Who Is Ayushmann Khurrana?
Ayushman Khurana aka Ayushmann Khurrana is a well-known actor, singer, VJ, RJ, TV host and anchor who is primarily working in Bollywood film industry. He is one of the best actors in the Hindi film industry. The actor always wanted to be an actor. The actor nicknamed as Nishant, and Nishu.
Khurrana’s first appearance on the TV show ‘PopStars‘ when he was just 17 years old in 2002. It was a reality show on Channel V. After that, in 2004 he participates India’s famous reality show MTV Roadies (Season 2) and won the season.
He made his Bollywood debut with director Shoojit Sircar’s “Vicky Donor” opposite co-stars Yami Gautam and this film was produced by Bollywood actor John Abraham. This film was the turning point of his career. He also sang ‘Pani Da Rang’ song for the film. For his acting and singing performance, nominated and won several awards including Filmfare ‘Best Male Playback Singer‘ and Filmfare ‘Best Male Debut‘.
Ayushmann was born on 14 September 1984, in Chandigarh, India. His father P. Khurrana is a politician, astrologer and an author and mother Poonam Khurrana (M.A. in Hindi) is a housewife. Poonam was a teacher once. Ayush has a younger brother ‘Aparshakti Khurana’ who is also a radio jockey (RJ), actor and television host. Aparshakti made his acting debut with Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan starrer 2016’s blockbuster film ‘Dangal‘.
The actor completed her schooling from St. John’s High School in Chandigarh. Later, he admitted to DAV College in Chandigarh and studied in English literature. After that, completed master’s degree in Mass Communication/Journalism from the Panjab University.
While studying at DAV College, he did serious theatre for five years and also a member of Aaghaaz” and “Manchtantra” theatre groups in Chandigarh. Those groups are active theatre groups in Chandigarh.
Debut & Success
Khurrana’s first appearance on the TV show ‘PopStars’ when he was just 17 years old in 2002. It was a reality show on Channel V and he was the youngest contestant. After that, in 2004 he participates India’s famous reality show MTV Roadies (Season 2) and won the season. After winning MTV Roadies, he completed his graduation and post-graduation and started working as a radio jockey (RJ) at BIG FM, Delhi (92.7). That time he hosted the show ‘Big Chai – Maan Na Maan, Main Tera Ayushmann‘ and won the Young Achievers Award in 2007 for it.
Apart from RJ, Khurrana appeared in producer Ekta Kapoor’s TV serial “Kayamath” and played the role of Saket Shergil character in 2007. After radio, in 2008, Khurrana moved on to become a Video Jockey on MTV. He worked is many MTV shows. He becomes popular as a host and anchor and hosted too many shows for several TV channels.
After 4 years of anchoring, he made his Bollywood debut with director Shoojit Sircar’s “Vicky Donor” opposite co-stars Yami Gautam in 2012. This film was produced by Bollywood actor John Abraham under JA Entertainment banner and with this film, John debuted as a producer. This film was the turning point of his career. He also sang ‘Pani Da Rang’ song for the film. For his acting and singing performance, nominated and won several awards including Filmfare ‘Best Male Playback Singer‘ and Filmfare ‘Best Male Debut‘.
As we all know, Ayushmann has an artistic voice and singing talent, he sang so many songs including some singles.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015) was another breakthrough film of Ayushmann Khurrana. That film collects more than ₹30 crore at the box office from the budget of only ₹10 crore. In 2017, Ayushmann Khurrana starred in two successful commercial films “Bareilly Ki Barfi and Shubh Mangal Savdhan“. Bareilly Ki Barfi was the highest grossing film in Ayush’s career and this film was collected ₹58.75 crore from the budget of ₹20 crore. Those two movies are received so many positives reviews and Ayushmann are established strongly himself as one of the most successful actors in Bollywood industry. Now he is one of the successful young actors in Bollywood industry.
Ayushmann tied the knot to a longtime childhood friend and girlfriend, Tahira Kashyap on November 2011, after 11 years of relationship. Together they have two children, a son: Virajveer Khurrana (Born on 2 January 2012) and a daughter: Varushka Khurrana (Born on 21 April 2014).
