Anupam Kher Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More
Anupam Kher Biography & More
Anupam Kher is an Indian actor that has had a long film and stage career. He is currently the Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India. During his long and distingused career has appeared in over 500 films in several languages and many plays.
Kher is known internationally for Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Bride and Prejudice (2004), Speedy Singhs (2011), his appearance on the hit TV show ER, and more recently in The Mistress of Spices (2006) and Lust, Caution (2007). In 2012 he co-starred in the Academy Award-winning Silver Linings Playbook.
Kher has written and starred in a play about his own life called Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, which was directed by Feroz Abbas Khan.
Until recently he served as chairman of the Indian Film Censor Board. He is an alumnus of National School of Drama (1978 batch) and was its director between 2001 and 2004.
In 2007, Anupam Kher, with his batchmate of NSD, Satish Kaushik, started a film production company, Karol Bagh Productions. Their first film, Tere Sang, was directed by Satish Kaushik.
He was appointed in 2010 as the goodwill ambassador of the Pratham Education Foundation, which strives to improve children's education in India.
|Date of Birth||7 March, 1955|
|FaceBook and Twitter Page||https://www.facebook.com/anupamkherofficial/|
|Place of Birth||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|Currently living in||India|
|Parents||Fathers name is Pushkarnath Kher|
|Height||5 foot 7 inches or 170 cm, 1.7m|
|Profession||Actor, Teacher, Author, Motivational Speaker and Producer|
|Education||D.A.V. School in Shimla|
|College||National School of Drama|
|Founder / Chairman||People for Animals,|
Central Board of Film Certification in India
|Star / Zodiac sign||Pisces|
|Can speak||Hindi and English|
|Awards||2016: Padma Bhushan by the Government of India for his contribution to the arts ,|
1984: Best Actor, Saaransh
1988: Best Supporting Actor, Vijay,
1989: Best Comedian, Ram Lakhan,
1994: Best Supporting Actor for 1942: A Love Story,
2000: Actor of the Decade Award (Millennium Honours)
2000: Best Actor in a Comic Role at the Sansui Viewers Choice Awards
2001: Real Life Hero Award at the Zee Gold Hindi Cinema Awards
2005: "Divya Himachal Award" for excellence 2005, with the blessings of H.H. Dalai Lama
2005: Best Actor Award from the Karachi International Film Festival for Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara
2006: Best Actor Award at the Riverside International Film Festival at California for Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara
2006: GIFA awards: Critics Choice Awards – Best Actor in a Comic Role for Khosla Ka Ghosla
2013: Outstanding Achievement in Cinema award at The Asian Awards.
2015: Kalakar Award for The ACTOR Of The Year in Kolkata
|Relationships||Married to Kirron Kher|
|Best known in films||Darr (1993), Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Chaahat (1996), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Mohabbatein (2000), Veer-Zaara (2004),|
Bend It Like Beckham (2002),
Bride and Prejudice (2004)