Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher received Kala Ratna Award for his contribution to Indian Cinema. The news revealed by Anupam himself through his official twitter account.
Where he texted that “I Joined Indian Theater in 1974. Happy & Proud to share, today I get Kala Ratan Award by Hon. Vice President of India. Jai Ho“. The actor received Kala Ratana Award from Country’s vice president Hamid Ansari.
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) March 25, 2017
Anupam Kher has completed almost four decades in Bollywood and worked in more 400 films including several Hindi Blockbusters, superhits, and Internation films. This highly acclaimed actor appeared as a villain and supporting roles in numbers of Hindi films.
National Award winner actor Anupam Kher honored by Padma Shri in 2004, then received Padma Bhushan in 2016 by Government of India for his incomparable contribution to arts and Indian cinema.
He is one of the international actors from India, worked in English films like Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Banana Brothers (2003), Bride and Prejudice (2004), The Mistress of Spices (2005), The Other End of the Line (2008), You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Speedy Singhs (2011), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), The Headhunter’s Calling (2016).
The versatile 62 years old veteran actor Anupam Kher will be seen in his next film Naam Shabana (2017). The film will lead by Taapsee Pannu and film is coming very soon in cinemas on 31st March this year.
Anupam Kher received Best actor award by Filmfare for Saaransh (1984) after which he received Filmfare awards five times for his comic and supporting roles. Saaransh (1984), Vijay (1988), Ram Lakhan (1989), Daddy (1990), Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), Special 26 (2013) are most popular films where he played important roles.
He is also a social activist, the actor is always been in limelight for raising his voice for the nation, now gets Kala Ratna Award.