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Name Amrish Puri
Date Of Birth Wednesday, June 22, 1932
Biography Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in Bollywood's history. His most memorable and most-often quoted role as Mogambo (with the catchphrase "Mogambo Khush Huva") is still remembered from Mr India (1987). Shyam Benegal cast him in movies such as Night's End (1975), Bhumika: The Role (1977), and Manthan (1976). Yash Chopra cast him in Mashaal (1984), the same year that Steven Spielberg cast him in his best-known role outside of India, as Mola Ram in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). His elder brother is none other than Bollywood actor Madan Puri. Amrish Puri died in Mumbai on January 12, 2005, due to a brain hemorrhage.
Birth Place Nawanshahr, Punjab, India
Movies of Amrish Puri

Kachchi Sadak
as Hasan Kairanvi

Hulchul
as Angar Chand

Aitraaz
as Ranjit Roy

Taarzan: The Wonder Car
as Kartar Singh / Baa Ji

Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
as Colonel Dugraj Singh

Garv: Pride and Honour
as Police Commssioner Samar Singh

Lakshya
as Brig Gen. Gautam Puri

Dev
as Chief Minister Bhandarker

Woh Tera Naam Tha
as Ustad Samad Khan

Surya
as Thakur

Dil Pardesi Ho Gayaa
as Brig. Sarfaroz Khan

Out of Control
as Jatta Singh Bedi

Jaal: The Trap
as Major Amrish Kaul

The Hero: Love Story of a Spy
as I.S.I Chief Ishak Khan

Khushi
as Vir Bhadra Singh

Rishtey
as Yashpal Chaudhary

Shararat
as Prajapati

Nayak: The Real Hero
as Balraj Chauhan (Chief Minister)

Yaadein...
as Jagdish Kumar Malhotra

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
as Ashraf Ali

Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai
as Balram Singh (Tau of Karan)

Chori Chori Chupke Chupke
as Kailashnath Malhotra

Censor
as Pandit Shiv Prasad (Censor Board Member)

Zubeidaa
as Suleiman Seth

Mohabbatein
as Maj. Gen. Khanna

Ek Ajooba
as Guruji

Badal
as ACP Ranjeet Singh
 
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