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YES | Rajeev Khandelwal | MTV | John Abraham | entertainment | Bollywood SHARE AND DISCUSS Tweet Ayushmann Khurrana Ayushmann Khurrana on the controversy surrounding his film, his Bollywood debut and why he chose to work with John Abraham ... Your film Vicky Donor is yet to release and there is already a controversy around it. Comment. Yes. I play a sperm donor in the film and in that context I had just mentioned how one can have a designer baby in these days of advanced medical technology. By that I didn't mean to hurt anyone's sentiments. There was a childless couple in Chennai who were looking for the sperms of an IIT student so that they could have an intelligent remark also meant that by selecting the kind of sperms you can have particular eye colour, skin colour et al. The term designer babies is not pledged to medical jargon. Have you donated your sperms in real life? Yes , I did. During my initial days of working on television, when I was part of MTV Roadies 2004, I donated my sperms because it was a part of my task. I am good-looking, fairly intelligent and talented, I don't know why someone would not be interested in taking my sperms to have a healthy baby? I dont' smoke or drink alcohol as well. John Abraham turns producer with this film. Why did you choose to debut in a John Abraham film? Do you feel he can be a great producer? John has a great goodwill in the industry. Tell me, how many models have even made it so far in the industry. He also has an advertising and marketing background so he has a decent knowledge of what kind of a film he wants to produce. Secondly, I am neither a star kid nor do I have a Godfather. Therefore, I have to choose a film with a good subject, only then will people go and see my film. Not many actors from the television background have managed to strike it in films. Even someone like Rajeev Khandelwal was critically acclaimed but commercial success is eluding him. Do you think it's a good move? True. But I am not aiming at a full time career in films. I want to continue anchoring shows on television and maybe do a couple of good films in Bollywood. I am a veejay, so am more connected with the youth then other actors who are seen everyday in daily soaps. I am not as overexposed as other actors. And there is a revolution happening in terms of entertainment on television, so even if I continue to get good offers on television I will be happy.