Anupam Kher: News

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.

14 May 2024


Anupam Kher's 'Tanvi The Great' enlists 'Jawan' action director Sunil

Anupam Kher's ambitious project Tanvi The Great is expanding and how!

19 Apr 2024

Aditya Roy Kapur

Anurag Basu's 'Metro... In Dino' set for November premiere now

Acclaimed director Anurag Basu's upcoming title, Metro... In Dino, has been pushed back again.

27 Mar 2024


'Tanvi the Great': Anupam Kher welcomes Japanese DOP Keiko Nakahara

Anupam Kher's forthcoming directorial venture, Tanvi the Great, is generating considerable buzz.

18 Mar 2024

MM Keeravani

Anupam Kher, Oscar-winner MM Keeravani collaborate for 'Tanvi the Great'

Renowned actor-director Anupam Kher has joined forces with Oscar-winning composer MM Keeravani for his forthcoming directorial venture, Tanvi the Great.

07 Mar 2024


'Tanvi the Great': Anupam Kher announces directorial on 69th birthday

Actor-director Anupam Kher celebrated his 69th birthday by announcing his upcoming directorial project, Tanvi the Great.

07 Mar 2024

Happy Birthday

Anupam Kher's birthday: Films with over 8/10 rating on IMDb 

Veteran actor Anupam Kher is one of the most versatile artists in Indian cinema. Having done scores of films in Hindi, English, and other languages, Kher has proved his mettle time and again.

01 Mar 2024

NewsBytes Exclusive

'Kaagaz 2' writer Ankur Suman remembers Satish Kaushik's fond memories

Satish Kaushik's death left a void in everyone's heart. Almost a year after his passing away, his film Kaagaz 2, is set for its theatrical release on Friday.

28 Feb 2024

Upcoming Movies

'Operation Valentine,' 'Laapataa Ladies': Movies hitting theaters this Friday

March is set to kick off on a high note as an exhilarating lineup of films promises a thrilling start to the month.

23 Jan 2024


Kangana Ranaut's 'Emergency' first look unveiled; release date inside

Kangana Ranaut is one of the most talked about personalities in Bollywood. The actor is more often in the limelight for her social media antics than for her work in films.

11 Jan 2024


Aditya-Sara's 'Metro In Dino' gets postponed; new release date inside

Life in a... Metro is a cult classic film in Bollywood and to date, it is remembered for its heartwarming narrative and soulful music album.

15 Dec 2023

Mohit Raina

'The Freelancer- The Conclusion' review: A complete Mohit Raina show 

Neeraj Pandey is known for delivering some of the best thrillers. His latest offering, The Freelancer, is another addition to his praise-worthy creations alongside Baby, Special 26, and A Wednesday.

23 Nov 2023

Bollywood Films

'K3G' to 'Daddy': Bollywood films that explore daddy issues

A "father-son bond carved in blood," says the tagline of Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Animal, releasing on December 1.

17 Nov 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Ravi Teja's 'Tiger Nageswara Rao' is streaming now

Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja delivered his first pan-India film Tiger Nageswara Rao during Dussehra. The actioner performed decently at the box office and now it has arrived in the OTT arena to replicate the success.

16 Nov 2023

OTT releases

Shiva Rajkumar's 'Ghost' gets OTT release; date inside

Shiva Rajkumar is a huge name in Kannada films. The superstar's recently released heist thriller Ghost is now gearing up for its OTT release.

16 Nov 2023

OTT releases

Mohit Raina to reprise 'The Freelancer' S02; premiere date inside

The much-awaited follow-up to the hit web series, The Freelancer, titled The Freelancer: The Conclusion, is set for its debut.

03 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Tiger Nageswara Rao' struggles for stability

Ravi Teja is known as Mass Maharaja among ardent Telugu film lovers. The superstar has been reigning for decades and is known for his grasp of viewers' pulse. His recent film Tiger Nageswara Rao received mixed reviews from critics but emerged to be decent on the commercial front.

02 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Tiger Nageswara Rao' struggles for stability

Ravi Teja hopped on the bandwagon of pan-India films with his recent release Tiger Nageswara Rao. The movie opened to great numbers owing to Teja's superstardom but has now slowed down at the box office.

01 Nov 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Tiger Nageswara Rao' fails to roar

Ravi Teja is a household name in Telugu films and after decades of being a top-tier movie star, the actor starred in his first pan-India project titled Tiger Nageswara Rao.

16 Oct 2023

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut's 'Emergency' release delayed until 2024; actor pens note

Kangana Ranaut's much-awaited biographical drama, Emergency, has encountered a delay in its release.

12 Oct 2023

Academy Awards

Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Vaccine War' finds place at Oscar library

Vivek Agnihotri's recent release The Vaccine War was in the buzz for some time but the movie fell flat on its face at the box office.

11 Oct 2023

Keira Knightley

Is 'Bend It Like Beckham' sequel in works? Director reveals

Gurinder Chadha, director of the 2002 hit film Bend It Like Beckham, hinted at the possibility of a sequel after two decades.

07 Oct 2023

Dibakar Banerjee

Anupam Kher starrer 'Khosla Ka Ghosla!' eyeing remakes across languages

National Film Award-winning cult classic comedy Khosla Ka Ghosla! is eyeing a wider audience now.

06 Oct 2023

Telugu Films

Ravi Teja's 'Tiger Nageswara Rao' to release in sign language

Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja is gearing up for his pan-India release Tiger Nageswara Rao. The action drama is currently in the buzz as the viewers have loved the recently released trailer.

06 Oct 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'The Vaccine War' to exit theaters soon

Ever since the unprecedented success of The Kashmir Files, director Vivek Agnihotri has been in the limelight. From his fiery opinions to controversies, Agnihotri has been ruling headlines.

05 Oct 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'The Vaccine War' has crucial weekend ahead

Vivek Agnihotri's recently released film The Vaccine War was anticipated among his fans after he delivered a blockbuster with The Kashmir Files.

04 Oct 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'The Vaccine War' at war seeking stability

The Vaccine War is currently struggling badly at the box office and is seeking momentum. Amid steep competition, the Vivek Agnihotri directorial has failed as it has not been able to surpass the Rs. 10 crore mark in India.

03 Oct 2023

Telugu Films

'Tiger Nageswara Rao' trailer projects Ravi Teja's hypermasculine sassy avatar

Ravi Teja is a household name in Telugu films and the quintessential superstar has hopped on the pan-India films bandwagon. His upcoming film Tiger Nageswara Rao is in the buzz and the movie is set to be the perfect Dussehra 2023 entertainer.

03 Oct 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'The Vaccine War' fails to create impact

Vivek Agnihotri is one of the most controversial filmmakers in India and the director is always in buzz for his fiery opinions on social media. After the commercial success of The Kashmir Files, he released The Vaccine War which has tanked at the box office.

02 Oct 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office: 'The Vaccine War' sees slight jump in collections

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri emerged as a popular name after the unprecedented success of The Kashmir Files.

01 Oct 2023

Kannada Films

'Ghost' trailer: Actor Shiva Rajkumar channels inner gangster in heist-thriller

The highly-anticipated Kannada action heist thriller Ghost's trailer was released on Sunday. It stars actor-producer Shiva Rajkumar in a gripping gangster role.

30 Sep 2023

Vivek Agnihotri

Box office: 'The Vaccine War' fails to cross Rs. 2cr

Vivek Agnihotri's The Vaccine War, based on the development of India's first indigenous vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic, was released theatrically on Thursday.

29 Sep 2023

Telugu Films

'Tiger Nageswara Rao': Anukreethy Vas's minimal first-look is eye-catching

Ravi Teja is a bonafide star of Telugu films. The actor is currently gearing up for his pan-India release Tiger Nageswara Rao which is slated for worldwide release on October 20.

29 Sep 2023

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'The Vaccine War' registers an underwhelming start

Vivek Agnihotri is one of the most talked-about directors today for his fiery opinions on social media. His films largely divide viewers. After The Kashmir Files, Agnihotri returned with The Vaccine War on Thursday which is based on real events.

24 Sep 2023

Vivek Agnihotri

Advance bookings open for Nana Patekar-Anupam Kher's 'The Vaccine War'

On Sunday, director Vivek Agnihotri shared that the advance bookings of his upcoming ambitious project, The Vaccine War, are now open.

20 Sep 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Mahesh Bhatt: Revisiting director's critically acclaimed films

Mahesh Bhatt has woven tales that not only tugged at our heartstrings but also challenged societal norms and delved deep into the human psyche.

12 Sep 2023


'The Vaccine War' trailer promises half-baked drama with mixed-up narratives

Vivek Agnihotri has become a famous name after the success of The Kashmir Files. His upcoming film The Vaccine War is in the buzz and now the makers have released the trailer of the same.

09 Sep 2023

Vivek Agnihotri

First-look poster of Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Vaccine War' unveiled

Ahead of its release on September 28, director Vivek Agnihotri has unveiled the first-look poster of his upcoming film, The Vaccine War.

01 Sep 2023

OTT releases

'Friday Night Plan,' 'The Freelancer' streaming now on OTT

Another weekend is here and we all are looking for our OTT getaway!

01 Sep 2023

OTT releases

Neeraj Pandey teases 'The Freelancer' franchise

Disney+ Hotstar India's latest thriller series, The Freelancer delves into the world of the Islamic State (ISIS) through a gripping rescue mission in war-torn Syria.

25 Aug 2023

National Film Awards

#69thNationalFilmAwards: 'Jai Bhim,' 'Karnan,' 'Minnal Murali' completely ignored

The 69th National Film Awards were announced in Delhi on Thursday evening.

17 Aug 2023


Satish Kaushik's swan song 'Kaagaz 2' is in post-production

The highly anticipated film, Kaagaz 2, is in the final stages of post-production, as confirmed by producer Ratan Jain.

09 Aug 2023

OTT releases

Mohit Raina's rugged avatar in 'The Freelancer' trailer looks promising

Neeraj Pandey has created a niche of his own in Bollywood. The producer is now gearing up for his upcoming action-thriller web series titled The Freelancer. The makers released the trailer and it seems worth the hype. It has every ingredient of a thriller—drama, pace, and action—in the right amount.

19 Jul 2023

OTT releases

Vivek Agnihotri slams 'Genocide Deniers'; announces 'The Kashmir Files Unreported'

Vivek Agnihotri is currently one of the most controversial directors known for his fiery opinions on social media. Ever since the success of The Kashmir Files in 2022, there is a clearly divided house on the film. Some hailed the film, whereas many called out the film's narrative reeking of propaganda.

24 Jun 2023

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut-Anupam Kher's 'Emergency' finalizes release date; new teaser out

Kangana Ranaut's upcoming directorial Emergency has been in the news for a long time due to its subject matter and cast ensemble.

25 May 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'IB71' is likely to crash this weekend

IB71 is performing okayish at the box office. The film had expectations from fans as Vidyut Jammwal is known for his action and this film is in his comfort zone. The period drama received negative reviews from critics and the film's box office collection has not improved either.

24 May 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'IB71' to hit the iceberg soon

Vidyut Jammwal is the poster boy of action cinema in India. The actor has delivered some suave performances in the recent past and his latest release IB71 was in the buzz among his fans.

23 May 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'IB71' slows down amid competition

The action star Vidyut Jammwal is all about high-octane action set pieces and jaw-dropping stunts. Over the years, he has created his niche, and his current release IB71 has been struggling when it comes to the box office collection. The film had a decent start but is now crumbling amid pressure from biggies.

22 May 2023

Bollywood Films

Anupam Kher gets injured while shooting 'Vijay 69' 

Veteran actor Anupam Kher has been an established name for decades. The actor is breaking barriers even at this age. Recently, Yash Raj Films announced an upcoming film titled Vijay 69 with Kher. Now, the actor took to social media to update his fans about a shoulder injury that he suffered during the shooting of the film.

14 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Vidyut Jammwal's 'IB71' gained momentum on Day 2

The Vidyut Jammwal starrer IB71 was released on Friday, clashing with South sensation Naga Chaitanya's Custody and Sreenivas Bellamkonda's Chatrapathi.

13 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Vidyut Jammwal's 'IB71' rakes in Rs. 2.2cr

Vidyut Jammwal decided to give a rest to his action-hero image for IB71 partially.

12 May 2023

Movie Review

'IB71' review: Vidyut Jammwal's film has flaws but also merits

Vidyut Jammwal has stepped out of his action-hero identity but not entirely. His latest release, IB71, is an espionage thriller that is said to be inspired by true events. With a backdrop of the Indo-Pak 1971 war, the film runs high on patriotism.

12 May 2023

Box Office

Box office Day 1: 'IB71' locks horn with 'Custody'

Every cinephile looks forward to a Friday for its set of new releases. This week there are some notable releases, among which Vidyut Jammwal's IB71 and Naga Chaitanya's Custody have received the most buzz.

10 May 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Custody' to 'Love Again': Theatrical releases set for this week

The month of May is going to be an exciting month for all cine lovers with a number of movies and series releasing in the coming days. But as Friday approaches, theaters are getting ready for the release of not one or two films, but many.

05 May 2023


When to watch SSR's 'MS Dhoni' on big screens again

MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is one of the best sports biopics ever made in Bollywood. Apart from raking in huge numbers, Sushant Singh Rajput's portrayal of the ex-Indian captain was heavily lauded by fans.

05 May 2023

Bollywood Films

Hindi films where characters prove age is just a number

Academy-Award winner Michelle Yeoh was spot on when she said on the Oscars stage: "Never let anyone tell you you're past your prime."

04 May 2023

OTT releases

YRF announces slice-of-life drama 'Vijay 69' starring Anupam Kher

Yash Raj Films is one of the most sought-after production houses in India. Their digital arm YRF Entertainment announced their upcoming OTT project titled Vijay 69. The film will be headlined by the adept Anupam Kher.

24 Apr 2023

Vidyut Jammwal

'IB71' trailer: Vidyut Jammwal starrer patriotic thriller promises mid-air action

The trailer of Vidyut Jammwal's upcoming espionage thriller IB71 is out!

24 Apr 2023

Anil Kapoor

Viral post: Anupam Kher teases Anil Kapoor over oxygen therapy

Anil Kapoor is aging like a fine wine, and it seems like the actor has found the "secret to reverse aging," or so his friend, actor Anupam Kher claims.

21 Apr 2023


Suriya to Kangana Ranaut, stars who still have Twitter's #BlueTick

Twitterattis woke up to a surprise with most celebrities across the world losing their blue ticks on Twitter. From sports personalities to politicians, actors, filmmakers, and more, celebrities who were previously verified on Twitter, do not have a blue tick anymore, thanks to Elon Musk's new paid policy for the tick.

15 Apr 2023

Vidyut Jammwal

'IB 71' teaser: Vidyut Jammwal turns cop for espionage thriller

Vidyut Jammwal is set to soon grace theaters with his upcoming espionage thriller IB 71, which is scheduled to release on May 12.

13 Apr 2023

Satish Kaushik

Satish Kaushik's birth anniversary: Moments with his Bollywood besties

Satish Kaushik left for his heavenly abode in March. His sudden passing away has left a void that will never be filled again. Throughout his career, he made some very close friends and shared some of the best moments with them.

