Om Puri now hails wife's writings

Om Puri now hails wife's writings

 
Dismissing suggestions that he was upset with his wife Nandita for making public the details of his personal life, the 59-year-old actor said his wife is a journalist of repute and he is proud of her writing.

“The book is a tribute to my friends, my colleagues, my mentors and the women in my life. I am proud of my story, my childhood and my journey and I see it as an inspirational story for millions of Indians,” Puri said.

“It pains me that because of the sensationalism of certain segments of the press, my family and I have to go through so much embarrassment. It has been completely blown out of proportion and they have added words I have not said or even heard of,” the national award -winning actor said.

‘Unlikely Hero: Om Puri’ by Nandita C Puri, is slated to hit book stores later this month. Indignant with the media focus on his relationships.