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Anupam Kher is a legendary Indian actor who has performed in a number of plays and more than 400 films. He has appeared in several international acclaimed films such as Lust, Caution, and David O. Russell’s 2013 Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook. He was awarded with the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan by the government of India.

Personal profile:

Name                     : Anupam Kher

Born                       : 7th  March 1955

Nickname             : Not Known

Birthplace             :   Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Height                   : in centimeters- 170 cm

                                in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”

Weight                  : in Kilograms- 72 kg

                                in Pounds- 159 lbs

Religion                 : Hindu

Marital Status     : married

Nationality          : Indian

Debut                    : Aagman (Hindi, 1982)

Awards                : Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards, Screen Awards.

Career:

Anupam Kher made his acting debut with the 1982 film Aagman. After a year of debut he appeared in Saaransh playing the lead role. The movie emerged as a major critical success and Kher received rave reviews from the critics for his portrayal 28-year-old retired middle class Maharashtrian man in the films. He won Filmfare Award for Best Actor along with other awards. His first release of 1985 Arjun was a big hit. Kher made his Telugu debut in 1987 with the film Trimurtulu which was a moderate hit at the box office. In that year he appeared in an English language film Nehru: The Jewel of India which was followed by Tezaab in 1988. It was a big hit and became the highest grosser of the year. His first release of 1989 was Ram Lakhan along with Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Dimple Kapadia, Madhuri Dixit, Raakhee, Amrish Puri, and Paresh Rawal where he played a comedian role. He received accolades for his performance and won  Filmfare Best Comedian Award. In the same year Anupam Kher appeared in the movie Daddy which fetched him National Film Award – Special Mention and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance. His last release of the year was Chaalbaaz co- starring Sridevi, Sunny Deol, Rajnikanth which was one of the biggest successes of the year. Kher primarily appeared in most of the films in Anil Kapoor and had a number of releases with him. His 1991 film Lamhe with Kapoor earned him Filmfare Best Comedian Award. He received his consecutive Filmfare Best Comedian Award for another collaboration with Anil Kapoor in the film Khel. His played a supporting role in 1992’s release 1942: A Love Story along with Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and Manisha Koirala. He won Star Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor with a couple of other nominations. Later in the year he received his third Filmfare Best Comedian Award in a row for his comic performance in the film Darr.

After a year of gap Anupam Kher again won Filmfare Best Comedian Award for his performance in the movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge along with Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. It was a Blockbuster hit at the box office and considered as one of the most successful movies of all time. His noted collaboration Shah Rukh Khan are , Chaahat (1996), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Mohabbatein (2000), Veer-Zaara (2004) and Happy New Year (2014). In 2005, he won National Film Award – Special Jury Award for the box office failed but highly critically acclaimed Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara. His role of a police commissioner in 2008’s film A Wednesday! Earned him critical appreciation. In 2016, He appeared in the crime heist Special 26 alongside Akshay Kumar, Kajal Aggarwal, Manoj Bajpayee, and Jimmy Shergill. The film was based on a true history of 1987 opera heist and became a major commercial and critical success. Kher’s recent releases are Baby in 2015, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story in 2016 and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha to be released in 2017. In addition to acting he appeared and hosted several TV shows and one of his show The Anupam Kher Show – Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai became very popular.

Early and personal life:

Anupam Kher was born in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh and married actress Kirron Kher in 1985, who is a Member of the Indian Parliament from Chandigarh. He was awarded Padma Shri in 2004 and Padma Bhushan in 2016 by the government of India for his contribution to film and arts.

Filmography:

Tiger Sixteen

Aagmaan

Saaransh

Utsav

Arjun

Jaanoo

Misaal

Rao Saheb

Aakhree Raasta

Palay Khan

Karma

Allah Rakha

Trimurtulu

Nehru: The Jewel of India

Tezaab

Zakhmi Aurat

Pestonjee

Paap Ko Jala Kar Raakh Kar Doonga

Ram Lakhan

Nigahen: Nagina Part II

Taaqatwar

Parinda

Daddy

Chandni

ChaalBaaz

Kroadh

Dil

Indrajaalam

Saudagar

Lamhe

Hum

Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin

Ganga Jamuna Ki Lalkar

Mast Kalandar

Zindagi Ek Juaa

Shola Aur Shabnam

Nagin Aur Lootere

Khel

Beta

Do Hanso Ka Joda

Ganga Bani Shola

Umar 55 Ki Dil Bachpan Ka

Vansh

1942: A Love Story

Darr

Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!

Hum Hain Kamaal Ke

Dil Ka Doctor

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

Papa Kehte Hein

Chaahat

Gudgudee

V.I.P.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan

Doli Saja Ke Rakhna

Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain

Haseena Maan Jaayegi

Mohabbatein

Kya Kehna

Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai

Refugee

Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge

Dhadkan

Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai

Praja

Jodi No.1

Little John

Yeh Hai Jalwa

Bend It Like Beckham

Banana Brothers

Bride and Prejudice

Veer-Zaara

ER

Aabra Ka Daabra

Hum Jo Keh Na Paaye

Kyaa Kool Hai Hum

Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara

Sarkar

The Mistress of Spices

Main Aisa Hi Hoon

Paheli

Rang De Basanti

Shaadi Se Pehle

Aap Ki Khatir

Chup Chup Ke

Hope and a Little Sugar

Khosla Ka Ghosla

Jaan-E-Mann

Vivah

Apna Sapna Money Money

Prateeksha

Shakalaka Boom Boom

Kuttrapathirikai

Heyy Babyy

Laaga Chunari Mein Daag

Apna Asmaan

Victoria No. 203

Lust, Caution

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron

Gandhi Park

The Other End of the Line

Dhoom Dadakka

C Kkompany

A Wednesday!

Tahaan

De Taali

God Tussi Great Ho

Meerabai Not Out

Victory

Morning Walk

Tera Mera Ki Rishta

Zamaanat

Sankat City

Life Partner

Yeh Mera India

Dil Bole Hadippa!

Wake Up Sid

Apartment

Dabangg

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Striker

Pyaar Impossible

Yamla Pagla Deewana

Naughty @ 40

Chatur Singh Two Star

Yeh Faasley

Pranayam

Mausam

Desi Boyz

Aagaah: The Warning

Speedy Singhs

Chaar Din Ki Chandni

Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum

Mr. Bhatti on Chutti

Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein

Silver Linings Playbook

Midnight’s Children

Kashala Udyachi Baat

Mai

Krrish 3

Special 26

Hum Hain Raahi Car Ke

Chashme Baddoor

Gori Tere Pyaar Mein

Yamla Pagla Deewana 2

Welcome back Gandhi

Total Siyapaa

Gang of Ghosts

Main Tera Hero

Shongram

Singham Returns

Nayana

Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami

Happy New Year

Super Nani

The Shaukeens

Sonali Cable

Baby

Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene

Roy

Dirty Politics

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

Buddha In a Traffic Jam

A Family Man

M.S. Dhoni: The Utold Story

Saat Uchakkey

The big Sick

Naam Shabana

Indu Sarkar

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

Judwaa 2

Ranchi Diaries

The Boy With The Topknot

Aiyaary

Awards and Accolades

Film Fare Awards in best Actor category for the film Saaransh in 1984.

Film Fare Awards in best supporting role for the film Vijay in 1988.

Film Fare Awards in best comedian category for the film ram Lakhan in 1989.

National Film Awards for the film Daddy in 1990.

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