New details have emerged after Mumbai Police registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR) for actor Om Puri’s demise on Friday (January 6).
The latest revelations came after Oshiwara police, which has registered a case of accidental death after the actor’s demise, recorded the statement of producer Khalid Kidwai, who claimed to have been with Puri till a few hours before his death.
“Om Puri wanted to meet his son Ishan on Thursday evening. So we (Kidwai and Om Puri) went to Trishul building where his ex-wife Nandita lives with Ishan but were unable to meet them as both Nandita and Ishan had gone for a party. Om Puri then had an argument over the phone with Nandita and asked them to come soon as he wanted to meet his son,” read the statement.
“He poured a drink in his glass and waited for almost 45 minutes at Nandita’s flat. But when they did not turn up, he took the glass and liquor bottle and started drinking in the car. After finishing the drink, we left,” added Kidwai’s statement.
Sixteen-year-old Ishan is a special child and was very close to Om Puri.
The veteran actor, who delivered riveting performances in more than 100 films, passed away on Friday morning due to a massive heart attack. He was 66 year old.