Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
Powered by cricketnext logo
News18 » Movies
1-min read

Ayushmann Khurrana Gives a Powerful Speech on What Makes a Perfect Man

Ayushmann Khurrana, who was recently seen in Bala, delivered a very powerful speech on what makes a true gentleman where he debunked societal norms and stereotypes about masculinity.

News18.com

Updated:November 11, 2019, 6:21 PM IST
facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp
Ayushmann Khurrana Gives a Powerful Speech on What Makes a Perfect Man
Image: Instagram/Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana is changing the notion of what it takes to be a quintessential Bollywood hero. With every film that Ayushmann takes, he challenges the usual societal notions of masculinity. His roles show the reality of being a common man in India, and how it is not airbrushed and pretty like most of the Bollywood films.

It's not only an onscreen role for Ayushmann who has delivered a thought provoking speech on what makes a powerful man. Representing a men's grooming company called the Man Company, Ayushmann shared a three-minute video, where he denounced common stereotypes associated with masculinity.

The video titled, "What makes a true gentleman" shows Ayushmann talking about how the perfect man keeps the gentleman in him alive. The actor gave references from his own life, saying that he does not want to be a macho man who never sheds a tear, saying "Mujhe na hero, na saviour, na superman banna tha. Jo ro sake, jo ga sake. Kisi ko bacha paye to bacha sake, aisa man banna tha.”‬

Check it out below:

The actor talks about how the best quality of a man is being true to himself. He also talked in favour of homosexuality, saying it should not matter if a man is straight or not, or belongs from any caste or religion, a true man will never discriminate. The speech also has lines like "a man can like anything between pink and Pink Floyd" and “whether you sleep on a carpet or walk the red carpet, you’re the most powerful as long as there lives a gentleman in you.”

The father of two kids also teaches his son that though there are beautiful differences between boys and girls but differentiating between them is the biggest sin.

On the work front, Ayushmann's latest release Bala has become one of the highest-grossing openers and has collected Rs 42 crore since its release on November 8, 2019.

Follow @News18Movies for more

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

facebookTwitter Pocket whatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results