Anupam Kher Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More


Anupam Kher Family, Love Life, Career, Wiki and more


Here in this article, you are going to know much more detail about Anupam Kher which was never shown or revealed by others. Some Unknown Facts about Anupam Kher is written here in the article with complete Bio Data.



Real Name Anupam Kher
Nick Name Not Known
Profession Actor




Physical Stats & More

Height in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour N/A (Bald)


Personal Life

Date Of Birth 7 March 1955
Age (as of 2017) 62 Years
Birth Place Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality Indian
Home Town Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
School D.A.V. School, Shimla, HP, India
College Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
National School of Drama, New Delhi, India
Educational Qualification Graduate in Theatre Drama
Debut Film – Aagman (Hindi, 1982)
Television – Sawaal 10 Crore Ka (As a host, 2001)
Directorial – Om Jai Jagadish (2002)
Family Father- Late Pushkarnath Kher (clerk in the Forest Department)

Mother- Dulari Kher (Homemaker)
Brother- Raju Kher, Actor (Younger)

Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Listening to old hindi music, reading books
Controversies • In May 2016, Anupam Kher raked up a storm on Twitter when he shared a collage of Kashmiri Pandits killed during the 1990 exodus. The tweet came in regard to the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen’s ‘poster boy’ Burhan Wani in an encounter. Twitteratis felt that the tweet instigated ‘hate thoughts’.

  • In January 2016, Kader Khan had a dig at Anupam Kher after seeing his name on the Padmaa awardees’ list. Khan was quoted as saying, “What has Anupam Kher done to receive the Padma Bhushan?”.



 Favourite Things

Favourite Actor Robert De Niro, Ranbir Kapoor
Favourite Actress Vidya Balan
Favourite Food Fried prawns in hunan sauce, Kashmiri dum aloo, Raajmah with rice
Favourite Hotel Sampan Restaurant, Juhu, Mumbai


Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Kirron Kher
Wife Ex-wife Madhumalati
Kirron Kher (Married 1985)Anupam-Kher-Wife-Kirron-Kher-300x287
Children Son- Sikandar Kher, Actor (Step son)
Daughter- N/A420487-sikander-kher-anupam-kher-and-kirron-kher



Money Factor

Net worth $70 Million


Some Lesser Known Facts About Anupam Kher

  • Anupam Kher does not smoke nor does he consumes alcohol.
  • Raised in Shimla, Anupam Kher is basically a Kashmiri Pundit.
  • During his  struggle as an actor in Mumbai, he used to sleep on the railway platform.
  • Anupam Kher has acted in more than 500 films. His notable appearances in Hollywood movies include Bend it Like Beckham (2002), Lust Caution (2007) and Silver Linings Playbook (2012).
  • Anupam Kher has served as the chairperson of both the National school of Drama (NSD) and the Censor Board of India.
  • Anupam is the only actor to win the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role 5 times.
  • Anupam and Kirron were both a part of a theater group in Chandigarh. Interestingly, they were only “best friends” at that moment. While Anupam got married to a girl named Madhumalati, Kirron tied the knot with a Businessman named Gautam Berry.
  • Anupam Kher laid the foundation of an acting school- Actor Prepares in the year 2005.
  • In 2007, Anupam Kher, with his batch mate of NSD, Satish Kaushik, started a new film production company, ‘Karol Bagh Productions.’
  • In the year 2010, Anupam was appointed as the goodwill ambassador of Pratham Education Foundation, an organization which strives to improve children’s education in India.
  • Anupam Kher has hosted a number of T.V. shows like Sawaal Dus Crore Ka, Say Na Something to Anupam Uncle, The Anupam Kher Show- Kuch Bhi Ho Skta Hai, etc.
  • For his contribution to the Indian Cinema, he was awarded the Padma Shri in 2004 and the Padma Bhushan in 2016.


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