Ayushmann Khurrana can easily be called the master of offbeat roles. Who doesn’t remember when he made his acting debut with Vicky Donor where he played the character of a sperm donor? The National award-winning actor has proven time and time again that content can be king. The multi-talented good-looking fellow has tons of hit movies under his belt that all feature him in unconventional yet still thoroughly entertaining roles. So, let’s take a look at the best characters he has portrayed on screen.
Vicky in Vicky Donor (2012)
Ayushmann made his entry into the film industry in the role of a sperm donor which went on to win him the Filmfare for Best Debutant in 2012. As he treated us to lots of laughs and undeniable entertainment in this role, the audience welcomed the actor and his unconventional pick of character with open arms.
Prem in Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
This critically acclaimed movie won a million hearts for showcasing a romance unlike what we’ve seen before in Bollywood. Featuring an arranged marriage with a hesitant husband and a ‘healthy’ wife, this film is a charming romance. Ayushmann makes us fall in love with Prem’s vulnerability as he sinks into the skin of the character. Read our review of the film here.
Chirag in Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017)
By now, audiences were already raving about how Ayushmann Khurrana is the perfect unconventional Bollywood hero. With this heartwarming love story, he treated us to yet another character that’s not all glamorous and macho but charming and relatable instead. He was convincing as a lover and a writer who doesn’t want his identity to be revealed. Read our review of the film here.
Mudit in Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017)
This commendable movie had an ambitious script revolving around the topic of erectile dysfunction. Trust Ayushmann to make it relatable and entertaining and he doesn’t disappoint in this role either. Ayushmann plays the character with great ease and confidence as he steals the show in this unconventional Bollywood comedy. Read our review of the film here.
Akash in Andhadhun (2018)
In 2018, Ayushmann took over the box office with two back-to-back big hits. This brilliant black comedy and mystery thriller was one of them. Featuring the actor as a blind pianist who is caught up in a murder mystery, this award-winning entertainer is filled with deceit, drama, and tons of unexpected twists. Read our review of the film here.
Nakul in Badhaai Ho (2018)
The second of Ayushmann’s 2018 box-office blockbusters, this film revolved around a middle-class family that’s hit with an unexpected surprise. Ayushmann plays a grown-up man who finds out his parents are expecting a baby and has to deal with judgemental friends and neighbors. With plenty of laugh-out-loud moments and sharp humor, this film was another hit entertainer. Read our review of the film here.
Ayan in Article 15 (2019)
Following all the entertaining comedies and romances, Ayushmann returned last year with a hard-hitting social drama based on true events. This powerful and impactful film dove deep into the repercussions of the ruthless Indian caste system. Playing the lead role, Ayushmann drove the message home with an applause-worthy performance. Read our review of the film here.
Karam aka Pooja in Dream Girl (2019)
This one-of-a-kind comedy featured him in the lead role as the hero as well as the heroine. Ayushmann plays a small-town boy who has the unique talent of transforming his voice to sound like different women. He begins working at a friendship call center as Pooja who has a whole slew of loyal clients that have fallen head over heels in love with her. Read our film review here.
Balmukund “Bala” Shukla in Bala (2019)
Ayushmann Khurrana has been on a roll and he delivered yet another out-of-the-box film with Bala. In this movie, he takes on the role of a man dealing with the issue of baldness. This issue makes Bala insecure about himself and tries everything from herbal remedies, wigs, to even opting for a hair transplant. Read our film review here.
Kartik Singh in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
Ayushmann Khurrana is gearing up for his next release with Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan. This movie will feature Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar as lovers. The film is all set to hit the big screen on February 21.