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Ayushmann Khurrana Birthday Special: From Donating Sperm IRL To Being One of B-Town’s Most Educated Actors, Here Are Some Lesser Known Facts About Bollywood’s Charming Birthday Boy



Ayushmann Khurrana Birthday Special: From Donating Sperm IRL To Being One of B-Town's Most Educated Actors, Here Are Some Lesser Known Facts About Bollywood's Charming Birthday Boy

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is one talent ki dukaan and we can not even begin to express and appreciate how grateful we are to have Ayushmann in Bollywood. After acing theatre in his college days, Ayushmann tried his luck in Roadies where he struck gold. And from thereon, began his foray into television, stardom and films. And Ayushmann has not failed to impress us all. Right from Vicky Donor to Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Ayushmann ‘ne dil khush kar ditta.‘ Ayushmann Khurrana Birthday Special: Beautiful Shayaris by the Actor Will Make You Fall in Love with His Words.

And on the eve of Ayushmann turning a year older, 36 years old on September 14, here are some lesser-known facts about the “Pani Da” and “Yahin Hoon Main” hitmaker. Happy Birthday Ayushmann Khurrana! The Star Who Made Unconventional Roles Look So Damn Mainstream!.

Ayushmann Khurrana’s original name was Nishant Khurrana. His father, an astrologer, not only changed his name to Ayushmann but also added the extra ‘n’ and ‘r’ in his names.

During his college days, Ayushmann and his friend would board the Pashchim express from Delhi to Goa and would sing and perform in the coaches. This was how they would fund their Goa trips.

Ayushmann’s dream of becoming an actor was born when he was just 4 years old after he watched Madhuri Dixit’s Tezaab.

If things would have worked out, Ayushmann would have portrayed Diljit Dosanjh’s role in Udta Punjab. But never mind… Diljit blew us away with his performance.

Ayushmann, who is a skilled guitar player and an amazing singer, especially learnt how to play the piano from USA for his role of a blind pianist in Andhadhund.

Ayushmann, who has been a Roadies alumni, had a flourishing career on TV before films came knocking on his door.

Apart from hosting and a number of shows, Ayushmann had cameo appearances in Kayamath (2007) and Ek Thi Rajkumari, to help him survive in Mumbai.

Ayushmann Khurrana in Kayamath and Ek Thi Rajkumari (Photo Credits: YouTube, Facebook)

While Ayushmann Khurrana’s debut movie Vicky Donar (2012) made all the right noise, he disclosed that during his stint in Roadies in 2004, he was assigned a task- of donating sperm, which he did IRL.

After Vicky Donor’s success, when Ayushmann was out shopping with his mother, a female fan asked for his sperms. While his mother as mortified and speechless, Ayushmann told the girl that he would give it to her if his mom was not here with him.

Ayushmann had entered the first season of India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj in 2004 but he was rejected. Life came back in full circle for Ayushmann, who was called to be one of the judges on the show, 10 years later.

Ayushmann already has his autobiography, titled ‘Cracking The CODE – My Journey To Bollywood’, which was released in 2015 and was co-written by his wife Tahira Kashyap.

Ayushmann Khurrana not only has girls swoon and go weak in their knees but boys of the opposite sex too. In fact, a gay club once invited him to their party. He is a huge advocate for the LGBTQ community and in fact, his role of a homosexual in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan was widely appreciated.

Ayushmaan Khurrana has started theatre groups back in college days. He is the founder member of DAV College’s theatre groups “Aaghaaz” and “Manchtantra” in Chandigarh.

Ayushmann is one of Bollywood’s most qualified actors, having got his Bachelors degree in English Literature along with a Masters in Mass Communication degree from School of Communication Studies, Panjab University.

Ayushmann’s illustrious 8-year career has been as rewarding for him in terms of awards, as it has been for us, the audience in terms of viewing. The actor has been the recipient of a National Film Award and four Filmfare Awards, only solidifying his position in the industry as an A-List outsider and an impeccable performer. While Ayushmann sure has talents that of Hollywood level and we wish Ayushmann loads of success with his film career, we are perfectly happy to keep the birthday boy to ourselves in B-Town. Happy Birthday Maan Na Maan… humara Ayushmann!

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 14, 2020 08:30 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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Kaun Banega Crorepati 12: Amitabh Bachchan’s and His Quiz Show Receive Warm Welcome from Twitterati




Kaun Banega Crorepati 12: Amitabh Bachchan's and His Quiz Show Receive Warm Welcome from Twitterati

Amitabh Bachchan is back with the new season of Kaun Banega Crorepati. The show that probably gave a new lease of life to his acting career will forever have a special place in his heart. Amitabh Bachchan’s quiz show has helped fulfil dreams of so many. Over the years, the show has managed to win a forever admirable place in our hearts and the new season guarantees the same emotions. While the host is super excited to mark this new beginning, Twitterati too are happy and delighted to welcome the new season.

Twitter is currently buzzing with one too many emotions for KBC 12. Netizens are thrilled to hear Amitabh Bachchan’s baritone voice and to be a part of this amazing journey. The show has certainly come in at the right time. While the surrounding around is depressing, be glad for the TV can be your medium of happiness. While we get back to present our review of this first episode of KBC 12, check out how Twitterverse is reacting to this new season.

