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Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher is no doubt one of the most established names in the entertainment industry. Starting his career as early as 1982, he has acted in around 500 films and plays. The 55-year-old actor-director, has held the post of chairman of Central Board of Film Certification and National School of Drama. He also owns a production house which has produced over three movies and also some television shows till date. The actor has also tried his hand in dubbing animated movies like 'Up' and 'Mahabharata 3D Film'. Hosting T.V. shows and playback singing are on his plate too. He has also appeared in international cinema in some of the critically acclaimed movies like, Bend It Like Beckham, Lust, Caution and the Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook. Hence are his achievements-Padma Shri in 2004 for his contribution to Indian cinema and in Padma Bhusan in 2016 for his contribution to arts. The evergreen actor has also won two National Film Awards and eight Filmafares.


PLAYLIST: Terribly Tiny Tales' short films

March 29, 2020 7:03 pm

Anupam Kher, Jackie Shroff, Nimrat Kaur, Neena Gupta, Sumeet Vyas, Mona Singh, Sanaya Irani, Sayani Gupta and Rasika Duggal among others have featured in short stories on the Terribly Tiny Tales platform.

Coronavirus outbreak: Anupam Kher returns from the US, opts for self-isolation

March 21, 2020 8:51 am

Anupam Kher was filming for TV series New Amsterdam in New York City for the past several weeks before the show halted production due to COVID-19. Kher has now returned to India.

As world shuns handshake amid COVID-19 outbreak, Anupam Kher tells people say 'namaste'

March 06, 2020 5:55 pm

Actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter urging people to ditch the handshake - like many parts of the world are doing - and use the traditional Indian greeting of namaste instead.

Anupam Kher to perform long-running play Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai in US

February 06, 2020 3:51 pm

Anupam Kher says the play, Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, narrates his life's journey and celebrates his failures, successes, disappointments and lessons learnt.

Anupam Kher hits back: 'Naseeruddin Shah can't tell right from wrong due to substances he takes'

January 22, 2020 8:15 pm

In an interview recently, Naseeruddin Shah had said Anupam Kher was 'a clown who shouldn't be taken seriously'.

Anupam Kher starrer medical drama New Amsterdam renewed through 2023

January 12, 2020 8:58 am

Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the US, the series follows brilliant and charming doctor Max Goodwin played by actor Ryan Eggold, the institution's newest medical director, who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.

Hotel Mumbai movie review: A chilling film

November 29, 2019 11:26 pm

There is no attempt to relieve the tension, no little side stories to humour its audience, and almost no strained sentimentality. However, that both serves this deeply chilling script well -- more chilling for it being real -- and takes away from it.

Watch: Anupam Kher tweets video of Bollywood fan from Senegal who speaks fluent Hindi

November 26, 2019 1:28 pm

Anupam Kher was in New York's Bellevue Hospital for a shoot when he met a woman named Ayesha, who said she was a fan of Bollywood films from Senegal.

I never carry the burden of my legacy: Anupam Kher

November 07, 2019 9:54 pm

Anupam Kher, who has featured in more than 500 films in his career, says he still approaches a script with a sense of "wonderment".

Dev Patel: Hotel Mumbai is about the unlikely heroes of Taj Hotel

October 24, 2019 11:28 am

Directed by Anthony Maras, Hotel Mumbai depicts the indomitable human spirit that prevailed during the attacks in 2008. The film stars Indian-British actor Dev Patel and Anupam Kher.


Celebrity social media photos: Sunny Leone, Sushant Singh Rajput, Karishma Tanna and others

August 12, 2019 6:03 pm

Sunny Leone, Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Ishaan Khatter and Karishma Tanna among others shared photos on their social media handles. Scroll to see all photos.

Celebrity social media photos: Divyanka Tripathi, Sanjay Dutt, Nia Sharma and others

July 23, 2019 6:39 am

Soha Ali Khan, Anupam Kher, Karan Johar, Divyanka Tripathi, Nia Sharma and others shared photos on their social media handles. Scroll to see all photos.

