PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi and other ministers condole actor Om Puri’s death
NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi on Friday mourned the demise of veteran actor Om Puri.”The Prime Minister condoles the passing away of actor Om Puri and recalls his long career in theatre and films,” read a post from the @PMOIndia Twitter handle.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi also condoled the demise of Puri.
Remembering him as a versatile actor Gandhi told PTI, “Om Puri was a gifted actor and socially-conscious human being. Indian film industry has lost a pillar.”
Rahul Gandhi and other ministers including Arun Jaitley and Shashi Tharoor also expressed grief on Twitter.