As Kirron Kher turns a year older, we take a look back at her marriage with Anupam Kher which has remained stronger than ever for the past 36 years. Their relationship has weathered many storms since they got married in 1985.
In an interview in 2013 with a leading publication, Kirron Kher opened up about her marriage and love story with Anupam Kher. She recalled that they were doing theater in Chandigarh together and were the best of friends. They were so close that they knew everything about each other, Kirron even knew the girls Anupam was attracted to. She added that it was fun as they worked together but there was nothing more than friendship at that point.
After this, Kirron came to Mumbai and got married to Gautam Berry, however it did not work out between them. This is also when Anupam Kher was facing difficulties in his marriage. Talking about the precise moment they felt something, Kirron told in an interview that they were going to Kolkata for Nadira Babbar’s play and she saw him looking different as his head was shaved, and Anupam looked back at her. She revealed that she later knocked in her room and confessed that she thought she had fallen in love with her. She later got a divorce from Gautam Berry and married Anupam Kher.
They later faced a financial crisis when Anupam Kher became a producer and borrowed money from the industry. During this time, Kirron would work and support her husband. She also added that he was optimistic and handled everything very positively.
Kirron Kher was diagnosed with cancer during the pandemic. However, she emerged stronger and beat the disease with the company and constant support of her husband.