Ayushmann Khurrana Full Details
Below are the complete details about Ayushmann Khurrana (Age, Height, Body measurement, Shoe Size, Social Accounts, Family, Friends, Address, House, Affairs, Controversies, Favorite Things, Hobbies, Vehicle Collection, Car Collection, Movies, Bike Collection, Net Worth, Income, Side Business, Hit Flop, Upcoming Movies, Awards, Unknown facts and more details).
|Real Name||Ayushman Khurana.|
|Other Name/NickNames||Nishant, Nishu.|
|Born||14 September 1984.|
|Age||35 Years. (As In 2019).|
|Birth Place||Chandigarh, India.|
|Occupation||Actor, Singer, VJ, RJ, TV Host, Achor.|
|Trademark||1. Cute Smile.
2. Awesome Voice.
|Height||5 Feet 9 Inches.
|Chest: 40 Inches.
Waist: 31 Inches.
Biceps: 13 Inches.
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Shoe Size||9 Inches (US).
|School||St. John's High School in Chandigarh.|
|College||DAV College in Chandigarh.|
|Educational Qualification||Majored in English literature.
Master's degree in Mass Communication/Journalism.
|Family & Friends|
|Father||P. Khurrana (politician, astrologer and an author).
|Mother||Poonam Khurrana (M.A. in Hindi and former teacher) - housewife.
|Brother||Younger: Aparshakti Khurana (RJ, Actor, Model).
Born: 23 November 1989.
Age: 29 Years. (As In 2019).
Ayushmann Khurrana full family picture.
|Others||Brother's Wife: Aakriti Khurana (Aakriti Ahuja).
Married: 7 Sep 2014.
She is an entrepreneur and owner of LaFeria Events, an event management company in India.
|Best Friends||Aparshakti Khurana, Tahira Kashyap, Bhumi Pednekar.|
|House & Address|
|Residence Address||House 1: Anmol Pride, Mahesh Nagar, Goregaon (West), Mumbai – 400104.|
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|Ayushmann Khurrana Twitter|
|YouTube||Ayushmann Khurrana YouTube Channel
|Websites||Ayushmann Khurrana Personal Website/Blog
|MNS Incident||In 2012, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) party workers damaged actor John Abraham's vanity van and Ayushmann Khurana's BMW car on 'Vicky Donor (2012)' film shooting set. Because of a chart-buster song from the movie “Vicky Donor”, called “Rum & Whisky”, which has the lines “Toll Le toll le”. The song has John, who is also one of the film’s producers, dancing along with Ayushmann in a cameo appearance. That time MNS party protesting against toll collectors.
|Spouse & Children|
|Marital Status||Married (November 2011).|
|Spouse||Tahira Kashyap (Tahira Khurrana).
|Childrens||Son: Virajveer Khurrana.
Born: 2 January 2012.
Age: 7 Years. (As In 2019).
Daughter: Varushka Khurrana.
Born: 21 April 2014.
Age: 5 Years. (As In 2019).
|Girlfriends & Affairs|
|Tahira Kashyap. (Wife)||Ayushmann tied the knot to a longtime childhood friend and girlfriend, Tahira Kashyap on November 2011, after 11 years of relationship.|
|Favorites & Hobbies|
|Hobbies||Singing, Reading, Writing, Strum an instrument.|
|Favorite Color||Blue, White.|
|Favorite Food||Sweets, Rajma Chawal, Chicken Curry, Rasgullas, Halwa.
He likes desi food.
|Favorite Actor||Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh.
He is the biggest fan of Shah Rukh Khan.
|Favorite Actress||Bollywood: Madhuri Dixit, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Anushka Sharma.|
|Favorite Co-star||Bhumi Pednekar.|
|Favorite Movie||Bollywood: Devdas (2002), Chak De! India (2007), Tezaab (1988), Shakti (1982), Deewar (1975). Agneepath (1990).|
|Favorite Director||Shoojit Sircar, Sharat Katariya, Hansal Mehta, Dibakar Banerjee, Rajkumar Hirani, Imtiaz Ali.
|Favorite Singer||Chris Martin (Coldplay).|
|Favorite Perfume||Bvlgari Aqua.|
|Favorite Athlete||P. V. Sindhu (Indian badminton player).|
|Favorite Holiday Destination||Indian, New York.|
|Net Worth & Income|
|Salary||Per Ad: ₹50 Lakhs - 1 Crore(INR).
Per Film: ₹7 - 10 Crore(INR).
|Net Worth||$6 Million (US).
₹40 - 45 Crore (INR).
₹60 Million (INR).
|Bike Collection||Click Here To Know.
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Price: ₹1.2 Crore (Approx.)
BMW 5 Series.
