• Om  Puri

    Om Puri Awards

    Born on October 18th, 1950

    From Ambala, India

East Is East Poster

East Is East

George Khan, proud Pakistani and chip shop owner -- Ghengis to his kids -- rules his family with a rod of iron. He thinks he's raising his seven children to be respectable Pakistanis. But this is Salford in the North of England, in 1971. Much as George's English wife, Ella, loves and tries to honor her husband, she also wants her kids to be happy. The children, caught between bell-bottoms and arranged marriages, simply want to be citizens of the modern world.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2000)
Actor in a Leading Role