12 Apr 2023

Upcoming Movies

'The Room': Anupam Kher announces his 536th film, a thriller-drama

On Wednesday, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher announced his 536th project tentatively titled The Room on Instagram which is set to be helmed by Sikandar Sidhu.

29 Mar 2023

Telugu Films

Ravi Teja's 'Tiger Nageswara Rao' release date revealed

Pan-Indian films are the way to ensure mass appeal and now the Telugu star Ravi Teja has also hopped on the bandwagon. He took to social media and announced his next project titled Tiger Nageswara Rao.

29 Mar 2023

Bollywood Films

5 Neeraj Pandey films that instill patriotism 

A writer, director, and producer, filmmaker Neeraj Pandey dons many hats. He made his debut in the Hindi film industry in the year 2008 with A Wednesday.

10 Mar 2023

Satish Kaushik

Masaba Gupta condoles Satish Kaushik's death; shares unseen photograph

Veteran actor Satish Kaushik's death has shocked the whole industry. From his contemporaries like Anupam Kher to new-gen actors like Kartik Aaryan, everyone took to social media to pay tribute.

09 Mar 2023

Satish Kaushik

Satish Kaushik death: Legendary actor-filmmaker cremated in Mumbai

Veteran Hindi film actor Satish Kaushik was cremated in Mumbai on Thursday in the presence of his family, friends, and industry colleagues, including Salman Khan.

09 Mar 2023


When Satish Kaushik offered to marry Neena Gupta

The sudden passing of veteran actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik on Thursday left a huge void in everyone's heart.

09 Mar 2023

Satish Kaushik

Satish Kaushik death: Actor's cremation scheduled in Mumbai today afternoon

Iconic Bollywood actor and filmmaker Satish Kaushik passed away due to a heart attack in the early hours of Thursday (March 9) in Delhi-NCR.

09 Mar 2023

Satish Kaushik

Remembering late Satish Kaushik's 5 best directorial works

Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik died in the early hours of Thursday due to a massive heart attack. He was 66.

07 Mar 2023


Anupam Kher's birthday special: The many times he reinvented himself

Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awardee Anupam Kher has had a glorious run in the Indian film industry.

24 Feb 2023


6 times Naseeruddin Shah's comments stirred controversies

Naseeruddin Shah is one of the most seasoned actors in the Hindi film industry of all time. However, he has also been controversy's favorite child, thanks to some of his comments.

21 Feb 2023


Dadasaheb Phalke Awards roundup: All the winners and must-see moments

The annual Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2023 (DPIFF) was held in Mumbai on Monday evening and the who's who of the film and television industry descended on the red carpet ahead of the event.

18 Feb 2023


Anupam Kher reacts to Prakash Raj's 'The Kashmir Files' remarks

Vivek Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files is one of the most successful films of 2022. However, it has been mired in various controversies over its plot, and various noted personalities have expressed their opinions about the movie.

10 Feb 2023

Movie Review

'Shiv Shastri Balboa' review: Don't miss this heart-warming Anupam Kher-starrer!

Very few movies really warm up your heart. Ajayan Venugopalan's Shiv Shastri Balboa is just that. It comes with original content, acting, emotions, and most importantly, no cliches.

09 Feb 2023


#NewsBytesExclusive: Sharib Hashmi on working in 'Shiv Shastri Balboa'

After the success of Mission Majnu, actor Sharib Hashmi is all set for the release of his next movie, Shiv Shastri Balboa. Helmed by Ajayan Venugopalan, it is led by a stellar cast comprising Anupam Kher, Neena Gupta, Nargis Fakhri, and Hashmi.

08 Feb 2023

Box Office

Box office buzz: 5 exciting movies hitting theaters this Friday

What an incredible start to the year 2023, where titles like Varisu, Thunivu, and Pathaan stormed the box office with massive staggering collections while garnering praises all the way for the performances!