Bollywood’s veteran actor Om Puri’s sudden death left many shock when he was found dead on January 6, 2017 at his Lokhandwala’s Oakland Park residence, when the doorbell went answered.
According to reports, Om was believed to be in good health and came back home, a day before his death found dead in as a result of fatal heart attack while alone at home. His death raised many questions as to what went wrong.
Puri’s death was suspected as a result of heart failure but his autopsy reports hinted a head injury instead. According to the preliminary postmortem report, the veteran actor had a four centimeter long and a half inch deep wound on his head. Following the reports, Mumbai police had registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR). This report left many in shock and question about his actual reason of death. However, the police ruled out this possibility as there were no signs of forced entry at his house.
One of Puri’s close friends, producer Khalid Kidwai said the actor had been drinking before his death. He said,
“Puri sir had consumed alcohol. He also wanted to meet his son Ishaan but it didn’t happen. He was emotional during the evening but I don’t think there is anything suspicious about his death.”
It has been 2 years since Om Puri left this world, but the reason of his death is still a mystery.