Aparshakti Khurana Biography

About Aparshakti Khurana 

Aparshakti Khurana, the younger brother of Ayushmann Khurrana has already set his mark on the Bollywood with his phenomenal performance as ‘Omkar Singh Phogat’ in the blockbuster movie Dangal, which also starred Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Zaira Wasim, and Sanya Malhotra in the lead roles.

Khurana, despite carrying the tag of Ayushmann’s brother has proved his mettle in the industry, especially through his unflagging and tenacious career, where he earlier worked as a Radio Jockey, then became a commentator in the television’s star-studded Box Cricket League, and was also the anchor in shows like Super Night with Tubelight and Om Shanti Om.  

Finally, his journey of diligence and forbearance met its end, with his stellar performance in the movie Dangal, for which he even received the Star Screen Awards for the Most Promising Newcomer (Male).

Since, then this supremely talented actor has not looked back, and has gone on to amaze the audience with his flawless humour and charismatic looks in the movies like Badrinath Ki Dulhania starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in the leads, Stree featuring Shraddha Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, and Pankaj Tripathi in the main roles and Jabariya Jodi alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra in the prominent roles. 

Biography of Aparshakti Khurana 

Name: Aparshakti Khurana

Known For: Played the role of ‘Omkar’ in the superhit biographical drama movie Dangal starring Aamir Khan and also played the role of ‘Aman Singh Wadhwa’ in the comedy movie Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi alongside Sonakshi Sinha, Diana Penty, Jimmy Sheirgill, and Ali Fazal

Profession: Actor, Radio Jockey, TV Presenter/Host, Commentator, Comedian, and Singer  

Date of Birth of Aparshakti Khurana: 18 November 1987 

Age of Aparshakti Khurana: 34 years (as of 2021)

Height of Aparshakti Khurana: 173 cm, 1.73 m, 5’ ft 8” in

Weight of Aparshakti Khurana: 70 kg (154 lbs)

Body measurements of Aparshakti Khurana: 38-30-14 

Favorite Actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, and Aamir Khan

Favorite Actresses: Taapsee Pannu, Radhika Apte, and Konkona Sen Sharma

Favorite Foods: Rajma Chawal, Tandoori Chicken, and Chocolates

Favorite Directors: Nitesh Tiwari, Shoojit Sircar, and Sharat Katariya

Favorite Movie: Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander (1992) 

Hobbies: Singing, Traveling, Writing, Playing guitar, and Playing cricket

Net worth of Aparshakti Khurana: Rs. 20 crores (approx.)

Marital Status: Married

Children: 1

Eye Color: Dark brown

Hair Color: Black

Known Languages: Hindi, English, and Haryanvi

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Religion: Hinduism

Nationality: Indian

Home Town: Chandigarh, India

Currently Living: Chandigarh, India

Controversy of Aparshakti Khurana 

1. According to a news source, Aparshakti Khurana was reported in a brawl with the CISF guards, when they tried to stop the Dangal actor from entering the restricted zone of the Airport. 

The actor was already frustrated over his lost baggage and when security personnel tried to get a hold of him, he began to throw a tantrum and started assaulting the officers in the uniforms, leading to a 24 hours detention by the authorities.

Interesting Facts about Aparshakti Khurana

1. Aparshakti since his school time was involved in sports activities and enjoyed participating in marathons. Furthermore, he was also an exceptional cricketer, as he was the captain of the Under-19 Haryana Cricket team.

2. Aparshakti also followed his brother’s footsteps and auditioned for the MTV Roadies Season 3, but was unable to clear the Culling Round.

3. After a considerable amount of recognition in Bollywood, he was asked for a guest appearance on the first season of MTV Ace of Space, which was hosted by Vikas Gupta and, after 71 days of competition Divya Agarwal was announced the winner of the show.

4. In the initial days of his struggle, Aparshakti was quite confused between the profession of Lawyer and Actor, and finally chose the latter.

5. After a successful run as a Radio Jockey, he then wanted to pursue a career in acting, so he joined the theatre group in IIT Delhi to work on his vocal and expressional skills.

6. Aparshakti is highly regarded in Bollywood for his supporting acting roles along with strong comic timing in several movies like Luka Chuppi with Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon in the important roles, Pati Patni Aur Woh starring Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi Pednekar, and Ananya Panday in the lead roles, and Street Dancer 3D featuring Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, and Nora Fatehi in the lead roles.

7. He has also appeared in a couple of OTT platforms movies like Rajma Chawal with Rishi Kapoor and Amyra Dastur in the lead, Kanpuriye alongside Divyendu Sharma, and Helmet with Pranutan Bahl as the female lead.

8. He has also sung alongside his brother Ayushmann Khurrana in the song titled Ik Vaari.  

Movies, Television Shows, Web Series, Discoraphy and Music Videos of Aparshakti Khurana

MoviesYear
Dangal2016
Saat Uchakkey2016
Badrinath Ki Dulhania2017
Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi2018
Stree2018
Rajma Chawal2018
Luka Chuppi2019
Jabariya Jodi2019
Kanpuriye2019
Bala (Cameo Appearance)2019
Pati, Patni Aur Woh2019
Street Dancer 3D2020
Helmet2021
Hum Do Hamare Do2021
Television Shows
Box Cricket League (Commentator)2014
Popcorn (Short Film)2014
You Have Been Warned (Host)2017
Super Night with Tubelight (Host)2017
Om Shanti Om (Host)2017
Bigg Buzz (Host)2018
Ace of Space 1 (Guest)2018
Kanpur Wale Khuranas (Host)2018
Khatra Khatra Khatra (Recurring Guest)2019
Web Series
Dhatt Tere Ki (ZEE5)2018
Discography
Ik Vaari co-singer Ayushmann Khurrana2016
Kudiye Ni co-singer Neeti Mohan2019
Teri Yaar co-singer Millind Gaba and King Kaazi2020
Music Videos
Tere Do Naina by Ankit Tiwari2019
Ruka Ruka by Shalmali Kholgade2019
Aaya Jado Da by Asees Kaur2021

Award Won by Aparshakti Khurana 

AwardYear
Star Screen Awards – Most Promising Newcomer (Male)2017

Affair/Girlfriend of Aparshakti Khurana

1. Aakriti Ahuja – Aparshakti Khurana and Aakriti Ahuja, a businesswoman and financial analyst by profession met in Chandigarh at a dance class and love blossomed between the two. The couple dated for a significant amount of time, in the hope to understand one another.

However, they finally got married in 2014, and in 2021 welcomed their first baby girl and named her Arzoie.

Family of Aparshakti Khurana 

Father: P. Khurrana 

  • His father P. Khurrana is a known astrologer and a politician from Chandigarh

Mother: Poonam Khurrana

  • His mother Poonam Khurrana is a homemaker

Elder Brother: Ayushmann Khurrana 

Wife: Aakriti Ahuja (m. 2014)

  • He is married to Aakriti Ahuja who’s a financial analyst and consultant. They both met at Shiamak Davar Dance Classes in Chandigarh

Daughter: Arzoie A. Khurana 

Social Media Profiles of Aparshakti Khurana 

Instagram: @aparshakti_khurana

Twitter: @Aparshakti

Education/Qualification of Aparshakti Khurana 

Educational Qualification: Mass Communication from IIMC Delhi

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