Jhalawar, city in Rajasthan where Om Puri wanted to spend his old age

Jhalawar is a fascinating city situated at the border of (south-eastern) Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. It was the capital of the former princely state of Jhalawar. Unlike much of Rajasthan, Jhalawar (once known as Brijnagar) has a rocky and water-laden landscape.

Om Puri wanted to settle here

The late Om Puri liked the city so much that he had decided to settle here after retirement. He had bought a two-storied house in Jhalawar.

“After retirement, I’d like to settle here. Its quiet and peaceful,” Om Puri.

However, that was meant to be. Om Puri died of a heart attack at the age of 66.


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Top Tourist Places to visit in Jhalawar

  • Jhalawar Fort (Garh Palace), Jhalawar
  • Manohar Thana Fort, Jhalawar
  • Dalhanpur, Chhapi Dam, Jhalawar
  • Atishay Jain Temples, Chandkheri, Khanpur, Jhalawar
  • Gagron Fort, Jhalawar


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  • Ren Basera, Jhalawar
  • Government Museum, Jhalawar
  • Prithvi Vilas Palace, Jhalawar
  • Jain Swetambar Nageshwar Parshwanath Temple, Unhel, Jhalawar
  • Kakuni, Jhalawar
  • Bhimsagar Dam, Jhalawar
  • Buddhist Caves and Stupas, Jhalawar
  • Chandrabhaga Temples, Jhalawar
  • Jhalara Patan, Jhalawar
  • Bhawani Natya Shala, Jhalawar
  • Fort of Gangdhar, Jhalawar

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