Date of Birth: 7th March, 1955.
Address: 402 Marina, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu Beach, Mumbai- 400
Height: 5' 11''
Debut Film: "Aapman"
Best Actor for "Saaransh",
Best Actor (critics) for "Daddy"
Best Comedian for "Ram Lakhan", "Lamhe", "Khel"
National Film Awards
Special Jury Award: for "Daddy" and "Maine Gandhi Ko
Anupam Kher was born at Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. After graduation,
Anupam Kher took admission in National School of Drama (N S D) at Delhi
and honed his acting skills there. He passed out from N S D in 1978 and
acted in theatre for a few years. Anupam Ker made his debut in films
with "Aapman". His next film was "Saaransh", in
which he played a late- aged person having lost his son. He won the
Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance in the film "Saaransh".
Since then Anupam Kher had appeared in more than two hundred films. He
has mainly done comic roles but he was applauded for his role as Dr Dan
in "Karma". Anupam Kher's next film "Dady" won him
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance.
Anupam Kher has also hosted T V shows such as 'Say Na Something To
Anupam Uncle' and 'Sawaal Dus Crore Ka'. He also ventured into film
direction with the film "Om Jai Jagadish", which failed at the
Box Office. He also produced and starred in the film "Maine Gandhi
Ko Nahin Mara" and won the Best Actor Award from the Karachi
International Film Festival for his performance in the film. Anupam Kher
has also done some international films like "Bend It Like Beckham",
"Bride and Prejudice and "The Mistress Of Spices".
Recently, Anupam Ker has started a new production company (Karol Bagh
Production Company) with his batchmate of N S D, Satish Kaushik. The
first film of this company "Tere Sang" is being directed by
Dus Kahaniyaan , Gauri, Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, Shakalaka Boom Boom ,
Apna Sapna Money Money , Vivaah, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Chup Chup Ke , Shaadi
Se Pehle , Kyaa Kool Hai Hum, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara , Paheli, Rang
De Basanti, Veer-Zaara, Bride & Prejudice , Dhadkan, Dulhan Hum Le
Jayenge , Ghaath , Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate, Aflatoon, Ziddi , Zor,
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, 1942: A Love Story,
Darr , Heer Ranjha , Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin , Aakhri Gulam ,
Bhrashtachar, Chaalbaaz, Chandni, Zakhm, Saaransh and Utsav .