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Madan Puri Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 20, 2017

Short Biography

Madan Puri was born in 1915 in Nawanshahr in the state of Punjab, India. He was an Indian Film Actor who known for his work in Bollywood and Punjabi films.

Madan Puri Complete Bio & Career

Madan Puri was a famous Indian actor in Punjabi and Hindi movie industry. He was known for the negative roles as a villain. He worked in around 430 movies in 50 years of his career. His cousin K.L.Saigal helped him to set in Bollywood film industry. He made his debut in a prominent role with a film ’ Ahinsa’ in 1946. He had worked on an average of 8-9 movies a year. Most of his movies portrayed him as a villain and negative characters especially as an uncle of Hero or the heroine of the movie. He acted as an elder brother, grandfather, father, politician and police officer in many movies.
He helped his brother, another famous villain from Bollywood, Amrish Puri to establish himself in the Indian Film industry. Apart from Hindi movies, he also appeared in few Punjabi movies such as Jatt Punjabi, Jatti etc. He was famous as Maddie Uncle in a young audience. Jeet, Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, Gaddar, Rafoo Chakkar, Naya Daur, Judaai, Kranti, Avtaar, Baazi, Cheekh are few of his famous movies. Many of his movies were released after his death and ‘Santosh’ was his last movie.
He spent his life and lived at famous Punjabi Galli on R.P.Masani Road, Mumbai along with other actors like Kapoors.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Madan Puri died on 13-01-1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He died due to a heart attack, aged 69.

DEATHDAY 13 January,1985 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Madan Puri Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Ved Kaur and Nihal Chand Puri. He had four siblings including brother Chaman Lal Puri, Harish Lal Puri, Amrish Puri (Famous Indian actor) and sister Chandrakanta Mehra. Singer K. L. Saigal is his first cousin. He married Sheela Devi Puri and the couple has three children Lt.Col.Dr, Kamlesh K. Puri,  Pravesh Puri and Ramesh Puri(Director). Kamlesh has also written a book on the life of his father titled "My Father, the Villian". Vikram Puri, Kanchan Puri, Sonal Puri, Amrit Puri and Ishita Puri are his grandchildren.

Brother Amrish Puri

Life's Important Dates Of Madan Puri

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Marital Status Married
Debut Ahinsa (1946)
Best Movies Nau Do Gyarah (1957), Naya Daur (1978) and Heeralaal Pannalaal (1978)

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Madan Puri

  • He was the elder brother of veteran actor Amrish Puri.