Parineeti, Sidharth, Jacqueline and others celebrate International Yoga Day

June 23, 2019 6:44 am

While Akshay Kumar shared a photo of his mother doing Yoga, Anupam Kher, Jacqueline Fernandez, Parineeti Chopra, Sidharth Malhotra, Farah Khan and others too shared photos on International Yoga Day. Scroll to see all photos.

IIFA Voting Weekend: Shahid Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Anupam Kher cast their vote

April 30, 2018 11:56 am

Shahid Kapoor, Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor were seen at the IIFA Voting Weekend on April 29.

Anupam Kher wraps up London schedule of The Accidental Prime Minister

April 24, 2018 8:04 am

Anupam Kher has wrapped up the London schedule of his upcoming political drama The Accidental Prime Minister. The film is based on a book by Sanjaya Baru, a former media advisor to Manmohan Singh. It is helmed by debutant director Vijay Ratnakar Gutte.

When FTII chief Anupam Kher visited the campus unannounced

October 16, 2017 9:24 pm

Unlike his predecessor Gajendra Chauhan, Anupam Kher did not meet with any resistance when he visited the FTII campus. He also had an interaction with students and told them he was 'on their side'.

Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar, Sridevi, Aamir Khan and more: See all the stars who attended Mukesh Ambani's party

October 14, 2017 7:05 am

Mukesh Ambani's party: Celebrities like Karan Johar, Kangana Ranaut, Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher, Sridevi, Sharmila Tagore and many more in attendance. This party was organised post the opening ceremony of Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival.

10 must watch films that were submitted to Oscars by India

September 25, 2017 1:53 pm

Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' is India's latest entry to Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category. The trend was started in independent India in 1957 with Mehboob Khan directorial 'Mother India'. Over the years, there have been only three films that have actually made to the final Oscar nominations list. Scroll through for a list of top movies that were submitted to Oscars by India.

Varun Dhawan, Anupam Kher celebrate David Dhawan's birthday

August 17, 2017 7:53 pm

David Dhawan and Anupam Kher are known to be good friends. They had earlier collaborated for Judwaa. In Judwaa 2, David's son Varun Dhawan will be seen in the lead role. The second poster of Judwaa 2, which was released yesterday, has gone viral.

Shraddha Kapoor signs as Haseena Parkar at teaser launch, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Kirti Kulhari unveil Indu Sarkar trailer

June 17, 2017 6:00 pm

Bollywood actor Shraddha Kapoor will be seen in a completely different avatar in her upcoming film Haseena Parkar.


People will oppose The Accidental Prime Minister: Akshaye Khanna

March 25, 2020 3:09 pm

Akshaye Khanna talks about playing Sanjaya Baru in The Accidental Prime Minister. Baru was the media advisor of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from 2004 to 2008. The film, also starring Anupam Kher, will hit screens on January 11.

Padma Bhushan awardee Kher shares his joy with differently-abled

February 10, 2016 3:42 pm

Mumbai, Feb 10 (ANI): To observe the fourth death anniversary of his father, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher shared his Padma Bhushan Award with 700 differently-abled children. Talking to the children, he shared that his father used to celebrate his failure with the same amount of joy as his success. He added that he is also starting a new initiative with the name "Anupam Cares", which will be a helpline for disabled and underprivileged children.

Govts come and go but issue remains: Anupam Kher on Kashmiri Pandits

January 20, 2016 5:42 am

Ranchi, Jan 20 (ANI): Raising concern over the Kashmiri Pandit issue, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher said no government in the last 26 years has thought of doing anything for the Kashmiri Pandits. He added that in spite of all this agony, people have shown extreme tolerance. Kher further said that it is very painful to live like a refugee in one’s own country and that he is not criticising anyone but just speaking the truth.