Kirron Kher born 14 June 1955 is an Indian theatre, film and television actress, a TV talk show host and a member of the Bhartiya Janata Party. Kirron Kher was born in Punjab and brought up in a Sikh family in Chandigarh. Her sister is the Arjuna award-winning badminton player, Kanwal Thakar Kaur. Kirron had a brother, artist Amardeep Singh, who died in 2003. She completed her school education in Chandigarh, and then graduated from the Department of Indian Theatre of Punjab University, Chandigarh.