Indian actor Om Puri among Hollywood stars gets Memoriam tribute at Oscars 2017

Updated:1 year, 9 months ago IST

New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Veteran actor Om Puri was among Hollywood late stars honored at the 89th Academy Awards. Om Puri, who died of cardiac arrest in January this year, was a part of the Memoriam tribute at the Oscars. The late actor got a musical tribute by Grammy and Tony-nominated singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles. Om Puri was included in the annual montage along with Carrie Fisher, Prince, Gene Wilder, Michael Cimino, Patty Duke, Garry Marshall, Anton Yelchin, Mary Tyler Moore, Curtis Hanson and John Hurt. On a related note, the star-studded award ceremony, which payed tribute to all the talented actors passed away in recent times, was held the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles, USA.


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