Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher Rare Childhood Pics

Anupam Kher is an Indian actor who has appeared in nearly 450 films and 100 plays. Though mainly appearing in Bollywood films, he has had roles in some films from other nations as well most notably the 2013 Oscar nominated Silver Linings Playbook, directed by David O. Russell. He has held the post of Chairman of the Censor Board and National School of Drama in India. In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India for his contribution to Indian cinema.

Anupam Kher was born on March 7, 1955 in Shimla, into a Kashmiri Pandit family to parents Pushkar Nath Kher (Father) & Dulari Kher (Mother). Anupam Kher have an younger brother named Raju Kher, who is also an actor, who appeared in Anupam Kher's directorial debut Om Jai Jagadish. He was educated at D.A.V. School in Shimla. He is an alumnus and a former chairperson of the National School of Drama. Some of his early acting was in plays performed at the Himachal Pradesh University.

Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher is married to fellow actress Kirron Kher. Her son, his stepson, is actor Sikandar Kher. A Kashmiri by birth, Anupam Kher has been working for the displaced Kashmiri Pandits by bringing to global attention the issues concerning the community.

Anupam Kher made his acting debut in the 1982 Hindi movie Aagman. Then in 1984 came Saaransh, where 28-year old Kher played a retired middle class Maharashtrian man who has lost his son. He hosted TV shows such as Say Na Something To Anupam Uncle, Sawaal Dus Crore Ka and the recent Lead India. He has had many comic roles but has also played the villain such as his acclaimed role as terrorist Dr. Dang in Karma (1986). For his role in Daddy (1989) he received the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance. Anupam Kher has won the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role five times, more than any other actor.


Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher (Left) Rare Childhood Pic with Younger Brother Raju Kher (Right) & Cousin

Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher Rare Childhood Pic

Bollywood Actor Anupam Kher Rare Childhood Pic

Anupam Kher ventured into directing with Om Jai Jagadish (2003) and has also been a producer. He produced and starred in the film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara (2005). He received the Best Actor Award from the Karachi International Film Festival for his performance in the film.

Anupam Kher is known internationally for Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Bride and Prejudice (2004), 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-nominated Silver Linings Playbook.

Anupam Kher has written and starred in a play about his own life called Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, which is directed by Feroz Abbas Khan.

Until recently Anupam Kher 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.


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