Not on the sets of ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan’ but Ayushmann Khurrana first met Jitendra Kumar at IIT Kharagpur

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Actor Jitendra Kumar, who will be Ayushmann Khurrana's love interest in the upcoming film Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, revealed his first encounter with his co-star. Jitendra said, "I met Ayushmann way back in 2009 when I was a student in IIT Kharagpur, he had come to cover a fest on behalf of MTV. The fest was called 'Springfest' and we were huge fan of Roadies, where we all met him & clicked photographs with him."

He further said, "We ended up reaching his room once we found and it was our first year and he was very welcoming towards us. He shared his experiences with us and spoke about his college life with us. Coincidentally during that time we spoke about homosexuality, we did not know that after 10 years we would work in a film together."

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Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan revolves around a gay couple and how they try to convince their families and society. Directed and written by Hitesh Kewalya, the film is jointly produced by Aanand L. Rai's Colour Yellow Productions and Bhushan Kumar's T-Series.

The film is slated to hit the screens on February 21, 2020. The family entertainer also stars Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao and Maanvi Gagroo in pivotal roles.

(Source: IANS/Instagram)

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