Contestants Will Miss Giving Him a Hug This Year

Excited for One and Only Amitabh Bachchan

Another Admirer

Our Favourite Too

‘Adbhoot is the Word’

Let’s Keep Cheering for Him

And that’s How Things Will Slowly Get Back to Normal

That was a Revelation

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 28, 2020 11:32 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 Episode 1 Review: Amitabh Bachchan’s Quiz Show Is Off to a Great Start in The New Normal




Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 Episode 1 Review: Amitabh Bachchan’s Quiz Show Is Off to a Great Start in The New Normal

Amitabh Bachchan is finally back with India’s most-awaited quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati and season 12 went on with a promising start. The Sony TV show has been shot amid the COVID-19 pandemic which has forced the makers to undergo some changes in rules of the game which was evident. KBC 12 that aired on 9 pm tonight was audience-less for the first time which under the COVID-19 protocols. Which is also the reason why the audience poll life-line was exempted from the history of the game show and a new life-line called video-a-friend was introduced. Previous seasons had 10 contestants participating the fastest fingers first and this time it’s limited to just 8. These KBC contestants are allowed to accompany single companion with them on the sets which would be the new normal in the times of COVID-19. Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 Premiere: 6 Ways How COVID-19 Changed Amitabh Bachchan’s Quiz Show

Kaun Banega Crorepati 12’s star host Amitabh Bachchan returns to the show with great energy sharing his thoughts on the tough times of this pandemic and went on straight with the fastest fingers first question.  Aarti Jagtap was the only contestant to give the right answer in fastest fingers first round, The 20-year-old engineering student from MP who aspires to become a civil servant played wisely and made the right use of her each and every lifeline. Amitabh Bachchan welcomed her with generous claps as she sat down in the hot seat to begin the 12th edition of the popular quiz sho following social distancing, Big B introduces the show format which the same just like the previous season as contestants get 45 seconds for the first five questions and 60 seconds for the next five. lifeline, as usual, was 50-50, flip the question, ask the expert (Vikas Swarup, author of the novel Q & A, which was adapted to Danny Boyle’s oscar-winning film as Slumdog Millionaire) Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 Premiere: Amitabh Bachchan’s Quiz Show Pays Tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput Through This Question on Dil Bechara

The show just began and the second question had Big B play AR Rahman’s Dil Bechara song. the contestant was asked to guess which actress made her film debut that appears in this song and also mentions Another question asked from the entertainment beat was an image clicked at the trailer launch of Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal and the contestant was asked to name the real ISRO Mission’s name on which the film was based on – Mangal Yaan was the answer

Another question from Bollywood was as follows

Which actor’s film production company name has a spice to its name ?? Options were Salman Khan Saif Ali Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan. The answer was obviously SRK as he owns Redchillies entertainment.

Which chemical was leaked as highly toxic gas in tragic Bhopal gas tragedy and the answer was Methyl Isocyanate Matoshri Book by Sumitra Mahajan was written on which queen? This 6.4 Lakh question was answered by Aarti Jagtap as she was on no risk The answer was Rani Ahilyabai Holkar.

This 12.5 Lakh question was the Trickiest

Hans Lippershey Dutchmen who patented the idea and not Galileo Gaileli

Congratulations Aarti Jagtap!

The next contestant who won the fastest fingers first is Sonu Kumar Gupta From Baliya UP a service technician by profession and continues playing the show on the next episode. Viewers can enjoy watching KBC 12 on the Sony TV channel from Monday to Friday at 9 pm. Audiences can also watch Amitabh Bachchan’s quiz show live on SonyLiv App or on through subscription. Jio and Airtel subscribers can also watch KBC 12 live streaming for free on Jio TV and Airtel TV app. Stay tuned for more updates on the Sony TV show.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 28, 2020 11:14 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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Bharat Ratna For SP Balasubramanyam? Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy Requests PM Narendra Modi to Confer India’s Highest Civilian Honour Upon Legendary Singer




S P Balasubrahmanyam No More! Here Are Five Unknown Facts About The Legendary Singer That You Should Always Remember

Hyderabad, September 28: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to confer India’s highest civilian honour – the Bharat Ratna – on the late S.P. Balasubramanyam for his legendary contribution to music and arts. “As a tribute to the legendary singer for his outstanding contribution in the field of music and art, I request you to confer Bharat Ratna award upon him,” wrote Reddy.

He reminded the Prime Minister that music stalwarts such as Lata Mangeshkar, Bhupen Hazarika, M.S. Subbulakshmi, Bismillah Khan and Bhimsen Joshi were also conferred with the Bharat Ratna. “This will be the highest recognition to his remarkable work which lasted for five decades and stays in our memory forever,” he said.

Justifying his request, Reddy mentioned Balasubramanyam’s familiar contribution to the arts, more than 40,000 songs in multiple languages. “He won six national film awards for best male playback singer for his work, 25 AP state Nandi awards for his work in Telugu cinema, and numerous other state awards in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu,” he said, among other awards.

In 2001, Balasubramanyam was honoured with the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan in 2011 by the Government of India. “Our state of AP is fortunate for being the birthplace (Nellore) of the great maestro. His untimely departure not only caused much distress to fans and celebrities living in India but also has affected the international music fraternity,” observed Reddy.

The chief minister said the doyen’s impact can be gauged by the continuous flow of tributes from music aficionados from across the world. On Sunday, former chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo N. Chandrababu Naidu had also asked for a slew of recognitions and honours for the singer by the state government. Born in Nellore district of southern Andhra Pradesh, Balasubramanyam passed away on Friday at the age of 74 in a Chennai hospital.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 28, 2020 10:48 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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