The biggest award show of Bollywood industry is on its way this month! The IIFA Awards are going to be held in Bangkok from June 21 to 24. The glamorous night will have various business and entertainment programs with the shining stars of Bollywood. And even the winner of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award has been announced! [caption id="attachment_38696" align="alignnone" width="600"] Source[/caption] It is the lead actor of The Accidental Prime Minister- Anupam Kher. The 63-year-old acting sensation has also expressed his gratitude for awarding him with the most prestigious award of the India film industry.
Thank you IIFA for acknowledging my achievements in cinema. I am privileged to be a part of our film industry, which has been so generous in the showing of love and warmth upon meAnupam Kher is currently the chairman of Film and Television Institute of India. He has formerly been held the position of chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification and National School of Drama. With an experience of over 30 years in the B-town, Kher has acted in more than 500 films in various languages. He has even been a part of several national and international projects.
My 34 years of work has helped me achieve great milestones and at a time when actors my age are offered the Lifetime Achievement Award, I prefer to ride on another 34 years exploring new and exciting opportunities in Indian and international Cinema. I am humbled and happy to be the recipient of this award instituted by IIFAKher has previously been awarded 8 Filmfare Awards. His commendable performance in 'Ram Lakhan’, ‘Lamhe’, ‘Khel’, ‘Darr’ and ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’, has also awarded him with Filmfare Award for Best Comedian five times. Not only Bollywood, but the government of India has also awarded Kher with Padma Shri in 2004 and Padma Bhushan in 2016. He added,
With every such award comes a sense of responsibility which I promise to be committed to, in our industry and also, as a representative of our country in the international arenaThe whole world could not overlook the talented actor. Kher has also been highly appreciated for his roles in 'Bride and Prejudice', 'The Mistress of Spices', 'Speedy Singh' and 'Bend It Like Beckham'. If you want to know all about the latest updates on Pollywood and Bollywood, keep reading on Gabruu.com!