ayushmann khurrana biography

Ayushmann Khurrana Biography, Age, Wife, Best Movies & More

Do you know? Born in the middle-class family, Ayushmann Khurrana is an actor, singer, anchor, writer, video jockey, and radio jockey. He needs no introduction today and he is among the top-rated actors in Bollywood. This multitalented actor is ruling the hearts of millions across the globe. He is known for his brilliant performances as an ordinary character and mainly selects script on social relevance topics. He is the recipient of the most prestigious National Film Award for his outstanding performance in Andhadhun. It wasn’t that easy, behind his successful career there is a lot of struggles.

Biography / Wiki

Real NameAyushmann Khurrana
Date of Birth14 September 1984
Age36 Years
Height5 Feet 6 Inches (170.6 cm)
Birth PlaceChandigarh, Punjab
SchoolSt. John’s high school, Chandigarh
College/UniversityDAV College, Chandigarh
School of Communication Studies, Punjab University
EducationBachelors of Arts (English Literature)
Masters in Mass Communication
HobbiesSinging, Writing, Playing Guitar


FatherP. Khurrana
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MotherPoonam Khurrana
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WifeTahira Kashyap
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Children2 (son – Virajveer, daughter – Varushka)
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Brothers1 (Aparshakti Khurrana)
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Ayushmann Khurrana Life Story

Early Life

ayushmann khurrana early life

Since childhood, he wanted to become a superstar after being inspired by his grandmother who mimics different actors in front of him. Mr. Khurrana completed his schooling from St. John’s high school, Chandigarh, and college from DAV College, Chandigarh. He also earned his master’s degree from the “School of Communication Studies, Punjab University“. During his studies, he participates in various plays and won several awards. After the completion of his studies, he did theatre for five consecutive years.

Success Story

At the age of 17, he participated in the channel V Popstar reality show but didn’t get noticed. In 2004 he was selected for MTV Roadies and won the show as well. From this show, he started gaining recognition among the young audience. His first job was an RJ at Big FM. As an RJ he hosted the show “Big Chai – Maan Na Maan Main Tera Ayushmann” and won the Young Achievers Award in 2007 for it.

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After that, he moved to Mumbai and worked as a VJ for MTV show, MTV Wassup, and also hosted the show The Voice of Youngistaan. He also worked as an actor for MTV show, MTV Fully Faltoo Movie – Cheque De India, and Jadoo Ek Bar. Working for MTV for a long time he became popular therefore he was offered to host the biggest reality shows like India Got Talent, Music Ka Maha Muqqabla, MTV Rock On, etc. He was also the part of IPL season 3 anchoring team.

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While looking for a break in the movie, he used to revolve around the directors for quite a long time. After many rejections, he was selected for the movie Vicky Donor in 2012. This movie garnered him appreciations across the world for his outstanding performance and the movie was a big hit at the box office. On his debut, he won the Filmfare Award for the best male debut. This movie changed his life forever, and afterward, he gave to Bollywood many big hits back to back.

Net worth, Salary, Cars

Net Worth70 crores
Salary10 crores per movie
Brand Endorsement3.5 crores
HouseRent a seven-bedroom apartment in Andheri
(6 L / month)
CarsMercedes Benz S350D (1.5 cr),
BMW 520D (60 L),
Audi A6 (60 L)
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Unknown Facts

  • His early name was Nishant Khurrana, later parents changed it to Ayushmann Khurrana when he was three years old.
  • He was under-confident regarding his look.
  • Mr. Khurrana married long time girlfriend Tahira Kashyap, they know each other since school days.
  • He was born after five miscarriages. Therefore, he was everybody’s loved ones.
  • In his early days, he earns money by singing and playing the guitar on the train.
  • During his struggle days, a gay casting director demanded sexual favor with him.
  • He loves to write Hindi poems.
  • Rejected five films before signing the movie Vicky Donor because he wanted a good movie for his debut.
  • By profession, his father is an astrologer.


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Tahira Kashyap: Since the school days they like each other. After being in a long term relationship they get married in September 2008 and have two children.


ayushmann khurrana awards

Article 15 (2020)Filmfare Critics Award,
Screen Critics Award
Best Actor
Bala (2020)Screen Critics AwardBest Actor
Andhadhun (2019)National Film Award,
Filmfare Critics Award
Best Actor
Vicky Donor (2012)Filmfare AwardBest Male Debut,
Best Playback Singer
(Paani Da Rang)

Apart from these award he was also awarded “GQ India men of the year for emerging talent of the year” in 2012.

Best Movies List

The movie list is ranked in descending orders:

1. Andhadhu2018
2. Article 152019
3. Vicky Donor2020
4. Badhai Ho2018
5. Vicky Donor2012
6. Subh Mangal Savdhan2017
7. Bala2019
8. Gulabo Sitabo2020
9. Dream Girl 2019
10. Bareily Ki Barfy2017

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