Indian Actor Om Puri remembered at Oscars 2017
Los Angeles: Indian actor Om Puri, known for films like Gandhi, Wolf, received honor during 89th Academy Awards ceremony held at Dolby Theaters in memoriam Montage on Sunday. He was remembered along with the Hollywood stars who demised in 2016.
After Actress Jennifer Aniston introduced memoriam segment, Ompuri was given a musical tribute by Grammy along with writer, singer Sara Barielles who looked emotional during her performance for departed souls.
Om Puri who died due to cardiac arrest will be remembered for his relevant cinemas at National and International level.
His performances in British films like East is East, The Parole father, and in Hollywood films like city of Joy, Ghost and the darkness made Om Puri completely metamorphosed actor on International celluloid platform.
For the services he has given to the British Film Industry, Om Puri was made as honory officer for the British Empire.