Anupam Kher

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Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher

WIth a career spanning over three decades, Anupam Kher is widely regarded as one of the finest actors in Indian cinema who is also a two time National Award winner for his performances.

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Filmography

13 February 2015Roy

23 January 2015Baby
Shuklaji

1 February 2013Mai...
Doctor

23 September 2011Mausam
Maharaj Krish

5 August 2011Warning
Peer Jammat Ali Shah Baba

22 April 2011Zokkomon
Deshraj / Dr. Vivek Rai

1 April 2011GAME
Kabir Malhotra

10 September 2010Dabangg
Dayal Babu

16 July 2010Lamhaa
Haji Sayyed Shah

30 January 2009Victory
Ram Shikhawat

5 September 2008Tahaan
Subhan Daar

5 September 2008A Wednesday!
Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police

31 August 2007Dhokha
Saeed Noor Bux

10 November 2006Vivah
Harishchandra

1 July 2005Sarkar
Motilal Khurana

24 June 2005Paheli
Bhanwarlal

30 June 2000Refugee
Jaan Mohammad

19 May 2000Kya Kehna
Gulshan Baxi (Priya's dad)

24 April 1998Salaakhen
Sachidanand Agnihotri

10 April 1998Keemat
Dinanath Tripathi

13 February 1998Zor
DIG Uday Singh

1997Sanam
Yashpal Anand

19 December 1997Aflatoon
Vidya Prakash

11 April 1997Ziddi
Advocate Ashok Pradhan

7 February 1997Judwaa
Police Inspector Vidyarthi

4 October 1996Shastra
Shanti Prasad

26 July 1996Maahir
Balwant Rai

28 July 1995Zamana Deewana
Kamdev Singh alias K.D. (criminal psychologist)

17 March 1994Laadla
Laxminarain Jetley

24 December 1993Darr
Vijay Awasti

10 September 1993Sainik
Retd. Colonel Yashpal Dutt

3 August 1993Gumrah
Prakash Chadha

15 June 1993Khalnayak
Ishwar Girdhar Pandey (jailor)

14 August 1992Deedar
Arjun Pratap Saxena

31 July 1992Khel
Seema's Uncle

3 April 1992Beta
Totaram

24 January 1992Vansh
Krishnakant Dharmadhikari

22 November 1991Lamhe
Prem

3 September 1991Saathi
Inspector Kowal/Sultan

4 April 1991Deshwasi
Raja Shamsher Singh

23 January 1991Hum
Inspector Girdhar

18 January 1991Khilaaf
Rana Ranjit Singh Sangwan

19 October 1990Jamai Raja
Din Dayal Trivedi aka DDT

22 June 1990Dil
Hazariprasad

4 May 1990Naaka Bandi
Havaldar / CID Inspector Karamchand

26 January 1990Awaargi
Lala Jamal Khan

3 November 1989Parinda
Inspector Prakash

3 November 1989Ladaai
Dinanath 'DDN' / Dindayal Sharma

14 September 1989Chandni
Ramesh (Guest Appearance)

7 July 1989Tridev
Commissioner Mathur

1988Tezaab
Shyamlal (Mohini's dad)

12 August 1988Vijay
Lala Yodhraj Bhalla

3 June 1988Hatya
Surendra Mohan

20 May 1988Kabzaa
Dagha Sahab

1 April 1988Falak
Muralidhar - Champa's father

1987Mohre
Jagmohan 'Jagga' Sharma / Major Vishwas Sawant

1987Zevar
Narendra Chowdhury

4 September 1987Kaash
Alok

3 April 1987Sansar
Din Dayal Sharma

19 September 1986Duty

3 September 1986Samundar
Rajeshwar Nath / Girija Shankar

30 October 1985Jaanoo
Mr. Mathur

20 April 1985Arjun
Shivkumar Chowgule

22 March 1985Aitbaar
Public Prosecutor

23 August 1984Utsav
Sansthanak's friend

Biography

WIth a career spanning over three decades, Anupam Kher is widely regarded as one of the finest actors in Indian cinema who is also a two time National Award winner for his performances. Born to a Kashmiri family in Shimla, Anupam Kher completed his education from D.A.V. School and was also an alumnus and former chairperson of National School of Drama. After moving to Mumbai, Anupam made his debut with the film, Aagman (1982), however his role in the film, Saaransh (1984) got him recognition and wide critical acclaim along with winning the Filmfare Best Actor Award. His villainous role in Karma (1986) also received acclaim which was followed by Daddy (1989) for which he received Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance and his first National Special Jury Award. Anupam went on to give memorable performances in films like Ram Lakhan (1989), Chaalbaaz (1989), Lamhe (1991), Beta (1992), Darr (1993), Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Haseena Maan Jayegi (1996), Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai (2000) followed by working in English language films like Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Banana Brothers (2003) and Bride and Prejudice (2004) and more recent performances in Kya Kool Hain Hum (2005), Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Maara (2005), which was also produced by him and for which we won the National Film Special Jury Award and received critical acclaim, Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006), Apna Sapna Money Money (2006), C Kkompany (2008), A Wednesday (2008), Yamla Pagla Deewana (2011), Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), his official Hollywood debut in a pivotal role with the film, Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Special 26 (2013), The Shaukeens (2014) and more recently in Baby (2015). Apart from Bollywood, Anupam acted and wrote a play, Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, about his own life, which also became the theme and tagline for his appearance as a host on TV show, The Anupam Kher Show (2014-present) which is also his latest project. He also started a production company, Karol Bagh Productions, which produced the film, Teree Sang (2009). Anupam has also appeared in Malayalam and Marathi films and also dubbed in Hindi for English 3D animated film like Up (2009) and for Mahabharat 3D (2013). With such an illustrious career he has won several awards apart from national Film Awards that include eight Filmfare Awards, Actor of the Decade Award, two Bollywood movie awards and Padma Shri Award (2004). He was also honoured by Walk of Stars as his hand print was reserved for posterity at Bandra Bandstand, Mumbai. He made his directorial debut with the film, Om Jai Jagadish (2002) which remains the only movie till date directed by him. Anupam’s latest projects include a role in British film, Shongram (2014) and hosting the second season of his show, The Anupam Kher Show. Anupam is married to actress Kirron Kher and has a stepson, Sikander Kher and also has a brother, Raju Kher who is also an actor. Apart from acting, Anupam has served as the chairman of Indian Film Censor Board, National School of Drama (2001-04) and is also the goodwill ambassador of Pratham Foundation, which strives to improve children’s education in India.

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