Kirron Kher : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Kirron Kher, an Indian film actress and politician, has made significant contributions to both the entertainment industry and the political landscape of India. The Bollywood Actress Known for her versatile acting skills and charismatic personality, she has left an indelible mark in the hearts of millions.

Early Life and Upbringing

Born as Kiran Thakar Singh Sandhu on June 14, 1952, in Bangalore, Mysore State, India, Kirron Kher hails from a Punjabi Jatt Sikh family of the Sandhu clan. She completed her school education in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, and Chandigarh.

Later, she graduated from the Department of Indian Theatre of Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Kirron Kher - Early Life And Upbringing
Kirron Kher – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Kirron Kher - Personal Life
Kirron Kher – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameKirron Anupam Kher
Alternative Names(s) (also know as)Kiran Thakar Singh Sandhu, Kiran Berry, Kiran Thakar Singh Kher
Date of Birth14 June 1952 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023)71 Years
Zodiac SignGemini
BirthplacePunjab, India
HometownChandigarh, India
Current AddressH.No.23, Sector- 7-A, Chandigarh-160018
Education QualificationMaster Of Arts (English Literature) From Department Of English, Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1973
Hobbies and InterestsHoroscope, Jewellery
Languages KnownHindi, Punjabi, English
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkKirron Kher – Wikipedia
IMDb Profile linkKirron Kher – IMDb
Website linkNA

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Kirron Kher - Physical Appearance
Kirron Kher – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeHourglass
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)36-32-38 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 5″ (165 cm)
Weight in kg, lbs68 kg, 150 lbs
Chest36 inches
Waist32 inches
BicepsNot known
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
HairstyleShort hair
Distinctive FeaturesDainty bindi, layered gold neckpiece, kundan bangles

Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs

Kirron Kher was first married to Gautam Berry, a Mumbai-based businessman, in 1979, and they had a son, Sikandar Kher. However, the marriage ended in divorce in 1985.

During her struggle to establish herself in the film industry, she reconnected with Anupam Kher, a fellow actor and university acquaintance. They got married in 1985.

Kirron Kher - Family And Relationships
Kirron Kher – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – HusbandAnupam Kher
FatherThakhar Singh Sandhu
MotherDiljit Kaur
ChildrenSons – Sikandar Kher, Actor (Born 31 October, 1981) Daughters – None
SiblingsBrother – Amardeep Singh (Artist) Sister – Sharanjit Kaur Sandhu, Kanwal Thakar Singh (Badminton Player)
Affairs – Boyfriend(s)Gautam Berry (Businessman), Anupam Kher (Actor)
Significant RelationshipsAnupam Kher

Rise to Stardom

Kirron Kher made her film debut in 1983 with the Punjabi feature film ‘Aasra Pyar Da’. After a hiatus, she returned to films in 19961. Her performances in films like ‘Devdas’ (2002), ‘Rang De Basanti’ (2006), and ‘Main Hoon Na’ (2004) have been highly acclaimed.

Kirron Kher - Rise To Stardom
Kirron Kher – Rise To Stardom

Kirron Kher – Debut Film – Aasra Pyar Da (1983)

Kirron Kher - Debut Film
Kirron Kher – Debut Film
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Kirron Kher – Successful Films – Main Hoon Na (2004)

Kirron Kher - Successful Films
Kirron Kher – Successful Films
Ram Toh Rambo Nikla | Main Hoon Na Movie Scene | Shah Rukh Khan, Zayed Khan, Amrita Rao

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Throughout her film career, Kirron Kher has received numerous awards and nominations. She is the recipient of two National Film Awards.

She was also nominated for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for the film ‘Devdas’.

