On Friday, well-known astrologer Acharya P. Khurana passed away. Actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Aparshakti Khurana are descended from him. The same has been officially confirmed by the family in a statement.
It read, “It’s with our deep sadness to inform that Ayushmann and Aparshakti Khurana’s father, Astrologer P Khurana passed away this morning at 10:30am in Mohali, owing to a prolonged incurable ailment. We are indebted for all your prayers and support during this time of personal loss”.
P Khurana was popularly known in North India for his contribution in the field of astrology. Hailing from Chandigarh, Punjab, he also wrote books based on his knowledge on the subject.
Talking about his father, Ayushmann told Hindustan Times in 2020 that he believed in his father’s teaching, which he followed by heart. “I don’t believe in astrology, but my father has been my life coach and mentor. He always used to tell me ‘beta public ki nabz pakdo’ (Catch people’s pulse) and I just did that,” he shared.