Kirron Kher Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family & More

Kirron Anupam Kher is an Indian theatre, film and television actress, singer, entertainment producer, TV talk show host and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In May 2014, she was elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Indian Parliament from Chandigarh.

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Husband: Anupam Kher
Education: Post Graduate
Age: 66 Years
Kirron Kher Biography
Kirron Kher Biography
Kirron Kher Biography
Full Name Kiran Thakar Singh Kher
Profession Actress, Politician
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight in Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party

Bharatiya Janata Party

Political Journey 2009: Joined the BJP
2011: Campaigned for the BJP in the 2011 municipal corporation elections in Chandigarh
2014: In the Lok Sabha Elections, won the Chandigarh seat with 1,91,362 votes, defeating Congress’ Pawan Bansal and AAP’s Gul Panag
2019: Won the Lok Sabha elections from the Chandigarh Constituency for the second time
Personal Life
Date of Birth 14 June 1955
Age (as of 2021) 66 Years
Birthplace Punjab, India
Zodiac sign Gemini
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chandigarh, India
School Not Known
College/University Panjab University, Chandigarh
Educational Qualification Master Of Arts (English Literature) From Department Of English, Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1973
Debut Film: Aasra Pyaar Da (Punjabi, 1983)
Television: Isi Bahane (Hindi, 1988)
Family Father– Thakhar Singh Sandhu
Mother– Diljit Kaur

Brother– Amardeep Singh (Artist)
Sister– Sharanjit Kaur Sandhu, Kanwal Thakar Singh (Badminton Player)

Religion Sikhism
Address H.No.23, Sector- 7-A, Chandigarh-160018
Hobbies Horoscope, Jewellery
Favorite Things
Favorite Food Samosa, Punjabi Food
Favorite Colour Off-whites
Favorite Actor(s) Anupam KherSunil Dutt
Favorite Actress Nargis
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends Gautam Berry (Businessman)
Anupam Kher (Actor)
Husband Gautam Berry (Businessman)

Gautam Berry
Anupam Kher, Actor (Married 1985)

Anupam Kher

Children Sons– Sikandar Kher, Actor (Born 31 October, 1981)

Daughters– None

Style Quotient
Car Mercedes Benz (2013 model)
Assets/Properties Bank Deposit: Rs. 21 Crore
Bonds/Shares: Rs. 1.39 Crore
Vehicles: Worth Rs. 2 Crore
Jewelry: Worth Rs. 4.85 Crore
Commercial Building: Worth Rs. 5.5 Crore (in sector 17 E Chandigarh)
Residential Buildings: Worth Rs. 10 Crore (in Chandigarh, Shimla, and Mumbai)
Money Factor
Salary (as a Member of Parliament) Rs. 1 Lakh + Other Allowances
Net Worth (approx.) Rs. 47.5 Crore (as in 2019)
Kirron Kher Biography
Kirron Kher Biography

Some Lesser Known Facts About Kirron Kher Biography

  • Does Kirron Kher smoke?: No
  • Does Kirron Kher drink alcohol?: No
  • She loves numerology and has changed her name from “Kiran” to “Kirron” in 2008.
  • In her childhood, she used to play badminton along with her sister Kanwal Thakar Kaur (Arjun Award-winning badminton player).
  • She tried to pursue her acting aspiration in Mumbai throughout the 1980s, but without success.
  • When she met Anupam Kher, he was also a struggling actor.
  • In 1985, Kirron and Anupam, both worked in a play called “Chadnpuri ki Champabai”.
  • In the 1990s, she hosted three television shows – “Purushkshetra”, “Kiron Kher Today” and “Jagte Raho with Kiron Kher”.
  • In 1999, she won National Award for Best Actress for the Bengali Film “Bariwali” directed by Rituparno Ghosh.
  • In 2002, she was nominated for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for the film “Devdas”.
  • In 2003, she won numerous international awards for Best Actress for the film “Khamosh Paani”.
  • She also made a guest appearance in an American TV series “ER”, in October 2004.
  • In 2006, she got her second nomination for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for the film “Rang De Basanti”.
Rang De Basanti
Rang De Basanti
  • Kirron Kher appeared as a judge in the “India’s Got Talent” series in the year 2009.
  • She has been involved with a non-profit movement against female infanticide called “Laadli”.
  • In 2009, she joined the “Bhartiya Janata Party” (a political party).
Kirron Kher joined the “Bhartiya Janata Party"
Kirron Kher joined the “Bhartiya Janata Party”
  • In 2011, she also participated in Anti-Corruption Movement led by Anna Hazare.
  • She has been an admirer of Narendra Modi since long before he became Prime Minister of India.
  • For the General Elections, 2014, BJP declared her as the Lok Sabha Candidate from Chandigarh.
  • In May 2014, she became the Member of Parliament (MP) from Chandigarh by defeating Pawan Kumar Bansal.
  • She promised a Film City for Chandigarh and Chandigarh Administration has accepted her proposal.
  • On 10 January 2019, she was caught on camera giving funny reactions during a Parliament session, which had gone viral on the internet.

  • On 1 April 2021, Arun Sood, the city BJP chief of Chandigarh announced that Kher was suffering from multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer.

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