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 Hrithik Roshan


--- About Hrithik Roshan ---

Birth name: Hrithik Rakesh Nagrath
Meaning of the name: Hrithik - 'From The Heart'

Date of Birth: 10 January 1974

Place of Birth: Mumbai, India 

Nationality: Indian

Religion: Hindu

Nicknames: Duggu, Bollywood's Greek God, Bholunath, Shahenshah 

Occupation: Actor

Zodiac sign: Capricorn

Height: 5' 11" (1.82 m) 

Eye color: Green

Marital status: Married and divorced

Date of Marriage: 20 December 2000

Ex-Spouse: Sussanne Khan Roshan
Kids: 2 sons, Hrehaan (born in 2006) and Hridhaan (born in 2008)

Father: Rakesh Roshan (Film Director)

Mother: Pinky Roshan

Grandfathers: Roshan (Music Director) and J. Om Prakash (Producer and Director)

Sister: Sunaina 

Uncle: Rajesh Roshan (Music Director)

Father in law: Sanjay Khan (Actor, Director, Producer)

Languages: Hindi, English, Urdu

Friends from film industry: Farhan Akhtar, Preity Zinta, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan,Arjun Rampal
and his wife Mehr Jesia, Uday Chopra

Ex-girlfriend: Kangana Ranaut

Education: Bombay Scottish School; Sydenham College (where he earned a bachelor's degree in

Activities: Watching Movies, Daily Exercise, Dancing

His Role Models: Shammi Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna and Sanjeev Kumar

His Fantasy Woman: Gabrielle Anwar

His Body Measurements: Chest-40 inch, Waist-30 inch, Biceps-16 inch 

Happiest and the saddest moment of his life: The night he was on the Filmfare Awards stage. 
The most important lesson he's learned about love: "That love must have rules."

Passion: Films

Weakness: Chocolates- Bounty, Ferrero Rocher, Kit Kat

Trademark: His muscular body, his green eyes

Debut film (lead role): Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai 

Debut as a singer: In 'Kites' 

Debut Award: Filmfare Award for Best Actor in 'Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai'

Best movies in the career by now: Fiza, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Koi... Mil Gaya, Krrish, Jodhaa Akbar,
Dhoom 2, Guzaarish, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Agneepath, Dhoom 3...

Hrithik Roshan as a baby


Hrithik Roshan in his childhood


--- Favourites ---

Favourite dish: Indian Food but not fatty dishes; Dal, chawal, chicken, mutton, all vegetables
made Indian style; Italian, Mexican and Chinese cuisine

Favourite sweets: Dark Chocolates

Favourite beverage: Water, Apple juice

Favourite cocktail: Anything with Bailey's Irish Ice Cream

Favourite desserts: Apple Pie with vanilla ice-cream, brownies with ice cream, ice cream with chocolate

Favourite fruits: Apples, Bananas, Chikoos and Grapes

Favourite vegetable: Broccoli

Favourite subject: Physics

Favourite outfit: Jeans and a T-shirt

Favourite places: Mumbai, London

Favourite holiday spots: Pacific Islands and the Caribbean

Favourite actors: Amitabh Bachchan, Raj Kapoor, Richard Gere, Al Pacino, Steve Martin, Jerry Lewis

Favourite actresses: Madhubala, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol, Julia Roberts, Helen Hunt

Favourite movies: Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, Sholay, Pretty Woman, When
Harry met Sally 

Favourite Character (that he played): In Koi... Mil Gaya

Favourite outfit: Jeans and loose clothes

Favourite colours: Black and white

Favourite cologne: Issay Miyake

Favourite perfume: Polo Sport

Favourite games: Doom, Trivial Pursuit and Balderdash

Favourite Pet: Persian Cat

Favourite male co-star: Shah Rukh Khan

Favourite female co-star: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Favorite part of a woman's body: "Huge black... expressive eyes"

Hrithik and his family

--- Interesting Facts --- 

--> He has been called The Greek God of the Bollywood.

--> Hrithik was very quiet and shy as a child.

--> He knows how to play almost all musical instruments especially mouth organ.

--> Hrithik made his debut in the Bollywood when he was just 6 years old. His maternal grandfather gave
him a chance to appear in the film 'Aasha' (1980) in song "Jaane Hum Sadak Ke Logon Se".

--> Prepared himself extensively for his screen debut, taking acting, singing, dancing, fencing, riding etc.
lessons for years. He also worked hard on his diction and physical appearance (strenuous workout routines).

--> A life-size wax figure of his was installed at London's Madame Tussauds Wax Museum on 20 January 2011,
making him the fifth Indian actor to have been replicated as a wax statue in the museum.

--> Often supports charities of various kinds and visits terminally ill children in hospitals that wish to
meet him.

--> He wanted to quit the film business altogether after his father Rakesh Roshan was shot at and
wounded by hitmen sent by the Bollywood mafia, but changed his mind.

--> Believes in the good in every person, a character trait often misinterpreted by others as gullibility
and/or naivety.

--> Known as a perfectionist and control freak. Believes in extensive rehearsals and preparations.

--> His childhood was traumatized because of stammering, a speech disorder that surfaced when he was
around six years old and plagues him even today. Things improved for him gradually, after he started
practicing speech therapies on a daily basis.

--> He was awarded the "National Citizen's Award" on August 25 2001 in Delhi. The award recognizes
excellence in various activities affecting national life.

--> Hrithik has been called the first complete Bollywood actor who has no weakness and scores very high
in every department: face, physique, voice, dancing, drama, romance, action, comedy, macho, softie...

