Madan Puri uri was one of the doyens of the Indian film industry in the late sixties & early seventies. He was the first cousin of Late K.L Saigal, with whose help he started to make a mark in bollywood. Once Puri was an established star he did the same for his brother the late Amrish Puri by helping him in establishing himself in the movie world. Puri had an acting career which spanned over 40 years from the 1940s through to the mid 1980s. He appeared in more than 300 films.