Articles about Anupam Kher

Born on March 7, 1955, Indian actor, director, film producer and the former chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India, Anupam Kher has several awards and accolades under his belt. The internationally acclaimed actor graduated from the National School of Drama in 1978. Kher has appeared in over 500 movies, in a career spanning three decades. Kher lost his hair at an early age. Though Kher made his Bollywood debut in 1984, with the movie ‘Saaransh,’ the then 29-year-old Kher played the role of a 65-year man, who loses his son. The movie was commercially successful, and Kher’s role was critically lauded thus earning him his first Filmfare Award for the movie. Kher has played a variety of roles over the years. As of 2021, some of his blockbuster hit movies include ‘Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin,’ (1991), ‘Beta’ (1991), ‘Darr’ (1993), ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!’ (1994), ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ (1995), ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,’ (1998), ‘Kya Kehna’ (1999), and ‘A Wednesday!’ (2008) among others. Kher has also appeared in international movies including ‘Bend it Like Beckham’ (2002), ‘Bride and Prejudice’ (2004), ‘The Mistress of Spices’ (2006), ‘Lust,’ ‘Caution’ (2007), ‘Speedy Singhs’ (2011) and ‘ER.’ Kher made his directorial debut with ‘Om Jai Jagadish’ (2002). As of 2021, he has appeared in over a dozen Television shows. He is a recipient of two National Film Awards, and eight Filmfare Awards, as of 2021. A Kashmiri Hindu, Kher has been vocal about the issues of Kashmiri Pandits over Twitter. In 2020, he was involved in a Twitter spat with actor Naseeruddin Shah, by calling him frustrated and a drug addict.

Madhuri Dixit's birthday: 5 roles that justified her acting prowess

15 May 2022

Entertainment
Madhuri Dixit's birthday: 5 roles that justified her acting prowess

Madhuri Dixit Nene is one of the most loved actors in Bollywood.

'The Delhi Files': Vivek Agnihotri commences work on his next

15 Apr 2022

Entertainment
'The Delhi Files': Vivek Agnihotri commences work on his next

Following the success of The Kashmir Files, filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has started working on his next, The Delhi Files.

How much did 'The Kashmir Files' actors charge?

24 Mar 2022

Entertainment
How much did 'The Kashmir Files' actors charge?

Vivek Agnihotri has hit the ball out of the park with his latest, The Kashmir Files.

'Bachchhan Paandey' vs 'The Kashmir Files': What's the box-office update?

23 Mar 2022

Entertainment
'Bachchhan Paandey' vs 'The Kashmir Files': What's the box-office update?

Led by Akshay Kumar, Bachchhan Paandey released on March 18 amid huge expectations.

How much has 'The Kashmir Files' earned till now?

21 Mar 2022

Entertainment
How much has 'The Kashmir Files' earned till now?

The Kashmir Files has emerged as an unprecedented success, subverting all box office trends with its massive haul.

PM Narendra Modi comments on critics of 'The Kashmir Files'

15 Mar 2022

India
PM Narendra Modi comments on critics of 'The Kashmir Files'

Vivek Agnihotri's brand new movie The Kashmir Files has taken over the public discourse in the last few days.

'The Kashmir Files' review: Keep your tissues ready

13 Mar 2022

Entertainment
'The Kashmir Files' review: Keep your tissues ready

The conflict in Kashmir finds its roots in 1947 and since then, this territorial fight has left thousands dead and innumerable people reeling from the consequences.

'The Kashmir Files' trailer promises 'brutally honest' Kashmir 'genocide' story

21 Feb 2022

Entertainment
'The Kashmir Files' trailer promises 'brutally honest' Kashmir 'genocide' story

After the much-talked-about The Tashkent Files, filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is set to release The Kashmir Files, the next entry to his trilogy.

It's 'The Kashmir Files' v/s John's 'Attack' next Republic Day

20 Nov 2021

Entertainment
It's 'The Kashmir Files' v/s John's 'Attack' next Republic Day

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri, who created quite a stir with The Tashkent Files, is gearing up for his next.

'The DELHI Files': Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri's 'boldest of the trilogy'

13 Sep 2021

Entertainment
'The DELHI Files': Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri's 'boldest of the trilogy'

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri announced his next venture that has been titled The DELHI Files.

For 'Shiv Shastri Balboa,' Anupam Kher collaborates with Neena Gupta

23 Jul 2021

Entertainment
For 'Shiv Shastri Balboa,' Anupam Kher collaborates with Neena Gupta

Veteran actor Anupam Kher recently announced his upcoming film, Shiv Shastri Balboa, and shared its first look on social media.

'Bhuj: The Day India Shook' review: Poignant, moving and important

11 Jun 2021

Entertainment
'Bhuj: The Day India Shook' review: Poignant, moving and important

Discovery+ original documentary, Bhuj: The Day India Shook is now streaming on the platform.

'Bhuj: The Day India Shook' teaser shakes you from inside

10 Jun 2021

Entertainment
'Bhuj: The Day India Shook' teaser shakes you from inside

Anupam Kher recently shared the teaser of the Discovery+ documentary Bhuj: The Day India Shook on his social media accounts.

Anupam Kher celebrates 37 years of debut film 'Saaransh'

25 May 2021

Entertainment
Anupam Kher celebrates 37 years of debut film 'Saaransh'

Veteran star Anupam Kher on Tuesday completed 37 years in the film industry and the actor said that if not for his debut movie Saaransh, he wouldn't have reached the milestone in his career.

'Happy Birthday': Anupam Kher wins Best Actor award at NYCIFF

08 May 2021

Entertainment
'Happy Birthday': Anupam Kher wins Best Actor award at NYCIFF

Anupam Kher, who was widely appreciated for his role in the short film Happy Birthday, has bagged the Best Actor award at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF).

Anupam Kher gets trolled for 'Aayega to Modi Hi' tweet

26 Apr 2021

Entertainment
Anupam Kher gets trolled for 'Aayega to Modi Hi' tweet

The Narendra Modi-led government is being slammed for administrative failure in dealing with the second wave of the pandemic.

BAFTA Breakthrough India jury adds another member, Anupam Kher

20 Apr 2021

Entertainment
BAFTA Breakthrough India jury adds another member, Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher has joined the panel of distinguished jury for BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Breakthrough India.

Anupam Kher exits 'New Amsterdam' for his cancer-stricken wife?

15 Apr 2021

Entertainment
Anupam Kher exits 'New Amsterdam' for his cancer-stricken wife?

Anupam Kher isn't returning as Dr. Vijay Kapoor on the American medical drama New Amsterdam, Deadline has reported.

Mithun Chakraborty collapses on film set due to food poisoning

21 Dec 2020

Entertainment
Mithun Chakraborty collapses on film set due to food poisoning

Actor Mithun Chakraborty on Saturday collapsed on the sets of a movie after suffering from food poisoning.

Police rules out foul play in actor Arya Banerjee's death

14 Dec 2020

Entertainment
Police rules out foul play in actor Arya Banerjee's death

On Friday, actor Arya Banerjee was found dead inside her south Kolkata apartment under mysterious circumstances.

'The Dirty Picture' actor Arya Banerjee, 33, found dead

12 Dec 2020

Entertainment
'The Dirty Picture' actor Arya Banerjee, 33, found dead

Actor Arya Banerjee, who had worked in Vidya Balan-starrer blockbuster The Dirty Picture, was found dead in her apartment on Friday.

Saroj Khan's granddaughter is still unaware of her death

25 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Saroj Khan's granddaughter is still unaware of her death

Legendary Bollywood choreographer, Saroj Khan, who was fondly known as the Mother of Dance, passed away earlier this year but her unforgettable charm lives on.

Tata Motors celebrates 4 million passenger vehicles sales milestone

20 Nov 2020

Auto
Tata Motors celebrates 4 million passenger vehicles sales milestone

Tata Motors has garnered over 4 million customers for its passenger vehicles in India since its establishment in 1945. In order to celebrate the accomplishment, the company has released a video that takes us down the memory lane.

