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Madan Puri

Madan Puri before his death in 1985
Born Madan Puri
1915
Punjab, India
Died 1985 (aged 69 or 70)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actor

Madan Puri (1915 - 13 January 1985) was a actor in Hindi and Punjabi films.

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Early life

Puri was born in Nawanshahr, Punjab to Lala Nihal Chand and Ved Kaur. He had four siblings, elder brotherChaman Puri, younger brother Amrish Puri (both of whom also became actors), younger brother Harish Puri and younger sister Chandrakanta Mehra.

Career

Puri had an acting career which spanned over 40 years from the 1940s through to the mid 1980s. He appeared in more than 300 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. Was a resident of Venus Apartments "F", 11th floor, on Worli Seaface in Bombay. Several films he had completed when he was alive were released after his death right until 1989 with his final film being Santosh.

Personal life

He has three sons all of whom are based in Mumbai. His grandson Vikram Puri is a well placed professional in the Financial Services industry.

Filmography

  1. Santosh (1989) .... Kaka
  2. Madadgar (1987)
  3. Vishaal (1987) .... Laawaris
  4. Khel Mohabbat Ka (1986) .... Rehman Khan
  5. Babu (1985) .... Shambhu Nath
  6. Jhoothi (1985) .... Professor Puri
  7. Bepanaah (1985)
  8. Yodh (1985) .... Dayal
  9. Jawaab (1985) .... Lakhani
  10. Lavaa (1985)
  11. Maujaan Dubai Diyaan (1985)
  12. Ulta Seedha (1985) .... Colonel Khurana
  13. Yaadon Ki Kasam (1985) .... Bishambarnath Kapoor
  14. Lorie (1984) .... Mr. Kapoor (Father of 12 kids)
  15. Baazi (1984)
  16. Asha Jyoti (1984) .... Seth Badri Prasad
  17. Mashaal (1984) .... Tolaram
  18. Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ram Avtar (1984) .... Makhanlal Kesri
  19. Awaaz (1984) .... Mirchandani
  20. Khazana (1984)
  21. Raj Tilak (1984) .... Ranjeet
  22. Waqt Ki Pukar (1984) .... Subedhar
  23. Yaadon Ki Zanjeer (1984)
  24. Agar Tum Na Hote (1983) .... Shakur Ahmed
  25. Sweekar Kiya Maine (1983)
  26. Bade Dil Wala (1983) .... Makhanlal
  27. Nastik (1983) .... Police Inspector Ganga Ram
  28. Andha Kanoon (1983) .... Jailor Gupta
  29. Avtaar (1983) .... Seth Jugal Kishore (Guest Appearance)
  30. Dharti Aakash (1983) (TV) .... Jagdish
  31. Hero (1983/II) .... Bharat
  32. Humse Na Jeeta Koi (1983) .... Girdhari
  33. Main Awara Hoon (1983)
  34. Mazdoor (1983) .... Daulatram (Hiralal's Manager)
  35. Naukar Biwi Ka (1983) .... Movie Director
  36. Painter Babu (1983) .... Mali Kaka
  37. Woh Jo Hasina (1983)
  38. Haathkadi (1982) .... Harimohan's boss
  39. Apradhi Kaun? (1982) .... Rai Bahadur Din Dayal
  40. Badle Ki Aag (1982) (uncredited) .... Mohanlal Verma
  41. Dulha Bikta Hai (1982) .... Seema's dad
  42. Ghazab (1982) .... Jatha Shankar
  43. Pyaas (1982)
  44. Sawaal (1982) .... Govindram
  45. Vidhaata (1982) .... Khushiram Khusal Singh (K.K.)
  46. Khuda Kasam (1981) .... Kishanlal (Guest Appearance)
  47. Prem Geet (1981) .... Mr. Bhardwaj
  48. Dahshat (1981) .... Sameer's Father
  49. Itni Si Baat (1981) (as Madanpuri) .... Darbarilal
  50. Mangalsutra (1981)
  51. Kranti (1981) .... Sher Singh
  52. Nakhuda (1981) .... Jagannath Gupta
  53. Poonam (1981)
  54. Pyaasa Sawan (1981) .... Prabhudas
  55. Sharada (1981) .... Mr. Kohli (Anita's dad & Inder's boss)
  56. Aap To Aise Na The (1980)
  57. Humkadam (1980) .... Hari Harprasad
