Actor, Author and Speaker
Anupam Kher is an Indian actor who is considered one of the greatest actors of contemporary cinema. He has appeared in nearly 470 films and 100 plays. Though mainly appearing in Bollywood (Hindi) films, he has had roles in some films from other nations as well most notably the 2013 Oscar nominated Silver Linings Playbook. He has extended his genius into production of such national and international award winning films such as Bariwali and Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Maara.
"Nothing is all wrong. Even a clock that has stopped running is correct twice a day"
Anything is possible - that's what he believes in deeply. And now versatile actor Anupam Kher, a diehard optimist, is to translate his life's philosophy into motivating others through inspiring lectures.
Anupam is taking on the avatar of a motivation speaker as part of a worldwide programme, called Power Within, he is launching early next year.
"I'm a great optimist and I have lived a life which has had its own ups and downs, and I have never indulged in self-pity or bitterness... the only way to live is to live optimistically and the only way to live is to decide to be happy, " Anupam, 55, told in an interview.
The actor, who has worked in more than 400 films, has already lectured in many international and national universities and even to corporates. He has recently spoken at the Kellogg School of Business on this trip, the Illinois Institute of Management, University of Maryland, Cambridge in England and at the IIT's in India," he added.
Suggested Key Note Topic
Power Within: The idea is to spread my optimism.
I'm a great optimist and I have lived a life which has had its own ups and downs and I have never indulged in self-pity or bitterness. So basically the idea is to make people understand that there is no point dwelling upon your shortcomings, failures or setbacks.
One should turn them into something positive because the only way to live is to live optimistically and the only way to live is to decide to be happy.