Rohit wrote on Aug 11 2008 7:11PM
Kirron Kher is an Indian actress and TV host in Bollywood. Kirron Kher’s first marriage was with actor and businessman Gautam Berry, whom she divorced in 1985. She then married actor Anupam Kher. Her son Sikander was legally adopted by Anupam after marriage.
Kirron Kher hosted three television shows called Purushkshetra, Kiron Kher Today and Jagte Raho with Kiron Kher, before doing Bollywood films. In 1988, she made Kirron Kher debut in the film Pestonjee.
For her role in Devdas alongside Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Aishwarya Rai, she was nominated for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. Which brought her all the fame and success.
Despite playing mostly supporting roles, her list of successful movies includes Devdas (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004), Hum Tum (2004) and Veer-Zaara (2004). Her work in Rang De Basanti (2006) was a huge hit and her performance was praised. Her role in Fanaa (2006) and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) were also praised.
* 1997, National Film Award - Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) for Sardari Begum * 2000, National Film Award for Best Actress, Bariwali * 2003, IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award, Devdas * 2003, Locarno International Film Festival, Bronze Leopard Award, Khamosh Pani: Silent Waters * 2006, Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actress , Rang De Basanti