  58. Alibaba Aur 40 Chor (1980) .... Fatima's dad
  59. Abdullah (1980) .... Military Commander
  60. Bandish (1980/I)
  61. The Burning Train (1980) .... Ashok's dad
  62. Ek Baar Kaho (1980) .... Dr. Puri (Rajni's father)
  63. Ek Gunah Aur Sahi (1980)
  64. Judaai (1980) .... Dubey
  65. Patita (1980)
  66. Swayamvara (1980) .... Makhanlal
  67. Yeh Kaisa Insaaf (1980)
  68. Raadha Aur Seeta (1979)
  69. The Great Gambler (1979) .... Ratan Das
  70. Gautam Govinda (1979) .... Bagha
  71. Aur Kaun? (1979)
  72. Jaan-e-Bahaar (1979) .... Ajit's maternal uncle
  73. Jaani Dushman (1979) .... Blind Vaidji (Reshma's dad)
  74. Jatt Punjabi (1979)
  75. Muqabla (1979)
  76. Noorie (1979) .... Lala Karamchand
  77. Ghar (1978) .... Vikas' Father
  78. Aahuti (1978) .... Heeralal
  79. Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (1978) .... Mr. Mathur (Arun's dad)
  80. Chor Ho To Aisa (1978) .... Chinaramu "Ramu"
  81. Heeralaal Pannalaal (1978)
  82. Naya Daur (1978)
  83. Swarg Narak (1978) .... Lala Lalchand
  84. Vishwanath (1978) .... Pukhraj
  85. Aaina (1977) .... M.B. Patil
  86. Chakkar Pe Chakkar (1977)
  87. Darinda (1977)
  88. Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye (1977)
  89. Kasam Khoon Ki (1977)
  90. Paapi (1977) .... Harnamdas (Aasha's father)
  91. Ram Bharose (1977)
  92. Shirdi Ke Sai Baba (1977) .... Ranbir Singh
  93. Vishwasghaat (1977) .... Uday's dad
  94. Fakira (1976) .... Chiman Lal
  95. Mehbooba (1976) .... Sardar
  96. Bhanwar (1976) .... John D'Souza/Johny
  97. Aaj Ka Ye Ghar (1976) .... Sajjan's Father-in-law
  98. Aap Beati (1976)
  99. Bairaag (1976)
  100. Daaj (1976)
  101. Kalicharan (1976) .... Jaagir Singh
  102. Khalifa (1976)
  103. Dharmatma (1975)
  104. Zameer (1975) .... Daku Maan Singh
  105. Dafaa 302: Indian Penal Code Section 302 (Section of Murder) (1975) .... Inspector General of Police
  106. Deewaar (1975) (as Madanpuri) .... Samant
  107. Geet Gaata Chal (1975) .... Sohan Singh
  108. Ponga Pandit (1975) .... Shambhu Nath
  109. Rafoo Chakkar (1975) .... Prakash
  110. Raftaar (1975) .... Rita's dad
  111. Saazish (1975)
  112. Warrant (1975) .... Prof. Ashok Verma
  113. Majboor (1974) .... Mahipat Rai
  114. Benaam (1974) .... Gopal
  115. Ajanabee (1974) .... Mr. M.M. Puri
  116. Jab Andhera Hota Hai (1974)
  117. Chor Machaye Shor (1974) .... Seth Jamunadas
  118. Bidaai (1974)
  119. Manoranjan (1974) .... Police Inspector
  120. Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye (1974) .... Jagmohan
  121. Roti Kapda Aur Makaan (1974) .... Nekiram
  122. Zehreela Insaan (1974)
  123. Joshila (1973)
  124. Loafer (1973)
  125. Dhund (1973) .... Inspector Joshi
  126. Bada Kabutar (1973) .... Ghaffoor
  127. Bandhe Haath (1973) .... Shyamu's mentor
  128. Black Mail (1973/I) .... Dr. Khurana
  129. Daag: A Poem of Love (1973) .... K.C. Khanna
  130. Dharma (1973) .... Mangal Singh
  131. Gaddar (1973)
  132. Nafrat (1973)
  133. Naya Nasha (1973)
  134. Anuraag (1972) .... Amirchand
  135. Apna Desh (1972) .... Satyanarayan
  136. Apradh (1972) .... German Doctor
  137. Dastaan (1972)
  138. Double Cross (1972) .... Maganbhai
  139. Gora Aur Kala (1972) .... Raja Zohravar Singh (Anuradha's Father)
  140. Haar Jeet (1972)
  141. Janwar Aur Insaan (1972)
  142. Samadhi (1972)
  143. Sazaa (1972)
  144. Shehzada (1972) .... Chanda's maternal uncle
  145. Shor (1972) .... Factory owner (Guest Appearance)
  146. Wafaa (1972) .... Zamindar
  147. Amar Prem (1971)
  148. Caravan (1971) .... Mithalal Tota
