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

Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher is one of the best and famous Indian personalities, he’s a Director, Teacher, Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur, was born on 7 March 1955 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

In his acting career, Anupam has performed in more than 500 hundred films in different languages. He’s the winner of eight Filmfare Awards and two National film awards.

As in 2019, Anupam Kher’s age is 64 years.

Early Life

Kher struggled a lot in his early days, he slept for a month on a railway platform. His father Pushkarnath Kher was a clerk in the Forest Department. His mother’s name is Dulari Kher.

Anupam has only one younger brother, Raju Kher, he’s also an Indian actor.

Anupam Kher


Birth NameAnupam Kher
Nick NameAnu, Anupam
Famous ForActing
ProfessionDirector, Teacher, Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur
HobbiesReading, He likes listening to old Hindi songs

Personal Info

Birth Date7 March 1955
Place of BirthShimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
HometownShimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Age in 201964 Years old
Sun/Zodiac SignPisces
EducationGraduated in Theatre Drama
Anupam Kher

School & College

He went to DAV Higher Secondary School in Lakkar Bazar, Shimla.

Kher went to the following colleges/universities:

  • National School of Drama in New Delhi, India
  • Government College, Shimla
  • The Punjab University, Chandigarh, India

Body Stats

Eye ColorBrown (Dark)
Hair ColorBald
Weight70 Kilograms – Approx
Height5 Feet 7 Inch – Approx
Anupam Kher



  • 2001 – Sawaal 10 Crore Ka (Host)


  • 1987 – Trimurtulu (Telugu)
  • 1987 – Nehru: The Jewel of India (English)
  • 1982 – Aagaman (Bollywood)
  • 2013- Kashala Udyachi Baat (Marathi)
  • 2007 – Lust Caution (Chinese)
  • 1990 – Indrajaalam (Malayalam)
  • 2012 – Parijatha (Kannada)
  • 2009 – Tera Mera Ki Rishta (Punjabi)
  • 2007 – Gandhi Park


  • 2002 – Om Jai Jagadish


  • 2000 – Bariwali (Bengali)



  • Father Name – Pushkarnath Kher
Anupam Kher father
  • Mother Name – Dulari Kher
Anupam Kher mother


  • Sisters – None
  • Brother Name – Raju Kher
Anupam Kher brother


Marriage StatusMarried

First Wife

Marriage Month & YearUnknown
Wife NameMadhumalti Kapoor (Divorce in early 1980s)
anupam kher first wife

Second Wife

Year of Marriage1985
Wife NameKirron Kher
anupam kher second wife


  • Daughter – None
  • Son – Sikandar Kher (Step Son)
anupam kher step son


FoodKashmiri Dum Aloo, Chinese Cuisines, Rajmah-Chawal
ActressVidya Balan
ActorRanbir Kapoor
Hotel/RestaurantMumbai: Sampan

Cars Collection

  • Mahindra Scorpio
  • BMW (Model Unknown)


  • He owns 2 apartments in Juhu, India.
  • Gold jewelry of weight 70 grams.


Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher got lots of other awards including these:

  • Padma Bhushan Award in 2016.
  • Padma Shri Award in 2004.
  • National film Awards in 1990 and 2005.
  • Filmfare Awards in 1984, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995.
  • Kalakar Award in 2015 for Actor of the year.
  • Many More.


  • In Mumbai: 402 Marina, Juhu Tara Raod, Juhu Beach
  • In Shimla: Kherwadi

Net Worth

Sanjay Dutt’s net worth is about 400+ Crore Indian Rupees.

Social Media

Instagram2M+ FollowersFollow
Twitter14M+ FollowersFollow
Facebook Page1M+ LikesLike


Anupam Kher
  • Kher belongs to a middle-class Kashmiri Pandit family.
  • Anupam was not good at studies and sports in his childhood, he was only good in drama and theatre acting.
  • He met Kirron Kher in a theatre at Chandigarh, they become best friends later.
  • In Panjab University’s Department of Theatre, he performed Balwant Gargi and Amal Allana theatre play, for which he got a gold medal, and also got admission in National School of Drama.
  • His 1984 film Saaransh was the first milestone for him in his acting career, in which he performed an old-man role. After this success of Saaransh, he was offered around 100 films in just two weeks.
  • In the Raj Se Swaraj Tak television series, he performed a role as Mahatma Gandhi.
anupam kher as mahatma gandhi
  • He made a record for being the only one for getting five Filmfare awards for best acting in a Comic Role.
  • Kher performed the role of Manmohan Singh (former Prime Minister of India) in The Accidental Prime Minister, Anupam said that it was the most difficult role.
  • He owns the Anupam Kher Foundation, which he founded in 2008, the main focus of this foundation is to educate underprivileged kids and provide medical treatments and care to people with life-limiting diseases(Like cancer, heart disease, etc).

Anupam Kher Pictures

A video of Anupam’s biography

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