Anupam Kher will be honoured in Colombo for his contribution to cinema
"I will get the Sri Lankan presidential award at the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum tomorrow (Friday) for my work in cinema. It's an honour," Anupam, 55, who will receive the award from Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, said.
A veteran of close to 300 films, Anupam has played varied roles in his 25-year-long career. Some of his landmark films are 'Saransh', 'Daddy', 'Karma' and 'Tezaab'.
He has also been seen in offbeat films like 'Morning Walk', 'Khosla Ka Ghosla' and 'Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara'.
In 2002, he forayed into direction with 'Om Jai Jagadish' and also produced critically acclaimed films like 'Bariwali' (1999). He has also been quite active in the theatre circuit.
Apart from that he also runs acting academy called Actor Prepares in India and abroad.