Om Puri’s sudden demise shocked the nation and the whole B-Town. The actor, who had done such good roles and shined bright in Bollywood and Hollywood as well, was found dead in his Mumbai apartment on January 7, 2017. He passed away at the age of 66 years due to a massive cardiac arrest. His body then sent for a post mortem in Cooper Hospital. But, the reason of his death is not clear yet.
A day before his death, Om Puri talked to his PRO Smita Singh. While talikng to dainikbhaskar.com, Smita said that Om Puri wanted to go Lumbini (Nepal), where he wanted to take his last breath. Om Puri also gets hurt by his negative image.
Om Puri’s cause of death was suspected to have been due to a heart attack, but his autopsy reports hinted at a head injury instead. The notable actor had a four centimetre long and one hand a half inch deep wound on his head according to the preliminary postmortem report. Following this, the Mumbai Police registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR).