It has been a wonderful journey from Channel V Popstars, Winner of MTV Roadies Season 2, DJ at BIG FM and finally into Bollywood films for Ayushmann Khurrana. Often being compared to the veteran actor Amol Palekar, the talented actor is also a great singer who has released his own albums. As the Andhadhun actor turns 33 today, we foray into his filmography to check his unique choice of films, making him a common man hero.
1. Vicky Donor (2012)
Ayushmann Khurrana debuted into Bollywood films with Shoojit Sircar’s Vicky Donor, based on bold subject of a sperm donor. The movie went on to become a big hit and was very well received by critics. Ayushmann Khurrana’s acting and singing was commendable and was appreciated by many for choosing a unique subject to begin his journey into films.
2. Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
Sharat Katariya directed Dum Laga Ke Haisha was based on theme which was simple yet noble, set in the mid-90’s with background of beautiful city of Haridwar about simple, ordinary and middle-class business family which will remind of classic movies made by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Basu Chatterjee. Ayushmann Khurrana did a fabulous job as a push-over, introvert, loyal son. He does a good comeback after series of flops. The film also won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi
Bareily Ki Barfi (2017)
Ashwin Iyer directed em>Bareily Ki Barfi, released in 2017, might be remind you of 90’s love-triangle films like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dil Toh Pagal Hai, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. It was the performance by the entire star cast and hilarious dialogues which will keep you at bay. The chemistry between Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao brought down the entire house with their brilliant dialogue delivery and electrifying performances. The romantic drama was a sleeper hit of the year and crossed the Rs 30 crores milestone against a budget of Rs 20 crores.
4. Shubh Mangal Savdhaan (2017)
Based on Tamil film, Kalyana Samayal Saadham, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan was one joyful ride that will keep you entertained throughout. You will fall in love with the film, the moment you enter the premise. Ayushmann Khuranna just got better with R.S.Prasanna directed flick. He will steal your heart with his portrayal of a yet-to-be-groom suffering from erectile dysfunction. Watch for him in one particular scene when he dances aggressively at his “baraat”.