Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher in 2013 Anupam Kher (born 7 March 1955) is an Indian actor, director and producer who works primarily in Hindi-language films. Considered one of the finest actors in Indian cinema, he has played a variety of characters including numerous critically acclaimed leading or supporting roles. His accolades include two National Film Awards and eight Filmfare Awards. The Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri in 2004 and the Padma Bhushan in 2016 for his contribution to Indian cinema and arts.

Kher made his acting debut with Mahesh Bhatt-directed drama film ''Saaransh'' (1984), which marked Kher's breakthrough role, earning him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of an elderly father. Since then he starred in several other supporting roles. He was highly appreciated in negative roles in films such as ''Karma'' (1986), ''Tezaab'' (1988) and ''ChaalBaaz'' (1989). For ''Vijay'', he won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his performance. In 1989, ''Ram Lakhan'' garnered him wider recognition for his comic performances and won him Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role and for ''Daddy'', he won a National Film Award – Special Jury Award and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance. In later years, Kher was nominated for Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for films such as ''Dil'' (1990), ''Saudagar'', ''Lamhe'' (both 1991), ''Hum Aapke Hain Koun'' (1994), ''Chaahat'' (1996), ''Special 26'' (2013) and ''Uunchai'' (2022). He was nominated in category of Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role for ''Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin'' (1991), ''Shola Aur Shabnam'' (1992), ''Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'' (1998), ''Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge'' (2000), and won for ''Khel'' (1992), ''Darr'' (1993) and ''Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge'' (1995) and '' New Amsterdam '' (2018).

Kher's other acclaimed roles include ''Khosla Ka Ghosla'', ''Buddha Mar Gaya'' (both 2006), ''A Wednesday!'' (2008), ''Baby'' (2015), ''M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story'' (2016) and ''The Kashmir Files'' (2022); for which he nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Besides working in Hindi films, he has also appeared in international films such as the Golden Globe-nominated ''Bend It Like Beckham'' (2002), Ang Lee's Golden Lion-winning NC-17 rated ''Lust, Caution'' (2007), David O. Russell's Oscar-winning ''Silver Linings Playbook'' (2012) and Anthony Maras' ''Hotel Mumbai'' (2019). He received a BAFTA nomination for his supporting role in the British television film ''The Boy with the Topknot'' (2018).

He has previously served as the Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification and the National School of Drama in India. Kher was appointed Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in October 2017. His appointment was controversial, given his support for the Bharatiya Janata Party. A year later, he resigned as the chairman of the FTII, citing his work commitments for the American TV show ''New Amsterdam''. Provided by Wikipedia
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