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Special tribute to Om Puri at US museum

Special tribute to Om Puri at US museum

New York: Veteran actor Om Puri will be the focus of a special tribute program here which will also have a preview screening of his latest film `The Hundred-Foot Journey`, in which he co-stars with Helen Mirren.

Puri, 63, will appear at the Museum of the Moving Image on August 3 for a conversation about his career moderated by actress and writer Madhur Jaffrey.

The tribute program, presented with clips of Puri`s finest performances, will be followed by the preview screening of `The Hundred-Hoot Journey`.

Helen Mirren is my Smita Patil: Om Puri

Helen Mirren is my Smita Patil: Om Puri

Mumbai: Om Puri, who will be sharing the screen space with veteran British actress Helen Mirren in `The Hundred-Foot Journey`, has compared the `Queen` star with Smita Patil.

`The Hundred-Foot Journey` is an upcoming American comedy-drama directed by Lasse Hallstrom. The film stars Mirren, Manish Dayal, Juhi Chawla and Puri.

"The special thing in this film would be that I am acting with Helen Mirren and they fall in love with each other. She is my Smita Patil," Puri said.

The film will have a romantic angle between Puri, 63, and Mirren.

Om Puri pays obeisance at the Golden Temple

Om Puri pays obeisance at the Golden Temple

Actor Om Puri pays obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on March 18, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

Om Puri pays obeisance at the Golden Temple

Om Puri pays obeisance at the Golden Temple

Actor Om Puri pays obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on March 18, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

Om Puri appreciates Lahore's culture

Om Puri appreciates Lahore's culture

Karachi, Mar 17 : Om Puri recently met Chaudhry Shujaat, the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid in Lahore, stating that artistes of both India and Pakistan were playing a major role to bring the two countries closer to each other.

The veteran actor said that windows of the two countries have opened and if the doors between them also unlock then citizens of both India and Pakistan will be able to meet each other more conveniently, Dawn reported.

Om Puri during Pratik Sharma`s art exhibition

Om Puri during Pratik Sharma`s art exhibition

Om Puri during Pratik Sharma`s art exhibition at Hotel JW Marriott in Mumbai, on January, 10, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

Om Puri during Pratik Sharma`s art exhibition

Om Puri during Pratik Sharma`s art exhibition

Om Puri during Pratik Sharma`s art exhibition at Hotel JW Marriott in Mumbai, on January, 10, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

Om Puri during Pratik Sharma`s art exhibition

Om Puri during Pratik Sharma`s art exhibition

Om Puri during Pratik Sharma`s art exhibition at Hotel JW Marriott in Mumbai, on January, 10, 2014. (Photo: IANS)

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