Although an Indian Citizen he was created and invested, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, OBE (Honorary) in 2004 for services to The British Film Industry.
Starred in the shelved movie P.N.J.Films "Jan Gun Man"(1997) Starring Om Puri,Arif Rizvi,Narendra Jha,Ravish Kumar, Sadhu Meher,Raza Murad,Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Music by Bappi Lahiri, Produced by Nishikant Jha, Directed by Arvind Rajan Das.
Starred in the shelved movie Shalimar International's "Jaidev"(1995) Starring Om Puri,Ashish Vidyarthi,Aruna Irani,Arun Bakshi,Gulshan Grover,Mohan Joshi, Music by Anand Milind, Produced by Ashok.K. Ranglani, Vijay.K.Ranglani, Directed by Raj .N. Sippy.
Starred in the shelved movie Ramkrishna Productions "Raktapaat"(1995) Starring Dharmendra ,Somy Ali, Rajat Kumar, (Replaced Divya Kumar),Om Puri,Deepak Zaveri,Sadashiv Amrapurkar,Asrani, Bharat Bhushan,Tiku Talsania,Shiva, Harish Patel,Shashi Puri. Music by Vijay Singh, Produced by Deepak Joshi, Directed by Vijaideep.
Starred in M.J. Films "Ittefaq"( Previously titled Waqia)(1996)Starring Chandrachur Singh (Replaced Sanjay Kapoor),Namrata Shirodkar(Replaced Karishma Kapoor)Suman Raganathan(Replaced Ramya Krishna),Om Puri, Mink, Danny Denzongpa,Lyrics by Gulzar, Music by A.R. Rahman, Produced by Milan. C. Jhaveri,Bishun. B. Singh, Directed by Shivendra Singh Dungarpur.
Starred in the shelved movie P.N.J. Films "Kasam Tirange Ki" (1999) Starring Jaya Pradha, Om Puri,Ayub Khan,Indrani Bannerjee,Shoaib Khan,Raza Murad,Kiran Kumar,Kader Khan,Music by Bappi Lahiri,Produced by Nishikant Jha, Directed by Swaroop Kumar,Reels:5.
Has a a elder brother named Ved Puri. Ved had four boys who came to live with Om in Bombay. Eldest son Bobby was a trainee chef with the Horizon Hotel in Juhu.Then Bobby worked as a chef in Pune's Shantai Hotel. Bobby then decided to try his hand in real estate. He now lives in Pune with his wife and son. The second son of Ved Puri is Vicky Puri. Vicky is married with a daughter and manages a resort in Pune. The third son of Ved is Yash Ved Puri (Rinku) who use to work in the special effects department in television.Yash worked on Mahabharat. Yash also wrote a episode for CID television serial. Yash passed away from a cardiac arrest in 2014 at the age of 40. Yash was at a party dancing when he had the attack. He left a wife and 2 children. Ved Puri fourth son in Rocky Puri. Rocky works as a chef in the famous Indigo restaurant in Bombay.