Om Puri’s last film will be Salman Khan’s Tubelight

Veteran Actor Om Puri, who passed away earlier this morning, will make his final appearance on the silver screen in Kabir Khan’s upcoming film ‘Tubelight’ starring Salman Khan in the lead.

Puri, who had previously played an important character in Kabir-Salman’s last film ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, will also be seen in a film ‘Viceroy’s House’ which releases in the first half of this year.

While we haven’t been able to get confirmation on whether Puri completed his part of the shoot, Kabir Khan tweeted earlier today recalling some of the memories they shared.

Om Puri Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Om Puri Bajrangi Bhaijaan

“Omji… u were laughing with us on set just a few days ago! We have lost one of the greatest actor & the warmest person in the film industry. I will miss that warm tight hug that you gave me every morning on set. Khudahafiz sir… you were the best!” Khan tweeted.

In one of his earlier interviews, Om Puri had spoken about the character that he plays in ‘Tubelight’.

The actor had said “I have a very interesting sympathetic character. If you remember I had played a sympathetic liberal Pakistani mullah in Kabir Khan’s Bajrangi Bhaijaan. It’s good to be cast in characters with unexpected shades of empathy. Kabir knows how to use actors in the best way possible”

Om Puri passed away at the age of 66 after suffering from a massive heart attack.



  • OmJi Jab He Bollywood Cinema me Jaan….
    He Wiill Remain alive In Every Cinema Lover….

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    Waiting for tubelite

    loved ur pakistani mullah

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  • Hope Omji has completed his part in the movie.

    #RIP Om Puriji.

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  • Very Sad RIP Om Puri

    May God Bless The Tubelight By Giving Roshan From Om Puris Athmaa

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  • V all want to know whether Om puri completed the shoot

    v want C The king of Raw acting in tubelite

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  • If Om Puri hasn’t completed the shooting of Tubelight, the film should be cancelled immediately with respect.

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  • Salman should not make any movie for next 2-3 years out of respect for Om Puri sir.

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  • Crores of people will watch Tubelight only for Om Puri sir.
    Salman should not have any credit for the box office of the film.

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  • May you rest in peace
    Honestly speaking your remarks on Indian army made me and millions of the Indians angry but later you had realized your mistake and apologized which was commendable

    You were one of the greatest actors

    We’ll miss you Sir

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  • Indicine…there is one news of remo d souza signing salman khan for a dance movie,where salman will play a father of 13 year old girl…in news its highly mention that its ‘The salman khan’…but i have a doubt is it correct or it is salman yousuf khan of DID fame..since its a highly dance movie….please try to answer

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  • The Eid Made Star Tweeted – ” “Omji… u were laughing with us on set just a few days ago! We have lost one of the greatest actor…”

    Please correct me, Was it be “We have lost one of the greatest actor or actors?”

    That’s why we understand the level of English of our bhai and we have seen so many tweets of him where the grammar never exists… Salute Him…

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  • Om puri ji is one of the best actors ever but i m feeling sad for him as his last movie is a movie of a criminal khan !! So sad !!#ripomji

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