Ayushmann Khurrana born Nishant Khurrana on 14 September is an Indian actor, singer, and television host. Known for his portrayals of ordinary men often battling social norms,   he is the recipient of several awards , including a National Film Award and four Filmfare Awards , and has appeared in Forbes India 's Celebrity list of and Khurrana won the second season of reality television show MTV Roadies in and ventured into an anchoring career.
He made his film debut in with the romantic comedy Vicky Donor , in which his performance as a sperm donor earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. Khurrana was born on 14 September in Chandigarh to Poonam and P.
Khurrana,   as Nishant Khurrana, later his parents changed his name to Ayushmann Khurrana when he was 3 years old. He was a part of Guru Nanak Khalsa College. He studied at St.
Bedes Shimla. It marked the production debut of actor John Abraham , and starred Khurrana in the titular role of a sperm donor. In preparation, he attended acting workshops and interacted with medical professionals.
Anupama Chopra found Khurrana to be "earnest" in it but felt that his comedic work was overshadowed by that of Roy Kapur. Anuj Kumar of The Hindu praised him for effectively capturing his character's "diction and body language".
Two years later, after starring in the poorly received Meri Pyaari Bindu , Khurrana's career progressed with his two other films releases of , Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan , both of which were commercially successful.
A remake of the Tamil film Kalyana Samayal Saadham , Khurrana hoped that the film's humorous take on mental and sexual problems faced by men would bring wider attention to the topic.
In , Khurrana starred in two of the top-grossing Hindi films of the year. He lobbied for the part after hearing about it from the casting director Mukesh Chhabra ,  and in preparation, he learnt how to play the piano and interacted with blind piano players. Anna M. Vetticad of Firstpost considered his performance to be "completely convincing" and commended him for choosing "to work in small films where the star is the story". The series of successful films continued with Khurrana's releases, Article 15 , Dream Girl , and Bala. Highlighting caste discrimination in India , the film was inspired by multiple events, including the Badaun gang rape allegations and the Una flogging incident.
He found it physically challenging to play the part due to the heavy layers of prosthetics used on his head. For his next project, Khurrana actively looked for another mainstream film that would portray sexuality in a humorous manner.
He 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. Khurrana was born in Chandigarh. His 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. While Ayushmann remains busy with his work in Mumbai , his family still stays in Chandigarh. His brother Aparshakti Khurana is a radio jockey at Radio Mirchi He also maintains a blog where he writes in Hindi and it has been received very well by his admirers.
They are childhood sweethearts and are parents of a son and a daughter. Tahira's positive outlook helped them remain rock solid through this difficult phase. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Indian actor, singer and television host. Nishant Khurrana . Chandigarh , India. Tahira Kashyap.
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