From Vicky Donor To Dream Girl 2 - Ayushmann Khurrana's Brave Film Selections

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Vicky Donor (2012)

Ayushmann Khurrana plays a sperm donor in this well-received comedy film. His wife is initially taken aback by his unconventional occupation, but eventually comes around when she sees how many families have been positively affected by Vicky.

Doctor G (2022)

In this film, Ayushmann Khurrana plays a medical student who reluctantly enters the field of gynaecology. He battles with society’s preconceptions around gynaecology, as well as his own. He eventually comes to understand his responsibility as a doctor.

Bala (2019)

Ayushmann Khurrana’s character in this film suffers from male pattern baldness and the resulting lack of self-confidence. It also highlights the deep-seated issue of colourism in Indian society, while reinforcing the injustice of rigid and arbitrary beauty standards.

Badhaai Ho (2018)

The film follows a middle-aged couple who discover that they are expecting a baby. Ayushman Khurrana, who plays their adult son, is shocked and embarrassed at first, but grows to support them unconditionally. The film ends with his wedding and the birth of his baby sister.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan (2020)

Ayushmann Khurrana plays a closeted gay man from a middle-class family in this spiritual sequel to 2017’s Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. Though he faces strong resistance from his homophobic father, he eventually reconciles with his son and emphasises that he should be able to live his life as he wishes.

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