Om Puri claims to be first B-Town actor to fly Hollywood

New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Veteran theatre artist and Bollywood actor Om Puri, who has appeared in several Bollywood and Hollywood movies, claimed that he is the first Bollywood actor to star in a Hollywood movie.

When asked to speak on the trend of Bollywood actors starring in Hollywood projects, the ‘Hera Pheri’ star exclusively told ANI, “I am the first one to start working in Hollywood. In 1981, I starred in ‘Jewel in the Crown’ when most of the actors working in Hollywood today were not even born.”

The 64-year-old actor also added that he has done 24 movies abroad and he has never begged to work in English movie as his main shop is here in India.

Puri Sahab will now be seen in ‘Hogaya Dimaagh Ka Dahi,’ which is an out-an-out comedy tailored around Tom and Jerry concept and stars Rajpal Yadav, veteran theatre artist Sanjay Mishra, Razak Khan, Subhash Yadav along with few newcomers.

The movie directed by debutant director Fauzia Arshi is all set to tickle your funny bone on October 16, 2015.

By Ashish Kumar Singh (ANI)

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