay Tendulkar, the noted Marathi ...more
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Archie Panjabi, Om Puri, Tara Fitzgerald
East Is East is a 1999 British comedy-drama film written by Ayub Khan-Din and directed by Damien O'Donnell. It is set in Salford, Greater Manchester, in 1971, in a mixed-ethnicity British ...more
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Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri, Om Puri
Aakrosh is a 1980 Hindi arthouse film directed by auteur Govind Nihalani and written by renowned Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar. The film starred Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri and Amrish Puri in ...more
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Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Satish Shah
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro is a 1983 Hindi film directed by Kundan Shah and produced by NFDC. It is a dark satire on the rampant corruption in Indian politics, bureaucracy, news media and business, and ...more
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Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks
Charlie Wilson's War is a 2007 American biographical comedy-drama film, recounting the true story of U.S. Congressman Charlie Wilson who partnered with CIA operative Gust Avrakotos to launch ...more
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Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor
Don is a 2006 Indian action thriller film directed by Farhan Akhtar, and produced by Ritesh Sidhwani under Excel Entertainment. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan in a double role, opposite Priyanka ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Sonam Kapoor
Delhi-6 is a 2009 Hindi language Indian drama film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and starring Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Om Puri, Waheeda Rahman, Rishi Kapoor, Atul Kulkarni, Deepak ...more
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Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher, Om Puri
Rang De Basanti is a 2006 Indian drama film written and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. It features an ensemble cast comprising Aamir Khan, Siddharth Narayan, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kapoor, ...more
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Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan
Don 2 is a 2011 Indian action thriller film and the third installment of the Don franchise, directed and co-written by Farhan Akhtar. The film was produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Shah Rukh Khan and ...more
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Malamaal Weekly is a 2006 Bollywood comedy film starring Paresh Rawal and Om Puri and written and directed by Priyadarshan. The storyline has similarities with Waking Ned Devine. The film was ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Om Puri, Nassar
Mumbai Xpress is a 2005 Hindi-language comedy film directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao, starring Kamal Haasan, Manisha Koirala, Om Puri, Vijay Raaz, Ramesh Aravind and Sharat Saxena. The film is ...more
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Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, nm2147526
Kyon Ki is a 2005 Bollywood film directed by Priyadarshan and starring Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rimi Sen, Jackie Shroff, Om Puri and Sunil Shetty. The film is a remake of the 1986 Malayalam ...more
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Om Puri, Tabu, Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Maachis is a 1996 Indian Hindi film directed by Gulzar and produced by R. V. Pandit. The film stars Om Puri, Tabu, Chandrachur Singh and Jimmy Shergill in the lead roles. The title of the film ...more
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Kajol, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri
Gupt: The Hidden Truth, commonly known as Gupt, is a 1997 Bollywood suspense thriller film, directed by Rajiv Rai. It stars Bobby Deol, Manisha Koirala and Kajol in lead roles, whilst Paresh ...more
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Kajol, Ajay Devgan, Om Puri
Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha is a 1998 Bollywood romantic comedy film starring Kajol and Ajay Devgan. The film is a remake of the 1995 Hollywood film French Kiss, starring Meg Ryan and Kevin Kline.
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Kamal Haasan, Paresh Rawal, Amrish Puri
Chachi 420 is a 1997 Hindi film, a remake of the Tamil film Avvai Shanmughi and was the first film directed by Kamal Haasan who also starred as the main character. It is thought to be an Indian ...more
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Kareena Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Shahid Kapoor
Chup Chup Ke is a 2006 Bollywood film directed by Priyadarshan. Originally titled as Khatta Meetha, the story of the film is adapted from the Malayalam film Punjabi House, with a tagline of ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta
Lakshya is a 2004 Indian drama film directed by Farhan Akhtar, starring Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Sharad Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Aditya Srivastava, Om Puri and Boman Irani. Hrithik Roshan ...more
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Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan
Billu, originally titled Billu Barber and released under that title in the United States, is a 2009 Bollywood film by Priyadarshan, produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, with an adapted ...more
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Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri
China Gate is a 1998 Bollywood film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. It is a "humble tribute to the late Akira Kurosawa", crediting Seven Samurai as its inspiration and starred Samir ...more
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Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Om Puri
Dharavi is a critically acclaimed 1991 Hindi film, directed and written by Sudhir Mishra. The film was a joint NFDC-Doordarshan production and went on to winning many awards in the following ...more
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Om Puri, Yograj Singh, Vijay Raaz
West Is West is a 2010 comedy drama film directed by Andy DeEmmony. "Manchester, Northern England, 1976. The now much-diminished, but still claustrophobic and dysfunctional, Khan family ...more
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Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Sunny Deol
Ghayal is a 1990 Indian action drama film starring Sunny Deol and Meenakshi Seshadri. The film was produced by Dharmendra and directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. The film won seven Filmfare Awards, ...more
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Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Amrish Puri
Dev is a 2004 Hindi drama film, directed by Govind Nihalani. The film won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie, and Kareena Kapoor won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for her ...more
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Snoop Dogg, Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar
Singh is Kinng is a 2008 Indian action comedy film, inspired by the 1961 film Pocket Full Of Miracles.Directed by Anees Bazmee, the film stars, Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif in lead roles. The ...more