Dream Girl: Ayushmann Khurrana, Akshay Kumar's Common 'Pooja' Factor

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In Dream Girl and Garam Masla, duping seems to be the common factor in both the stories. The 'Pooja' factor is common between the 2 films. Check Details.

Written By Tarun Nair | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Ayushmann Khurrana is riding high on success with back-to-back hits at the box office. With his recent releases working like magic on the audiences, Khurrana has managed to the actor to watch out for. Ayushmann Khurrana’s portrayal of the character Pooja in Dream Girl has garnered applause from the fans and critics. However, the character Pooja made the audience slip into nostalgia. There happens to be a connection between this film and Garam Masala.

The 'Pooja' Factor

Wondering what the connection is? The fans have drawn resemblance of Ayushmann's character Pooja with Akshay Kumar’s Pooja Chacha in his comedy entertainer, Garam Masala. The movie released in the year 2005 and managed to make audiences laugh. Here are all the details you need to know.

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Khurrana’s Pooja and Kumar’s Pooja Chacha

Ayushmann Khurrana was seen in Dream Girl playing a woman. The character connected with the audience as they have witnessed a similar story-line in the comedy flick Garam Masala. For those who do not have a context, here is the similarity. Akshay Kumar was seen tricking his girlfriend into believing that he had an uncle called Pooja Chacha, who in reality was one of his girlfriends called Pooja. One of his other girlfriends overhears him addressing someone as Pooja on the phone, to which he lies and says that his uncle is called Pooja.

Dream Girl showcases a similar bluff in its story. Ayushmann Khurrana is seen bluffing men in the movie, as they think Pooja is a woman. 

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Garam Masala released in 2005, starring Akshay Kumar and John Abraham in pivotal roles. Both the films managed to gather applause from the fans and the critics. Directed by Raaj Shaandilyaa, the comedy entertainer also stars Annu Kapoor and Raj Bhansali in a prominent role.

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Starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrat Barucha in pivotal roles, Dream Girl is marching towards the ₹ 100-crore mark. Ayushmann Khurrana has a lot of projects lined up for the next year. Ayushmann will be seen in his upcoming film Bala, along with Bhumi Pednekar. He will be seen sharing screen space with Jitendra Kumar and Neena Gupta in Shubh Mangal Zyaada Saavdhan in 2020. The actor will also star with Amitabh Bachchan for Gulabo Sitabo.

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