Ayushmann Khurrana is from Chandigarh. His father Mr. P Khurrana, is a renowned astrologer and an author on the subject of astrology, while his mother Poonam is a house wife and a qualified M.A. in Hindi.
Ayushmann did his schooling from St. John’s High School and DAV College in Chandigarh. He did a major in English Literature and has done Masters in Mass Communication from School of Communication Studies, Punjab University, Chandigarh. After finishing studies, his first job was a Radio Jockey at BIG FM, Delhi. He was also the winner in MTV Roadies Season 2.
Ayushmann is a theatre person and has been always active in theatre. He won prizes in national fests like Mood Indigo (IIT Bombay), Oasis (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani) and St. Bedes Simla. He got his Bollywood break with Shoojit Sircar's film Vicky Donor.