Anupam Kher made his acting debut in the 1982 with Aagman, but then it was Mahesh Bhatt who gave him his first successful film Saaransh (1984), where he essayed the role of B.B. Pradhan.
Not only was he applauded for his performance but he received many awards for the same as well. Bollywood finally got a performer in the name of Anupam Kher.
Post that followed films like Rao Saheb, Tezaab, Vijay, Ram Lakhan, Khel, Darr and many more. There was a point when no film was complete without Anupam Kher.
He is not only a know name in Bollywood, but has also featured in international films such as the 2002 Golden Globe nominated Bend It Like Beckham, Bride And Prejudice (2004), The Mistress Of Spices (2006), Ang Lee’s 2007 Golden Lion winning Lust, Caution, Speedy Singhs (2011) and David O. Russell’s 2013 Oscar winning Silver Linings Playbook.
Besides film he has also been a part of the hit television show show ER, which is medical drama deals with the personal and professional crises of the doctors in the emergency room at County General Hospital.
He ventured into directing with Om Jai Jagadish (2002) and has even produced and starred in the film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara (2005).
In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government Of India for his contribution to Indian cinema.
He has written and starred in a play about his own life called Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, which has been directed by Feroz Abbas Khan.
In 2011, he starred alongside Mohanlal and Jayaprada in a Malayalam film titled Pranayam, which he he feels is one of the seven best films of his career.
Here’s wishing Mr. Kher a very happy birthday.
Anupam Kher, turns sixty today, March 07, 2015. He is one actor who has done all kinds of roles, from Saaransh to Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Daddy ...2.5