Anupam Kher is one of the successful Bollywood actors who has worked in several Punjabi, British, Hollywood, and Chinese movies. He has appeared in over 400 movies from 1989 to 2015.
Born on 7th march 1955, Anupam has performed many movies like “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”,”Special 26″,”Prem Ratan Dhan Payo” and much more with the stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and so on.
Anupam Kher’s Early life
Anupam Kher was born to Pushkarnath Kher (father) and Dulari Kher (mother) and had a younger brother Raju Kher growing up.
Standing 5’9″, he was born in Kashmiri to a Pandit family and lived in Shimla. Anupam Kher received education from D.A.V school and was quite bright student for the time. Later on, he attained Panjab University, Chandigarh, India and achieved Graduate in Theatre Drama from National School of Drama, New Delhi, India.
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It is said that Anupam Kher is married to Madhumalati and was divorced. However later, he married to actress Kiron (member of Parliament from Chandigarh) in 1985 and has a step-son Sikandar Kher.
He struggled immensely during his early life, sometimes he didn’t have money even for food and have to pass through hard life once.
Anupam Kher’s Career
Kher made his first debut movie “Aagaman” in 1982 and played different movies like “Dil Wale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge”,”Mohabbatein”,”Happy New Year”,”The Shaukeens”, “Baby” and much more in Bollywood industry. However, the movie “Daddy” released in helped him get a strong foot in the industry.
He is a versatile actor in the industry who has worked as an actor, director, and vocal actor. His first directed movie is “Om Jai Jagadish” released in 2002 and also produced “the movie “Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Mara” released in 2005; which collected positive response from both the viewers and critics.
In 2007, Anupam with his batchmate started a film production company named Karol Bagh Productions and their first movie was “Tere Sang” directed by his batchmate Satish Kaushik. And after 2 years in 2009, made his first dubbing role for Carl Fredrickson’s in the Disney-Pixar 3D animation “UP”.
Also, Anupam Kher is famous for his popular TV show named “The Anupam-Kher Show”. However, he has also hosted other TV shows like “Sawal Dus Crore Ka” and “Say Na Something to Anupam Uncle” and so on.
Anupam Kher’s Achievement and Award
Anupam Kher established himself as a renowned actor in Bollywood industry from his movies. He received his first Filmfare Award for movie “Saaransh” and received many awards and nominations including Star Screen Awards, Divya Himachal Award, GIFA award, Golden Globe Award, Oscar and much more. He was also honored with the Prestigious Padma Shri Award in 2004 and Padma Bhushan Award in 2016 by the government of India.
Besides his acting career, he is chairman of Central Board of Film Certificate and National School of Drama in India.
Caption: Anupam Kher with his car.
Anupam Kher’s Net Worth
Anupam Kher is a well known Indian actor who has made it big in the industry. With his career in the movie industry, he has collected more than $70 million and is living quite a luxurious life with his family in Simla. He bought his first ever house in the city and gifted it to his mother.
He is also passionate about cars and owns BMW and Scorpio and has two bungalows in Juhu and Andheri.