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Amrish Lal Puri (Hindi: अमरीश लाल पुरी; 22 June 1932 – 12 January 2005) was an Indian leading theatre and film actor, who was a key player in the Indian theatre movement that picked up steam in the 1960s. He worked with notable playwrights of the time, such as Satyadev Dubey and Girish Karnad. However, he is primarily remembered for playing iconic negative roles in Hindi cinema as well as other Indian and international film industries. To Indian audiences he is the most remembered for his role as Mogambo in Shekhar Kapur's Hindi film Mr. India (1987), and to Western audiences he is best known as Mola Ram in Steven Spielberg's Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984).

Age: 72 (age at death)
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: Indian
Claim to Fame: Gandhi (1982)


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2008 Mission: The Last War -
2006 Kachchi Sadak Hasan Kairanvi
2005 Kisna: The Warrior Poet Bhairon Singh
2004 Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo Narrator
2004 Aitraaz Ranjit Roy
2004 Dev Chief Minister Bhandarker
2004 Garv: Pride and Honour Police Commssioner Samar Singh
2004 Hulchul Angar Chand
2004 Lakshya Brig Gen. Gautam Puri
2004 Mujhse Shaadi Karogi Colonel Dugraj Singh
2004 Police Force: An Inside Story Mr. Pandey


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Nominated for 9 Awards | Won 5

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