A radio-jockey-turned-actor, Aparshakti Khurrana made his acting debut with the acclaimed film Dangal. Essaying the character of Omkar, Aparshakti made a considerable impact in his limited screen-time and left the audience in splits throughout the movie. The actor, who is the brother of the Bollywood star Ayushman Khurrana, started his career as a radio jockey and then went on to become a TV anchor. Aparshakti was an active in sports and was involved in cricket since his childhood. During his college days, he was the captain the under-19 Haryana cricket team.
He hails from Chandigarh and comes from a reputed family of politicians. His father – P Khurrana is a known astrologer and a politician from Chandigarh. He did his schooling and college from Chandigarh itself later did his masters in Hindi. His elder brother Ayushmann Khurrana is a popular actor from B Town. Talking about his personal life, he is married to his girlfriend called Akriti who is a financial analyst and consultant whom he had met at Shiamak Dawar Dance classes.
He started his career working as RJ and then switched over the TV as a popular anchor. He worked with Big FM Delhi as RJ apart from being active in theaters. Besides, he also headed the under 19 Haryana Cricket Team since he was involved in the sports of cricket since his school days seen as sports captain. This has made him versatile character in real life giving different exposures in the industry.
Considering his fitness and fit nature and fluent in Haryanvi language, he was offered a film Dangal, which is directed by Nitesh Tiwari acted by Aamir Khan as a lead actor of the film. He has got a negative role in the film from where he would be doing his debut this Christmas 2016. Apart from this film, he has also signed up for the other film called Babbu Ki Baraat.
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