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

First photos: Gautam Gulati wins 'Bigg Boss' season 8
Gautam Gulati is the winner of ‘Bigg Boss 8’
Check out: Cool looks for Gautam, Karishma, Ali, Dimpy, Pritam for ‘Bigg Boss’ finale
Ali Quli Mirza and I hugged and patched up: Ajaz Khan
Style talk: Deepika Padukone flaunts Burberry cape with her initials
Movie Review: 'Foxcatcher' has stellar performances
Bigg Boss Halla Bol: Gautam or Karishma tipped to win the show
'Khatron Ke Khiladi 6' is better because of 14 contestants: Rohit Shetty
Deepika Padukone looks gorgeous while shooting 'Tamasha' in Delhi
Must Watch Trailer: 'Game of Thrones' season 5 looks awesome
I’ve never used father’s name for Bollywood career: Sonam Kapoor
Check out: Sonakshi Sinha, Malaika Arora to glam up 'Bigg Boss' finale
Anushka Sharma looks wow on Grazia cover
Movie Review: 'Rahasya' is a riveting whodunit
Movie Review: 'Khamoshiyan' haunts you with boredom
Watch: Hilarious, uber cool ‘Ted 2’ trailer!

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...