Actor, Author, Motivational Speaker and UN Brand Ambassador
Anupam Kher, best known for his prolific career in Indian cinema, has appeared internationally in over 500 films and 100 plays, over a span of 35 years.
Kher, a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Arts, and former Chairman of the Film Certification Board, National School of Drama, and the Film and Television Institute of India, is a recipient of the IIFA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema, was nominated for the prestigious BAFTA, and received a record breaking eight consecutive Filmfare Awards.
In addition to his acting career, he established Anupam Kher’s Actor Prepares in 2005, a world-renowned acting school, and authored two books.
He was awarded the Dalai Lama Award for his work with underprivileged children through the Anupam Kher Foundation, and was also appointed as a UN Ambassador for the HeForShe campaign.
Kher is currently starring in NBC’s hit series New Amsterdam.