'DDLJ' turns 25: SRK becomes 'Raj,' Kajol 'Simran' once again

20 Oct 2020

Entertainment
'DDLJ' turns 25: SRK becomes 'Raj,' Kajol 'Simran' once again

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol-starrer Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge has clocked 25 years of release today.

All that happened in the entertainment world today

20 Jul 2020

Entertainment
All that happened in the entertainment world today

In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.

Amitabh Bachchan, coronavirus-positive, thanks fans for 'eternal love'

13 Jul 2020

Entertainment
Amitabh Bachchan, coronavirus-positive, thanks fans for 'eternal love'

Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital after his coronavirus diagnosis, on Sunday thanked fans and colleagues for their concern and prayers.

A life lost, an industry exposed: Farewell, Sushant Singh Rajput!

15 Jun 2020

Entertainment
A life lost, an industry exposed: Farewell, Sushant Singh Rajput!

At 34, it's difficult to comment on an actor's legacy. It's much easier to speculate on what the future could have been.

Anupam Kher reveals he was diagnosed with manic depression

08 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Anupam Kher reveals he was diagnosed with manic depression

Veteran actor Anupam Kher has revealed that he was diagnosed with manic depression (also called bipolar disorder) in the past. He added that he sought assistance and medication helped him recover from the condition.

Swaraj Kaushal calls out Naseeruddin Shah on Twitter; gets criticized

24 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Swaraj Kaushal calls out Naseeruddin Shah on Twitter; gets criticized

The ongoing debate over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) has left the whole nation divided.

Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

15 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta is one of the most talented and versatile actresses working today in Bollywood.

Hyderabad encounter: Bollywood celebrities 'hail' police for killing the accused

06 Dec 2019

Entertainment
Hyderabad encounter: Bollywood celebrities 'hail' police for killing the accused

On Friday morning, India woke up to the news that all four accused in the gruesome rape-and-murder of a 27-year-old lady veterinary were killed in an encounter with police.

After 11 months, 11 days, cancer-survivor Rishi Kapoor returns home

10 Sep 2019

Entertainment
After 11 months, 11 days, cancer-survivor Rishi Kapoor returns home

After almost a year of staying in New York for his cancer treatment, Rishi Kapoor is finally back in India.

Five Hollywood flicks that were inspired from Bollywood hit films

16 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Five Hollywood flicks that were inspired from Bollywood hit films

It's a known fact that Bollywood copies other countries' works, unabashedly.

'Hum Aapke Hain Koun' completes 25yrs, to have special screening

05 Aug 2019

Entertainment
'Hum Aapke Hain Koun' completes 25yrs, to have special screening

Rajshri Productions' cult classic Hum Aapke Hain Koun, starring Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit as the leads, completed 25 years of its release today.

Bollywood divided over scrapping of Article 370: Who said what?

05 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Bollywood divided over scrapping of Article 370: Who said what?

In a historic move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government scrapped Article 370 of Indian Constitution today, thereby repealing the special status given to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

'Bharat' director Ali Abbas Zafar's Twitter, Instagram accounts get hacked

17 Jul 2019

Entertainment
'Bharat' director Ali Abbas Zafar's Twitter, Instagram accounts get hacked

Social media is no more a safe place now, especially for celebrities.

Zoya Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Anurag Kashyap invited for Oscars panel

03 Jul 2019

Entertainment
Zoya Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Anurag Kashyap invited for Oscars panel

In a step towards making a more inclusive team, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science has invited 842 new members this year from 59 countries across the globe.

Sushma Swaraj swiftly vacates government residence, wins netizens' heart

29 Jun 2019

Politics
Sushma Swaraj swiftly vacates government residence, wins netizens' heart

About a month after the new Narendra Modi government was sworn in, former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has vacated her official residence in central Delhi.

Anushka Sharma to star in a cop-drama next? Details here

17 Jun 2019

Entertainment
Anushka Sharma to star in a cop-drama next? Details here

Bollywood beauty Anushka Sharma is known not only for her chic looks, but also her choice of intelligent scripts and versatile onscreen roles.

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