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Anupam Kher


Anupam Kher was born on March 7, 1955 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Bend It Like Beckham (2002) and A Wednesday (2008). He is married to Kiron Kher. See full bio »

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 2014 Shaukeen (filming)
 2014 Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami
Purushotam Narayan Joshi
 2014 Super Nani
 2014 Main Tera Hero
Vikrant
 2014 O Teri
 2014 Shongram
Old Karim
 2014 Gang of Ghosts
Gendamal
 2014 Total Chaos
Asha's Father
 2013 Mahabharat
Shakuni (voice)
 2013 Gori Tere Pyaar Mein
Collector
 2013 24: India (TV Series)
Wasim Khan
- 1am - 2am (2013) ... Wasim Khan
- 12am - 1am (2013) ... Wasim Khan
 2013 Yamla Pagla Deewana 2
Joginder Armstrong / Dude G
 2013 Chashme Baddoor
Suryakant / Chandrakant
 2013 Special 26
P. K. Sharma
 2013/I Mai
Doctor
 2013 Zamaanat
Dr. Madan
 2012 Shobhna's Seven Nights
Davidar
 2012 Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Meera's father
 2012 Midnight's Children
Ghani
 2012 Krishna Aur Kans
Gargacharya (voice)
 2012 Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum
Francis Marlo
 2012 Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein
Benaam Kumar
 2011 Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron
Supporting actor
 2011 Koochie Koochie Hota Hai
Principal (voice)
 2011 Buddha in a Traffic Jam
Professor Jamshed Batki
 2011 Desi Boyz
Suresh Awasthi
 2011 Kuch Log
 2011 Havai Dada
Dada
 2011 Mausam
Maharaj Krish
 2011 Breakaway
Darvesh Singh
 2011 Pranayam
Achutha Menon
 2011 Chatur Singh Two Star
Raj Kumar Sinha
 2011 Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande
Aggarwal
 2011 Aagaah: The Warning
Peer Jammat Ali Shah Baba
 2011 The Lion of Judah
Monty (voice)
 2011 Naughty @ 40
Laxminarayan Kapoor
 2011 Zokkomon
Deshraj / Dr. Vivek Rai
 2011/I Game
Kabir Malhotra
 2011 Yeh Faasley
Devinder 'Dev' Devilal Dua
 2011 Yamla Pagla Deewana
Joginder Singh Brar
 2010 Mr Bhatti on Chutti
BB Bhatti
 2010 Nakshatra
Sharad
 2010 Dabangg
Dayal Babu
 2010 Lamhaa: The Untold Story of Kashmir
Haji Sayyed Shah
 2010 Badmaa$h Company
Sajjan Kapoor
 2010 Apartment: Rent at Your Own Risk
Madhusudan 'Tanha'
 2010 Striker
Farokh
 2010 Pyaar Impossible!
Abhay's father
 2009 Wake Up Sid
Sid's father
 2009 Dil Bole Hadippa!
Choudhary Vikramjeet 'Vicky' Singh
 2009 Life Partner
Jugran
 2009 It's a Mismatch
Mr. Bhalla
 2009 Morning Walk
Joymohan Sen
 2009 Sankat City
Fauzdaar
 2009 Tera Mera Ki Rishta
Mohinder - Natasha's husband
 2009/I Victory
Ram Shikhawat
 2008 Saanncha
Ram Khilawan
 2008 Meerabai Not Out
Dr. Awasthi
 2008 The Other End of the Line
Rajeev Sethi
 2008 A Wednesday
Prakash Rathod - Commissioner of Police
 2008 C Kkompany
Ramakant 'Dude' Joshi
 2008 God Tussi Great Ho
Mr. Prajapati
 2008 Y.M.I. Yeh Mera India
Judge Ayyar
 2008 De Taali
Aggarwal
 2008 Dhoom Dadakka
Mungi Lal
 2008 Tahaan
Subhan Daar
 2008 Rama Rama Kya Hai Dramaaa
Vishwas Khurana
 2007 Dus Kahaniyaan
Anya's dad (segment "Lovedale")
 2007 Gauri: The Unborn
Sudeep's dad
 2007 Apna Asmaan
Dr. Sathya
 2007 Dhokha
Saeed Noor Bux
 2007 Heyy Babyy
Malhotra
 2007 Buddha Mar Gaya
Laxmikant 'LK' Kabadiya
 2007 Gandhi Park
Sammy Philips
 2007 Shakalaka Boom Boom
Reggie's father
 2006 Apna Sapna Money Money
Satyabol Shashtri
 2006 Vivah
Harishchandra
 2006 Hope and a Little Sugar
Colonel Oberoi
 2006 Aap Ki Khatir
Arjun Khanna
 2006 Chup Chup Ke
Jaidev Prasad - Jeetu's father
 2006 Shaadi Se Pehle
Mangal Pratap Bhalla
 2006 American Blend
Raj
 2006 Umar
Narrator
 2006 Adharm
 2006 Prateeksha
James Brown
 2005 I Did Not Kill Gandhi
Uttam Chaudhury
 2005 The Mistress of Spices
Geeta's Grandfather
 2005 Sarkar
Motilal Khurana
 2005 Paheli
Bhanwarlal
 2005 Hum Jo Keh Na Paaye (TV Movie)
Neeraj Mehta
 2005 Kyaa Kool Hai Hum
Dr. Screwvala
 2005 Main Aisa Hi Hoon
Dayanath Trivedi
 2005 Yaraan Naal Baharaan
Retd. Col. Thakur Singh
 2004 Veer-Zaara
Zakir Ahmed
 2004 MI-5 (TV Series)
Harakat
- Episode #3.3 (2004) ... Harakat (uncredited)
 2004 Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart
Karam Jindal
 2004 ER (TV Series)
Ajay Rasgotra
- Damaged (2004) ... Ajay Rasgotra
 2004 Tumsa Nahin Dekha
John Uncle
 2004 Shart: The Challenge
Kapoor - Karan's dad
 2004 Garv: Pride and Honour
Tyagi (lawyer)
 2004 Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahin
Bhairav Chaudhary
 2004 Aabra Ka Daabra
Limbu
 2004 Who Is in My Dream?
Dr. Verma
 2003 Banana Brothers
Ketan
 2003 Second Generation (TV Movie)
Khan
 2003 Jaal: The Trap
R.K. Sharma
 2003 Ek Alag Mausam
Dr. Machado
 2002 Little John
Swamiji
 2002 Yeh Hai Jalwa
Robin Singh
 2002 Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe
Mr. Puri
 2001 Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein
Deen Dayal
 2001 Because I Don't Lie
Tejpal
 2001 Jodi No.1
Rai Bahadur
 2001 Aashiq
Dilip Dev Kapoor
 2000 Ghaath
Ramakant Patil
 2000 Mohabbatein
Kake
 2000 Aaghaaz
Balraj Nanda
 2000 Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke
Ronak Grewal
 2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai
Muttu Pillai
 2000 Dhadkan
Sheetal's father (Special Appearence)
 2000 Refugee
Jaan Mohammad
 2000 Kya Kehna
Gulshan Baxi (Priya's dad)
 2000 Dil Hi Dil Mein
Col. Renah Abdulla
 2000 Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge
Vicky Nath
 2000 Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai
Saxena
 2000 Shikaar
Shyamlal 'Shamu' Gupta / Ramlal Gupta
 1999 Haseena Maan Jaayegi
Gulzarilal Verma
 1999 Sooryavansham
Dharmendra (Mindra)
 1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain
Mr. Vishwanath
 1999 Sarfarosh-E-Hind
DCP Arun Bedi
 1998 China Gate
Seniro Army Official
 1998 Doli Saja Ke Rakhna
Mr. Bansal
 1998 Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate
Rashid Khan
 1998 Prem Aggan
Jai Kumar (JK)
 1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Principal Malhotra
 1998 Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
Police Commissioner Shyamlal
 1998 Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai
Dhanrajgir (Dadaji)
 1998 Aunty No. 1
Jyotish
 1998 Salaakhen
Sachidanand Agnihotri
 1998 Keemat: They Are Back
Dinanath Tripathi
 1998 Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa
Dibyanath Chatterji (Brati's father)
 1998 Zor: Never Underestimate the Force
DIG Uday Singh
 1998 Tirchhi Topiwale
Mr. Mehra
 1997 Gudgudee
Ajay Prasad
 1997 Saat Rang Ke Sapne
Bhanu
 1997 Sanam
Yashpal Anand
 1997 Uff! Yeh Mohabbat
Teja Singh
 1997 Aflatoon
Vidya Prakash
 1997 Khwaab
Mahesh's dad
 1997 Deewana Mastana
Birju (Bunnu's dad)
 1997 ...Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya
Kailashnath Kapoor
 1997 Mere Sapno Ki Rani
Lakhan Nehle
 1997 Ziddi
Advocate Ashok Pradhan
 1997 Agnichakra
Dhanraj
 1997 Judwaa
Police Inspector Vidyarthi
 1997 Share Bazaar
Inspector Sharma
 1996 Nirbhay
 1996 Vishwasghaat
Dr. Khurana
 1996 Shastra
Shanti Prasad
 1996 Mr. Bechara
Dr. Dayal Anand
 1996 Maahir
Balwant Rai
 1996 Shohrat
 1996 Chaahat
Shambunath Singh Rathod
 1996 PremGranth
Swami Dharam Bhooshan (Somen's dad)
 1996 Papa Kahte Hain
Krishan Khanna
 1996 Tu Chor Main Sipahi
Kushal Singh
 1996 Dhun
 1995 Dil Ka Doctor
Dr. Dilbagh
 1995 Oh Darling Yeh Hai India
President of India / Nathuram
 1995 Ram Shastra
Dhonga the great
 1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Dharamvir Malhotra
 1995 Zamaana Deewana
Kamdev Singh alias K.D. (criminal psychologist)
 1995 Janam Kundli
Mahendra Prasad
 1995 Taqdeerwala
Police Inspector Ranjit Singh
 1994 Karan
 1994 Vivekananda
Station Master Disciple
 1994 Ikke Pe Ikka
Kailash Nath
 1994 Chaand Kaa Tukdaa
Hasmukh Khurana
 1994 Eena Meena Deeka
Ujwal Raja Bully
 1994 Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!
