Bollywood actor Anupam Kher in Vancouver

Anupam Kher and Vikram Vij. Photos by Tom Delamere  
Anupam Kher and Vikram Vij.
Photos by Tom Delamere
Anupam Kher (right) with Naveen Girn.
Anupam Kher (right) with Naveen Girn.
Anupam Kher with thrilled fans. Photo by Chandra Bodalia
Anupam Kher with thrilled fans.
Photo by Chandra Bodalia

THIS past weekend, Indian Summer Festival presented two events featuring special guest, Anupam Kher. The Indian actor is known for his iconic roles in over 400 films, including Bend It Like Beckham, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Daddy, Karma, A Wednesday, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Silver Linings Playbook, and the new Netflix series, Sense8.

On June 13, Anupam Kher was honoured at the annual Dinner By Starlight fundraiser, where he joined Chef Vikram Vij on stage to chat about his career, before enjoying a crossover meal created by Vij and the Terminal City Club chef, Greg von Poppel.

The next day, Indian Summer Festival hosted a public talk with Kher in conversation with Naveen Girn, where he spoke about the ups and downs of his career, his international film career and experience working with Robert DeNiro, and finding inspiration and motivation every day.

Indian Summer Festival is a multi-arts festival taking place in Vancouver from July 9-18. For more information, visit www.indiansummerfest.ca.