Kirron Kher is an Indian theatre, film and television actress and a TV talk show host.
Kirron Kher made her film debut in 1983 in the Punjabi feature film Aasra Pyar Da and received rave reviews for her performance. Though she soon took a hiatus from films, following her divorce, and in order to raise her son Sikander Kher, meanwhile she worked for her second husband Anupam Kher as a costume designer and appeared in only one film in between, Pestonjee in 1988, wherein she acted alongside, her husband Anupam Kher.
Her return to acting came about with theatre, with the play Saalgirah, by playwright Javed Siddiqui and directed by Feroz Abbas Khan, soon she hosted three television shows, starting with Purushkshetra on Zee TV which got her much acclaimed for bringing out the discussion of sexuality to the forum for the first time, while highlighting women's issues at the same time, Kiron Kher Today and Jagte Raho with Kiron Kher, before doing Bollywood films. Her comeback film was Karan Arjun (1995), followed by the acclaimed film by Shyam Benegal, Sardari Begum (1996), which won her the Special Jury Award at the 1997 National Film Awards.