Prof. Siddharth Choudhury
 1994 1942: A Love Story
Raghuvir Pathak
 1994 Pehla Pehla Pyar
Anand
 1994 Pyar Ka Rog
Col. Udham 'Udhu' Singh
 1994 Saajan Ka Ghar
Mr. Dhanraj
 1994 Laadla
Laxminarain Jetley
 1994 Insaniyat
Brijbhan
 1994 Baali Umar Ko Salaam
Banwarilal 'Ansu' Ansimal
 1993 Aasoo Bane Angaarey
Shyamsunder (Radha's husband)
 1993 Khal Nayak
Ishwar Girdhar Pandey (jailor)
 1993 Meharbaan
 1993 Darr
Vijay Awasti
 1993 Tadipaar
Kader
 1993 Dil Tera Aashiq
Chaudhary Ranbir Singh
 1993 Hum Hain Kamaal Ke
Nilamber
 1993 Sainik
Retd. Colonel Yashpal Dutt
 1993 Izzat Ki Roti
Girdharilal Chakradhari
 1993 Gumrah
Prakash Chadha
 1993 Waqt Hamara Hai
Dinanath Sabkuchwala
 1993 Kayda Kanoon
Sinha
 1993 Dil Ki Baazi
Daulatram
 1993 Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
Jagmohan Lal Jugran / Manmohan Lal
 1993 Lootere
Chengez Lala
 1993 Aaj Kie Aurat
Edictr Arun Saxena
 1993 Shreemaan Aashique
Professor Vishwamitra
 1992 Beta
Totaram
 1992 Naseebwaala
Totaram Lalwani
 1992 Pyar Hua Chori Chori
Advocate Jhun Jhun Wala
 1992 Apradhi
Heera
 1992 Aasmaan Se Gira
Mad person at sanitarium
 1992 Deedar
Arjun Pratap Saxena
 1992 Heer Ranjha
Kaedo
 1992 Ek Ladka Ek Ladki
Bhagwati Prasad
 1992 Humlaa
Jagtap
 1992 Zindagi Ek Juaa
Jagjit 'JJ' Singh
 1992 Parampara
Gora Shankar
 1992 Parasmani
Dhamdrilal
 1992 Sarphira
Bali Seth
 1992 Vansh
Krishnakant Dharmadhikari
 1992 Shola Aur Shabnam
Major Inder Mohan Lahti
 1992 Gori
 1992 Khel
Seema's Uncle
 1992 Maarg
Guru Ji
 1992 Nagin Aur Lootere
Constable
 1992 Umar 55 Ki Dil Bachpan Ka
Vakil Batliwala
 1991 Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin
Seth Dharamchand
 1991 Haque
Bittu Singh
 1991 Mast Kalandar
Pinkoo
 1991 Phoolwati
 1991 Pratigyabadh
Tej Bahadur / Tejaa
 1991 Sau Crore
Mohanbai
 1991 Lamhe
Prem Anand
 1991 Saathi
Police Inspector Kotwal
 1991 Saudagar
Mandhari
 1991 Ramwati
 1991 Deshwasi
Raja Shamsher Singh
 1991 Hum
Inspector Girdhar
 1991 Khilaaf
Rana Ranjit Singh Sangwan
 1991 Deewane
 1991 Trinetra
Father Patrick
 1990 Awaargi
Lala Jamal Khan
 1990 Haar Jeet
 1990 Indrajaalam
Maharashtra Chief Minister
 1990 Izzatdaar
Jailor Mushtaque Ali
 1990 Jeene Do
Hardayal
 1990 Khatarnaak
Dabariya
 1990 Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai
Advocate Shankar Dayal Sharma
 1990 Muqaddar Ka Badshaah
Vijay Singh
 1990 Raeeszada
 1990 Sheshnaag
 1990 Jamai Raja
Din Dayal Trivedi aka DDT
 1990 Nyay Anyay
Diwan Pratap Singh (as Anupum Kher)
 1990 Aaj Ka Arjun
Police Inspector
 1990 Jeevan Ek Sanghursh
Devraj Kamat
 1990 Dil
Hazariprasad
 1990 Naaka Bandi
Havaldar / CID Inspector Karamchand
 1990 Kroadh
Inspector Vikram Shukla
 1989 Ab Meri Baari
 1989 Daddy (TV Movie)
Anand
 1989 Jaaydaad
Dhanpat Rai
 1989 Mahaadev
Mahesh Heera
 1989 Main Azaad Hoon
Dalchand Jain
