The 7th of March marks the birthday of
not only India's, but also one of Hollywood's most esteemed actors.
Starting another new chapter in his life as he celebrates his 58th
birthday is veteran actor, Anupam Kher
remembered for his comical and supporting roles, Kher is one of those
lucky actors to have worked in various languages - from critically
acclaimed south-Indian films to different continents of English movies
Kher made his acting debut in Bollywood with the 1982 movie, Aagman
. While the
film didn't do so well, he was seen in various other supporting actor roles such as Saaransh, Ram Lakhan
He even won several Filmfare Best Actor awards for these supporting
roles. However, whenever his name is mentioned, one can usually imagine
him in fatherly figure due to his appearances in later renowned movies
such as Tezaab, Dil, Saudagar(1991), Hum Aapke Hai Kaun?, Darr, Dilwale
Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Veer Zaara, Mohabbatein, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,
Khosla ka Ghosla, Vivah, Dabangg
and the recently released Special 26
where he plays an elderly figure.
than supporting roles, Kher has won many awards for his comic
performance as well, a genre he is incredibly marvelous at.
Nevertheless, the biggest achievement of his life would come in the form
of the National Awards he has won for his performance in Daddy
and Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Maara
, for which he was also a producer of.
has made quite a reputation for himself across the seven seas in
Hollywood as well. He has been part of many successful projects such as Bend It Like Beckham, Bride and Prejudice, The Mistress of Spices and the recent Oscar winner, Silver Linings Playbook. He will also soon be seen in the highly anticipated Midnight's Children. Apart from acting, Kher has also tried his hand at being a director by directing the Bollywood movie, Om Jai Jagadish. However, due to it not doing so well at the box office, he discontinued that line of career.
his personal life, Kher is married to the multi-talented actress, Kirron
Kher. Sikander Kher
, a director and actor himself, is the son of Kirron
and stepson to Anupam.
can all agree on the success of Kher till date, and on his birthday
today, we from BollyCurry wish him a wonderful birthday filled with new
heights of success in coming years.
Author: Siona M.
Editors: Khushi P. & Jenifer Y.
Graphics: Pooja A.
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