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Happy Birthday : Kirron Kher [ 14 June ]

14 June 2012 ::  Kirron Kher was born on 14 June 1955. She is an Indian theatre, film and television actress and a TV talk show host.

Kirron Kher was born in Bangalore and brought up in Chandigarh, Punjab, where she did her schooling and later college from Panjab University, Chandigarh. At school she was an avid badminton player with her sister, Arjuna award Kanwal Thakar Singh. Their mother, Diljit Singh, was active in sports and dramatics during her college days in pre-partition Punjab. Kirron had a brother, artist Amardeep Singh, who died in 2003.

She gave birth to actor Sikandar Kher,  from her first marriage to businessman and actor Gautam Berry, which ended in 1985. She then married actor Anupam Kher, whom she first met at Department of Indian Theatre in Chandigarh in 1974; after which Anupam Kher went to Delhi and joined National School of Drama (NSD), while Kirron went to Bombay and got married to her first husband. They subsequently met while working in a play called Chanadpuri Ki Champabai. They married in 1985; now they run a production house.

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