Wife Nandita Puri conformed to make a biopic on late Om Puri’s life titled Unlikely Hero: The Story of Om Puri.
Nandita said: “I am adapting the book. I am making a biopic on Omji. I am taking part of the book and I am putting it as he wanted, as an inspirational story.”
It is yet to cast actors and the male protagonist who will play the difficult role of greatest actor Om Puri.
“We are just at the developing stage of the screenplay. The script is the most important thing for a film,” said Nandita.
Nandita is a journalist by profession. When she had gone to interview Om Puri. He said, Why don’t you put my life story. He came from a very humble background. He worked at a tea stall at the age of six to put food for the family on the table.
Om Puri acted in number of movies like Dharavi and Mirch Masala and explored the comedy genre with Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Chachi 420, Hera Pheri, Malamaal Weekly and many more.
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