Anupam Kher Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More.

Anupam Kher is a famous actor of Hindi films. He has mainly been a part of Hindi films and Hindi plays. People also call him ‘School of Acting’ because of his long experience in cinema. In the year 2022, Anupam Kher will be seen in the film The Kashmir Files. The film is based on video interviews of the first generation victims of the Kashmir genocide of the Kashmiri Pandit Community. The film will be released on 26 January 2022.

Anupam Kher Biography

Anupam Kher’s Real NameAnupam Pushkar Nath Kher
Nick NameChintu
Anupam Kher HeightIn Centimeter- 170 cm
In Meter- 1.70 m
In Feet- 5 Feet 7 Inch
WeightIn Kilogram- 70kg
In Pound- 154 Ibs
Body MeasurementChest- 40 Inch
Waist- 32 Inch
Biceps- 13 Inch
Shoes Size8 UK
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBald
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Personal Life-

Born7 March 1955
Anupam Kher’s Age (2022)66 Years
Birth PlaceShimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Zodiac SignPisces
HometownShimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
SchoolDAV School, Lakkar Bazar, Shimla
College/UniversityGovt. College, Sanguli, Shimla.(Dropped Out)
Punjab University, Chandigarh.
National School Of Drama.
EducationGraduate In Theater Drama
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesReading, Listing Old Songs.
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Marital StatusMarried
Anupam Kher WifeMadhumalti Kapoor (Divorced)
Kirron Kher (Actress/Politician)
1985 to Present
ParentsFather- Pushkar Nath Kher
(Clerk in The Forest Department)
Mother- Dulari Kher
ChildrenStep Son- Sikandar Kher (Actor)
Grand ParentsGrant Father- Amarnath Kher
Grand Mother- Kalawati Kher
SiblingsBrother- Raju Kher (Younger)
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Debut Film1984- Saaransh
Director- Mahesh Bhatt
Recent Film2019- One Day- Justice Delivered
Director- Ashok K. Nanda
Upcoming FilmSooryavanshi
Mungilal Rocks
The Kashmir Files
Films On Other LanguagesTelugu– 1987- Trimurtulu.
English– 1987- Nehru: The Jewel Of India
Malayalam– 1990- Indrajaalam
Tamil– 1990- V.I.P.
Chinese– 2007- Lust Caution
Punjabi– 2009- Tera Mera Ki Rista
Kannada– 2012- Parijatha
Bengali-2012- Mid Night Children
Marathi– 2013- Kashala Udyachi Baat
Urdu– 2014- Shongram Recent
As a ProducerProduction House Name- Karol Bagh Productions.
Movies- Tere Sang
Acting SchoolAnupam Kher Actor Prepares, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Mahindra Scorpio
Autobiography Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly: An Autobiography 
Anupam Kher’s Net Worth (2022)70 Million USD
Net Worth in Indian Rupees524 Crore
Brand EndorsementRed Label, Shiksha India Project.
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Favorite & Beloved Things

Favorite FoodKashmiri Dum Aloo, Rajmah Chawal
Favorite SingerLata Mangeshkar
Favorite ActorRobert De Nino, Ranbir Singh
Favorite ActressVidya Balan
Favorite MovieKishore Kumar
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite SportsmanVirat Kohli
Favorite Holiday DestinationKashmir, India
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Facts About

  • Although Anupam Kher is a Kashmiri Pandit, but due to his father’s job in Shimla, he was also born in Shimla.
  • Anupam Kher was a student of class IX when he got a chance to do a drama in school, but the trouble came that he could not remember the dialogue itself, just because of this the role got out of his bag and went to someone else.
  • Anupam learned acting from Delhi’s National School of Drama. After this he also became the chairman of this institute.
  • Anupam Kher had said in an interview that when he reached Mumbai in 1981, he had only 37 rupees. A friend of his kept him with him for 10 days. He himself found a room, which was in the chawl. Four people already lived there. Anupam was the fifth person in that room. He told that my first address in Mumbai was Anupam Kher, 2/15, Kherwadi, Kher Nagar, Kher Road, Bandra East.
  • When Anupam Kher stepped into films, he saw a period of fierce struggles. Despite this, he did not give up. Because he remembered an admonition given by his grandfather that ‘a man who is already drenched in water should not be afraid of rain’.
  • Anupam got his first film ‘Aagman’ in 1982, but at the age of 28/29, his character of a retired man played in the film ‘Saaransh (1984) won the hearts of the people. For this memorable film of his, he was honored with the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
  • Apart from films, Anupam Kher has also been in a lot of discussions about political rhetoric.
  • He had targeted many people of Bollywood for intolerance.
  • His wife Kirron Kher is a BJP MP from Chandigarh. Currently, she is fighting cancer.
  • Anupam Kher is the first actor in the country who has been awarded the Filmfare Award five times for his comedy role.
  • Apart from Bollywood, Anupam Kher has also worked in American, British and Chinese films. He enjoys great popularity abroad as well. Therefore, in 2015, it was announced to celebrate 10 September as Anupam Kher Day in Las Vegas.
  • Apart from acting, Kher also tried his hand at directing and directed Om-Jai-Jagdish in 2002.
  • In 2022, Kher starred in the film The Kashmir Files along with Mithun Chakraborty, which went to become a box office success.
Anupam Kher


Filmfare Awards (Best Actor)1984- Saaransh
1990- Daddy (Critics)
Filmfare Awards (Best Comedian)1989- Ram Lakhna
1991- Lamhe
1992- Khel
1993- Darr
1995- Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
National Film Awards (Special Jury Award)1989- Daddy
2005- Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Maara.
Government Of India Award(Civilian Award)2004- Padma Shri
2016- Padma Bhushan


In an interview in January 2020, Naseeruddin Shah had called Anupam Kher a sycophant and a clown for the latter’s pro-government stance on social media. 


Why is Anupam Kher Leaving New Amsterdam (Anupam Kher new Amsterdam)?

He left the show due to his wife Kirron Kher’s battle with cancer. A few weeks ago there was news about Kirron Kher that she was suffering from cancer named Multiple Myeloma. Anupam Kher exits US TV Show New Amsterdam after opening up on wife Kirron Kher’s cancer diagnosis.

Justice Ganguly Speech on Which Anupam Kher Replied.

Anupam Kher, who was furious over the statement given by Justice Ashok Ganguly regarding the hanging of Afzal Guru, heard him in a crowded meeting.

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