Aparshakti Khurana Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Aparshakti Khurana

Aparshakti Khurana is an Indian actor, radio jockey, and a TV presenter. He is the younger brother of the Bollywood actor ‘Aayushmann Khurrana.’


Aparshakti Khurana was born on 18 November 1987 (age 31 years; as in 2018) in Chandigarh, India. After completing his schooling, he received a degree in Law from Chandigarh. During his school days, he wanted to be a cricket anchor or host. Aparshakti was the sports captain of his school and he also captained the “Under-19 Haryana Cricket Team.”

Aparshakti Khurana in his childhood

Aparshakti Khurana’s childhood picture

In 2009, he relocated to Delhi to practise law at the Delhi High Court.

Physical Appearance

Height: 5’ 8”

Weight: 70 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements: Chest 38″, Waist 30″, Biceps 14″

Family, Caste & Wife

Aparshakti belongs to a Khatri Hindu Family. His father, P. Khurrana, is an astrologer and politician and his mother, Poonam Khurrana, is a homemaker.

Aparshakti Khurana with his parents

Aparshakti Khurana with his parents

He has an elder brother, Ayushmann Khurrana, who is also an actor.

Aparshakti Khurana with his brother

Aparshakti Khurana with his brother, Ayushmann Khurrana

Aparshakti Khurana got married to Aakriti Ahuja, a financial analyst and consultant on 7 September 2014. The couple met at Shiamak Davar dance classes.

Aparshakti Khurana with his wife

Aparshakti Khurana with his wife, Aakriti Ahuja


Aparshakti started his career as a lawyer. He was not happy with his profession and began to work as a Radio Jockey with “Big FM” in Delhi. Thereafter, he joined the Dramatech theatre group in IIT, Delhi to his expressions and voice modulation. He made his TV debut in 2014 as a commentator in the “Box Cricket League.” Subsequently, he made his film debut with the Bollywood film “Saat Uchakkey” (2016) in which he played the role of Khappe.

Aparshakti Khurana in Saat Uchakkey

Aparshakti Khurana in Saat Uchakkey

Aparshakti has hosted many TV shows including “You Have Been Warned” (2017), “Super Night with Tubelight” (2017), “Om Shanti Om” (2017) and a web series “Bigg Buzz.”

Aparshakti Khurana hosting Om Shanti Om with Sonakshi Sinha

Aparshakti Khurana hosting Om Shanti Om with Sonakshi Sinha

In 2016, Aparshakti co-wrote and composed a video song “Ik Vaari” along with his brother Ayushmann Khurrana.

He played the role of Omkar in Aamir Khan‘s sports drama “Dangal.”

Aparshakti Khurana in Dangal

Aparshakti Khurana in Dangal

He has also featured in a few short films like “Popcon” (2014), and “Khoon Mein Hai” (2017).

In 2018, Khurana made a guest appearance on MTV’s reality show “Ace Of Space.”

In addition to hosting and acting, he has also featured in various TV commercials like “Philips Trimmer.”


  • Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer (Male) for the film, Dangal (2018)
  • Lions Gold Award for Best Actor In A Comic Role (Male) for the film, Stree (2019)

Favourite Things

  • Food: Rajma Chawal, Tandoori Chicken, Chocolates

    Aparshakti Khurana enjoying his food

    Aparshakti Khurana enjoying his food

  • Film: Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)
  • Directors: Nitesh Tiwari, Shoojit Sircar, Sharat Katariya


  • His hobbies include singing, travelling, writing, playing the guitar, and playing cricket.
  • Aparshakti prefers consuming alcohol occasionally.

    Aparshakti Khurana with a glass of alcohol

    Aparshakti Khurana with a glass of alcohol

  • Although he belongs to a Punjabi background, he is very fluent in Haryanvi.
  • He is an avid dog lover.

    Aparshakti Khurana with his dog

    Aparshakti Khurana with his dog

  • Aparshakti loves consuming hookah.

    Aparshakti Khurana with hookah

    Aparshakti Khurana with hookah

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