Actor Ayushmann Khurrana talked concerning the significance of friendship and shared a throwback image with composer Rochak Kohli, who’s his childhool good friend from college.
- Last Updated: August 2, 2020, 4:31 PM IST
Actor Ayushmann Khurrana talked about his long-time friendship with music composer Rochak Kohli and shared a throwback image from a school play. The two have collaborated on many songs like O Heeriye, Chan Kitthan, Pani Da Rang, amongst others.
On Friendship Day, Ayushmann talked about their bond in a press release, “I’ve recognized Rochak since my eighth grade. We went to the identical college, St. John’s highschool in Chandigarh, since late 90’s. We grew to become associates at school once we found that each of us are very keen about music. There had been different college students additionally however we shared the widespread expertise of composing and writing songs which was uncommon for college kids within the eighth grade,” he stated.
In a hilarious throwback photograph shared by Ayushmann, Rochak and him are seen with a band of boys who’ve shaved their heads for a school play. Ayushmann stated, “This picture was clicked during our college play. I think we were getting ready for one of our performances in college – DAV College, Chandigarh. In this picture we also have other friends – Kumar Saurav, Jaiveer Singh and Mayank Choudhary with his back towards the camera.”
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He added, “We started this theatre group in college called Aaghaaz and this play was called Kumaraswami for which I was the lead character. For this role, all the boys went bald. We were 10 characters in the play and we all went bald during peak winters in Chandigarh. It was quite crazy!”
Ayushmann and Rochak, who’re frequent collaborators, opened up about being inclined towards their inventive facet. “Rochak and I have done a lot of plays together. In the first year, we were together in a Greek play Spartacus. In the second year, it was Kumaraswami which is when this picture was clicked and in the third year we were part of Andhayug and my character’s name was Ashwathama. Rochak primarily gave music for all of these plays and he also played some characters. He is multi-faceted.”
Ayushmann additionally stated that they’re in contact recurrently, regardless of the Covid-19 lockdown. “We speak almost every second day. He is doing very well for himself. His last two songs are chartbusters – ‘Meri Aashiqui’ sung by Jubin Nautiyal and his latest track ‘Dil Tod Ke’ with B Praak. Rochak and I met a day before the lockdown. I was coming back from winning an award for Best Actor Critics for Article 15. We met and celebrated the moment together,” he added.
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