He was Indian cinema’s iconic grand old man and worked for over three decades in the entertainment industry. On his birth anniversary today, here are some lesser known facts about Om Puri. The actor made his film debut with Marathi film, ‘Ghashiram Kotwal’, which was based on a Marathi play by the same name. The film was directed by K. Hariharan. Puri also acted in a Kannada movie, ‘A.K. 47′ and has also done a few Punjabi movies.