Ayushmann Khurrana is an Indian actor, singer and television host. He started off his career as a radio jockey but eventually became a VJ on MTV India. Apart from acting and singing, Ayush has also written various Hindi poems. Khurrana won the second season of reality television show MTV Roadies in 2004 and ventured into an anchoring career. He 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. Khurrana went on to establish himself with the comedies Bareilly Ki Barfi, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Badhaai Ho and Dream Girl, the thriller Andhadhun and the crime drama Article 15. He is the recipient of several awards, including a National Film Award and three Filmfare Awards.

Birth Name

Nishant Khurana

Nickname

Ayush

Profession

Actor, Singer, Writer, Television Host, RJ

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Ayushmann Khurrana was born on the 14th of September 1984, in Chandigarh, India.

Age

He is currently 35 years old.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Ayushmann did his schooling from St. John’s High School, Chandigarh. He majored in English Literature from DAV College and got a master’s degree in Mass Communication from School of Communication Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Family Details

  • Father – P. Khurrana (Astrologer and Politician)

  • Mother – Poonam Khurrana
  • Siblings – Aparshakti Khurrana (Radio Jockey and Actor)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ayushmann Khurrana has dated –

  • Tahira Khurrana (2008-Present)– Ayushmann was in a relationship with Tahira later on the beautiful couple get married in 2008. Their love story started when both of them started tuition classes in 12th standard. He has a son Virajveer, born in 2 January 2012 and a daughter Varushka, born in 21 April 2014. Tahira and Ayushmann were close family friends before their marriage.

Physical Stats

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 70 kg
  • In Pounds – 154 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements – 40–12–32
  • Chest – 40 in or 102 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Black

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

His shoe size is 10 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

He is best known for his several movies like Vicky Donor, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho, Article 15 and recently releases Bala.

Film Debut

Ayushmann made his film debut in 2012 with the romantic comedy Vicky Donor, co-starring Annu Kapoor and Yami Gautam, in which his performance as a sperm donor earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

Television Debut

Ayushmann came into the limelight in 2002, when he participated in Channel [V]’s reality show, Popstars. He then contested in MTV Roadies 2 and emerged as the winner. He has also hosted a number of television shows like Pepsi MTV Wassup and The Voice of Youngistaan.

Singing Debut

Ayushmann made his singing debut with the song Pani Da Rang from the film Vicky Donor itself. His singles O Heeriye, Mitti Di Khushboo and Yahin Hoon Main were greatly appreciated by his fans.

Brand Endorsements

Ayushmann has not appeared in a commercial for any brand yet.

Awards & Nominations

YearFilmAwardCategoryResult
2007N/ABharat Nirman AwardsYoung AchieversWon
2011Just DanceIndian Television Academy AwardsBest Anchor of Music/Film Based show (Jury)Won
2012Cosmopolitan Fun and Fearless AwardsBest TV AnchorWon
Star Parivaar AwardsFavorite MezbaanWon
N/AGQ India Men of the YearEmerging Talent of the YearWon
Vicky DonorBoroplus Gold AwardsRising Film Stars From TVWon
Bhaskar Bollywood AwardsMost Dramatic Newcomer (Male)Won
Global Indian Music AwardsHottest Song (for Pani Da Rang)Won
Best Music Debut (as singer)Nominated
Best Music Debut
People’s Choice Awards IndiaFavorite Debut Actor (Male/Female)Nominated
BIG Star Entertainment AwardsMost Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – MaleWon
5th Mirchi Music AwardsMale Vocalist of The YearNominated
Upcoming Male Vocalist of The Year
Upcoming Music Composer of The YearWon
Upcoming Lyricist of The Year
2013Filmfare AwardsBest Male DebutWon
Best Male Playback Singer
ETC Bollywood Business AwardsMost Profitable Debut (Male)Won
Screen AwardsMost Promising Newcomer – MaleWon
Best Male Playback SingerNominated
Zee Cine AwardsBest Male DebutWon
Best Playback Singer – MaleNominated
Stardust AwardsBest ActorWon
New Musical Sensation (Male)
Superstar of Tomorrow – MaleNominated
Renault Star Guild AwardsBest Male DebutWon
Best Male Playback Singer
Best Actor in a Leading RoleNominated
Best Lyrics
Times of India Film AwardsBest Debut – MaleWon
Best Playback Singer – MaleNominated
International Indian Film Academy AwardsStar Debut of the Year – MaleWon
Best ActorNominated
Producers Guild Film AwardsBest Male Playback SingerWon
Bollywood Hungama Surfers’ Choice Movie AwardsBest Male Debut
2018Shubh Mangal SaavdhanScreen AwardsBest Actor – Male (Popular)Nominated
Zee Cine AwardsBest Actor – Male (Viewer’s Choice)Nominated
Best Actor – Male (Jury’s Choice)
Filmfare AwardsBest ActorNominated
2019AndhadhunZee Cine AwardsBest Actor – Male (Viewer’s Choice)Nominated
Filmfare AwardsBest ActorNominated
Best Actor (Critics)Won
News18 Reel Movie AwardsBest ActorNominated
National Film AwardsBest ActorWon
Andhadhun, Badhaai HoBizAsia Online AwardsBest ActorNominated
Asiavision AwardsBest Actor (Critics)Won

Ayushmann Khurrana Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Irfan Khan
  • Favorite ActressMadhuri Dixit, Deepika Padukone
  • Favorite Film – Tezaab, Shakti, Deewar, Agneepath, Hum
  • Favorite Singer – Chris Martin (Coldplay)
  • Favorite Director – Dibakar Banerjee, Shoojit Sircar, Sharad Katari, Rajkumar Hirani, Imtiaz Ali
  • Favorite Sport – Cricket
  • Favorite Perfume – Bvlgari Aqua
  • Favorite Destination – New York
  • Favorite Colors – White, Blue
  • Favorite Food – Rajma-Chawla, Chicken Curry, Rasgullas, Imarti, Falooda-Kulfi, Halwa

Ayushmann Khurrana Net worth

Ayushmann Khurrana has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars as of 2019. He gets paid around ₹2 to 3 crore per film and owns an Audi A6 & BMW 5 Series car. He lives in a palatial home in Mumbai and reportedly pays rent of Rs 5.25 lakhs per month for the 4000 sq feet home in Windsor Grande, Andheri, Mumbai.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Ayushmann Khurrana

  • His name was Nishant Khurrana, but later his parents changed his name to Ayushmann Khurrana when he was just 3 years old.
  • He was very passionate about acting since his childhood. Actually, he watched Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit‘s Tezaab and inspired from them and decided to become an actor. His father also wanted him to be an actor.
  • When he was 16 years old, he met his would-be wife Tahira Kashyap for the first time and he told her that he would marry her.
  • At the age of 17, he was first noticed on Television in 2002. He participated in a Channel V reality show PopStars.
  • In 2004, his life took a turn when he won the  MTV Roadies (Season 2), at the age of 20.
  • He has worked in TV serials like Kayamat and Ek Thi Rajkumari.
  • In 2007, Ayushmann became the youngest receiver of the Young Achievers Award, for hosting the show, Big Chai – Maan Na Maan & Main Tera Ayushmann.
  • He loves writing Hindi poems and is an active blogger.
  • You would be surprised to know that during his initial days on TV, he donated his sperms.
  • In 2015, he released his autobiographical book called Cracking the Code – My Journey To Bollywood, reflecting his struggle and path to success.
  • He did theatres approx for five years and won Best Actor Award for playing Ashwatthama in Dharamvir Bharati’s Andha Yug.
  • In 2019, he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his film Andhadhun.
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