Name: Ayushmann Khurrana
Birthday: 14th September, 1984
Marital Status: Married to Tahira Kashyap.
1) Bharat Nirman; Young Achiever’s Award in 2007.
2) Indian Television Academy Awards for Best Anchor of Music Show or Film Show – “Just Dance” in 2011
3) Cosmopolitan Fun and Fearless Award for Best Television Anchor in 2012.
4) Star Parivaar Awards for Best Television Anchor in 2012.
Biography: He is a young Chandigarh lad who dreamed to make it big in tinsel world. He studied at D.A.V Chandigarh and majored in English Literature and pursued his masters in Mass Communication from University of Punjab. He had carved quite a name for himself in his city by working actively in theatre for five years. He also helped his college D.A.V establish their prominent theater groups Manchtantra and Aaghaaz. The nukkad nataks, plays and street plays conceptualized by him went on to win him and his team much accolades and prizes at many national fests of popular institutions like IIT Mumbai, BIT Pilani and so on.
MTV Roadies came as a huge break for him. He was declared the winner of Season 2 of the television’s ultimate popular youth show. He temporarily worked as Radio Jockey for Big FM, New Delhi and hosted the show “Big Chai” which won him a couple of awards as well. MTV then signed him for their show “Wassup – The Voice of Youngistan” and he began his illustrious journey as one of MTV’s most popular Video Jockeys. He worked for a host of shows in MTV. The world of television anchoring opened up from here and he worked as a host for Colors TV’s popular reality show, “India’s Got Talent” and Star’s “Music ka Mahamuqabla”. He was conspicuously noticed while hosting “Extra Innings T20 for IPL Season 3” on Set Max and Star’s “Just Dance” which was judged by Bollywood Biggies like Vaibhavi Merchant, Farah Khan and mostly Hrithik Roshan.
2012 was the earmark year of his life. John Abraham’s debut as a producer went off to be a huge hit. He starred in his film “Vicky Donor” which went on to be a huge commercial success. Ayushmann’s role and character was much appreciated and so was his chemistry with his co-star Yami Gautam. The movie remains one of the year’s biggest hit.
In 2013, he will be seen in “Hamara Bajaj” and also in Rohan Sippy’s next film “Nautanki Saala” along with Kunal Roy Kapoor.
He writes exquisite Hindi poems and is an active blogger. He sang for his 2012 movie Vicky Donor and his songs touched the soul of his audiences.