‘Rabindranath Tagore inspired me’, says Ayushmann Khurrana

The Punjabi Munda of Bollywood  "Ayushmann Khurrana" is a multi-talented artist and he told a daily that he is a fan of Rabindranath Tagore.

Ayushmann is inspired by him and has grown up reading Rabindranath Tagore's literature. On Rabindranath Tagore's birth anniversary, the actor said, "You actually need a lifetime to discover Tagore. Today on his birth anniversary do yourself a favour, please discover our national treasure, Rabindranath Tagore."

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In spite of being an actor and singer, Ayushmann has been writing since he was a child. Ayushmann said, "Living in Punjab, my basic knowledge about Tagore was as a person who wrote our national anthem or may be the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in literature in 1913". He also shared that while he was in college, he tried reading Gitanjali in Hindi and English but couldn't get the actual essence of the art work by Tagore. He wished that he could knew Bengali only to enjoy Tagore's literary works.

In 2004, Ayushmann got a chance to visit Shantiniketan during the shoot of Roadies. Being a pagan(nature lover) he instantly got connected with the place. He never expected to visit this place on a reality show which is mostly based on an adventure. Later in 2016, he got a chance to visit Kolkata for the movie Meri Pyari Bindu. His visit to Kolkata made his research more about Rabindra Sangeet. He requested his fans to listen to "Amaro Porano Jaha Chaay" by Arijit Singh as a basic induction to Rabindra Sangeet.

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Ayushmann Khurrana after completing his post graduation in Journalism worked as a Radio Jockey in Big FM, Delhi. He appeared on TV for the first time in a reality show on Channel V. At the age of 20, he won MTV Roadies and then opted for video jockeying. His Bollywood career started with the movie Vicky Donor directed by Shoojit Sircar. The actor has been writing poems since his school days.

by Admin | Tue, May 08 - 02:58 PM

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