Full NameMadan Puri NameMadan Puri DiedJanuary 13, 1985, Mumbai
Born1915Lahore, British India SiblingsAmrish Puri, Chaman Puri, Harish Singh Puri, Chandrakanta Mehra ChildrenRamesh Puri, Pravesh Puri, Kamlesh Puri ParentsS. Nihal Singh Puri, Ved Kaur MoviesGumnaam, Ankhiyon Ke Jharokho, Chor Machaye Shor, Aradhana, Amar Prem Similar PeopleAmrish Puri, Asit Sen, Iftekhar, Prem Chopra, Shakti Samanta
Amrish puri in hulchul 1971
Madan Puri (1915 – 13 January 1989) was an Indian actor of Hindi and Punjabi films. As a character actor mainly in negative roles (villain), he acted in about 430 films in a career spanning fifty years.
Madan puri hams in excitement black mail
Madan Lal Puri was born in Lahore, British India to Nihal Chand Puri and Ved Kaur. He was the second of four children, with elder brother Chaman Lal Puri, younger brothers Amrish Puri and Harish Lal Puri and younger sister Chandrakanta Mehra.
Puri was one of the doyens of the Indian film industry in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was the first cousin of the singer K. L. Saigal, with whose help he started to make a mark in Bollywood. Once Puri was an established star he did the same for his brother, Amrish Puri, by helping him in establishing himself in the movie world. Puri had an acting career which spanned over 40 years from the 1940s through to the mid-1980s. He appeared in more than 430 films. His film debut was in a film titled Ahinsa in 1946. Madan made an average of eight films per year, playing not only villains and negative characters, but also the hero's or heroine's uncle, father or elder brother, grandfather, police officer and politician. He also starred in a number of Punjabi films throughout his career such as Jatti, Jatt Punjabi and so on.
He died in 1985 of a heart attack at the age of 69. He was a resident of R P Masani Road in Matunga Mumbai, also known as Punjabi Galli, along with several other actors of that era including the Kapoors. Several films were released after his death right until 1989 with his final film being Santosh.
Puri's wife, Sheela Devi Puri (Wadhera), died a few years after him. He is survived by three sons.
Santosh (1989) .... Kaka
Vishaal (1987) .... Laawaris
Khel Mohabbat Ka (1986) .... Rehman Khan
Cheekh (1985) .... Thakur
Babu (1985) .... Shambhu Nath
Jhoothi (1985) .... Professor Puri
Yodh (1985) .... Dayal
Jawaab (1985) .... Lakhani
Maujaan Dubai Diyaan (1985)
Ulta Seedha (1985) .... Colonel Khurana
Yaadon Ki Kasam (1985) .... Bishambarnath Kapoor
Lorie (1984) .... Mr. Kapoor (Father of 12 kids)
Asha Jyoti (1984) .... Seth Badri Prasad
Mashaal (1984) .... Tolaram
Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ram Avtar (1984) .... Makhanlal Kesri