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Bollywood actor Om Puri speaks during a press conference announcing that Toronto will host the first ever Punjabi International Film Academy Awards (PIFAA) in Toronto, April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/Files

Bollywood actor Om Puri speaks during a press conference announcing that Toronto will host the first ever Punjabi International Film Academy Awards (PIFAA) in Toronto, April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/Files

Bollywood actor Om Puri speaks during a press conference announcing that Toronto will host the first ever Punjabi International Film Academy Awards (PIFAA) in Toronto, April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch/Files
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Actor Om Puri arrives for the British gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files

Actor Om Puri arrives for the British gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files

Actor Om Puri arrives for the British gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files
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Cast members Helen Mirren and Om Puri arrive for the British gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files

Cast members Helen Mirren and Om Puri arrive for the British gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files

Cast members Helen Mirren and Om Puri arrive for the British gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files
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Actor Om Puri smiles during his felicitation ceremony organized by the "Rotry Club of Mumbai" in Bombay August 15, 2004. REUTERS/Shyam Sunder/Files

Actor Om Puri smiles during his felicitation ceremony organized by the "Rotry Club of Mumbai" in Bombay August 15, 2004. REUTERS/Shyam Sunder/Files

Actor Om Puri smiles during his felicitation ceremony organized by the "Rotry Club of Mumbai" in Bombay August 15, 2004. REUTERS/Shyam Sunder/Files
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Dancer Mallika Sarabhai and Bollywood actor Om Puri (R) show victory signs during an election campaign roadshow in the city of Ahmedabad April 11, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files

Dancer Mallika Sarabhai and Bollywood actor Om Puri (R) show victory signs during an election campaign roadshow in the city of Ahmedabad April 11, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files

Dancer Mallika Sarabhai and Bollywood actor Om Puri (R) show victory signs during an election campaign roadshow in the city of Ahmedabad April 11, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files
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Renowned Bollywood actor Om Puri shows his Order of British Empire (OBE) award during a function in Bombay April 18, 2005. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe/Files

Renowned Bollywood actor Om Puri shows his Order of British Empire (OBE) award during a function in Bombay April 18, 2005. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe/Files

Renowned Bollywood actor Om Puri shows his Order of British Empire (OBE) award during a function in Bombay April 18, 2005. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe/Files
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Amitabh Bachchan with co-stars Om Puri and Amrish Puri, attend music release of their new movie "Dev", in Mumbai, May 25, 2004. REUTERS/Sherwin Crasto/Files

Amitabh Bachchan with co-stars Om Puri and Amrish Puri, attend music release of their new movie "Dev", in Mumbai, May 25, 2004. REUTERS/Sherwin Crasto/Files

Amitabh Bachchan with co-stars Om Puri and Amrish Puri, attend music release of their new movie "Dev", in Mumbai, May 25, 2004. REUTERS/Sherwin Crasto/Files
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Bollywood star Om Puri listens at a news conference during the music launch of his new movie "Dev", in Bombay May 25, 2004. REUTERS/Sherwin Crasto/Files

Bollywood star Om Puri listens at a news conference during the music launch of his new movie "Dev", in Bombay May 25, 2004. REUTERS/Sherwin Crasto/Files

Bollywood star Om Puri listens at a news conference during the music launch of his new movie "Dev", in Bombay May 25, 2004. REUTERS/Sherwin Crasto/Files
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Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar (R) and Om Puri attend the success party of their movie "Singh is Kinng" in Mumbai August 11, 2008. REUTERS/Manav Manglani/Files

Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar (R) and Om Puri attend the success party of their movie "Singh is Kinng" in Mumbai August 11, 2008. REUTERS/Manav Manglani/Files

Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar (R) and Om Puri attend the success party of their movie "Singh is Kinng" in Mumbai August 11, 2008. REUTERS/Manav Manglani/Files
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Bollywood actor Om Puri shows his Order of British Empire (OBE) award during a function in Bombay April 18, 2005. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe/Files

Bollywood actor Om Puri shows his Order of British Empire (OBE) award during a function in Bombay April 18, 2005. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe/Files

Bollywood actor Om Puri shows his Order of British Empire (OBE) award during a function in Bombay April 18, 2005. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe/Files
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Cast members Farzana Dua Elahe (L-R), Manish Dayal, Helen Mirren, Om Puri and Amit Shah arrive for the Gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files

Cast members Farzana Dua Elahe (L-R), Manish Dayal, Helen Mirren, Om Puri and Amit Shah arrive for the Gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files

Cast members Farzana Dua Elahe (L-R), Manish Dayal, Helen Mirren, Om Puri and Amit Shah arrive for the Gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files
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Cast members Manish Dayal (L-R), Helen Mirren and Om Puri arrive for the British gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files

Cast members Manish Dayal (L-R), Helen Mirren and Om Puri arrive for the British gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files

Cast members Manish Dayal (L-R), Helen Mirren and Om Puri arrive for the British gala screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey" at the Curzon Mayfair in London September 3, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/Files
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