Ayushmann Khurrana Biography, Net Worth, Controversies and More

Ayushmann Khurrana is an Indian Actor, Singer, and Writer. He primarily works in Bollywood films and is one of the most successful actors of the current generation. He has starred in numerous successful films of Bollywood and is often appreciated for his choices of films. He started his career as an RJ on a radio channel. His debut film in Bollywood was Vicky Donor. He played the role of Vicky, a sperm donor in the film. His upcoming film is Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui directed by Abhishek Kapoor.

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Full / Real Name

Ayushmann Khurrana | Nishant Khurrana

Nickname

Ayush

Famous For

Playing the role of Balmukund in Bala (2019 Bollywood Film)

Profession

Actor, Singer, Writer

Date of Birth

14th September 1984

Age

37 Years (As of 2021)

Birthplace

Chandigarh, India

Zodiac Sign

Virgo

Caste

Khatri

Nationality

Indian

Religion

Hinduism

Hometown

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

School

St. John’s High School, Chandigarh

University or College

DAV College, Chandigarh College of Communication Studies, Punjab University, Chandigarh

Qualification

Majored in English Literature & Master’s degree in Mass Communication

Languages Known

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, and Bengali

Morphology

Weight

70 Kgs | 154 lbs

Height

1.75 meters | 175 cms | 5’9”

Figure Value

Chest: 40” | Waist: 32” | Biceps: 12”

Figure Type

Stocky

Skin Color

Fair

Eye Color

Black

Hair Colour

Black

Shoe Size

10 US

Personal Life and Relationships

Ayushmann Khurrana was born in a middle-class family in Chandigarh, Punjab. His father is an Astrologer and Politician and his mother is a housemaker. When he was born his name was Nishant Khurrana but his father later changed it to Ayushmann Khurrana when he was three years old. He was very good as a student and completed his schooling and college in Punjab.

Father

P Khurrana

Mother

Poonam Khurrana

Sibling

Brother: Aparshakti Khurrana

Marital Status

Married

Wife

Tahira Kashyap Khurrana

Relationships and Affairs

Tahira Kashyap

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Career Path of Ayushmann Khurrana

As a kid, Ayushmann was inspired by his grandmother to become an actor, who used to mimic Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor. However, she admonished him when she came to know about it. At the age of 4, Ayushmann visited the theatre with his family to watch Madhuri Dixit-starer, Tezaab. Which inspired him to be an actor. Further, he joined theatre at Panjab University to nurture his acting skills.

He was one of the founding members of the theatre groups in Chandigarh, Aagaaz, and Manchtantra. Ayushmann also actively participated in various street plays. However, he came into the limelight after he won Season 2 of the reality show, MTV Roadies. After this, Ayushmann started trying his luck in Bollywood. His debut film in Bollywood was Vicky Donor. The film performed well at the box office and Ayushmann received a lot of praises for his performance in the film. After this, he appeared in a couple of films.

In 2018, Ayushmann starred in films such as Andhadun and Badahi Ho. Both the films performed extremely well at the box office and established him in the industry. After this, he starred in several successful films. In 2021, his film Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui starring Vani Kapoor and directed by Abhishek Kapoor will release on 10th December 2021.

Career and Financial Stats

Awards and Achievements

  • Global Indian Music Awards Hottest Song (for “Pani Da Rang”)
  • BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut Male
  • Upcoming Music Composer of The Year
  • Filmfare Awards for Best Debut Male
  • Zee Cine Awards for Best Debut Male
  • StarDust Awards – New Music Sensation
  • National Film Awards – Best Actor Male (2019)

Net Worth

$9 Million USD

Total Assets

  • Vicky Donor (2012)
  • Nautanki Saala! (2013)
  • Bewakoofiyaan (2014)
  • Hawaizaada (2015)
  • Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017)
  • Meri Pyaari Bindu (2017)
  • Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017)
  • Badhaai Ho (2018)
  • Andhadhun (2018)
  • Article 15 (2019)
  • Dream Girl (2019)
  • Bala (2019)
  • Gulabo Sitabo (2020)
  • Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan (2020)
  • Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui (2021)

Income Source

Acting

Salary

6 Crore Per Year

Cars

  • Audi A6 Saloon
  • BMW 5 Series
  • Mercedes Benz S Class Luxury Sedan

Houses

  • A Bunglow in Panchkula
  • An Apartment in Mumbai
  • A House in Chandigarh

Favorite and Beloved Things

Favorite Food

Rajma-Chawla, Chicken Curry, Rasgullas, Imarti, Falooda-Kulfi, Halwa.

Favorite Cuisine

Indian

Favorite Actor

Amitabh Bachchan and Ranveer Singh

Favorite Actress

Madhuri Dixit and Deepika Padukone

Favorite Co-stars

Bhumi Pednekar

Favorite Activity

Playing Guitar and Writing Poems

Favorite Destination

New York

Favorite Sports

Cricket

Favorite Singer

Chris Martin (Coldplay)

Favorite Color

White and Blue

Favorite Perfume

Bvlgari Aqua

Food Habits

Non-vegetarian

Interest & Hobbies

Singing, Playing Guitar and Writing Poems

Favorite Film

Tezaab, Shakti, Agneepath, Hum and Deewar

Favorite Directors

Diwakar Banerjee, Shoojit Sarkar, Sharad Khatri, Imtiaz Ali and Rajkumar Hirani

Controversies

In 2013 Ayushmann’s servant committed suicide at his Goregaon apartment in Mumbai.

Facts About Ayushmann Khurrana

  • Ayushmann is an active blogger and loves to write Hindi poems.
  • He rejected at least five movie offers before he debuted with “Vicky Donor” as he wanted to pick the best debut film.
  • In 2007, Ayushmann interviewed Karan Johar for the first time at Star Parivaar Awards when he was still an RJ. He asked Karan for his number to which Karan gave him the wrong landline number of Dharma Productions. Karan Johar admitted giving the wrong landline number of his production house to newcomers.
  • Once when Aushmann and Tahira were together at Tahira’s house, her father caught them.

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