Kiran Thakar Singh aka Kirron Kher celebrates her 64th Birthday today and we couldn’t be happier than we already are. She is one of the most amazing talents we have in our Bollywood industry. An exceptional actress is what she is. Kirron Kher was born and bought up in Jat family. She completed her schooling from both Jalandhar and Jabalpur. Later she completed her graduation in Department of Indian Theatre of Panjab University, Chandigarh. No wonder she is such a terrific actress. Just like any other people who have made their way to the top of this industry, Kirron Kher also had her days of struggle.
Here eight facts you would definitely know about the actress, Kirron Kher
Kirron Kher won the National award for best actress for her role Bengali Film Bariwali which is a film by Rituparno Ghosh.
Kirron Kher later made her comeback in the film Sardari Begum which was a film by Shyam Benegal for which she won Special Jury Award at the 1997 National Film Awards.
Kirron Kher’s role in Khamosh Pani (Silent Waters) (2003) in which she not only refused to kill herself for being a widow, but marries her abductor and, after his death, makes an earning teaching Quran to local children. For which she won the Best Actress Award, at Locarno International Film Festival, the Karachi International Film Festival and International Festivals at Ciepie in Argentina and Cape Town in South Africa.
Kirron Kher’s performance in Rang De Basanti in which she played the role of a Mother to Amir Khan got her second nomination for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award
Kirron Kher also essayed the role of mother of Sameer Kapoor played by Abhishek Bachchan in Dostana which was really appreciated by the people who watched the film.
Kirron Kher was nominated for a Filmfare award in Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in Devdas
Kirron Kher has popularly played the role of a mother to many major Bollywood actors including Shah Rukh Khan in Om Shanti Om, a Farah Khan directorial.
Kirron Kher is also a part of the major leading political party BJP (Bhartiya Janta Party).