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Apr 29, 2012 at 06:34pm IST

Ayushmann Khurrana's next inspired by Dev Anand?

Mumbai: Yet again, John Abraham will produce the film, which traces the story of a tourist guide who loses his values in the quest for affluence and success.

While Salman Khan is going all-out for debutant Pulkit Samrat, Abraham has pitched his might behind Khurrana. Following the favourable response to debutants Khurrana and Yami Gautam, director Shoojit Sircar will shoot the rom-com with the same lead pair.

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Says Khurrana, “Yes, Yami and I are getting together again for Shoojit’s 'Hamara Bajaj'. It’s an aggressive North Indian character of a tourist guide in Agra who becomes a big Bollywood star.”

Ayushmann Khurrana's next inspired by Dev Anand?

Ayushmann Khurrana

The former veejay knows Gautam from the time she was a school girl. “I was a college student in Chandigarh where her father headed Zee Punjabi. I did a biographical film on the poet Bulleh Shah for the channel, and I know Yami since then.”

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Family man

Khurrana is married and was in a committed relationship with his wife Tahira from the age of 16. So the female attention that he’s currently enjoying is no threat to his domestic life.

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He says, “Tahira is a writer and has just completed a book. Even at that age, I was no stranger to female attention. She has seen me interact with female friends. Now she sees how casually I handle female fans. Tahira knows I’m totally committed to her.”

Abraham is convinced that Khurrana is truly talented. “When people ask why and how I’m not insecure, I say we need a lot more talent in the industry. I believe in Ayushmann. I’ll make sure he makes the right career moves,” says Abraham.

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