Kirron Kher - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Kirron Kher – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actress, television personality, entertainment producer, singer, politician, socio-political activist
Debut FilmAasra Pyar Da (Punjabi, 1983)
Notable RolesDevdas (2002), Rang De Basanti (2006), Khoobsurat (2014)
Recent Films – New MoviesKhoobsurat (2014), Punjab 1984 (2014), Total Siyapaa (2014)
Upcoming FilmsNot known
Popular Television SeriesIndia’s Got Talent, Koffee with Karan, 24
Awards and AchievementsNational Film Award – Special Jury Award: Sardari Begum in 1996
Endorsements/Brand CollaborationsNirma, Tata Sky, Reliance Mobile, Prega News
Philanthropy/Charity WorkRed Cross Society, Rotary Club, Prayas, Nanhi Chhaan Foundation
Professional AssociationsBharatiya Janata Party, Lok Sabha member from Chandigarh
Training and EducationGraduated from the Department of Indian Theatre of Panjab University, Chandigarh
Production CompanyNot known
Box Office Success – Hit MoviesDevdas (2002), Veer-Zaara (2004), Main Hoon Na (2004), Singh Is Kinng (2008), Dostana (2008), Khoobsurat (2014)
Critical Acclaim MoviesBariwali (1999), Sardari Begum (1996), Khamosh Pani: Silent Waters (2003), Rang De Basanti (2006), Bariwali: The Lady of the House

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Kirron Kher - Assets And Finances
Kirron Kher – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 47.5 Crore (as in 2019) 1 or $5 million (approx.) 2
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs 7 to Rs 37 crore ($1 Million – $5 Million)
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs 50-60 Lakhs for brand endorsements
Sponsorship DealsNot available
Business VenturesIndian politician, film and television actress
InvestmentsBank Deposit: Rs. 21 Crore Bonds/Shares: Rs. 1.39 Crore 
Real Estate HoldingsCommercial Building: Worth Rs. 5.5 Crore (in sector 17 E Chandigarh) Residential Buildings: Worth Rs. 10 Crore (in Chandigarh, Shimla, and Mumbai) 
Luxury Items/Properties OwnedJewelry: Worth Rs. 4.85 Crore 
Cars CollectionMercedes Benz (2013 model) 

Favorite things, likes and dislikes

Kirron Kher -  Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Kirron Kher – Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorN/A
Favorite ActressN/A
Favorite FilmN/A
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportN/A
Favorite BooksN/A
Favorite ColorN/A
Favorite FoodN/A
Things s/he likeN/A
Things s/he dislikeN/A

Top 5 Best Films – Kirron Kher

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Rang De Basanti2006Mitro
Main Hoon Na2004Madhu Sharma
Veer-Zaara2004Mariam Hayaat Khan
Fanaa2006Zooni’s mother

Controversies – Kirron Kher

  • In 2017, Kirron Kher faced backlash for her unsolicited advice to a young woman who was gang-raped.
  • A controversy arose when a Bangla film actress, Rita Koiral, claimed that she had dubbed for the character of Kirron Kher in the film ‘Bariwali’, making her an equal claimant to the National Film Award.
  • In 2023, during a foundation stone-laying ceremony at Kishangarh, Chandigarh, she came under fire for her use of “harsh language”.
  • She was trolled for her statement on a Chandigarh rape case – where a young woman was gang raped by an auto-rickshaw driver and two of his accomplices.
  • A misleading claim circulated on social media that Kirron Kher said rape is part of Indian culture and cannot be stopped.
Kirron Kher - Controversies
Kirron Kher – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Kirron Kher

  • Kirron Kher was a national-level badminton player and has even played with Deepika Padukone’s father Prakash Padukone at the National Level.
  • She has an exquisite choice of sarees and often wears her classy saree on-screen.
  • She is a teetotaler and does not smoke or drink alcohol.
  • Being a huge believer in numerology, Kirron Kher changed the spelling of her first name, from ‘Kiran’ to ‘Kirron’, with an additional ‘r’, in 2008.
  • She sacrificed most of her career (took a 15-year hiatus) to bring up her son Sikander and support her husband Anupam Kher.
  • She loves numerology and has changed her name from “Kiran” to “Kirron” in 2008.
Kirron Kher - Interesting Facts
Kirron Kher – Interesting Facts

Kirron Kher’s journey from the silver screen to the political arena is a testament to her versatility and determination. Her contributions to Indian cinema and politics make her a remarkable personality in the public eye.

Her story continues to inspire many, making her a true icon of our times.

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