Anupam Kher named among five best actors in Asia

Published: Nov 05, 2012, 08:05 IST | PTI |

Veteran actor Anupam Kher has been regarded as one of the best five actors in Asia by international magazine The Hollywood Reporter

The 57-year-old actor, who has appeared in many international film projects in his three-decade old career, shares the honour with actors like Li BingBing, Lee Byung-Hun, Iko Uwais and Aaron Kwok. "Happy to share. Hollywood Reporter in its latest issue has listed me among the Five Best Actors in Asia. I am the only Indian. Jai Ho.

Anupam Kher

"Other four actors are Li BingBing (China), Lee Byung-Hun (South Korea), Iko Uwais (Thailand) and Aaron Kwok (Hong Kong)," he posted on Twitter. The two time National Award winning actor started his career in 1982 with "Aagman" but he became popular with Mahesh Bhatt's "Saaransh" after two years.

Apart from doing lead roles, Kher was also appreciated for his supporting roles in films like "Karma", "Daddy" and many more. He made his foray in the international films with "Bend It Like Beckham" in 2002, followed by "Bride and Prejudice", TV show "ER", "Lust, Caution", "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" and the recent "The Silver Linings Playbook". 

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