35 Facts About Ayushmann Khurrana


Ayushmann Khurrana was born on Nishant Khurrana; 14 September 1984 and is an Indian actor and singer who works in Hindi films.

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Ayushmann Khurrana 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 Khurrana won the second season of reality television show MTV Roadies in 2004 and ventured into an anchoring career.

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

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Ayushmann Khurrana was a part of Guru Nanak Khalsa College.

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

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

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

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

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

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Ayushmann Khurrana 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 Khurrana made his acting debut in 2012 with Shoojit Sircar's romantic comedy Vicky Donor, co-starring Annu Kapoor and debutante Yami Gautam.

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At the Filmfare Awards ceremony, Ayushmann Khurrana was awarded trophies for Best Male Debut and Best Male Playback Singer.

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In 2013, Ayushmann Khurrana appeared in Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, ranking 70th with an estimated annual income of 25.

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Anupama Chopra found Ayushmann Khurrana to be "earnest" in it but felt that his comedic work was overshadowed by that of Roy Kapur.

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Two years later, after starring in the poorly received Meri Pyaari Bindu opposite Parineeti Chopra, Ayushmann Khurrana's career progressed with his two other films releases of 2017, the romantic-comedy dramas Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, both of which were commercially successful.

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Ayushmann Khurrana received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for the latter film.

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Ayushmann Khurrana 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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Udita Jhunjhunwala of Mint praised Ayushmann Khurrana for giving a "taut performance that balances vulnerability with craftiness" and Ankur Pathak of HuffPost found his to be "a layered, no-holds-barred performance worth applauding".

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

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Ayushmann Khurrana 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 Khurrana 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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Shubhra Gupta of The Indian Express credited Ayushmann Khurrana for "allowing the film to be so much about" his lesser known co-star Jitendra Kumar.

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

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In 2021, Ayushmann Khurrana played a bodybuilder who falls in love with a transgender in Abhishek Kapoor's romantic comedy Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui.

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

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

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

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Ayushmann Khurrana is known for being very close to his family and wife, Tahira Kashyap, who has directed a critically acclaimed film Toffee.

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