Anupam Kher

Award-winning Bollywood Actor | Film Producer | Philanthropist


A brilliant actor known for his dedication, delivery and diversity, Anupam Kher has acted in over 500 films in 33 years in the film industry, nationally & internationally. He has also worked in numerous plays, owning the stage with every performance. 

 He has worked on many films- 'Saaransh', 'Khosla Ka Ghosla', 'Special 26', 'A Wednesday', 'The Accidental Prime Minister', and 'Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara', to name a few.

Having worked with eminent directors such as Ang Lee, David O. Russell, Woody Allen, Gurinder Chaddha and the Wachowskis, some of his Hollywood films include the Golden Globe-nominated Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Golden Lion-winning Lust (2007), Caution, & Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook (2013).

 He also served as the chairman of the Indian Film Censor Board in 2004 and is currently the chairman of 'Actor Prepares', his acting school. The institute's alumni include famous Bollywood actors such as Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, & Varun Dhawan, to name a few.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Anupam Kher has been honoured with the ‘Padma Shri’ (2004) & the ‘Padma Bhushan’ (2016) for his contribution to cinema & arts.

He has won the Filmfare Award five times for ‘Best Performance in a Comic Role’. He won the Filmfare Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor’ in the film Vijay (1998).

His latest work in ‘Kashmir Files’ (2022) has been widely appreciated.

Why anupam kher?

His immense experience, knowledge & more extensive life outlook makes him an impactful speaker.

 Anupam Kher is frequently sought after by business schools and corporates to provide life coaching. He is also a philanthropist and received the ‘Dalai Lama Award’ for working with underprivileged children. He works actively with the Kashmiri-Pandit refugee community and serves as the Goodwill Ambassador for Pratham Educational Foundation.

He has spoken at the Kellogg School of Business, the Illinois Institute of Management, University of Maryland, Cambridge in England and at the IITs in India. 

He has a reputation as an expert on the subject being discussed and will encourage the audience to look at things from a different perspective and become more attentive to their talents and abilities. 

Mr Kher’s talks are aimed at  spreading new ideas and inspiring a positive change among listeners, whether it’s a change in their mindset, lifestyle and everyday actions, organisation, or a more significant change in our society.

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