The charming, multi-talented actor Ayushmann Khurrana is also a singer, writer and a former video jockey. He’s made us swoon over his performances as much as his voice, has carved a niche for himself in Bollywood in spite of being an outsider. Now he’s in league with the top artists in the industry. Some of the best Ayushmann Khurrana movies are:
1. Vicky Donor
Directed by Shoojit Sircar’s, the movie is a carefree take on infertility and sperm donation and stars Ayushman Khurrana, Yami Gautam and Anu Kapoor. The film was much-loved by the audience and helped in spreading awareness among childless couples about sperm donation, a topic that has been a taboo concept in our conservative society. Ayushmann plays a happy go lucky Punjabi boy who gets into the sperm donation for easy money.
2. Shubh Mangal Savdhaan
Ayushmann Khurrana-Bhumi Pednekar starrer ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan is a humorous take on the issue of erectile dysfunction and spreads a social message through comedy. The movie used the taboo topic of impotence to tackle wider issues of patriarchy and conservative ethics that are prominent Indian society
The most recent work of Radhika Apte, the movie also stars Ayushmann Khurrana and Tabu in the lead roles. The movie is a romantic thriller directed by Shriram Raghvan. After Stree this year, this is also a peculiar blend of two clashing genres. According to the synopsis, Ayushmann plays a blind pianist in the movie and some serious events happen in his life, taking the story further. After watching the trailer, there is a dilemma if he’s actually blind or pretends to be so to debunk the puzzles around him. The trailer’s jazzy background music) sets the tone for the film, while it introduces the characters and the premise to the best of its abilities.
4. Dum Laga Ke Haisha
The film written and directed by Sharat Katariya stars Ayushmann Khurana and Bhumi Pednekar in lead roles. The movie set in the 1990’s, shows an arranged marriage for a couple set up by their families. It shows how they overcome the challenges in their relationship due to the difference in their personalities. The movie also deals with the subject of body positivity projected by ‘overweight’ bride when she gets married. Ayushmann’s and Pednekar’s performances were highly appreciated by the critics in this one.
5. Nautanki Saala
The romantic comedy directed by Rohan Sippy features Ayushmann Khurrana and Kunaal Roy Kapur alongside Pooja Salvi, Evelyn Sharma, and Gaelyn Mendonca. The movie depicts the strong bond friendship between R.P (Ayushmann) and Mandar (Kunal) and how it takes a turn when RP falls for Mandar’s love interest.
The film is inspired by the biography of Shivkar Bapuji Talpade is directed by Vibhu Puri and features Ayushmann Khurrana, Mithun Chakraborty and Pallavi Sharda. Set in Bombay, it follows the story of an Indian scientist Talpade who is credited with having constructed India’s first unmanned plane and the challenges he faced while doing that.
This 2014 Hindi romcom is directed by Nupur Asthana, written by Habib Faisal and produced by Aditya Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films. It stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonam Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor in lead roles. The movie is about the young, ambitious middle-class couple Mohit and Mayra and how their love is tested by the lack of money due to the recession.
8. Bareilly Ki Barfi
The romcom directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, the movie stars Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao with Pankaj Tripathi and Seema Pahwa. Set in the small town Bareilly, the story revolves around Bitti, a lively girl who lives life on her own terms and refuses to be compelled into getting married. Her life takes a turn when she reads a book with a character very similar to her persona and then meets its publisher and writer, Chirag Dubey and Pritam Vidrohi.
9. Meri Pyaari Bindu
In this movie, Ayushmann plays Abhimanyu Roy who has always been in love with his best friend Bindu (Parineeti Chopra). However, his hesitation never allowed him to express his feelings for her. Written by Suprotim Sengupta and directed by Akshay Roy, the movie is a light-hearted romcom with an amazing soundtrack
10. Badhaai Ho
Starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao, and Sanya Malhotra in lead roles, the Hindi comedy is directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma. The movie is about a man who deals with embarrassment in society when his mother gets pregnant.