ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

HOME | SCOOP!! & NEWS | HAPPENINGS

Amrish PuriAmrish Puri's last film ready for release
14th Sept 2006  09.06 IST
By Agencies  


More than a year after his death, the famous baritone of the late Amrish Puri will come alive on the Silver screen again as the veteran actor's last film 'Kachchi Sadak' hits cinema screens all over the world on Friday.

Directed by Sanjay Singh, an erstwhile assistant to filmmaker J.P. Dutta , 'Kachchi Sadak', shot against the backdrop of an 18th century fort in Jodhpur, was the late Puri's last acting assignment before he passed away in January last year.



Starring theatre actor Rahul Singh and former Miss India Asia Pacific Parmeeta Katkar in lead roles, 'Kachchi Sadak', a film in the action/drama genre which traces the protagonist Randhir's "emotional roller coaster" ride on the rough streets of life, has Puri in the role of a strict jailor who thinks that prisoners are 'recyclable garbage'.

"The role played by the veteran actor is integral to the film as the protagonist Randhir's stint in Jodhpur central jail is one of the turning points of the film. In the film, Amrish Puri fights crime both inside and outside the jail," director Sanjay Singh said.

"Infact, when I narrated the script to Amrish Puri, he found his role in it very interesting and despite his falling health and the fact that the film involved a grueling shooting schedule in Rajasthan, he agreed to do it," Sanjay said during a press conference in New Delhi Tuesday night to promote the film.

Reminiscing about his experiences of working with the veteran actor, the filmmaker said, "Amrishji's sincerity and commitment as an actor was exemplary.

Despite the grueling outdoor schedule in Jodhpur jail, the actor, in spite of his poor health and his being allergic to dust, displayed his trademark gusto and energy while essaying the character of the disciplinarian jailor."

The film's leading actress, the former Miss India Asia Pacific, seemed to be in awe of the late actor.

Related
Amrish Puri
J.P. Dutta





Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Alia Bhatt | Surveen Chawla | New Hindi Movies

Hope fans and public enjoy 'Kaththi': Vijay
Vijay assures smooth release of 'Kaththi'
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo: Salman Khan feels shy to romance Sonam Kapoor
Ranveer Singh goes bald for 'Bajirao Mastani'
Dia Mirza not upset with Boman Irani for backing out of ‘kanyadaan’ promise!
Sonakshi Sinha wraps up Rajinikanth’s 'Lingaa', says she learnt a lot
Watch the ad for which Arjun Kapoor became a fatso and oldie!
Shah Rukh Khan gets birthday cover from Filmfare
Teaser: Sushant Singh Rajput in and as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy'
Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor wrap up ‘ABCD 2’ schedule with pizza treat
Parineeti Chopra has no plans for birthday on Wednesday
New generation has woken up to phenomenon called Rekha: Indra Kumar
Frieda Pinto celebrates birthday with Sidhartha Mallya!
Watch 'Kaththi' trailer: It’s Vijay versus Neil Nitin Mukesh
Bigg Boss 8: Minissha Lamba locks herself in washroom
'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' success unmatched even after 19 years

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs wallpapers the celeb A-Z
who's in Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...