Mumbai, Oct 18: On the third anniversary of the movie “Badhaai Ho” actor Ayushmann Khurrana was thankful that the film triggered a conversation about late pregnancy in India. The actor was happy with the positive impact that the film had on the society.
“Most of my films are meant for families to come in and engage, take back an important message and most importantly, be thoroughly entertained. I have been blessed to find scripts that are new, unique and have a family audience skew as well.”, said Ayushmann Khurrana.
He added, “Badhaai Ho, for me, ticked all these boxes and I’m thankful that the film triggered an important conversation in India about how society should react to late pregnancy. Society conditions us to react in a certain way when such things happen.”
Ayushmann said that the sole motive of the movie was for the people to not to make a taboo of late pregnancy. He added that his next film, Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, is on the same lines. He said, “We wanted to show people why it’s not as big a deal that we make it out to be. We wanted people to see this issue from a more inclusive lens and tell them that it should not be seen as a taboo. That, to me, was the success of Badhaai Ho. My next line up starting with Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, also falls under this bracket and is a wholesome family entertainer.”
Notably, Ayushmann starer “Badhaai Ho” received the national award in the year in 2019.