Monday, June 24, 2019
ADVT 
Bollywood

Films I'm Doing Are Extension Of My Street Theatre: Ayushmann

IANS, 05 Dec, 2018
  • Films I'm Doing Are Extension Of My Street Theatre: Ayushmann
Actor Ayushmann Khuranna says the kind of films he is doing are an extension of his street theatre days as they are real and entertaining at the same time.
 
 
The "AndhaDhun" star, who has been a part of theatre group Aaghaaz from DAV college Chandigarh, says he consciously takes up films which have a sprinkle of realism. 
 
 
"I come from a theatre backdrop, because of that my choices are different. I have done a lot of street theatre... While we used to that, we used to go to the length and breadth of the country. Street theatre is about dealing with taboo subjects and social issues and I think our group was the first one which made street theatre entertaining," Ayushmann told IANS here.
 
 
"Back in the day, it was very morose, dark and hard-hitting," he added. 
 
 
Ayushmann rose to fame with "Vicky Donor" and then starred in endearing films like "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan" and "Badhaai Ho", which entertained with a message.
 
 
"The kind of films I am doing are extension of my street theatre. They are real, based on taboo-breaking subjects, novel but at the same time entertaining. If they are no takers or audience to watch it then what is the point. We had to take the middle path," he said.
 
 
Ayushmann will next be seen in "Dream Girl", which also stars Nushrat Bharucha. The two will be seen sharing screen space for the first time.
 
 
The upcoming comedy drama film is directed by Raaj Shaandilyaa and is co-produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor under their banner Balaji Motion Pictures. 

MORE Bollywood ARTICLES

Yami Gautam Gets ‘Fuss-Free, Neat Look' For 'Uri'

Yami Gautam Gets ‘Fuss-Free, Neat Look' For 'Uri'
Actress Yami Gautam's first look from her upcoming film "Uri: The Surgical Strike" is out. She says it had to be a fuss-free yet a very neat look.

Yami Gautam Gets ‘Fuss-Free, Neat Look' For 'Uri'

Taapsee Excited To Take 'Mulk', 'Manmarziyaan' To Festival Audience

Taapsee Excited To Take 'Mulk', 'Manmarziyaan' To Festival Audience
Actress Taapsee Pannu says she is excited to take her films "Mulk" and "Manmarziyaan" to the festival audiences in Marrakesh and Florence.

Taapsee Excited To Take 'Mulk', 'Manmarziyaan' To Festival Audience

'Business' Of Social Media Kept Aishwarya Rai Away From It

'Business' Of Social Media Kept Aishwarya Rai Away From It

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan kept away from the social media for a very long time until joining Instagram earlier this year. She says the fact that people start seeing it as a "barometric reflection of your popularity or status" was a put off for her.

'Business' Of Social Media Kept Aishwarya Rai Away From It

Helen Was A True Style Diva: Shatrughan Sinha

Helen Was A True Style Diva: Shatrughan Sinha

Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha says veteran actress Helen, who has just turned 80, was a true style diva in the 1960s and 1970s and excelled with her clean dance moves in her famous cabaret numbers.

Helen Was A True Style Diva: Shatrughan Sinha

Saif Ali Khan Really Proud Of His Little Sister

Saif Ali Khan Really Proud Of His Little Sister

Actor Saif Ali Khan says he is proud of his little sister Soha Ali Khan for getting nominated for her book.

Saif Ali Khan Really Proud Of His Little Sister

Marketing Aspect Shouldn't Interfere In The Creativity Of The Show, Says Sonu Nigam

Marketing Aspect Shouldn't Interfere In The Creativity Of The Show, Says Sonu Nigam

Singer Sonu Nigam, who next will be seen as a judge in radio channel 92.7 Big FM's 'Benadryl Big Golden Voice' season 6, has said that marketing aspect shouldn't interfere in the creativity of the show.

Marketing Aspect Shouldn't Interfere In The Creativity Of The Show, Says Sonu Nigam