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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  • East Is East
    Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Jordan Routledge
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Damien O'Donnell
  • Ardh Satya
    Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri, Om Puri
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: Govind Nihalani
  • Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
    Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Satish Shah
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: Kundan Shah
  • Aakrosh
    Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Smita Patil
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Govind Nihalani
  • Delhi-6
    Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Om Puri
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
  • Charlie Wilson's War
    Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Mike Nichols
  • Rang De Basanti
    Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Alice Patten
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
  • Mumbai Xpress
    Kamal Haasan, Om Puri, Nassar
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
  • Don 2
    Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Farhan Akhtar
  • Don: The Chase Begins Again
    Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Farhan Akhtar
  • Kyon Ki
    Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, nm2147526
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Priyadarshan
  • Malaamal Weekly
    nm2147526, Paresh Rawal, Shakti Kapoor
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Priyadarshan
  • Pyar To Hona Hi Tha
    Kajol, Ajay Devgan, Om Puri
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Anees Bazmee
  • Chachi 420
    Kamal Haasan, Paresh Rawal, Amrish Puri
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Kamal Haasan
  • Gupt: The Hidden Truth
    Kajol, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Rajiv Rai
  • Billu Barber
    Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Priyadarshan
  • China Gate
    Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi
  • Dharavi
    Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor, Om Puri
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Sudhir Mishra
  • Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge
    Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Paresh Rawal
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: David Dhawan
  • West Is West
    Om Puri, Yograj Singh, Vijay Raaz
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Andy de Emmony
  • Ghayal
    Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Sunny Deol
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Rajkumar Santoshi
  • Dev
    Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, Amrish Puri
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Govind Nihalani
  • My Son the Fanatic
    Om Puri, Rachel Griffiths, Stellan Skarsgård
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Udayan Prasad
  • Baabul
    Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Hema Malini
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Ravi Chopra
  • Maqbool
    Naseeruddin Shah, Irrfan Khan, Om Puri
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Vishal Bhardwaj