Kala Ratan award for Anupam
Veteran actor Anupam Kher has been honoured with the Kala Ratan Award by Vice President Hamid Ansari. The 62-year-old actor took to Twitter to share the news and wrote, “I Joined #IndianTheatre, @OfficialPU in 1974. Happy & Proud to share, today I get #KalaRatanAward by Hon. Vice President of India. Jai Ho.”
Anupam Kher was honoured with the Padma Shri in 2004 and the Padma Bhushan in 2016 for his contribution in the field of cinema and arts.
The actor who has worked mainly in Hindi films has also appeared in acclaimed international films like Bend It Like Beckham, Bride and Prejudice, The Mistress Of Spices, Ang Lee’s Lust, Caution, and David O. Russell’s 2 013 Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook.