Mumbai: Renowned film actor Om Puri’s sudden and unexpected death last evening has shocked Twitterati. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have seen the outpouring of emotions by Om Puri fans ever since the news was broken this morning.
Reports suggest that the acclaimed Indian actor had suffered a massive heart attacked after getting back from shoot last evening. The 66-year old actor was in a great shape and no one could expect that they will see him no more after he left the studio after completing the shooting last evening.
Initially people thought that it was nothing more than a rumor, but later the news was confirmed by some people close to the celebrated actor. Confirming the disheartening news to the media, a well-known filmmaker and a close friend of the actor, Ashoke Pandit, said,”Omji suffered from a massive heart attack in the morning today. We have just reached his residence.”
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.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) January 6, 2017
— Varun Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) January 6, 2017
— NDTV (@ndtv) January 6, 2017
Deeply saddened to hear about #OmPuri sir! He was such a huge part of the core of Indian cinema..RIP ! Truly and end of an era..
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) January 6, 2017
We lost a legend today. Your contribution to Indian cinema won’t be forgotten #OmPuri
— Jacqueline Fernandez (@Asli_Jacqueline) January 6, 2017
— Rahul Dev Official (@RahulDevRising) January 6, 2017
In a twitter message, he said “Sad & shocked to know that versatile actor Om Puri jee has expired due to heart attack early morning today. #RIP.”