During an interview, Ayushmann Khurrana was asked if he had kissed any boy in the past and He said, “I have kissed a boy in the past. During MTV Roadies, we were playing truth and dare. I got the dare (to kiss a boy) and so I did it.”
Ayushmann Khurrana further added, “If I can do it for a dare then why can’t I do it for a film? This kind of film is happening in India in 2020. I feel a boy can fall in love with a boy, or a girl can fall in love with a girl. It doesn’t matter because at the end of the day. Love should be treated as love.”
Jitendra Kumar, Ayushmann Khurrana’s co-star also had kissed a guy before the film. Ayushmann Khurrana revealed, “Before shooting the kissing scene, I asked Jitu if he had ever kissed a boy. He told me he had done it in the past. He told me that ragging takes place in engineering colleges, and he was given a task to kiss four boys.”
Ayushmann Khurrana said that he is happy that finally a gay rom-com would be openly shown in India. The film on same-sex relations is directed by Hitesh Kewalya.
The trailer of the film received and has more than 48 million views on YouTube. It has also been appreciated by the masses worldwide. Jitendra is a famous face in the digital world. Ayushmann Khurana continues and says, “In 2009, I went to IIT Kharagpur and that time, I used to work with MTV. I met Jitu for the first time over there. Since then, he has changed a lot and now, Jitu is a star.”
Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan also featured Gajraj Rao, Neena Gupta, Manurishi Chaddha, Sunita Rajwar and Pankhuri Awashty in prominent roles.