Anupam Kher

Felt Need To Reinvent Myself After Hitting 60: Anupam On Fitness Regime

Veteran actor Anupam Kher is one fit actor! Even though he’s in his 60s, he’s regular at the gym, and going by his social media posts, it looks like he doesn’t ever miss his workout!

The Padma Bhushan awardee, known for “reinventing” himself on screen, is also aiming to “reinvent” his physique.
In a tete-a-tete with ANI during the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), the actor got candid about his fitness journey and motivation.

He said, “Seven years ago when I turned 60, I felt I should reinvent myself. I began by transforming myself physically, so people take my intentions to reinvent myself seriously. Hence, I started to exercise, hit the gym, do yoga and run.”

“I feel glad when ANI asks me about my fitness other than my films,” he added.

From sleeping on railway platforms during his struggling days to starring in some of the most successful Hindi films of all time like ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!’ and ‘Ram Lakhan’, the two-time National Awardee has certainly made a mark in the Hindi film industry.

The actor also got candid about the importance of “truth” in his work.

With reference to his recent hit ‘The Kashmir Files’, the ‘Saaransh’ actor said that “the audience recognizes the truth element in it (the film)….it should have happened many years back. It has taken 32 years to reach the audience and I am full of gratitude that people have understood the tragedy and truth behind it. It has done well commercially and reached from the maker’s heart to the viewers’ hearts”.

“For me, it was not just a film, but a truth which we had to carry out to the world and I am very thankful to IFFI for giving a platform to the film,” he added.

When asked about his reactions to the success of his most recent film, ‘Uunchai’, Anupam’s face beamed with joy and he said, “I consider myself a fortunate person.”

“I don’t know what will happen next year, but this year, I am very proud that my films have done great at the box office, earning over 500 crores”, he added.

Lastly, the eight-time Filmfare Awardee said, “A man can do anything if he works hard and with honesty and good intent”.

Over his illustrious career spanning five long decades, Anupam has undoubtedly carved a niche for himself and set a benchmark for Indian cinema through his many beloved roles. (ANI)

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Anupam Diwali

Anupam Clebrates Diwali With Big B, SRK, Rani

Actor Anupam Kher has shared pictures with Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, and Rani Mukherjee as he celebrated Diwali with them.

Anupam took to his Instagram handle and posted adorable pictures with a sweet thank you note.
Anupam posted a couple of pictures with his ‘Uunchai’ co-actor Amitabh Bachchan where he could be seen wearing a red checked kurta while Big B donned a yellow kurta with a light color dupatta.

Thanking Big B, he wrote, “Thank you #Amitji, #JayaJi, #Abhishek and #Aishwarya for a wonderful #Deepawali experience at your place. It was great to have some festive time with you all! Love and prayers always. #ShubhDeepawali #Festival.”

In another post, he shared photos with Rani where Rani opted for a black kurta with golden embroidery and red sharara.

“Thank you, dearest Rani and Adi, for your hospitality and warmth! It was great to spend some time with you and our friends! I LOVED your home, Rani. It is beautiful! Love and prayers always! #Diwali #Love #Festival,” he captioned the post.

Anupam also met his ‘dearest friend’ with actor Shahrukh Khan. SRK looks handsome in a black kurta.

Calling this meeting a ‘Diwali Bonaza’, he wrote, “Diwali bonanza! Met my dearest friend #Shahrukh after a very long time. He was always loving, caring, respectful, compassionate, and of course charming! May God give him all the happiness in the world!@iamsrk #DDLJ #Friend #Love.”

Meanwhile, on the work front, Anupam will be seen in ‘Kuch Khatta Ho Jaay’. Apart from this, he will also be seen in ‘Emergency’, ‘Uunchai’, and ‘The Signature’ among several others. (ANI)

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Neena's First From Barjatya

Neena’s First From Barjatya’s Uunchai Unveiled

Makers of the upcoming family entertainer film ‘Uunchai,’ on Saturday unveiled the first look poster of Neena Gupta’s character.

Taking to Instagram, Neena shared her first look poster which she captioned, “This one is to dreaming big and making it happen. My first with Rajshri Productions. Meet me as Shabina Siddiqui in a theatre near you on 11.11.22. A film by Sooraj Barjatya, #Uunchai is special.”
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The ‘Badhaai Ho’ actor’s character is introduced as Shabina Siddique.

Helmed by Sooraj Barjatya, the film also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Danny Denzongpa, and Parineeti Chopra in the lead roles.

‘Uunchai’ is all set to hit the theatres on November 11, 2022.

Previously makers unveiled the first-look posters of Amitabh, Anupam, and Boman Irani.

The film marks the directorial comeback of Sooraj Barjatya after his 2015 family drama ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ which starred Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor, and Anupam Kher in the lead roles.

Makers are all set to unveil the official trailer of the film on October 18, 2022.

