Amrish Puri needs no introduction in the film industry, he is considered one of the best villains in the history of Bollywood. From 'Shakti' to 'Mr. India' and 'Karan Johar', his villainous laugh and acts made the character alive.On his 83rd birth anniversary we bring to you 6 positive and different characters played by the legendary actor.
One of the most iconic role of Amrish Puri was in Yash Raj's romantic film 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jaenge'. He portrayed the role of a protective father who despite living in London for years did not forget his roots in India. Puri's line 'Ja Simran Jaa, jee le apni jindagi' is considered iconic in Bollywood's dialogue history.
Amrish Puri essayed the role of a progressive zamindaar , who wants to uplift and develop his village in 'Viraasat'.
The eyes of the audience were filled with tears when Katya (Danny) made Shanbhu Nath a dog in front of the entire society. Ambrish Puri played the role of Shambhu Nath, a freedom fighter and father to Kashi (Sunny Deol).
The talented actor portrayed the role of Havaldar Purshotam Sathe whose only dream is to see his son, Shiva, become a police officer. Instead, Shiva becomes an underworld agent, which breaks Purshotam's dream along with his heart. Puri beautifully essayed the role of a disappointed father.
Ambrish Puri played the role of an Army officer sacked for cowardice in Rajkumar Santoshi's 'China Gate'.
Amrish Puri essayed the role of Durgaprasad Bhardwaj a staunch Brahmin businessman in 1997 Hindi film 'Chachi 420'. Durgaprasad falls for Chachi leading to various hilarious moments in Kamal Hassan's directorial debut.