The audience will get to know some interesting facts about one of India’s greatest actors, Madan Puri in today’s episode of Punjabi Mail only on PTC Network’s new channel PTC Punjabi Gold.
Puri had an acting career which spanned over 40 years from the 1940s through to the mid-1980s. He appeared in more than 430 films. His film debut was titled Ahinsa in 1946. Madan made an average of eight films per year, playing villains and negative characters and the hero’s or heroine’s uncle, father or elder brother, grandfather, police officer and politician. He starred in a number of Punjabi films throughout his career such as Jatti, Jatt Punjabi and so on.
Madan Lal Puri was born in Rahon, Nawanshahr, British India to Nihal Chand Puri and Ved Kaur. He died in 1985 of a heart attack at the age of 69. His son Kamlesh has published a book about the life and times of Madan Puri titled My Father, the Villain.