 1989 Main Tera Dushman
Thakur Dayalu
 1989 Nigahen: Nagina Part II
Gorakh Nath
 1989 Nishane Baazi
 1989 Parinda
Inspector Prakash
 1989 Ram Lakhan
Deodhar Shastri
 1989 Sachai Ki Taqat
DCP Agarwal
 1989 Taaqatwar
Municipal Officer Sharma
 1989 ChaalBaaz
Tribhuvan Das
 1989 Paap Ka Ant
 1989 Zakhm
 1989 Bhrashtachar
Purshottam
 1989 Ladaai
Dinanath 'DDN' / Dindayal Sharma
 1989 Kanoon Apna Apna
Kabza Kanhaiyalal
 1989 Chandni
Ramesh (Guest Appearance)
 1989 Tridev
Commissioner Mathur
 1989 Aakhri Ghulam
Rai Bahadur Thakur Daulat Singh
 1988 Bees Saal Baad
Thakur
 1988 Ghar Mein Ram Gali Mein Shyam
Dharamchand
 1988 Pestonjee
Pestonjee (Pesi)
 1988 Sone Pe Suhaaga
Justice Nyaychand Rastogi (N.C.R.)
 1988 Agnee
Shekawat
 1988 Tezaab
Shyamlal (Mohini's dad)
 1988 Dayavan
Mr. Kohli
 1988 Zakhmi Aurat
Advocate Mahendra Nath
 1988 Vijay
Lala Yodhraj Bhalla
 1988 Hatya
Surendra Mohan
 1988 Kabzaa
Dagha Sahab
 1988 Falak (The Sky)
Muralidhar - Champa's father
 1988 Tamacha
Dr. Mehta
 1988 Mere Baad
 1987 Dozakh
 1987 Mohre
Jagmohan 'Jagga' Sharma / Major Vishwas Sawant
 1987 Zevar
Narendra Chowdhury
 1987 Insaf Ki Pukar
Sohan Lal
 1987 Uttar Dakshin
 1987 Thikana
Anwar Ali (friendly appearance)
 1987 'Kaash'
Alok
 1987 Satyamev Jayate
Advocate Amar N. Kaul
 1987 Sansar
Din Dayal Sharma
 1986 Insaaf Ki Awaaz
Kailashnath
 1986 Jeeva
Inspector Dushant Singh
 1986 Rao Saheb
Raosaheb
 1986 Swarthi
 1986 Duty
 1986 Samundar
Rajeshwar Nath / Girija Shankar
 1986/I Karma
Dr. Michael Dang
 1986 Allah-Rakha
R.S. Khera
 1986 Peechha Karro
Boss Number 1
 1986 Aakhree Raasta
Mahesh Sandaliya
 1986 Kala Dhanda Goray Log
Durga Das Jetia
 1986 Palay Khan
British General Bonz
 1985 Aitbaar
Public Prosecutor
 1985 Janam (TV Movie)
Virendra (Rahul's father)
 1985 Hum Naujawan
Commissioner Khan
 1985 Jaanoo
Mr. Mathur
 1985 Wafadaar
Daya Sagar
 1985 Misaal
Rana
 1985 Arjun
Shivkumar Chowgule
 1985 Agnidaah
 1984 Jawaani
Surendra Malhotra
 1984 Utsav
Sansthanak's friend
 1984 Saaransh
B.V. Pradhan
 1984 Kim (TV Movie)
Servant to the Widow of Kulu (uncredited)
 1983 Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
'Disco-Killer' (scenes deleted)
 1982 Aagman
 1982 Apmaan
Victor
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Anupum Kher

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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{On the establishment of a new London training program, "Actor Prepares'] I am trying to kill off a certain style of clichéd Bollywood acting. It's already dying, so it is the right time to do this international school.

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Inlaws are actor Thakhar Singh Sandhu and Diljit Thakhar Sandhu. They appeared in the film Mummyji. See more »

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