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Anupam Kher Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 7, 2023

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Short Biography

Anupam Kher was born on 7th March 1955, in the beautiful city of Shimla. He is a famous Indian Actor, Director, and Producer who appears in Bollywood films. He has done over 500 films, several plays, and a few International movies and has gained immense popularity through his work.

Anupam Kher Complete Bio & Career

Anupam Kher debuted as an actor in 1982 in a Hindi movie Aagman, followed by Saaransh (1984). He has played important roles in super hit movies like Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Veer Zaara (2004) and much more. He is internationally famed due to his work in movies like, Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Bride and Prejudice (2004), Speedy Singhs (2011) and other international projects. He also co-starred in the Silver Linings Playbook (2012) which won the Academy Award. In his career of three and a half decade, he has established himself as one of the greatest actors Bollywood has ever seen. He was recently seen in Bollywood film One Day: Justice Delivered in which he played the role of a retired judge. In addition to silver screen , he has also hiosted vaious television shows such as Sawal 10 Crore Ka, and Say Na Something To Anupam Uncle among others.

He has served as the Chairman of Indian Film Censor Board and as a Director of The National School Of Drama from 2001 to 2004. The super- talented actor, has hosted several TV Shoes such as Sawaal Dus Crore Ka, Lead India, and The Anupam Kher Show-Kuchh Bhi Ho Sakta Hai. He has been awarded by the Padma Shree in 2004 and Padma Bhushan in 2016 by the Government of India for his contribution to arts and cinema.

He is one of those actors who didn't come from the industry and nor was a hero material. He still earned a niche for himself in the industry and gave some memorable performances in films like Dil, Lamhe, Tezaab, Khosla Ka Ghosla, and Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Mara among various others. His performance in the films like A Wednesday and Special 26 needs a special mention. He has also been very vocal in addressing social issues and has also participated in various charity shows as well. 

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2004 Arts
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2016 Arts

Anupam Kher Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Pushkarnath Kher
Mother Dulari Kher
Brother Raju Kher
Sister None
Ex-wife Madhumalati
Wife Kirron Kher
Son Sikander Kher (Step-son)
Other Relatives Pranit Kher (Nephew), Vrinda Kher (Niece)

He was born to Pushkarnath Kher and Dulari Kher. He has a younger brother named Raju Kher who is also an actor. He was previously married to Madhumalati. In 1985, He remarried actress and politician Kirron Kher. Bollywood actor Sikander Kher is his stepson. An assistant director Pranit Kher is his Nephew and actress Vrinda Kher is his Niece.

Life's Important Dates Of Anupam Kher

Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 13
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Bald

Personal Info

Home Town Shimla
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School D.A.V. School, Shimla
College Punjab University, Chandigarh
National School of Drama, Delhi
Qualification Degree in Theatre Drama
Hobbies Reading and Traveling
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Aagman (1982) TV - Sawal 10 Crore Ka (2001)
Best Movies Dil (1990), A Wednesday (2008), Special 26 (2013), Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006), and Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Maara (2005)
Best Friends Paresh Rawal
Salary N/A
Net Worth $75 Million
Official Website http://www.anupamkherfoundation.org


Car Collections BMX x6, Mercedes S Class and Mahindra Scorpio


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Yuvraj Singh
Favorite Sport Cricket and Kabaddi
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Vidya Balan , Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Robert De Niro , Ranbir Kapoor
Favorite Film Director Yash Chopra , Aditya Chopra
Favorite Singer Udit Narayan Jha
Favorite Place London and Dubai
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Rajma Rice and Kadi Chawal

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Anupam Kher

  • He holds the record as the only actor in the industry to have won eight consecutive Filmfare awards.
  • During his struggling days, he used to sleep on railway platforms.
  • He has served as the Chair of Central Board of Film Certification in India and NSD (National School Of Drama).
  • In 2005, he established an acting school named Acting Prepares.
  • He and veteran actors Satish Kaushik were batchmates at NSD.
  • He is a Kashmiri Pandit.
  • During the shooting of the film Hum Aapke Hain Kon, he got paralyzed but still continued acting.

Anupam Kher Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

69 years, 4months, 12 days old age Anupam Kher will turn 70 on 07 March, 2025. Only 7 months, 15 days, 8 hours,20 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Anupam Kher has celebrated the total number of 69 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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