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    om puri Quotes

    I prefer working in good cinema, wherever it is. I like subjects that have a universal appeal.
    — Om Puri
    Actors are just soldiers who follow commands.
    — Om Puri
    Fat noses have no place in the Hindi film industry. But it is not so in the West - otherwise, Anthony Quinn would have never been an actor.
    — Om Puri
    tags: film 
     
    The fact is I like Mumbai less and less. My son says, 'Baba, let's go for a drive', and I tell him, 'Where's the fun of a drive in this place?' You get caught in a million traffic jams, and you spend time cooped in your car with all that mad cacophony around you.
    — Om Puri
    tags: time  fun  facts  son 
     
    I have been in the film industry for 35 years, and everyone, including the spot-boys, will vouch for my character.
    — Om Puri
    tags: character  film  year 
     
    Meeting Helen Mirren was a fabulous experience. I had played it out in my mind, how I should greet her when we would be introduced. But the way we met was funny because I just didn't recognise her!
    — Om Puri
    In western countries, there are roles written for older actors. Films are made on them, including love stories.
    — Om Puri
    tags: film  stories 
     
    In theatre, you've got to make the connect with your audience in the first three minutes. If you haven't, you know you've almost lost them.
    — Om Puri
    tags: lost 
     
    As a young man, I was very introverted and quiet, but with a lot of intensity and feelings.
    — Om Puri
    tags: men  young 
     
    Parallel cinema has not made an effort to communicate in a language the other person understands.
    — Om Puri
    tags: people  language 
     
    We have filmmakers who make films with some kind of responsibility and take cinema seriously like Shyam Benegal, Govind Nihalani, Prakash Jha. But now these people also take stars Without stars they cannot work.
    — Om Puri
    It is my first preference to do films with social significance. Art cinema has given me credibility and status as an actor, but commercial cinema has given me a comfortable living.
    — Om Puri
    tags: living  film 
     
    I was very shy and very reserved as a child, very, very introvert.
    — Om Puri
    tags: children  child 
     
    What Bollywood lacks is scripts. A lot of the films are copies of western films.
    — Om Puri
    tags: film 
     
    I don't spend on expensive brands. I don't need foreign holidays.
    — Om Puri
    I have no regrets at all. I have done quite well for myself. I didn't have a conventional face, but I have done well, and I am proud of it.
    — Om Puri
    tags: regret 
     
    Our stars are quite notorious. I mean, they don't show up on time. This is, you know, something which is very, very annoying.
    — Om Puri
    tags: time  star 
     
    I don't expect anything from anybody. When you grow old Your days are gone; it is part of life.
    — Om Puri
    I am grateful to theatre for making me what I am today. But it's not like theatre is my first love. I am equally attached to cinema, which is, actually, a child of theatre, since it borrows heavily from it.
    — Om Puri
    tags: children  child 
     
    I had hoped when my life was chronicled, it would be an inspirational story.
    — Om Puri
    tags: stories 
     
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