Ayushmann Khurrana has never shied away from experimenting. In his debut film Vicky Donor, Ayushmann essayed the role of a sperm donor, in Shubh Mangal Savdhaan a man with erectile dysfunction and he touched the topic of premature balding in Bala. Now, in his forthcoming film titled Shubh Mangal Zayda Savdhaan, Ayushmann will be portraying the role of a gay.
Ayushmann said, “Cinema is a powerful tool that can influence people and affect positive social changes. One of my primary reasons to do films on taboo topics is to try and impact a change in society -- start a conversation in families and make people think of the realities that are around them and impact them regularly. It is this strong urge to try and highlight the real, the important that I decided my brand of cinema will stand for taboo-breaking subjects.”
Ayushmann further adds on and says that his main audience is family across the entire country and Ayushmann wishes to entertain them at all times. This is the reason he does the films which have a message in the end or are thought-provoking.
Ayushmann said, “The issues that I deal with in my films affect families across the country in some form or way. That's the reason why they connect with my genre of cinema. I want to silently keep bringing out these important social issues that we somehow, as a society, try to brush under the carpet. Through my films, I'm trying to bring these conversations out of the closet and I hope, in the process, making all of us think about being vocal and sensitive”