Anupam wishes wife Kirron “Love, Peace & Happiness” on her 60th b’day


National Award winning actress Kirron Kher is undoubtedly one of the most versatile personalities of the Indian film industry. As the theatre personality, film actor, television host and politician celebrated her 60th on June 14, Bollywood celebs expressed their heartfelt wishes to her on Twitter.

Her husband actor Anupam Kher was among the first who wished her on the micro-blogging site. He posted, “Happy Birthday @KirronKherBJP. Love, Peace & Happiness Always. Hope u serve ur people well & continue to do excellent work in films & TV.:)”

Her son Sikandar was not far behind in wishing his ‘hot’ mom. “Happy birthday to my Mother @KirronKherBJP ..  Still rocking the hotness ! Have a cracking one 'baby' !!” the ‘Woodstock Villa’ actor tweeted.

Abhishek Bachchan also wished his “favourite aunt” while Uday Chopra too remembered to wish the charismatic actor.

Kirron, who has been enthralling the audience with her stellar performances, is known for her serious dialogues and her humorous disposition.

Kirron’s initial days in the industry were full of struggle just like her husband Anupam. She made her acting debut with a Punjabi film and appeared in Hindi film ‘Pestonjee’ in 1987, alongside her husband Anupam. She worked in plays and hosted television shows before making a comeback to Bollywood.

After eight years in 1996, critically acclaimed director Shyam Benegal cast her in ‘Sardari Begum’ which won her the Special Jury Award at the National Film Awards the following year.

Kirron received the National Award for Best Actress for her performance in Bengali film ‘Bariwali’ directed by late filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh. She has also appeared many successful films like ‘Devdas’, ‘Hum Tum’, Veer-Zaara’, ‘Main Hoon Na’, ‘Raang De Basanti’, ‘Dostana’ and others. Her roles in ‘Khamosh Paani’ and ‘Mangal Pandey: The Rising’ received critical acclimation. She won awards at the Locarno International Film Festival and Karachi International Film Festival for her role in ‘Khamosh Pani’, a film that portrays the plight of a woman abducted during partition of India.

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, paid tribute to Kirron during its annual festival in 2004. 

Kirron is also a judge on the panel of the reality show 'India's Got Talent' franchise.