Anupam Kher and Kiron Kher is a famous Bollywood real life couple in India. They have individually earned many honors and acknowledgments in the field of Hindi cinema. Anupam Kher and Kiron Kher were both married once before.
Anupam Kher had started out his career as a debutant in the movie Aagman in the year 1982. He got his first national acclaim in 1984 when he acted as a retired man who had lost his son in the movie Saaransh. After nearly 24 years in the Bollywood industry, Anupam Kher has made a name as a one of the most popular actors who has till now acted in almost 200 films.
Anupam Kher has experimented with a number of roles. His acting expertise has helped him portray a wide range of characters. Anupam Kher has proved that he can be as a good a villain as he can be an emotional father. His performance as a father in the movie "Daddy" in 1989 was widely applauded and appreciated. He also received the Critics Best Performance Award from Film fare for the movie Daddy.
Anupam Kher has also done exceptionally well as a comedian. He has won a number of awards in the comedian category. In recent years, his movie "Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara" got him the Best Actor Award in the Karachi International Film Festival. Anupam Kher has directed and produced a number of films. "Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara" was directed and produced by Anupam Kher.
Anupam Kher has also acted in number of international films like Bend It Like Beckham, Bride and Prejudice and The Mistress of Spices. He has also hosted some TV shows like Anupam Uncle and Sawaal Dus Crore Ka. Anupam Kher served as Indian Film Censor Board`s Chairman for a long time. He was also the Director of National School of Drama between 2001 and 2004.
After a failed marriage, Anupam Kher met Kiron who was still trying to find a foothold as a theater actor in Mumbai. Kiron also by then had one marriage past her. She had a son Sikander from her previous marriage. Both instantly found what they had been looking for in each other, a perfect life partner. Anupam`s talent along with an aggressive desire to win acclaim and Kiron`s lively outlook towards life made them the perfect combination.
Today, Kiron has made a great name for herself as a successful theater actor. The couple also has started their own production company which has given out a number of commercial and art films. The have also started together in some theater plays such as the famous play `Salgirah`. They are currently working on a home production autobiographical play called "Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai".
Kiron Kher has also tried her hand in film acting and has proved herself as an equally good actress on television as on the stage. Her roles in movies like Rituparno Ghosh`s "Bariwali" and Sanjay Leela Bhansali`s "Devdas" brought her instant fame. Their son Sikander Kher is also standing on the threshold of starting his career in Hindi movies.
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