- Amrish Puri stepped into the world of films at the age of 40
- Amrish Puri Puri was rejected in the first audition
- People were afraid that he would come on screen
Stepped into the world of films at the age of 40.
Amrish Puri stepped into the world of films at the age of 40 but never looked back. He became famous in the house with his heavy voice and villainous role. Very few people know that Amrish Puri was rejected in the first audition. Then he got a job in an insurance company and started acting in plays as well.
People will be afraid to come on screen!
Amrish Puri became so famous for his role as a villain in Bollywood films that he was afraid to appear on screen. The audience saw Amrish Puri as the ‘bad guy’. Apart from this, Amrish Puri was seen in different looks in many films like ‘Mr India’, ‘Nagina’, ‘Coal’ etc.
Amrish Puri is the most expensive villain of Hindi cinema
There was a time when Amrish Puri was the most expensive villain of Hindi cinema. It is said that Amrish Puri used to charge up to Rs 1 crore for a film.
Amrish Puri said this about his fees
“Why should I charge less when I don’t agree with my acting? Producers are getting money from their distributors because I am in that film. People come to theaters to watch my acting. When am I not entitled to higher fees? ?
Villain in ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’
Amrish Puri’s biggest achievement was that he played the lead role of a villain in the film ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom’ by the world’s greatest director Steven Spielberg. In this film, Amrish Puri played the role of a villain named ‘Mola Ram’. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom was the second film in the Indiana Jones film series. The film was released worldwide in 1984 and was a hit. But, due to some controversies the film could not release in India.