Ayushman Khurrana is the new age celebrity of the tinsel town who has left his mark in almost all the genres of entertainment. He has served as a RJ, VJ, DJ, anchor, actor, singer, music director and also is a natural poet.
After completing his graduation in Literature from the DAV college of Chandigarh, he went on to take up Masters in Mass Communication from Punjab University. He also performed as a theatre artist for 5 years. He initiated and promoted theatre groups in DAV, Chandigarh.
Anchoring - Television Career
His career kick started in 2004 as a contestant at the MTV Roadies Season 2. After winning the second season of Roadies, he started working successfully as a DJ at BIG FM in Delhi.
He spent several years working in the different zones of television being one of the most appreciated and popular host of different television shows.
He was a VJ in MTV Wassup, The Voice of Youngistaan. He also anchored the reality show India's Got Talent on Colors TV. He hosted the musical reality show Music Ka Muqaabla and the dance reality show, Just Dance on Star Plus. He also acted in two serials, 'Kayamath' and 'Ek Thi Rajkumari' on Star Plus and Zee Next respectively.
Acting - Bollywood Debut
He ventured into Bollywood in 2012 with the superhit blockbuster 'Vicky Donor'. Directed by Shoojit Sircar and Produced by John Abraham, 'Vicky Donor' went on to become one of the major surprising hit of the year. The film received both critical and commercial success and Ayushman Khurrana successfully made his transition from the small screen to the big screen.
In 2013, his second movie, 'Nautanki Saala' released. Directed by Rohan Sippy, 'Nautanki Saala' too received moderate box-office response.
On 14th March 2014, his third film 'Bewakoofian' with Sonam Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor under the Yash Raj Banner is scheduled to get released followed by another flick named 'Humara Bajaj'.
Music - Composer & Singer
Ayushman Khurrana also composed music for the movies he acted in. He composed and sang the song 'Paani Da Rang' for 'Vicky Donor'. The soft and romantic number hit the charts and became widely popular.
He also composed and rendered the songs 'Saddi Gali' and 'O Heeriye' for 'Nautanki Saala'. For all his compositions, he had his co-composer Rochak Kohli with him.
Ayushman Khurrana - Awards