Actor Ayushmann Khurrana-Biography, Films, Personal Life, 6 Fun Facts, Photos & More

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana-Biography, Films, Personal Life, 6 Fun Facts, Photos & More

Ayushmann Khurrana is an Indian film actor who has become the most trusted name in contemporary Bollywood. Born on 14 September 1984 in Chandigarh as Nishant Khurrana, actor Ayushmann Khurrana has come a long way in a short span of time as a TV host, Singer, Actor and Music Composer.

Popularly known as Ayush, Khurrana was first noticed in 2002 as one of the youngest contestants on Channel V show PopStars. In 2004, Ayushmann won the second season of MTV Roadies at the age of 20 and since then he has not looked back after his successful stint as TV host then Radio Jockey and his film debut in 2012 in Vicky Donor.

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana’s latest movie is Gulabo Sitabo which was released on Amazon Prime in June 2020.

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Ayushmann Khurrana- Young & talented Indian Film Actor

Quick Facts About Actor Ayushmann Khurrana

Born: September 14, 1984 in Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Occupation: Actor, Singer, TV Host, Radio Jockey, Music Composer
Nickname: Ayush
Height: 5′ 6″
Wife & Children: Ayushmann Khurrana has been married since 2008 to his childhood friend Tahira Kashyap and has two children, a son and a daughter.
Relative: Aparshakti Khurrana (Brother)

Early Life and Education of Ayushmann Khurrana

Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana was born and brought up in Chandigarh where he did his early schooling from St. John’s High School and then went to DAV College. Ayushmann has a master’s degree in Mass Communication from the School of Communication Studies, Punjab University.

Ayushmann was quite active in theater and stage work during his college times. He was also the founding member of theater groups “Aaghaaz” and “Manchtantra” at DAV college Chandigarh. Ayushmann also directed plays and won several awards at various college festivals like Mood Indigo (IIT Bombay), Oasis (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani) and St. Bedes Shimla.

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Young Ayushmann Khurrana on the set of MTV Roadies

Personal Life of Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana’s father is an astrologer and has written various books on astrology. His mother Poonam Khurrana is a house-wife and brother Aparshakti Khurrana is a famous radio jockey who made his film debut in Amir Khan starrer Dangal in 2016.

Ayushmann is married to his childhood friend and author Tahira Kashyap. They are parents of a son Virajveer Khurrana and a daughter called Varushka Khurrana.

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Ayushmann Khurrana with his wife Tahira Kashyap at Bahamas

Ayushmann TV Shows and Early Career

At the young age of 17, Ayushmann Khurrana was noticed when he participated in a Channel V show. His name shot to fame when he won MTV Roadies second season in 2002 and after his mass communication degree he joined as a radio jockey at BIG FM Delhi. As an RJ, Ayushmann Khurrana won Young Achievers Award in 2007 for hosting the show Big Chai – Maan Na Maan, Main Tera Ayushmann. He was also the youngest recipient of the Bharat Nirman Award.

Ayushmann’s TV career went on with various youth oriented shows like Pepsi MTV Wassup, The Voice of Youngistaan and going further with MTV Fully Faltoo Movies, Cheque De India, and Jaadoo Ek Baar. Apart from being a part of the anchoring team of Extra Innings T20 for Indian Premier League Season 3, Ayushmann successfully co-hosted the second season of MTV Rock On and India’s Got Talent.

Ayushmann Khurrana Filmography

Here is the updated list of films done by Actor Ayushmann Khurrana:

YearMovie Name
2012Vicky Donor
2013Nautanki Saala
2014Bewakoofiyan
2015Hawaizaada
Dum Laga Ke Haisha
2017Meri Pyari Bindu
Bareilly Ki Burfi
Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
2018Andhadhun
Badhai Ho
2019Article 15
Dream Girl
Bala
2020Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
Gullabo Sitabo

List of Awards Received by Ayushmann Khurrana

AwardYearCategory
Filmfare Awards2020Critics Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male)
for movie Article 15
2019Critics Award Best Actor
for movie Andhadhun
2013Best Playback Singer – Male
for movie Vicky Donor
2013Best Newcomer – Male
for movie Vicky Donor
National Awards2018Best Actor for movie Andhadhun
IIFA2013Best Male Debutant Star for movie Vicky Donor
Mirchi Music Awards2018Royal Stag Make It Large
Zee Cine Awards2020Best Entertainer of the Year

Interesting Facts About Ayushmann Khurrana

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  • Ayushmann Khurrana is considered the youngest recipient of the Bharat Nirman Award Young Achievers in 2007.
    During MTV Roadies (2003), one of the tasks assigned to Ayushmann was sperm donation. Eight years later, he did a movie called Vicky Donor (2012) in which he played the role of a sperm donor.
  • Ayushman’s name spelling was changed to Ayushmann Khurrana when he was still a child since his father is an astrologist.
  • Ayushmann Khurrana got two months training under Los Angeles-based pianist Akshay Verma to get prepared for his role in Andhadhun (2018) for which he won the National Award.
  • Ayushmann Khurrana is a big Shah Rukh Khan fan, so much so that he chose to study mass media because of him.
  • Ayushmann’s hobby includes writing. He also maintains a personal blog where he writes in Hindi and it has been well admired by his readers.
  • Cracking the Code: My Journey in Bollywood is a book written by Actor Ayushmann Khurrana and his wife Tahira Kashyap.

External Links

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana’s info on WikiPedia

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