With all of the (free) time in hand, the lockdown has seen a quantity of folks bask in some or the opposite particular exercise. Ayushmann Khurrana, although, has taken to one thing extraordinarily distinctive: he’s studying up on the life and occasions of the long-lasting Spanish revolutionary artist, Salvador Dalí.
Interestingly, he received fascinated with Dalí after binge-watching the favored net present, Money Heist that has robbers carrying Dalí masks and pink jumpsuit to cover their true identities. The costume, which has turn out to be a image of resistance and nationwide satisfaction, has additionally been utilized in real-life political protests.
“This lockdown period has really fuelled my interest to learn new things,” says Khurrana. “Now, I have started reading up a lot on Dalí. Honestly, my curiosity to know about his life and works peaked when I watched the web show. That day onwards, I really wanted to know more [about him],” he provides.
For the Badhaai Ho actor, “multi-faceted and multi-talented people serve as huge inspirations.” As he places it, “Dalí, for instance, was a man of many talents. He painted, was into graphic arts, had interest in films, sculpture, design, photography, etc. Basically, he was drawn to all things creative and I just wanted to read up on how his mind worked. I look to learn from such people’s lives.”
Earlier this month, on Guru Purnima, Khurrana referred to as the late singer-actor, Kishore Kumar his “biggest inspiration” and “guru.” “I’ve been very vocal about always being intrigued by Kishore Kumar too. Such icons are an institution in themselves, and have left behind so many things for us to grasp, learn and understand. I’m thoroughly enjoying learning about their lives, philosophies and beliefs,” he says.
Coming again to Khurrana’s love for Money Heist, the Article 15 actor hasn’t hidden the truth that he’s extraordinarily fascinated by the present’s character, El Professor. In reality, a few days again, Khurrana had even shared the glimpse of a piano session [of the show’s song, Bella Ciao] on his social media accounts wherein he admitted that he needed to play the half within the remake.