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Happy Birthday Anupam Kher: 5 intriguing facts about the actor

Veteran actor Anupam Kher celebrates his 67th birthday today. Anupam Kher has been in the industry for a quite long time now. He has appeared in over 500 films predominantly in the Hindi language, and many plays. He is a recipient of two National Film Awards and eight Filmfare Awards. Not just that, the actor was also a former Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India.

Today, on his birthday let us know a few unknown facts about the actor

1 Bonafide actor
Born in a Kashmiri Pandit family, Anupam did his schooling at DAV school. Later on, the actor joined the National School of Drama to pursue his passion for acting.

2 Martial life
The DDLJ actor earlier got married to Madhumalti Kapoor but later on, the couple got divorced. Later, he got married to Kirron Kher in 1985.

3 Networth
After serving so many years in the industry, the actor has earned a lot of wealth from his acting skills. Today, the actor holds two bungalows in Juhu, Mumbai and two swanky luxury cars. As per reports, his net worth is 70 million dollars (Rs 400 crore). Not just that, he has also gifted his mother a dream house in his hometown Shimla.

4 Awards
The veteran actor has till now won 5 Filmfare awards for his comic roles and 8 back to back awards for his character roles. He has also been honoured with the Padma Shri in 2004 and Padma Bhushan in 2016 by the Government of India for his contribution in the fields of cinema and arts.

5 Tragedic incidents
We all know that Anupam Kher is a very well-versed actor in a comedy and we all have seen Hum Aapke Hain at least once. But, did you know, while shooting the film the actor met a huge incident? Yes, The MS Dhoni actor was paralyzed while shooting the game scene where he is supposed to perform like Dharmendra from Sholay.

Cine Talkers wishes Anupam Kher a very happy birthday and a prosperous and healthy lifestyle.

CT Team


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