Remembering Bollywood's Iconic Villain Amrish Puri Through His Memorable Roles
Remembering Bollywood's Iconic Villain Amrish Puri Through His Memorable Roles
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You've likely seen the many fearsome avatars of Bollywood's legendary villain, Amrish Puri. Although Amrish Puri is no longer with us, his presence endures through his films, forever alive in the hearts of his fans.

Amrish Puri was born on June 22, 1932, in Nawanshahr, Punjab, into a Punjabi family. He made his Bollywood debut in 1970 with the film "Prem Pujari." Throughout his career, he appeared in almost 300 films, with his final movie being "Kisna" in 2005. The actor passed away on January 12, 2005. However, the characters he portrayed remain iconic.

In 1984, Amrish Puri played a memorable role in the Hollywood film "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom." This film was notably intense and can be watched on Hotstar or Jio Cinema.

In the 1995 historic Hindi cinema film "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge," Amrish Puri played a strict father. This role is still remembered fondly today. You can watch this film on Amazon Prime Video.

In the 1996 hit film "Koyla," starring Shah Rukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit, Amrish Puri's villainous character terrified audiences. His look in the film is unforgettable. You can watch this film for free on ZEE5.

In the 1987 superhit film "Mr. India," featuring Anil Kapoor and Sridevi in lead roles, Amrish Puri played the villain Mogambo. This film can be watched on ZEE5.

In the 1987 film "Loha," Amrish Puri played a villain named Sher Shera. His dangerous persona in this film was quite striking. You can watch this film on Prime Video.

In the 1992 film "Tahalka," Amrish Puri's getup was both amusing and terrifying. He played the character General Dong in this film, which you can watch for free on YouTube.

In the 2001 blockbuster "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha," Amrish Puri played the role of Ashraf Ali. The dialogues he exchanged with Sunny Deol in this film are still remembered today. You can watch this film on ZEE5.

In the 2001 film "Nayak: The Real Hero," Amrish Puri's portrayal of a politician was highly appreciated. Memes based on this character are still popular. You can watch this film for free on YouTube.

In the 1996 hit film "Diljale," Amrish Puri played a character named Dara, a fearsome terrorist that became quite popular. You can watch this film on Amazon Prime Video.

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