  149. Ek Paheli (1971) .... Shankarlal
  150. Elaan (1971) .... Mr. Verma
  151. Guddi (1971) .... Lambhardara
  152. Haathi Mere Saathi (1971) .... Ratanlal
  153. Hulchul (1971) .... Mahesh Jetley
  154. Lakhon Mein Ek (1971) .... Jaggu
  155. Nadaan (1971) .... Manghu
  156. Paras (1971) .... Thakur Prithvi Singh
  157. Rakhwala (1971)
  158. Ramu Ustad (1971)
  159. Sanjog (1971) .... Shiv Dayal (Asha's Father)
  160. Woh Din Yaad Karo (1971)
  161. The Train (1970) .... No.1
  162. Aag Aur Daag (1970)
  163. Bhai Bhai (1970)
  164. Choron Ka Chor (1970)
  165. Devi (1970) (as Madanpuri) .... Joginder
  166. Kati Patang (1970) .... Vshnu Prasad
  167. My Love (1970)
  168. Prem Pujari (1970) .... Chang
  169. Purab Aur Paschim (1970) .... Preeti's dad
  170. Yaadgaar (1970) .... Madan Singh
  171. Ittefaq (1969) .... Public Prosecutor Khanna
  172. Aradhana (1969) .... Prison Warden
  173. Aadmi Aur Insaan (1969) .... Sabharwal
  174. Pyar Hi Pyar (1969) .... Dindayal
  175. Pyar Ka Mausam (1969) .... Shankar Kumar
  176. Shatranj (1969) .... Comrade Chang
  177. Talash (1969) .... Peter
  178. Aankhen (1968) .... Captain
  179. Duniya (1968)
  180. Hai Mera Dil (1968)
  181. Juaari (1968)
  182. Aag (1967) .... Kallu Singh
  183. Aamne Samne (1967)
  184. Baharon Ke Sapne (1967) .... Ranjeet
  185. Gunehgar (1967)
  186. Hamraaz (1967) .... Captain (Rajesh's friend)
  187. Johar in Bombay (1967) .... Gopal
  188. Shagird (1967)
  189. Upkar (1967) (as Madanpuri) .... Charan Das
  190. Love in Tokyo (1966) .... Asha's uncle
  191. Main Wohi Hoon (1966) .... Jagdish
  192. Phool Aur Patthar (1966) (as Madanpuri) .... Boss
  193. Sawan Ki Ghata (1966)
  194. Thakur Jarnail Singh (1966)
  195. Yeh Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai (1966)
  196. Gumnaam (1965) .... Dr. Acharya
  197. Mohabbat Isko Kahete Hain (1965)
  198. Neela Aakash (1965)
  199. Shaheed (1965) .... Jailor
  200. Waqt (1965) .... Balbir
  201. Ayee Milan Ki Bela (1964) .... Ratanlal
  202. Cha Cha Cha (1964)
  203. Kashmir Ki Kali (1964) .... Shyamlal
  204. Kohra (1964)
  205. Mr. X in Bombay (1964)
  206. Ziddi (1964) .... Moti
  207. Gehra Daag (1963)
  208. Godaan (1963)
  209. Shikari (1963)
  210. Sunheri Nagin (1963)
  211. Bees Saal Baad (1962) .... Dr. Pandey
  212. China Town (1962)
  213. Rakhi (1962) .... Mr. Choudhury Bhagwandas
  214. Pyaar Ka Saagar (1961)
  215. Tel Malish Boot Polish (1961)
  216. Chaudhary Karnail Singh (1960) .... Boota Singh
  217. Jaali Note (1960)
  218. Kala Bazar (1960) .... Ganesh
  219. Kiklee (1960)
  220. Singapore (1960) .... Chang
  221. Insaan Jaag Utha (1959) .... Mohan Singh
  222. Kanhaiya (1959) .... Mano
  223. Nai Raahen (1959)
  224. Dilli Ka Thug (1958)
  225. Howrah Bridge (1958) .... John Chang
  226. Kabhi Andhera Kabhi Ujala (1958)
  227. Taqdeer (1958)
  228. Trolley Driver (1958)
  229. Baarish (1957)
  230. Ek Saal (1957)
  231. Mirza Sahiba (1957) .... Shamir
  232. Nau Do Gyarah (1957) .... Radhey
  233. Aabroo (1956)
  234. Heer (1956)
  235. Bhagwat Mahima (1955)
  236. Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955)
  237. Deewana (1952)
  238. Goonj (1952)
  239. Raag Rang (1952)
  240. Adaa (1951)
  241. Nadaan (1951)
  242. Anmol Ratan (1950)
  243. Dil Ki Duniya (1949)
  244. Jeet (1949) .... Ratan
  245. Namoona (1949) (as Madanpuri)
  246. Singaar (1949)
  247. Sona (1948)
  248. Vidya (1948) .... Harilal (Harry)
  249. Ahinsa (1946)

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