- A biopic on legend Amrish Puri is in the works; Grandson Vardhan Puri is to produce.
Amrish Puri- ‘Naam to Suna hi hoga’ and Mogambo would undoubtedly be pleased with this latest development!
An ardently adored veteran artist and the nation’s famous villain, Amrish gave Bollywood Industry unforgettable movies like Mr India, Koyla, Karan Arjun, and Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.
Amrish Puri’s movie career was mainly known for essaying the roles of villains.
His dominating cinema presence and baritone voice made him famous and one of the most prominent villains in the movie industry.
His most favoured character in the movie industry was the terrifying ‘Mogambo’ in the 1987 Shekhar Gupta sensation movie Mr India. “Mogambo khush Hua” still reverberates in our minds whenever we think of him. Following this, we have received good news for all Mogambo lovers.
A movie on Amrish Puri is on the cards as he, given his larger-than-life persona and magnificence, lived a life that deserves memorialising.
A source near Puris told us, “Grandson Vardhan Puri is preparing to produce a biopic on his iconic grandfather Amrish Puri. Yes, the film is about the nation’s favourite villain. Work on it has already started.”
Besides Mogambo, Amrish Puri was equally lauded for his other characters as Baldev Singh, the dad of Simran, in the movie ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’. In the 1995 release of Karan Arjun, the veteran artist played the wicked Durjan Singh.
He was admired for his other positive characters in the movies like ‘Vijeta’, ‘Ghatak’, ‘Chori Chori Chupke Chupke’, ‘Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai’, ‘And Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate’ and others