Over the years, Ayushmann Khurrana has carved out a niche for himself as a standard-bearer for content-based cinema in India.
Be it his debut film ‘Vicky Donor’, ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’, ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’, ‘Badhaai Ho’, ‘Article 15’, ‘Dream Girl’ or ‘Bala’, the actor has always served social entertainers. highly successful. creating a space for taboo subjects for public discourse.
‘Bala’, one of those movies, celebrates its second anniversary on Monday. The film talks about inclusion and transmits a social message of acceptance of one’s own beauty. Ayushmann Khurrana says that the film’s colossal success strengthened his confidence in unconventional content and that cinema, once dubbed the middle of the road, is the new mainstream in India.
Ayushmann Khurrana says: “The success of Bala reiterated the fact that good film content can no longer be called unconventional. Those films had become mainstream cinema and, in fact, they were defining what cinema should be ”.
“I have to give credit to my director Amar Kaushik for his vision and to my producer Dinesh Vijan for his faith in the subject. It was monumental forces that gave India a high-content, super-entertaining film that brought the issue of inclusion and the evils of discrimination to the fore. He had brought this theme to them, which had come through a dear friend Ranimol, which Dino and Amar developed until it became such a unique characteristic ”, he adds.
Ayushmann now feels more confident choosing subjects that are different from the league, especially after the success of ‘Bala.
“The fact that Bala became a huge box office success solidified my belief system that I should walk the road less traveled and offer audiences a cinema that should always be fresh but highly engaging and entertaining. The love I have for ‘Bala’ has only humiliated me and made me strive to be a better artist who seeks to give an important message to the audience, “concluded Ayushmann Khurrana.
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