Anupam Kher life and biography

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Anupam Kher biography

Date of birth : 1955-03-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Shimla, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-06-29
Credited as : Actor, Padma Shri Award,

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Anupam Kher is an acclaimed Padma Shri Award-winning Indian actor who has appeared in nearly 400 films and 100 plays. Though mainly appearing in Bollywood films, he has had roles in some films from other nations as well. He has held the post of Chairman of the Censor Board and National School of Drama in India.

Anupam Kher's father Pushkar Nath Kher was a clerk with the forest department and mother Dulari, a housewife. His brother Raju is also an actor.Anupam Kher passed out of National School of Drama, Delhi, in the year 1978. He made his debut in the film Aagman in 1982. In 1984, Anupam played the role of a senior citizen in the film Saransh. He married actress Kirron Kher in the year 1985. Anupam Kher was applauded for his performance in the film Daddy (1989). He has starred in numerous Hindi and crossover films. He has also starred in the TV show ER (2004) as the father of Parminder Nagra (Bend It Like Beckham fame). He's also served as the Chairman of the Indian Film Censor Board. Anupam Kher runs an acting school in Mumbai, called Actor Prepares, with a branch in London.

Filmfare Awards:
1984: won: Best Actor, Saaransh
1986: nominated: Best Supporting Actor, Janam
1988: won: Best Supporting Actor Award, Vijay
1989: won: Best Comedian, Ram Lakhan
1990: won: Critics Award for Best Performance, Daddy
1991: won: Best Comedian, Lamhe
1991: nominated: Best Supporting Actor, Dil
1992: nominated: Best Supporting Actor, Saudagar
1992: won: Best Comedian, Khel
1993: won: Best Comedian, Darr
1994: nominated: Best Supporting Actor, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun...!
1995: won: Best Comedian, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
1997: nominated: Best Supporting Actor, Chaahat

National Film Awards:
1990 - National Film Award - Special Jury Award: Daddy
2006 - National Film Award - Special Jury Award: Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara

Star Screen Awards:
1994: Best Supporting Actor for 1942: A Love Story
1999: Best Comedian for Haseena Maan Jayegi

Bollywood Movie Awards:
1999 : Best Supporting Actor for Salaakhen
2007 : Best Comedian for Khosla Ka Ghosla

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