Om Puri no more (1950-2017): Yesterday was a sad day for India as one of the finest actor OM Puri, 66 years old died of major Cardiac Arrest. In the present time the Actor was busy with numerous movies, he has just finished Viceroy’s House and was currently shooting for Salman Khan Starter Tubelight.

The director of the movie Tubelight tweeted and said “Omji... u were laughing with us on set jst a few days ago! We have lost one of the greatest actor & the warmest person in the film industry. Omji... I will miss that warm tight hug that you gave me every morning on set. Khudahafiz sir... you were the best!” This was professionally as a actor he was well known and well respected. However in his personal life he was not that famous.

Marraiges are not made in heaven, Om Puri A tale of two marriages.

Om Puri Wife Seema Kapoor, First Marriage: Om Puri’s first marriage was with Seema Kapoor, Actor Annu Kapoors sister in the year 1993. Seema within months had accused OM Puri of cheating with a journalist called Nandita, whom Om Puri Married latter.

Seema Kapoor said in the interview

Nandita had met him in Kolkata for an interview, and the next thing I knew was that she was staying with him in his hotel room.

Seema was so much disturbed that she went away from Om to stay with her mother. “I was pregnant and I didn't want all this to have an effect on my child. But, I was so traumatized that I eventually lost the baby."

Even Seemas brother Annu Kapoor also said in an interview with Bombay times that Just because someone is a good artist doesn’t makes him a good human being.

Om Puri Wife Nandita, Second Marriage: Soon after the divorce from the first marriage Om Married to Nandita in 1993. The duo had son Ishan, who is now 19 years old.

Om’s second marriage was more volatile.  In November 2009 a book was published by his then wife Nandita, titled Om Puri: An Unlikely Hero. This book contained sentional details of OM puri's life. One of the sensations was Om puris sex at the age of 14 with his maid.

Seema, Oms first wife had dubbed the book as semi porn book.

The relation with the second wife was never the same again after this. In 2013 case of domestic violence was filled against Om by Nandita. In February 2016, the couple decided to opt for a judicial separation instead of a divorce.

In short we can term Om Puris personal life as Two Broken Marriages, a Domestic Abuse Case, a Son Caught In Between... Om Puri’s Turbulent Personal Life

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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