'Was in pressure after Vicky Donor,' says Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who found success with his debut film 'Vicky Donor', says he is enjoying his journey in films.

From being a contestant on a reality show to being a VJ and host, Ayushmann entered Bollywood with 'Vicky Donor', which garnered good response at the box office.

Now he would be seen in Rohan Sippy's next directorial venture 'Nautanki Saala'.

"Everyone struggles while doing theatre. I feel if you enjoy the journey then the struggle is not longer," Ayushmann told reporters here at the trailer launch of the film.

His second film 'Nautanki Saala' would hit cinema houses on April 12 this year.

"I think the pressure is less as I am doing my second film with Ramesh Sippy. So I am not facing any pressure as he made this huge superhit film 'Sholay'. There was pressure as to what I would sign next after 'Vicky Donor'.

Directed by Rohan, 'Nautanki Saala' is a comedy film starring Ayushmann and Kunaal Roy Kapur. Ayushmann has also sung two songs in the film.

"It is a fun film with no hidden meanings. It has drama and is about theatre actors," the actor said.

Considering that the film is about theatre actors, the 'Vicky Donor' actor says, "In theatre acting needs to be larger than life while in films it is subtle. Since I come from theatre background I had to unlearn lot of things."

He is also a part of 'Nautanki Saala', which also stars Kunaal Roy Kapur of 'Delhi Belly' fame in the lead.

He also added, "It is great that people have started respecting television or TV actors. This year more TV actors will be seen in films like Sushant Singh Rajput, Manish and others. It is a nice thing. It is a nice symbiotic relation between TV and films".

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