Anupam Kher Family, Love Life, Career, Wiki and more
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|Real Name||Anupam Kher|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
Physical Stats & More
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||N/A (Bald)|
|Date Of Birth||7 March 1955|
|Age (as of 2017)||62 Years|
|Birth Place||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|Home Town||Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|School||D.A.V. School, Shimla, HP, India|
|College||Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
National School of Drama, New Delhi, India
|Educational Qualification||Graduate in Theatre Drama|
|Debut||Film – Aagman (Hindi, 1982)
Television – Sawaal 10 Crore Ka (As a host, 2001)
Directorial – Om Jai Jagadish (2002)
|Family||Father- Late Pushkarnath Kher (clerk in the Forest Department)
Mother- Dulari Kher (Homemaker)
|Hobbies||Listening to old hindi music, reading books|
|Controversies||• In May 2016, Anupam Kher raked up a storm on Twitter when he shared a collage of Kashmiri Pandits killed during the 1990 exodus. The tweet came in regard to the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen’s ‘poster boy’ Burhan Wani in an encounter. Twitteratis felt that the tweet instigated ‘hate thoughts’.
|Favourite Actor||Robert De Niro, Ranbir Kapoor|
|Favourite Actress||Vidya Balan|
|Favourite Food||Fried prawns in hunan sauce, Kashmiri dum aloo, Raajmah with rice|
|Favourite Hotel||Sampan Restaurant, Juhu, Mumbai|
Girls, Affairs and More
Kirron Kher (Married 1985)
|Children||Son- Sikandar Kher, Actor (Step son)
|Net worth||$70 Million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Anupam Kher
- Anupam Kher does not smoke nor does he consumes alcohol.
- Raised in Shimla, Anupam Kher is basically a Kashmiri Pundit.
- During his struggle as an actor in Mumbai, he used to sleep on the railway platform.
- Anupam Kher has acted in more than 500 films. His notable appearances in Hollywood movies include Bend it Like Beckham (2002), Lust Caution (2007) and Silver Linings Playbook (2012).
- Anupam Kher has served as the chairperson of both the National school of Drama (NSD) and the Censor Board of India.
- Anupam is the only actor to win the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role 5 times.
- Anupam and Kirron were both a part of a theater group in Chandigarh. Interestingly, they were only “best friends” at that moment. While Anupam got married to a girl named Madhumalati, Kirron tied the knot with a Businessman named Gautam Berry.
- Anupam Kher laid the foundation of an acting school- Actor Prepares in the year 2005.
- In 2007, Anupam Kher, with his batch mate of NSD, Satish Kaushik, started a new film production company, ‘Karol Bagh Productions.’
- In the year 2010, Anupam was appointed as the goodwill ambassador of Pratham Education Foundation, an organization which strives to improve children’s education in India.
- Anupam Kher has hosted a number of T.V. shows like Sawaal Dus Crore Ka, Say Na Something to Anupam Uncle, The Anupam Kher Show- Kuch Bhi Ho Skta Hai, etc.
- For his contribution to the Indian Cinema, he was awarded the Padma Shri in 2004 and the Padma Bhushan in 2016.