When Anupam Kher Gifted Robert De Niro The Bhagwad Gita

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Robert De Niro had invited Anupam Kher for his 75th birthday celebrations.

Written By Athulya Nambiar | Mumbai | Updated On:

Actor Anupam Kher not only has a major contribution towards Indian cinema but is a reputed actor in Hollywood as well. The actor has proved his versatility irrespective of language and the role he is given. He has been the doting father, the evil relative and at other times has saved the nation as a serious police officer. He has done it all. It does not come as a surprise when Oscar-winning actor and Kher’s 'Silver Linings Playbook' co-star Robert De Niro invited him for his 75th birthday celebrations.  

Actor-producer-director Robert De Niro celebrated his birthday on August 17. Anupam Kher presented his co-star with an idol of Lord Ganesha and a copy of the Bhagwad Gita. At the party, he also met the 'Shutter Island' director Martin Scorsese. 

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Recently, Robert De Niro had hosted a surprise party for Anupam Kher on his 63rd birthday at the former's residence. At the time, Anupam Kher was in America for the shoot of an international web series. 

Before that De Niro had also invited Kher for lunch to his residence on the occasion of father's day in 2017 when Anupam Kher was in the city for the premiere of his Hollywood film 'The Big Sick'. 

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'Silver Linings Playbook'(2012) is a romantic comedy film, directed by David O Russell. The film was an adaptation of a novel written by Matthew Quick. Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence played the lead roles in the film, with Robert De Niro, Anupam Kher, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, and Julia Stiles in supporting roles. 

What's next for Anupam Kher

On the work front, Anupam Kher is gearing up for the release of his next film 'The Accidental Prime Minister' which is a biopic based on the former Prime Minister of India. Kher plays the role of the former Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh in the film. 



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