Veteran Indian Actor Om Puri Dies Aged 66

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Om Puri, one of India’s most critically acclaimed actors, has died in Mumbai on Friday, reportedly after suffering a heart attack. He was 66. Puri, whose versatile career saw him feature in Indian films such as Ardh Satya and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro as well as Hollywood fare like Ghandi, City of Joy and Charlie Wilson's War, was known for his gritty character roles in a number of landmark Bollywood titles from the 1980s. Born in the northern state of Haryana, Puri made his…