“I have never chosen to do a film keeping my box office gains in mind,” says Ayushmann Khurrana


Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana is basking on the outstandingly positive reviews and the word of mouth that his film Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui has been getting. Ayushmann, who is called the poster boy of Hindi cinema in India, is also the biggest risk-taking actor that the Indian film industry has ever seen. Ayushmann hasn’t shied away from portraying characters with erectile dysfunction in Shubh Mangal Savdhaan, a sperm donor in Vicky Donor, a bald man in Bala, an openly gay man in Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan and now a man who falls in love with a trans-woman in Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui. Ayushmann reveals that he has never chosen a script thinking how much it will make at the box office!

The gutsy actor says, “Ever since my debut in Vicky Donor, I have chosen films that have been deemed unconventional or taboo-breaking from a societal point of view. I feel that such films are necessary for India to make. I have felt the need to start a discourse about important issues that need to be addressed. Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui is one such film in my filmography and I’m tremendously proud of it.”

He adds, “I’m lucky to have found a creative partner in Abhishek Kapoor (director of CKA) who too believed that there was a need to bring in focus issues affecting the transgender community in India. This was our attempt to make this conversation relevant and mainstream and I hope that the film will do just that in the days to come.”

Ayushmann, who has been voted as one of the ‘Most Influential People In The World’ by TIME Magazine, says, “I have never chosen to do a film keeping my box office gains in …read more

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