Anupam Kher is a versatile actor, acclaimed for his portrayal of diversified characters is a fine gentleman to have worked in the movie fraternity. He, in fact, remains only a few of the Bollywood actors to have plied their trade abroad and achieved success too.
He is the recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, the civilian honors from the Government of India. He has earned five Filmfare awards for Best Actor in a Comic role. He also received Filmfare Award for best supporting actor from the movie ‘Vijay’.
He is also credited with being the chairman of the famous National School of Drama.
Continuing our series into the top ten movies of actors of all time, it’s time we took aturn to compile a list of Anupam Kher’s best movies.
Take your time and do go through it. The list of top ten best movies of Anupam Kher of all time.
10) Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006)
- Let’s start off the proceedings with an unconventional comedy-drama film Khosla Ka Ghosla.
- The movie deals with the storyline of land mafia and the light-hearted satirical based on it.
- The movie featured Anupam Kher, Boman Irani as the main leads.
9) Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
- A movie that ruled the hearts of the youth among the nation, this one featured Shahrukh, Kajol, and Rani in the leads.
- Anupam Kher played the character of principal and the father of Rani Mukherjee.
- His portrayal of the character was such a fun to watch throughout the movie.
8) Ram Lakhan (1989)
- An epic movie that earned its place in the hearts of the crowd, this one featured Jackie Shroff and Anil Kapoor in the leads.
- Anupam Kher played the role of Deodhar Shastri and earned immense accolades for his comic ascendency. He earned Filmfare Award for Best Comic Role from the movie.
7) Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
- The movie that had the longest running record in the history of Bollywood is what makes into our entry a number seven.
- This movie elevated the duo of Shahrukh and Kajol as the best loved on-screen couple in the Bollywood.
- Anupam Kher played an unconventional father of Shahrukh Khan in the movie.
- The way he played it, every youth in the nation wanted their father to be like him.
6) Special 26 (2013)
- A movie made on the storyline of 1987 Opera House heist, this one is such a thriller to watch.
- This movie featured Anupam Kher in the role of P.K, or simply Sharmaji.
- The movie was hit among the fans and masses.
5) Dil (1990)
- Remember the character of Hajari Lal, the penny-wise, immensely greedy father of Aamir Khan? Wasn’t it such a delight to watch.
- This movie portrayed the comic side of Anupam Kher which he shone in brightly.
4) HUM (1991)
- This movie had Anupam Kher portray the villainous side of him in an unusual manner like never seen before.
- He essayed the role of Gridhar with ease and stood toe-to-toe in acting against the might of Amitabh Bachchan and Danny.
3) Karma (1986)
- A movie featuring Dilip Kumar, Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor and Anupam Kher in the leads was a blockbuster and a fine movie boarded on the storyline of action.
- The movie featured the villainous side of Anupam Kher as he portrayed the role of Dr. Dang with such ease and charm that it still stands as the best villain in Bollywood.
2) A Wednesday! (2008)
- A drama thriller movie featuring Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin in the leads, this movie was a breath of fresh air in the Bollywood.
- It featured Anupam Kher as the about-to-retire police commissioner and Naseeruddin as the prime antagonist.
- It received immense praise for both the actors.
1) Saaransh (1984)
- A drama film featuring Anupam Kher, Rohini Hattangadi, Nilu Phule and more, this one is till date the best one of Anupam Kher.
- The immortal performance by Anupam Kher for his character made immense headlines and earned him Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
- The movie explored the way couple cope during the old-age against the backdrop of anxiety and aimlessness.
- A definitive must-watch in anyone’s list of movies.
There’s much more to this man that this mere list of 10 movies. In fact, honorable mentions need to go to Hum Apke Hain Kaun, Lamhe and more. It’s time we pull back the curtains on our list today. We shall be back with more the next time. Cheers.