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.

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!

01 Feb 2023


Anupam Kher-Neena Gupta starrer 'Shiv Shastri Balboa' trailer amazes

Ever since the poster of Shiv Shastri Balboa dropped, fans started speculating about Anupam Kher's role as a boxer. All speculations are over, as the ace actor unveiled the trailer on Tuesday.

15 Jan 2023

Vivek Agnihotri

'Kantara' fame Sapthami Gowda joins Vivek Agnihotri's 'The Vaccine War'

The ensemble cast of Vivek Agnihotri's next directorial, The Vaccine War, is getting bigger and better with each passing day.

13 Jan 2023


5 must-watch films of late screenwriter, Sanjay Chouhan

Hindi cinema's screenwriter, Sanjay Chouhan breathed his last on Thursday evening at a private hospital in Mumbai. The news of his death surfaced on Friday.

11 Jan 2023

The Kashmir Files

'The Kashmir Files': Netizens defend Vivek Agnihotri after lying accusation

Vivek Agnihotri was among those filmmakers whose films have been shortlisted for the Oscars contention list. Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files is one among the 301 films that have made it to the longlist of nominations.

10 Jan 2023

Academy Awards

After 'RRR,' 'Kantara,' 'The Kashmir Files' makes it to Oscars

Vivek Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files has been included in the list of five Indian films that have been shortlisted for this year's Academy Awards.

07 Jan 2023

Bollywood Films

Kangana Ranaut says 'Emergency' is 'musical drama' with 'longest-ever song'

Actor Kangana Ranaut has shared new details about her upcoming directorial, Emergency, which will revolve around the life of India's first woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and the 1975-77 Emergency in the country.

31 Dec 2022

Rishabh Pant

Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher visit cricketer Rishabh Pant in hospital

After cricketer Rishabh Pant met with a horrific car accident early on Friday, Bollywood actors Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor visited him at the hospital on Saturday.

24 Dec 2022


'Connect' box office: Nayanthara's horror flick inches toward Rs. 5cr

Lady superstar Nayanthara's horror film Connect opened with decent numbers at the box office on Thursday and maintained the trend on its second day.

19 Dec 2022


Nayanthara's 'Connect': Everything to know about the upcoming horror-thriller

The makers of "Lady Superstar" Nayanthara's upcoming horror-thriller film Connect unveiled the Hindi trailer recently.

07 Dec 2022


Nayanthara's horror thriller 'Connect': Trailer to arrive on December 9

Lady superstar Nayanthara's upcoming film Connect was announced way back in 2021.

06 Dec 2022

Bollywood Films

'Uunchai' to not release on OTT soon: Rajshri Productions

The production house behind Sooraj Barjatya's Uunchai released a statement on its Instagram handle stating that the film will not be released on any streaming platforms soon as the makers want a longer run at the box office.

30 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

Amidst IFFI row, Vivek Agnihotri announces 'The Kashmir Files: Unreported'

Filmmaker Nadav Lapid's "propaganda, vulgar film" comments on The Kashmir Files have led its director, Vivek Agnihotri, to announce, The Kashmir Files: Unreported.

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid defends his 'The Kashmir Files' remarks

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid's comments regarding The Kashmir Files at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2022 have caused quite a stir.

Israel's Counsel General apologizes to Anupam Kher amid Lapid's remarks

Counsel General of Israel in Mumbai, Kobb Shoshani visited actor Anupam Kher's school and the actor took to Twitter to share it.

Indian celebrities take sides on Lapid's 'The Kashmir Files' comments

Social media erupted after Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid called Vivek Agnihotri-directed The Kashmir Files "propaganda" and termed it "vulgar" and inappropriate for the competition category.

11 Nov 2022

Movie Review

'Uunchai' review: Despite obstacles, this view is worth the climb

Sooraj Barjatya is credited as a master filmmaker who knows how to tug at the audience's heartstrings and whip up a gamut of emotions within minutes.

17 Oct 2022

Rajshri Productions

Big B unveils new 'Uunchai' poster ahead of trailer release

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan has unveiled a new poster of his upcoming family drama Uunchai.

27 Aug 2022

Karan Johar

'Karan Johar, Aditya Chopra don't cast me anymore': Anupam Kher

Veteran actor and National Film Awardee Anupam Kher has opened up about no longer being cast by Bollywood biggies like Aditya Chopra, Karan Johar, and Sajid Nadiadwala in a recent interview.

07 Aug 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

'Uunchai': Megastar Amitabh Bachchan unveils first glimpse of upcoming film

India is celebrating Friendship Day on Sunday (August 7).

25 Jul 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani's 'Uunchai' reserves release date

Film production and distribution house Rajshri Productions took the internet by storm after they announced the release date of their 60th title Uunchai.

22 Jul 2022

Indira Gandhi

'Emergency': Anupam Kher's first look as Jayaprakash Narayan revealed!

Veteran actor Anupam Kher is no stranger when it comes to political flicks.

27 Jun 2022


'Kaagaz 2': Anupam Kher begins shooting for his 526th film

Actor Anupam Kher is on a roll!

21 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

'The Kashmir Files': Looking at blockbuster's OTT release, successful run

Vivek Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files was released on March 11 and set the worldwide box office ablaze soon after.

19 Jun 2022


Father's Day special: Looking at five best Bollywood fathers

Bollywood has treated us with numerous memorable characters over the years.

09 Jun 2022


Anupam Kher shares Mahima Chaudhry's battle with breast cancer

Bollywood actor Mahima Chaudhry recently opened up about her battle against breast cancer.

30 May 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

'Uunchai': Rajshri collaborates with Mahaveer Jain Films, Boundless Media

Production giant Rajshri Productions took to Twitter on Monday to share an exciting update regarding its upcoming Hindi film Uunchai.

18 May 2022


'Tezaab': Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor's classic gearing up for remake

Another Bollywood classic is on its way to getting a "modern" remake!

15 May 2022


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

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

15 Apr 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

'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.

24 Mar 2022

Mithun Chakraborty

How much did 'The Kashmir Files' actors charge?

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

23 Mar 2022

Akshay Kumar

'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.

21 Mar 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

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.

15 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

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.

13 Mar 2022

Mithun Chakraborty

'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.

21 Feb 2022

Mithun Chakraborty

'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.

20 Nov 2021

Mithun Chakraborty

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.

13 Sep 2021

Mithun Chakraborty

'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.

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