Price: ₹50 Lakh (Approx.)
Price: ₹40 Lakh (Approx.)
|Total Movies||Click Here To Know.|
|Hit/Flop & Box Office||Click Here To Know.|
|Debut||TV Debut: MTV Roadies - Season 2 (2004).
Bollywood: Vicky Donor (2012).
Singing: Pani Da Rang (2012).
|Turning Point Movies|
|Vicky Donor (2012).|
|Awards Wins||Click Here To Know.|
|Total Nominations||Click Here To Know.|
|Other recognitions||Click Here To Know.|
|Other Business/Side Business|
|Others||1. He has a musical band 'Ayushmann Bhava'.
2. The actor has real estate in Chandigarh and Mumbai
3. Khurrana also invests in real estate, insurance policies and mutual funds.
|Starring||Ayushmann Khurrana Upcoming Movies.|
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Ayushmann Khurrana Unknown Facts
18Nishant To Ayushmann
By born, Ayushmann’s name was Nishant and his cousin’s call him Nishu. Before starting his school when he was 3 years old, his parents changed the name to Ayushman. [source: Koffee with Karan Season 6]
17Ayushman Khurana to Ayushmann Khurana
Ayushmann’s father is an astrologer and changed his name spelling to Ayushmann Khurana from Ayushman Khurana. But interestingly, his younger brother, Aparshakti Khurana’s name is spelled normally.
16Played National Level Cricket
Ayush was a national level cricket player. Ayushmann was a leg-spinner in the Haryana U-19 district team, while his younger brother, Aparshakti captained the Haryana U-19 team.
15Fall In Love
Ayushmann was a shy type person since the young age. Tahira Kashyap was the hottest girl in the class. He didn’t know Tahira had a crush on him. After 11 years of relationship, they married in November 2011. The couple has a son and a daughter.
14Caught By Tahira’s Father
Once Ayushmann went to Tahira’s house while her father and mother not in the home. But after some time her father came and started knocking the door. Tahira opened the door and said “Surprise!!! Ayushmann is here, come and meet him”. Their parents are family friends and they made a scene like they are studing. So that her father can’t guess what was happening. [source: Koffee with Karan Season 6]
13Give Massage For Money
Once Ayushmann and his friend went to Goa for vacation and they spend all their money in just two days. They had no money left to take a good dinner. So that they give massage to some foreigners and earned money for dinner. [source: Koffee with Karan Season 6]
12All Girls Crush
Although Ayush is a very shy person, Aparshakti stated: “All the girls in my class had a huge crush on Ayushmann,”. “One of them even changed her name to Ayushi”.
11Follows Big Brother Footsteps
Ayushmann’s younger brother, Aparshakti’s married Aakriti Ahuja on September 7, 2014. The couple met at a dance class in Chandigarh. She is an entrepreneur and owner of LaFeria Events, an event management company in India.
10Crazy About Sweets
Khurrana loves Sweets too much specially Rasgullas and Halwa.
His father always inspired him for the theater. Father P. Khurana is also an author, that’s why he always supports his sons.
Aysh stated: I am the biggest fan of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan from childhood. SRK also studied in Mass Communication. So I will study in Mass Communication and become Shah Rukh Khan.
Khurrana’s first appearance on the TV show ‘PopStars’ when he was just 17 years old in 2002. It was a reality show on Channel V and he was the youngest contestant.
In 2004 he participated India’s famous reality show MTV Roadies (Season 2) and won the season. Later, he started working as an RJ then VJ and Anchor.
5Refuse 5 Films Before Debut
Ayushmann said no to do 5 films before Vicky Donor (2012). He thought if the first film didn’t work out then nobody will give him second chance. So he waited for the best debut film.
In 2012, he made his Bollywood debut with director Shoojit Sircar’s “Vicky Donor” opposite co-stars Yami Gautam. This film is the first breakthrough of his career. He nominated and won several awards including Filmfare ‘Best Male Debut‘.
He also sang ‘Pani Da Rang‘ song in the ‘Vicky Donor’ film. For his singing performance, nominated and won several awards including Filmfare ‘Best Male Playback Singer‘.
2Own Cricket Team
He was the co-owner of the Punjab team in the CCL (Celebrity Cricket League) but the team didn’t do well. Later, he sold his shares.
In 2015, he released his autobiographical book ‘Cracking the Code‘. In the book, he wrote about his journey to Bollywood. His autobiography was half written by his wife Tahira Khurrana.
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