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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 crime 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 ...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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nm2147526, Paresh Rawal, Shakti Kapoor 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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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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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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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 war drama film directed by Farhan Akhtar, starring Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Sharad Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Aditya Srivastava, Om Puri and Boman Irani. Hrithik ...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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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

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Naseeruddin Shah, Irrfan Khan, Om Puri Maqbool is a 2003 Indian crime drama film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and starring Pankaj Kapoor, Irfan Khan, Tabu and Masumeh Makhija in an adaptation of the play Macbeth by Shakespeare. The ...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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Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Sonakshi Sinha "Set in Uttar Pradesh, Dabangg is the story of a corrupt police officer played by Salman Khan and highlights the flaws and loopholes in the system. The film primarily deals with the ...more

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Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Dia Mirza Kurbaan is a Bollywood crime drama film directed by Rensil D'Silva and produced by Karan Johar. The film, set against the backdrop of global terrorism, features Vivek Oberoi and Saif Ali Khan in ...more

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Akshay Kumar, nm2147526, Paresh Rawal Awara Paagal Deewana is a 2002 Bollywood action comedy film directed by Vikram Bhatt. The film's music was composed by Anu Malik, and the lyrics by Sameer. It is a remake of The Whole Nine

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Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Paresh Rawal Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge is a 2000 Indian romantic comedy film starring Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Karisma Kapoor in the lead roles. The film did very well at the box office with a good ...more

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Bipasha Basu, Shahid Kapoor, nm2147526 Fool & Final is a 2007 Indian comedy caper film, directed by Ahmed Khan. The film has an all-star cast including Sunny Deol, Shahid Kapoor, Ayesha Takia, Sameera Reddy and Vivek Oberoi in ...more

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Stellan SkarsgÄrd, Rachel Griffiths, Om Puri My Son the Fanatic is a 1997 British drama film directed by Udayan Prasad. It was written by Hanif Kureishi from his short story My Son the Fanatic.

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Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Hema Malini Baabul is a 2006 Bollywood drama film, directed by Ravi Chopra. The movie stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Salman Khan, John Abraham and Hema Malini. The movie was dubbed in Telugu as ...more

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Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas, Emily Mortimer The Ghost and the Darkness is a 1996 historical adventure film starring Val Kilmer and Michael Douglas set in Africa at the end of the 19th century. It was directed by Stephen Hopkins and the ...more

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Genelia D'Souza, Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah Mere Baap Pehle Aap is a 2008 Bollywood comedy film directed by Priyadarshan. The film stars Akshaye Khanna, Genelia D'Souza, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Shobana and Rajpal Yadav. The story is ...more

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Om Puri, Shabana Azmi, Shashi Kapoor In Custody/Muhafiz is a film by Merchant Ivory Productions. It was directed by Ismail Merchant, with a screenplay by Anita Desai and Shahrukh Husain. It is based upon Desai's 1984 Booker Prize ...more

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Kareena Kapoor, Ajay Devgan, Abhishek Bachchan Yuva, originally titled Howrah Bridge is an Indian political drama film directed by Mani Ratnam and released in 2004. This film was a remake of a Tamil film Aaytha Ezhuthu and is based on the ...more

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Om Puri, Smita Patil, Mohan Agashe Sadgati is a 1981 Hindi film, primarily made for TV, by Satyajit Ray, based on a short story of same name by Munshi Premchand.

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Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Roshan Seth Such a Long Journey is a 1998 film based on the novel of the same name written by Rohinton Mistry. It is directed by Sturla Gunnarsson from a screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala.

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Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Saeed Jaffrey Tamas is a 1988 period television film written and directed by Govind Nihalani. It was based on the Hindi novel of the same name by Bhisham Sahni, which won the author the Sahitya Akademi Award ...more

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Lena Headey, Omar Sharif, Simon Pegg The Parole Officer is a 2001 British comedy film, directed by John Duigan. It was the first feature film to star comedian Steve Coogan. The film follows a diverse group of former criminals as ...more

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Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan, Asin London Dreams is a 2009 Bollywood musical drama film directed by Vipul Shah. The film features Ajay Devgan, Salman Khan and Asin in lead roles. It released on 30 October 2009. The music was by ...more

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Amrish Puri, Om Puri, Victor Banerjee Arohan is 1982 Hindi film by Shyam Benegal, starring Victor Banerjee and Om Puri in the lead roles.

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Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyoon Aata Hai is an 1980 Bollywood film directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza based on his own story. The film starred Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi and Smita Patil as leads It ...more

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Bipasha Basu, Shilpa Shetty, Paresh Rawal Chor Machaye Shor is a 2002 Bollywood action comedy film. Another film of the same title was made in 1974 by N. N. Sippy. The story of this film is a combination of the 1999 mehwish is the choor ...more

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Aamir Khan, Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah Holi is a 1984 Indian coming of age drama film directed by Ketan Mehta, whose socially conscious work has been compared to American director Spike Lee. It is based on eponymous play by Marathi ...more

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nm2147526, Om Puri, Rajpal Yadav Dhol is a 2007 Bollywood comedy film directed by Priyadarshan, and produced under the Percept Picture Company. The film stars Sharman Joshi, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Khemu, Rajpal Yadav, Arbaaz ...more

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Kajal Aggarwal Kyun! Ho Gaya Na..., released in English as Look What's Happened Now, is a 2004 Bollywood romance film directed by Samir Karnik starring Vivek Oberoi and Aishwarya Rai in lead roles. This was ...more

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Paresh Rawal, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri Mirch Masala is a 1987 Hindi film directed by Ketan Mehta. It stars Naseeruddin Shah and Smita Patil in the lead roles. On the centenary of Indian cinema in April 2013, Forbes included Smita ...more

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Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Plummer Wolf is a 1994 American romantic horror film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Jim Harrison, Wesley Strick, and an uncredited Elaine May, with music by Ennio Morricone and cinematography ...more