Om Puri is no more: Mystery shrouds the death of the veteran star Om Puri who had a sudden demise on January 6, 2017. The film world and Bollywood fraternity were shells shocked on knowing about the star’s sudden death. He was found lying on the floor of his house with an injury on his forehead. He was living in an apartment in Oshiwara in Mumbai.
First, they said he died of a sudden heart attack but then the post mortem report revealed something different. This 66-year-old actor did not die of any natural cause. So the police have registered a case of accidental death. They are ruled out foul play as the injury on his forehead may have been after he got a heart attack and fell to the ground.
Reason Behind Om Puri’s sudden death: Khalid Reveals Star Wanted to Meet His Son, The Night Before He Died
His producer friend Khalid Kidwai was with the veteran star on the night before his death as per some reports. The Mumbai police recently recorded his statement. In his statement to the police, he said that the night before Om Puri was very worried. He wanted to meet his son Ishan who lives with his ex-wife Nandita Puri desperately. The statement then read: “Om Puri wanted to meet his son Ishan on Thursday evening. So we (Kidwai and Om Puri) went to Trishul building where his ex-wife Nandita lives with Ishan but were unable to meet them as both Nandita and Ishan had gone for a party.”
The producer Khalid Kidwai further added: “Om Puri then had an argument over the phone with Nandita and asked them to come soon as he wanted to meet his son. He poured a drink in his glass and waited for almost 45 minutes at Nandita’s flat. But when they did not turn up, he took the glass and liquor bottle and started drinking in the car. After finishing the drink, we left.” Om Puri was a famous yesteryears star and a popular face of Bollywood. He acted in various movies over many years. His sudden death came as a shocker to many.