Mumbai: Legendary Bollywood actor Om Puri passed away at the age of 66 in Mumbai, he was found dead at his house on Friday morning. The first tweet that confirmed the sad news on Twitter was of his close friend and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit.
The death was confirmed when Puri returned home last evening after a shoot and as per the reports his door bell went unanswered, following which his driver raised an alarm about it. The reason behind his death was that he suffered from a massive heart attack.
After hearing about the sad news, actor Anupam Kher went on to tweet, “Seeing him lying on his bed looking so calm can’t believe that one of our greatest actors #OmPuri is no more. Deeply saddened & shocked.”
Following which Mahesh Bhatt also wrote, “Goodbye Om! A part of me goes with you today. How can I ever forget those passionate nights we spent together talking about cinema & life ?”
Actor Akshay Kumar also his co-actor many a times posted a tweet, “Sad to hear about the passing away of the very talented Om Puri, my co-actor in many films…heartfelt condolences to the family. #RIP.”