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Anupam Kher Forgot he Dissed Padma Awards in 2010. Twitter Remembers

  | January 27, 2016 11:24 IST (New Delhi)
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Actor Anupam Kher won the Padma Shri in 2004.

On Twitter, where he is very active, Anupam Kher posted several messages celebrating his award - and was promptly trolled for a tweet dated 2010 in which he dismissed the Padma honours as inauthentic. Twitter has excavated a 2010 post from the actor

Actor Anupam Kher, a Padma awardee this year, has discovered the hard way that the Internet never forgets. Mr Kher, 60, is to receive the Padma Bhushan, 12 years after he was given the Padma Shri in 2004. On Twitter, where he is very active, Mr Kher posted several messages celebrating his award - and was promptly trolled for a tweet dated 2010 in which he dismissed the Padma honours as inauthentic. (Also Read: Padma Awards: Rajinikanth, Anupam Kher on List of Awardees)
Twitter has excavated this 2010 post from the actor:

Six years later, Anupam Kher has revised his opinion and welcomed his Padma Bhushan with these tweets:


Twitter is having none of it:





Anupam Kher, the winner of two National Awards, is married to BJP MP Kirron Kher and was a strong critic of the protests against 'intolerance' last year. He publicly opposed the returning of awards, slammed actor Aamir Khan's comments on 'intolerance' and organised a counter-protest of his own in New Delhi. (Also Read: Anupam Kher Says Aamir Khan Thinks he Should Have Opinion on Everything)
Mr Kher first notable film role was in 1984's Saaransh. He has appeared in Hollywood movies like Silver Linings Playbook and was seen last year in Salman Khan blockbuster Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. This year, he will appear in M S Dhoni: The Untold Story.


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