'My Father Believed In Me When I Didn't' - Ayushmann Khurrana
GQ India|December 2021
Behind the stratospheric rise of Ayushmann Khurrana lies an individual dialled into the nuances of a changing society, someone willing to challenge the status quo and upend convention. As an actor, he imbues his characters with shades of grey, and unabashedly bares his soul. In the decade since his breakthrough role, Khurrana has navigated the textured universe of Indian storytelling with the precision of a creative who instinctively understands the transformative nature of his medium, and its power to bring about social change.
Arman Khan

What’s the most important creative lesson you’ve learnt?

I understood quite early on that a great story can come from anywhere. Over half of my films have been with first-time directors. Script selection is key. Those three years following Vicky Donor really helped me grow as an actor and a man. The road to growth only starts where self-obsession ends.

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