Anupam Kher is truly one of the most successful global actors that India has ever produced. Having acted in more than 500 films, the 63-years-old actor is giving memorable performances since decades and now, he is finally getting his dues paid. This year, he appeared in British based BBC TV movie, The Boy With The Topknot, and bagged his first ever BAFTA nomination in the supporting actor category. Mr. Kher took to Twitter to share the big news and thanked Bafta, his tweet read, “Thank you @BAFTA for the nomination. I feel honored and humbled. #TheBoyWithTheTopKnot”
As soon as the news broke, Bollywood stars couldn’t resist themselves from congratulating the legendary actor. Actors like Priyanka Chopra , Sonam Kapoor , Anil Kapoor , Riteish Deshmukh , and Farhan Akhtar applauded him.
Congrats sir! So proud. @bafta @anupampkher #TheBoyWithTheTopknot https://t.co/DQCsUu4FFV— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) April 4, 2018
Congratulations !sir Anupam Kherji .. your friend from Juhu India is very proud of you .. https://t.co/cpBm5BqHKf— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) April 4, 2018
The Boy With The Topknot is based on the memoir of British Sikh Sathnam Sanghera, a retelling of his family history, of growing up in Wolverhampton, and of his discovery that his father and older sister were schizophrenic. Anupam Kher stars as the father, British actor Sacha Dhawan - you might recognize him from the TV comedy Outsourced - plays Sathnam.
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