Neena was recently seen in director Vikas Behl’s film ‘Goodbye’ alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Rashmika Mandanna, and Pavail Gulati in the lead roles. The film received positive responses from the audience.

She will be next seen in an upcoming film ‘Shiv Shastri Balboa’ alongside Anupam Kher and Jugal Hansraj.

The movie will be directed by Ajayan Venugopalan under the banner UFI Motion Pictures Pvt Ltd. Ajayan is an Indian screenwriter, and film director who has written and directed the acclaimed Malayalam television sitcom ‘Akkara Kazhchakal’. This popular TV series was followed by a movie of the same name. (ANI)

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Anupam and Anil Revisit Old Memories Posing Outside Yash Chopra’s Residence

Close friends Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor recalled their old memories by visiting the late director Yash Chopra’s residence.

On Wednesday, taking to his Instagram handle, Anupam dropped a video with Anil.

Sharing the video, “In front of Yash Ji’s house: Anil Kapoor and I at #YashChopra stopped in front of the house and refreshed old memories and took blessings! Yash ji has a huge contribution in our (my specially) life! Thank you Sir ji for your love and the moments spent with you! Incidentally today is also #33YearsOfChandni!#Legend #AnupamKher.”

In the video, the actors- Anil and Anupam were seen standing outside filmmaker Yash Chopra’s residence. They were seen discussing about their struggles and both were dressed in sports wear as it seems they have stepped out for a run.

The actors have been spotted together on many occasions. They have done films like ‘Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain’, ‘Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain’, ‘Ram Lakhan, Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja’, ‘Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hain’.

And it has also been 33 years since the ‘A Wednesday’ actor blockbuster movie ‘Chandni’ was released. The movie was one of 1989’s biggest box office hits was Chandni. The movie won the National Award the same year in the ‘Best Popular Film’ category. The movie also established Sridevi as the biggest female star of the 80s. ‘Chandni’ also starred Rishi Kapoor and Vinod Khanna. The film was helmed by Yash Chopra.

As soon as the video was posted, the actor’s family and friends chimed into the comment section.

Anupam’s son Sikandar Kher dropped a comment. He wrote,” Yash uncle, Pam aunty, and all the Sunday lunches,” with a heart emoji.

Talking about the work front, Anupam Kher is busy shooting for his films ‘Emergency’ and ‘The Signature’. He will also be seen in Sooraj Barjatya’s ‘Uunchai’, which is scheduled to hit the theatres on November 11 this year.

Apart from this, he is super happy to be a part of the Telugu drama ‘Tiger Nageswara Rao’, which is headlined by Ravi Teja.

On the other hand, Anil is currently riding high on the success of his recently released film ‘Jug Jugg Jeeyo,’ which also starred Varun Dhawan, Kiara Advani, and Neetu Kapoor in the lead roles.

He will be next seen in an aerial action thriller film ‘Fighter’ alongside Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone. Helmed by Siddharth Anand, the official release date of the film is still awaited. (ANI)

#AccidentalPrimeMinister riles Congress

The Accidental Prime Minister, starring Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, is BJP’s propaganda against their party, Congress leaders said on Friday as the former PM evaded comment on the growing controversy over the film on him. Congress leaders said propaganda against the party would not work and the truth shall prevail. The trailer of the film, based on the book of the same name by Sanjaya Baru who served as Singh’s media advisor from 2004 to 2008, was released in Mumbai on Thursday. The trailer shows Singh as a victim of the Congress’ internal politics ahead of the the 2014 general elections. Riveting tale of how a family held the country to ransom for 10 long years. Was Dr Singh just a regent who was holding on to the PM’s chair till the time heir was ready? Watch the official trailer of ‘TheAccidentalPrimeMinister’, based on an insider’s account, releasing on 11 January,” the BJP said on Thursday night.

Responding to the BJP, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said on Twitter that such fake propaganda by the party would not stop it from asking the Modi government questions on “rural distress, rampant unemployment, demonetisation disaster, flawed GST, failed Modinomics, all pervading corruption . Asked by journalists to comment on the film at the Congress’ foundation day function at the party headquarters on Friday, Singh walked away without saying anything. Congress leader and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said propaganda against the Congress and its leaders would not work and the truth shall prevail. His colleague, Congress leader PL Punia, accused the BJP of evading answers on its misgovernance after having failed on all fronts. This is the handiwork of the BJP. They know that time has come to give answers after completion of five years and they are now trying to divert attention by raising such issues and evade answering to the public after its government failed on all fronts, he said. National Conference leader Omar Abdullah also tweeted on the film, saying, “Can’t wait for when they make The Insensitive Prime Minister. So much worse than being the accidental one.” Directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte, the film stars Kher as Manmohan Singh and Akshaye Khanna as Baru. (PTI)]]>