Tahira On ‘Dream Girl’ Ayushmann Khurrana: 'I Love Pooja A Lot'

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Ayushmann Khurrana and Tahira Kashyap arrived for the IIFA Awards. He expressed delight about ‘Dream Girl’ success. Tahira said she was in love with Pooja.

Written By Joel Kurian | Mumbai | Updated On:

The man of the moment, Ayushmann Khurrana has not just turned a ‘Dream Girl’, but is having a dream year. The actor is enjoying arguably the best phase of his career, the latest being the success of ‘Dream Girl’, apart from the National Award for Best Actor earlier this year. The actor expressed delight over the success, while wife Tahira Kashyap too stated that she loved his portrayal.

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Ayushmaan-Tahira at IIFA:

Nominated for the Best Actor for ‘AndhaDhun’ the movie that fetched him the Nationa Award at the IIFA Awards, Ayushmann Khurrana came out in style along with wife, director Tahira Kashyap at the green carpet. 

When asked about the success of ‘Dream Girl’, which has already crossed the Rs 50-crore mark in just four days and registered the highest opening for him, Ayushmann Khurrana said, “Feeling very good. I never thought I’d be the ‘Dream Girl’ or ‘Dream Boy’. I voiced the girl with a lot of effort. I’m glad everybody is liking it."   

Ayushmann Khurrana plays the character of a person who makes the town crazy by speaking as a woman at a call centre in ‘Dream Girl’. 


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Even Tahira is impressed, “I love Pooja a lot. I have a crush on her and this is the first time that I’m in love with a woman.” 

Ayushmann also added, “This is my first massy film, a commercial masala film, that’s why I’ve been getting the compliments. Till now, I had done middle of the road films or critically acclaimed. And this was something that was out there. A single screen film for the first time.” 

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Ayushmann said the IIFA Awards have always been special for him since his first award as a debutant was at these awards. The actor stated that he is not just excited about hosting with brother, actor Aparshakti Khurrana, but also for the performance of Salman Khan. 

Ayushmann also celebrated his birthday on 14th of this month, and Tahira revealed that there was a lot that changed since his birthday last year. Tahira stated that last year she was dealing with the trouble related to cancer, and had even lost her hair and this year, apart from Ayushmann’s success, her hair had grown back. 

On a roll

Apart from the National Award for ‘AndhaDhun’ and ‘Dream Girl’ success, Ayushmann also earned critical acclaim for ‘Article 15’ earlier this year. 

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