Artistes say that Om Puri was a pro-Pakistan artist, who openly supported Pakistanis in India.

LAHORE (APP) – Film artistes Reeja Ali, Mah Noor and Nayyar Iqbal have blamed the Indian government for the death of famous actor Om Puri in suspicious circumstances.

Talking to APP here on Monday, they said Om Puri was a pro-Pakistan artist, who openly supported Pakistanis in India.

He said extremist Hindu organisations strongly opposed Om Puri’s views and even hurled life threats to him.

They pronounced that Om Puri was a very popular artist all over the world and performed in various films besdies those produced in India.

They said the if Indian government had no role in the death of such an ace actor then it should conduct investigation through international agencies.