Mumbai: Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana revealed how he convinced his parents to allow him to do theatre during his college days. He said that his parents asked him to score good marks and have full attendance in class and then only would he be allowed to opt for theatre.
He said: “In 11th and 12th I had taken medical PCB(Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) so I had not cleared CET(Common Eligibility Test) with that great numbers and because of that, I had to take arts. I studied English Honours and wanted to do theatre so my parents put forth a condition.”
Born in Chandigarh to Poonam and P. Khurrana, it was not easy for Ayushmann to pursue his dreams, and he agreed to everything his parents asked him to do for achieving his goal.
“The condition was that if I wanted to do theatre then I should have full attendance and should score good marks in college then only they will allow me to opt for theatre. So I maintained full attendance and for three years I was one of the toppers and that’s how I got permission to do theatre.”
Ayushmann started doing theatre during his college days and became a founding member of the college theatre group also and continued to perform plays for several years. The 38-year-old actor made his film debut with ‘Vicky Donor’.
He appeared on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ along with his co-actors Nora Fatehi and Jaideep Ahlawat for the promotion of his upcoming film ‘An Action Hero’, directed by Anirudh Iyer. The movie is quite different from Ayushmann’s earlier films as it is a complete action drama in which he is playing the role of an action hero Manav and the story revolves around his fight with Solanki, played by Jaideep.
Ayushmann further shared that he is finally doing an action film after the wait of almost ten years, he said: “I have got the chance to do an action film after 10 years. I was waiting for the correct script. A script that will have good lines, scenarios, and circumstances that can be enjoyed.”
‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ airs on Sony Entertainment Television.