Ayushmann Khurrana


The much-talked about film Dream Girl (2019), which hit the silver screen a couple of weeks ago on 13th September, has set the box-office on fire. The movie has been doing consistent business ever since its theatrical release, and has now emerged as lead actor Ayushmann Khurrana’s highest grossing film.

Produced by Ekta Kapoor, Dream Girl starred Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead role of a man who lands the job of a tele-caller at a friendship call centre where he is required to talk to men in the voice of a girl. Nushrat Bharucha played his girlfriend. 

 

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The movie marked the directorial debut of well-known writer Raaj Shaandilyaa. The comic-caper has had a fantabulous run at the box office and continues to have a strong hold even in its sixth week since the release. It garnered Rs. 1.70 crore in its 5th weekend, taking the grand total to Rs.139.70 crore.

While Dream Girl recorded the biggest opening for Ayushmann Khurrana, it has now also become his highest grossing film, beating the lifetime collections of his 2017 release Badhaai Ho, that collected Rs. 137.61 crore. Interestingly, Dream Girl has also emerged as the highest grossing film for Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms.

Besides Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrat Bharucha, Dream Girl also starred Annu Kapoor, Manjot Singh, Abhishek Banerjee, Rajesh Sharma, Vijay Raaz, Nidhi Bisht, Raj Bhansali in pivotal character roles.

 

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Meanwhile, Ayushmann Khurrana is awaiting the release of his next film Bala. Also starring Bhumi Peenekar and Yami Gautam in lead roles, the movie is slated for its theatrical release on 7th November, 2019.