75 Facts About Hrithik Roshan


Hrithik Roshan is an Indian actor who works in Hindi cinema.


Hrithik Roshan has portrayed a variety of characters and is known for his dancing skills.


Hrithik Roshan made brief appearances as a child actor in several films in the 1980s and later worked as an assistant director on four of his father's films.


Hrithik Roshan's first leading role was in the box-office success Kaho Naa.


Mil Gaya, for which Roshan won two Filmfare Awards, was a turning point in his film career; he later starred as the titular superhero in its sequels: Krrish and Krrish 3.


Hrithik Roshan earned praise for his portrayal of a thief in Dhoom 2, Mughal emperor Akbar in Jodhaa Akbar and a quadriplegic in Guzaarish.


Hrithik Roshan has performed on stage and debuted on television with the dance reality show Just Dance.


Hrithik Roshan is involved with a number of humanitarian causes, endorses several brands and products and has launched his own clothing line.


Hrithik Roshan was married for fourteen years to Sussanne Khan, with whom he has two children.


Hrithik Roshan was born on 10 January 1974 in Bombay to a family prominent in Bollywood.


Hrithik Roshan is of Punjabi and Bengali descent on his paternal side.


Hrithik Roshan has an older sister, Sunaina, and was educated at the Bombay Scottish School.


Hrithik Roshan belongs to a Hindu family, though he considers himself more spiritual than religious.


Hrithik Roshan felt isolated as a child; he was born with an extra thumb fused to the one on his right hand, which led some of his peers to avoid him.


Hrithik Roshan has stammered since the age of six; this caused him problems at school, and he feigned injury and illness to avoid oral tests.


Hrithik Roshan made uncredited appearances in various family film projects, including his father's production Aap Ke Deewane.


Hrithik Roshan decided that he wanted to be a full-time actor, but his father insisted that he focus on his studies.


Hrithik Roshan attended Sydenham College, where he took part in dance and music festivals while studying, graduating in commerce.


Hrithik Roshan was scheduled to make his screen debut as a lead actor opposite Preity Zinta in the cancelled film Shekhar Kapur's Tara Rum Pum Pum.


Hrithik Roshan played dual roles: Rohit, an aspiring singer brutally killed after witnessing a murder, and Raj, an NRI who falls in love with Patel's character.


Hrithik Roshan's performance was acclaimed by critics; Suggu Kanchana on Rediff.


Hrithik Roshan seems to be the most promising among the recent lot of star sons we have been subjected to.


Hrithik Roshan became the first actor to win both Filmfare Best Debut and Best Actor awards the same year.


Hrithik Roshan appeared in the film to expand his horizons as an actor.


Co-starring Karisma Kapoor and Jaya Bachchan, Fiza was moderately successful at the box office, and Hrithik Roshan's performance earned him a second nomination for Best Actor at the Filmfare ceremony.


Hrithik Roshan was drawn to his complex role of a young man traumatised by the discovery that his adoptive father had been responsible for the death of his entire birth family.


In 2001, Hrithik Roshan appeared in two films, the first of which was Subhash Ghai's Yaadein, a romantic drama which paired him with Kareena Kapoor and reunited him with Shroff.


Hrithik Roshan next had a supporting role in Karan Johar's ensemble melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.


Hrithik Roshan received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance.


Hrithik Roshan's career began to revive with a starring role in Koi.


Mil Gaya was one of the most popular Bollywood films of the year, earning 823.3 million worldwide and Hrithik Roshan won both Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and Best Actor.


Hrithik Roshan featured in the item number "Main Aisa Kyun Hoon" which proved popular with audiences.


Hrithik Roshan found it "one of the most challenging films" of his career at the time and said it made him respect soldiers.


Hrithik Roshan was not seen on screen again until 2006, with three new releases, including a cameo at the end of the year in the romance I See You.


Hrithik Roshan co-starred with Naseeruddin Shah and Priyanka Chopra in his father's superhero production Krrish.


Bored by playing the "good guy", Hrithik Roshan was excited to play an anti-hero who lacks heroic attributes, for the first time.


At the request of the film's producer Aditya Chopra, Hrithik Roshan lost 12 pounds for the role; he learnt skateboarding, snow boarding, rollerblading and sand surfing.


In 2008, Hrithik Roshan was cast in Ashutosh Gowariker's Jodhaa Akbar, a partly fictionalised account of a marriage of convenience between the Mughal emperor Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar and the Rajput princess Jodha Bai.


