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Om Puri's Aakrosh, Ardh Satya director Govind Nihalani: 'He was forever hungry for a good role'

Om Puri's Aakrosh, Ardh Satya director Govind Nihalani: 'He wa...

For Om Puri — who passed away on Friday, 6 January 2017 — his big break came with filmmaker-cinematographer-screenwriter Govind Nihalani's Aakrosh(1980) followed by Ardh Satya(1983), Aaghat(1985), Tamas (tele-serial, 1987) and many more thought-provoking ... First, 1 week ago

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Times of India

Govind Nihalani: 'Om Puri's screams touched me'

This is a great loss for cinema and a personal loss too. A chapter has ended. We last met a few months ago and on Wednesday we chatted on the phone and agreed to meet on Friday. He was to come over, before lunch. Instead, I get the news that he's ...
 Times of India1 week ago Om's screams touched me  AhmedabadMirror.com1 week ago
Hindustan Times

Om Puri: An outsider who dared to bring change to Hindi cinema

There is a scene in Govind Nihalani's hard-hitting drama Ardhya Satya. Anant Welanker (Played by Puri), a promising young man, is travelling on a local bus with Jyotsna Gokhale (Smita Patil). A fellow passenger tries to touch her and Anant sees it ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago

Raw emotions, on screen and in real life

Om Puri in the Hindi telefilm Tamas directed by Govind Nihalani His life had to be as auspicious as his name. There could be no other explanation for the fairytale life and times of a pockmarked young man who walked into NSD (Delhi) and FTII ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

Quiz: Who recommended Fardeen Khan for Dev?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! As director Govind Nihalani celebrates his birthday on December 19, we test your knowledge on him with this quiz. In the picture: Kareena Kapoor and Fardeen Khan in Dev.
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
Times of India

'Ajit Varman's music was sensitive, nuanced'

NEW DELHI: Music director Ajit Varman, known for his sensitive and minimalist compositions in iconic films such as Govind Nihalani's Aakrosh and Mahesh Bhatt's Saaransh in the early 1980s, passed away in a Mumbai hospital on Thursday. He was 69. ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Filmmaking has become a Democratic process in changing times of technology: Col. Rathore

Indian Panorama Film Festival Inaugurated in Delhi Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting has said that movies in the Indian Panorama section has an has an emotional appeal with the audiences as they ...
 Press Information Bureau17 hours ago
Day After India

Actor of All Seasons

Om Puri would be remembered for his remarkable range of expressions he could convey, from impotent rage to blazing menace to comic exasperation By Vikas Datta Om Puri, whose haunting eyes and deafening silence captured the history of violence ...
 Day After India22 hours ago

He brought out the poetry of the ordinary face

Om Puri was that rare actor who could carry a film on sheer power and versatility of his performance, says Avantika Bhuyan. IMAGE: Om Puri in Ardh Satya. It was on a balmy evening in 1988 that I first came across this tall, lanky man with wide, red-rimmed eyes staring back at me from the television screen. He wasn't saying a word and yet the fury emanating from his being, almost animalistic in nature, was palpable. I was five at that time, a tad young to understand the conflict that underlay ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

A Lunar Terror On Earth's Face

In the past, I have made no secret of my disdain for Chef Gusteau's famous motto, Anyone can cook. But only now do I truly understand what he meant. Not everyone can become a great artist; but a great artist can come from anywhere. It is difficult ...
 Outlook India1 day ago
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