Anupam Kher

Profession: Actor, Producer, Director, Teacher, Entrepreneur

Brother of Anupam Kher

Raju Kher (Younger, Actor)

Father of Anupam Kher

Pushkarnath Kher (Worked as a Clerk in the Forest Department)

Mother of Anupam Kher

Dulari Kher (Homemaker)

Wife/Spouse of Anupam Kher

First Wife- Madhumalti Kapoor (Actress, Divoced in the early 1980s)
Second Wife- Kirron Kher (m. 1985-present)

Favourite Actor(s) of Anupam Kher

Robert De Niro, Ranbir Kapoor

Favourite Actress of Anupam Kher

Vidya Balan

Favourite Food(s) of Anupam Kher

Fried Prawns In Hunan Sauce, Kashmiri Dum Aloo, Rajmah-Chawal, Chinese Cuisines

Favourite Politician of Anupam Kher

Narendra Modi

Favourite Restaurant of Anupam Kher

Sampan in Mumbai

Filmfare Awards of Anupam Kher

1984: Best Actor for the film 'Saaransh'
1988: Best Supporting Actor for the film 'Vijay'
1989: Best Comedian for the film 'Ram Lakhan'
1991: Best Comedian for the film 'Lamhe'
1992: Best Comedian for the film 'Khel'
1993: Best Comedian for the film 'Darr'
1995: Best Comedian for the film 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge'

National Film Awards of Anupam Kher

1990: Special Jury Award for the film Daddy
2005: Special Jury Award for the film 'Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara'

Other Awards of Anupam Kher

2006: Global Indian Film Award - Best Actor in a Comic Role (Critics) for the film 'Khosla Ka Ghosla'
2015: Kalakar Award for The Actor of the Year
2018: Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Smruti Pratishthan Award

Controversies of Anupam Kher

In May 2016, Anupam Kher raked up a storm on Twitter when he shared a collage of Kashmiri Pandits killed during the 1990 exodus. The tweet came in regard to the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen's 'poster boy' Burhan Wani in an encounter. Twitteratis felt that the tweet instigated 'hate thoughts'.   In January 2016, Kader Khan had a dig at Anupam Kher after seeing his name on the Padma awardees' list. Khan was quoted as saying, "What has Anupam Kher done to receive the Padma Bhushan?"   Anupam and the Congress Politician, Shashi Tharoor, have been involved in mulitple Twitter battles over various issues. For instance, in 2016, after Shashi made a comment on Anupam's statement, "I am scared to be called a Hindu," and Anupam called him a "Congi Chamcha."   In January 2019, a Patna-based lawyer, Sudhir Kumar Ojha, filed a case against Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna to Muzaffarpur's Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) for damaging the image of Manmohan Singh and Sanjaya Baru in the film 'Accidental Prime Minister' (2019).  

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