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Amrish Puri was born on June 22, 1932. He belonged to a middle class family from Newanshehar district near Jalandhar. Amrish was 4 of the 5 siblings to his parents. He finished his college at B. M. College in Shimla. After his college, he came to Bombay with less than 100 rupees in his pocket to become a film hero.
Amrish Puri failed in his first screen test, and had to resort to a job with the ministry of labour. Meanwhile, he began acting in the plays done at Prthivi Theatres written by Satyadev Dubey. This work at theatre got him noticed by some film makers and fetched him a few roles in films. Amrish Puri was noticed by Sunil Dutt, and he approached him to play a small role in his next film Reshma Aur Shera (1972). However, Amrish Puri’s first released film was ...» read full biography
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He shaved his head for the role of the villian Mola Ram in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). It created such an impression that he kept his head shaved and became one of the most popular villains in Hindi Cinema.
Daughter, Namrata, son, Rajiv.
Brother of Madan Puri
He made his debut at the age of almost 40 in 1971 in Reshma Aur Shera.
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Also known as: Amrish, Mogambo