23 Facts About Ayushmann Khurana


Ayushmann Khurana has appeared in Forbes India Celebrity 100 list of 2013 and 2019, and Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2020.

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Ayushmann Khurana made his film debut in 2012 with the romantic comedy Vicky Donor, in which his performance as a sperm donor earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

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Ayushmann Khurana's parents changed his name to Ayushmann Khurrana when he was 3 years old.

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Ayushmann Khurana was a part of Guru Nanak Khalsa College.

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Ayushmann Khurana studied at St John's High School, Chandigarh and DAV College, Chandigarh.

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Ayushmann Khurana majored in English literature and has a master's degree in Mass Communication from the School of Communication Studies, Panjab University.

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Ayushmann Khurana was the founding member of DAV College's "Aaghaaz" and "Manchtantra", which are active theatre groups in Chandigarh.

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Ayushmann Khurana conceived and acted in street plays and won prizes in national college festivals such as Mood Indigo, OASIS and St Bedes Shimla.

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Ayushmann Khurana won a Best Actor award for playing Ashwatthama in Dharamvir Bharati's Andha Yug.

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Ayushmann Khurana hosted the show Big Chai – Maan Na Maan, Main Tera Ayushmann and won the Young Achievers Award in 2007 for it.

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Ayushmann Khurana was the youngest recipient of the Bharat Nirman Award in New Delhi.

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Ayushmann Khurana worked in many other MTV shows such as MTV Fully Faltoo Movies, Cheque De India and Jaadoo Ek Baar.

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Ayushmann Khurana then turned television host with a multiple-talent-based reality show India's Got Talent on Colors TV, which he co-anchored with Nikhil Chinapa, and Stripped, which gave latest updates on the Indian TV industry with a comic tinge, again on MTV.

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Ayushmann Khurana lobbied for the part after hearing about it from casting director Mukesh Chhabra, and in preparation, learnt how to play the piano and interacted with blind piano players.

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Ayushmann Khurana next starred in Badhaai Ho, a comedy from director Amit Ravindernath Sharma about a young man whose middle-aged mother gets pregnant.

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Ayushmann Khurana found it physically challenging to play the part due to the heavy layers of prosthetics used on his head.

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Ayushmann Khurana won another Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for Article 15 and received a Best Actor nomination at the ceremony for Bala.

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Ayushmann Khurana found it in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, in which he played a gay man who has trouble convincing his partner's family of their relationship.

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Ayushmann Khurana was next seen in the comedy-drama Gulabo Sitabo, directed by Sircar and co-starring Amitabh Bachchan.

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Ayushmann Khurana then reunited with Sinha for the Northeast India-based Anek.

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Ayushmann Khurana's father P Khurrana is an astrologer and an author on the subject of astrology, whereas his mother Poonam is a housewife and she is of half-Burmese descent, and a qualified M A in Hindi.

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Ayushmann Khurana's brother Aparshakti Khurana is a radio jockey at Radio Mirchi 98.

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Ayushmann Khurana maintains a blog where he writes in Hindi and it has been received very well by his admirers.

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