--> He is the brother-in-law of Zayed Khan.

--> Related to actress Mumtaz through marriage to Sussanne Khan.

--> He was born with two thumbs on his right hand that are partially fused together.

--> People used to make fun of his double thumb in school and college.

--> He is of Punjabi descent.

--> Hrithik's normal weight is 72kg. He adds to it or reduces it as the role requires. For Krrish (2006) he
added ~6kg muscle, for parts of Koi... Mil Gaya (2003) he lost several kilos to look more childlike.

--> He can't handle money. His wife and parents are taking care of the financial details.

--> He eats lots of Eggs to maintain his health.

--> Occasionally smokes cigarettes.

--> He is an excellent dancer.

--> His wife Sussanne calls him 'Bholunath'.

--> He used to do stunts on his BMX bike to impress Suzanne.

--> He married Sussanne at Golden Resorts and Spa, situated on the outskirts of Bangalore.

--> His first crush... a friend's friend of his mother.

--> He has a terrible memory and cannot remember names or faces.

--> His Family believes a lot in Sai Baba and so does he...

--> Hrithik's biggest inspiration is his father as he was hard-working and struggled a lot.

--> Was awarded the "National Citizen's Award" on August 25 2001 in Delhi. The award recognises
excellence in various activities affecting national life.

--> Hrithik has been documenting his daily life for many years by taking pictures and putting them in

--> Besides acting, Roshan made his debut as a singer in Kites, and has also sung in the films Zindagi
Na Milegi Dobara and Guzaarish.

--> He was the victim of a defamation campaign in late December 2000. Rumors were spread that he
stated in an interview that he hates Nepal and its people.

--> He has been called the Indian Sylvester Stallone, Brad Pitt and Michael Jackson rolled into one person.

--> Hrithik Roshan is known for his sincerity and punctuality towards his work.

--> He successfully underwent an hour-and-a-half-long surgery for a significant blood clot in his brain, in
July 2013. His condition was a result of a head injury he sustained while shooting for 'Bang Bang' movie.
---> Can have two pizzas in one go. Loves Peanut butter, Nachos, Brownies. 

---> Doesn't know how to cook.

--> On 13 December 2013, Hrithik announced that he and his wife Sussanne has decided to separate
and end their 17-year long relationship. Their divorce was finalized by Bandra family
court in Mumbai on 1 November 2014. 

Hrithi Roshan and Sussanne wedding day

--- Personal Quotes ---

"An engaging life is a fulfilling life. Happiness is simply a stimulated mind..."
"Just FOCUS on the OUTCOME. Everything else will automatically fall into place."

"Life is about enjoying your success!! Success is nothing but weaknesses turned inside out..."

"I bring home my victories and place them.....on a mantle supported by my weaknesses..."

"Just a thought - when u need love the when u should GIVE love the MOST."

"The one consistent factor in all are best brightest and happiest moments of Laughter/ Love/ Joy/
Passion/ Celebration etc that we have lived is OUR HEALTH that permitted us to enjoy them!"

"This is how i started my day... I don't exercise just for vanity purposes, I do it to achieve daily goals of
increased confidence, strength, energy and vitality."

"If you are having a tough time today, push past those boundaries, because by challenging your fears
today will become the strength you feel tomorrow... DO WHAT YOU FEAR, DON'T FEAR WHAT YOU DO."

"Haven’t we all overcome to be what we are today in our lives? Haven’t you all overcome the challenges
you faced to reach where you are in real life? Do we have a choice? Life is going to hit you hard and you
know that. It takes three seconds to decide whether I am a superhero or not! Once you have made that
decision and your attitude is intact, you can surmount any challenge in life! And yes, I am a superhero
in real life. I am Krrish."

"Even with a hole in my brain, my spirit is intact. The surgery has reaffirmed new values. It could not tie
me down."

"Any equation of love will never change. There may be refreshing ways to connect with each other… Any
two people growing up together have to find new ways to connect with one another."

"My doctors told me not to go to a place where there is a lot of noise and crowd as it might affect the
senses and I might get pushed. These are valid concerns but I feel that nothing can harm you when you
are giving love. I felt completely protected. When someone does something great for others, its always
wonderful to be a part of it and contribute."

"Your life is less about you and more about the people around u who love you!"

"I think the character of #Krrish has had the maximum impact on me than any other role that I have
played in my life. Through him I learnt that being a superhero is not really about wearing a mask or
cape and flying through buildings. When I wear the jacket, there's a mental shift that happens and I feel
unstoppable, unbreakable."

"I went to Bombay Scottish school and right from the time I was eight or nine, I assumed I would be
an actor. While studying B.Com at Sydenham, I started assisting my dad and did that for five years.
I assisted him on 'King Uncle', 'Karan Arjun', 'Karobaar', 'Khel' and 'Koyla' after which came 'Kaho Naa
Pyaar Hai'."

"I learnt how to be strong from my dad. I am still learning from him. He teaches by example. He has
never empowered any kind of weakness. If I have tried to get any weakness by expressing my
shortcomings, he has never come forward with sympathy. And by example,he teaches you to concentrate
on good."

"He (his father) is a very good businessman. He will not let anyone take him for a ride. He has seen
tough times. I have seen my mom cry as there was no money for groceries."

"It was #love at first sight for me. I fell in love with Sussanne when I saw her at a traffic signal. I knew
right then and there that she is going to be my soulmate. