Mumbai: Anupam Kher, the seasoned actor recently put pen to paper to draw lessons from his personal life that could inspire his readers and it seems the idea worked as he made it to Richtopia’s The 200 Most Influential Authors.
The book is titled ‘The Best Thing About You Is You!’ and it was published in 2011. Now for his gallant and most creative effort, Anupam Kher is named in Richtopia’s “The Most Influential Authors” worldwide. Excited about being named to the Richtopia’s list, Anupam Kher took to his social media account and wrote, “Wow...This is FANTASTIC!! Thank you @Richtopia for this honour. To be ranked No. 6th ‘Most Influential Writer Worldwide’ among @jk_rowling @paulocoelho @E_L_James is the greatest & most amazing feeling in the world. Jai Ho. #TheBestThingAboutYouIsYOU @HayHouseIndia”
Ranked 6th on the list, the actor-turned-author shares this mention with acclaimed writers such as J. K. Rowling, Paulo Coelho, Michael Moore, John Green and E. L. James. The list has also featured a few big names from India such as HRH Dalai Lama, Amitabh Bachchan, and Shashi Tharoor.
The official Twitter handle of Richtopia confirmed the news. It said, “@anupampkher All the best! You're in at #6 on this year's list of the 200 Most Influential Authors Worldwide” On the work front, Anupam Kher is currently busy with The Accidental Prime Minister, which is an upcoming biographical political drama film directed by Vijay Ratnakar Gutte and written by Hansal Mehta. The film is based on the 2014 memoir of the same name by Sanjaya Baru. It is scheduled to release on 21 December 2018.