Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, a non-smoker off-screen, had a hard time learning how to smoke for his upcoming film “Dam Laga Ke Haisha”.

For the first time, he will be seen holding a cigarette in a film.

Ayushmann Khurrana

When Ayushmann was described the scene, he requested director Sharad Kataria to change the smoking part but it was essential, said a statement.

So, he practiced smoking and even mastered the art after a couple of initial glitches and coughs. He is said to have given a natural and effortless shot.

Releasing next year, Bhumi Pednekar also features in the film.