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

Year Film Award Category Result
2007 N/A Bharat Nirman Awards Young Achievers Won
2011 Just Dance Indian Television Academy Awards Best Anchor of Music/Film Based show (Jury) Won
2012 Cosmopolitan Fun and Fearless Awards Best TV Anchor Won
Star Parivaar Awards Favorite Mezbaan Won
N/A GQ India Men of the Year Emerging Talent of the Year Won
Vicky Donor Boroplus Gold Awards Rising Film Stars From TV Won
Bhaskar Bollywood Awards Most Dramatic Newcomer (Male) Won
Global Indian Music Awards Hottest Song (for Pani Da Rang) Won
Best Music Debut (as singer) Nominated
Best Music Debut
People’s Choice Awards India Favorite Debut Actor (Male/Female) Nominated
BIG Star Entertainment Awards Most Entertaining Actor (Film) Debut – Male Won
5th Mirchi Music Awards Male Vocalist of The Year Nominated
Upcoming Male Vocalist of The Year
Upcoming Music Composer of The Year Won
Upcoming Lyricist of The Year
2013 Filmfare Awards Best Male Debut Won
Best Male Playback Singer
ETC Bollywood Business Awards Most Profitable Debut (Male) Won
Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer – Male Won
Best Male Playback Singer Nominated
Zee Cine Awards Best Male Debut Won
Best Playback Singer – Male Nominated
Stardust Awards Best Actor Won
New Musical Sensation (Male)
Superstar of Tomorrow – Male Nominated
Renault Star Guild Awards Best Male Debut Won
Best Male Playback Singer
Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
Best Lyrics
Times of India Film Awards Best Debut – Male Won
Best Playback Singer – Male Nominated
International Indian Film Academy Awards Star Debut of the Year – Male Won
Best Actor Nominated
Producers Guild Film Awards Best Male Playback Singer Won
Bollywood Hungama Surfers’ Choice Movie Awards Best Male Debut
2018 Shubh Mangal Saavdhan Screen Awards Best Actor – Male (Popular) Nominated
Zee Cine Awards Best Actor – Male (Viewer’s Choice) Nominated
Best Actor – Male (Jury’s Choice)
Filmfare Awards Best Actor Nominated
2019 Andhadhun Zee Cine Awards Best Actor – Male (Viewer’s Choice) Nominated
Filmfare Awards Best Actor Nominated
Best Actor (Critics) Won
News18 Reel Movie Awards Best Actor Nominated
National Film Awards Best Actor Won
Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho BizAsia Online Awards Best Actor Nominated
Asiavision Awards Best 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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