Gowariker believed Hrithik Roshan possessed the regal bearing and physique required to play the role of a king.


Hrithik Roshan's performance earned him his fourth Filmfare Best Actor Award.


Hrithik Roshan then collaborated with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the drama Guzaarish in which he had the role of Ethan Mascarenhas, a former magician suffering from quadriplegia, who after years of struggle, files an appeal for euthanasia.


Hrithik Roshan had reservations about the role but agreed to the project after reading the film's story.


The film failed at the box office, though it and Hrithik Roshan's performance were positively received by critics.


In 2011, Hrithik Roshan appeared in Zoya Akhtar's ensemble comedy-drama Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara alongside Abhay Deol and Farhan Akhtar as three friends who embark on a bachelor trip where they overcome their insecurities.


Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara was released to positive reviews and Hrithik Roshan's performance was praised.


Hrithik Roshan was initially sceptical of taking up a role earlier played by Bachchan, and thought hard before accepting.


Hrithik Roshan did not watch the original film for inspiration as he found his role to be completely different.


In one of several accidents to happen during production, Hrithik Roshan suffered a painful back injury.


Hrithik Roshan deemed Agneepath "the hardest [project] I've ever worked in my life" owing to the exhaustion he felt while filming.


Critics thought that the film was entertaining but lacking in originality, though Hrithik Roshan's performance garnered praise.


The editor Komal Nahta lauded Hrithik Roshan for playing three different characters in the film.


For playing the role of a farmer in 2016 BC who travels to Mohenjo-daro in Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo Daro, Hrithik Roshan was paid 500 million, a record-breaking remuneration for an Indian actor.


Hrithik Roshan underwent a three-month training to achieve the "lithe" and "agile" physique required for his role.


Hrithik Roshan found his biggest commercial success in the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2019, the 4.75 billion -earning action thriller War.


Rachana Dubey of The Times of India praised Hrithik Roshan's performance, writing that he "is menacing, ruthless and extremely emotional in parts".


Hrithik Roshan has performed on stage, appeared on television, and launched a clothing line.


In 2011, Hrithik Roshan served as a judge alongside Farah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant for the dance competition reality show, Just Dance.


Hrithik Roshan became the highest-paid film star on Indian television after he was paid 20 million per episode.


In November 2013, Hrithik Roshan launched his clothing line, the casual wear brand HRx.


Hrithik Roshan set up a charity foundation in 2009 that aims to work for handicapped people.


Hrithik Roshan donates roughly 700,000 for charity every month, and believes that people should publicise their philanthropic work to set an example for others.


Alongside other Bollywood stars, Hrithik Roshan played a football match for charity organised by Aamir Khan's daughter, Ira, in 2014.


Later that year, Hrithik Roshan became the Indian brand ambassador for UNICEF and the Global Goals campaign's World's Largest Lesson that aims to educate children in over 100 countries about the Sustainable Development Goals.


The Times of India reported that Hrithik Roshan received 12 million to 15 million for each endorsement, making him one of the highest-paid male celebrity endorsers.


In 2017, Hrithik Roshan was signed as the brand ambassador of a Health and wellness startup Cure.


On 20 December 2000, Hrithik Roshan married Sussanne Khan in a private ceremony in Bangalore.


Hrithik Roshan considered quitting the film industry after two assailants fired bullets at his father in 2000.


Hrithik Roshan insists on learning any necessary skills and performing stunts himself, and is particularly known for his professionalism.


Hrithik Roshan looks at the scripts as a platform to inspire with the strength and courage of his characters and to make his audiences smile.


Hrithik Roshan was noted by critics for his versatility in portraying a variety of characters in Koi.


Hrithik Roshan ranked fourth in Filmfare Power List in 2007.


At the 2009 FICCI-IIFA Awards, Hrithik Roshan was one of the ten recipients of the most powerful Bollywood entertainers of the 2000s.


In 2006, Hrithik Roshan was one of the four Bollywood actors, along with Priyanka Chopra, Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan, whose miniature dolls were launched in the United Kingdom, under the name of "Bollywood Legends".


Hrithik Roshan topped The Times of India listing of 50 Most Desirable Men in 2010 and ranked among the top five for the next five years.


Hrithik Roshan topped the list in 2011,2012 and 2014, and featured among the top five in 2010,2013 and 2015 to 2018.