Noted Indian actor appearing in mainstream and art films in India, with appearances on British & American TV
father served in Indian Army
no birth records so his father chose 9 Mar 1950 as his official birthday. His mother had told him he was born 2 days after a particular festival. As an adult he looked up the date and revised his birthdate.
1991 m. Seema Kapoor (sister of Anna Kapoor). Divorced the same year
1993 m. Nanditi, a journalist. 1 son. Separated in 2013
2004 Honorary OBE for services to the The British Film Industry
Brother, Ved Puri (older) - sons Bobby, Vicky, Yash (d.2014), Rocky - all went to live with Om in Bombay (timing uncertain)
8 siblings who died in childhood - Vedvati (older sister, died young but was married with children), Gyan, Kabli...