Om Puriâ€™s wife reveals his past sexual affair
Veteran actor Om Puri is extremely upset with his wife Nandita who in order to market her biography that she has written about Om Puri had exposed his sexual relationship with his maids. He was unhappy as she has written the story in a much undignified manner.
Om said, “I don’t care if she’s my wife. I won’t let her get away with it. I am in Chandigarh shooting for a film. On Monday I heard Nandita speaking about the biography she has written on me. I was shocked by her revelations. It was so cheap. She was talking about my sexual encounters as though those were my biggest achievements!”
Nandita revealed that Om Puri had sex with his maid Shanti at the age of 14 and then had a longstanding relationship with the woman who had raised his him and his brother’s orphan children.
Om further said. “My wife has reduced a very important and sacred part of my life to cheap and lurid gossip. I had shared these dark secrets with my wife as all husbands do. If she chose to make them public at least she should’ve made sure to maintain a dignity about experiences that are a valuable part of my life. Has she forgotten that I have a standing in society and I’ve worked hard to achieve all that I have today? I won’t allow her to throw it all away for the sake of sensationalism.”
Om accepted his relation with his maid, “This lady whom Nandita talks in such an undignified manner was Laxmi, who raised me and my brother’s orphaned children. My relationship with this wonderful woman was a homage to her loyalty for looking after me unconditionally.”
He speaks about his struggle, “Do you know, when I was a child, I was travelling by train with my destitute mother. The entire compartment collected money to feed us. That incident remains etched in my mind. I was working in a teashop when I was seven years old. When I came to the FTII, Pune I didn’t have a decent shirt to wear. I had to borrow one from Naseeruddin Shah. I had hoped when my life was chronicled it would be an inspirational story.”
Following the incident, Om Puri is very upset with his wife Nandita.