Born on 14th september 1984 in Chandigarh, Ayushmann Khurrana was actually named as “Nishant Khuranna”. Later on he change his name due to some astrologer at the age of 3. He always wanted to be an actor since early childhood now he holds a master`s degree in Mass Communication from the School of Communication Studies, Punjab University. He did theater for five years and was a founding member of DAV College`s “Aaghaaz” and “Manchtantra” both active theater groups. He has directed and won several awards in popular fests like Mood Indigo (IIT Bombay), Oasis (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani) and St. Bedes Simla.
Ayushmann Khurrana had married Tahira Kashyap in 2011. He met his wife when they were in high school. they both were close family friends before getting married . They studied and pursued their master`s degree in Mass Communication at Punjab University and now Tahira Kashyap is an author and a lecturer in Mumbai. Together they have two children, a son Virajveer Khurrana (2 January 2012) and a daughter called Varushka Khurrana (born 21 April 2014).
Ayushmann Khurrana’s father, Mr. P Khurrana, is an astrologer and has written several books on astrology which are published by major production houses in the country. His mother, Poonam Khurrana, is a housewife. His brother Aparshakti worked as a radio jockey and a TV anchor at OYE 104.8 FM in Delhi and made his debut with movie Dangal.
Starting at a younger age of 17, Ayushmann got noticed on channel V reality show. He went on to take part in Roadies season 2, he later won the competition at the age of 20. His first job was working as a radio jockey at BIG FM, Delhi. He won the Young Achievers Award in 2007 for hosting the show Big Chai – Maan Na Maan, Main Tera Ayushmann. He also received the Bharat Nirman Award and was considered as one of the youngest recipients. Pepsi MTV Wassup, The Voice of Youngistaan, wer few of the shows where he worked . His collaboration with MTV continued with multiple shows like MTV Fully Faltoo Movies, Cheque De India, and Jaadoo Ek Baar. Later he went on to host talent-based reality shows like India`s Got Talent . Ayushmann has been part of Extra Innings T20 for Indian Premier League Season 3 on SET Max which he co-hosted with Gaurav Kapur, Samir Kochhar, and Angad Bedi.
Ayushmann Khurrana started his career by becoming one of the most popular VJs in the country and eventually progressed to become a film actor in mainstream movies. His first movie in the year 2012 called Vicky Donor which was very succesful. The movie was produced by John Abraham who also debuted as a producer. The female lead was Yami Gautam.He also sang the song “Pani Da Rang” for the film which was an immediate blockbuster. The song was composed of Rochak Kohli and him. He also won the best debutant for Vicky Donor.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha,Meri Pyaari Bindu,Bareilly Ki Barfi , Shubh Mangal Savdhan, Andhadhun ,Badhaai Ho, Article 15, Dream Girl and Bala and Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan and His 2020 release includes Gulabo Sitabo are some of his best work in the big theatre.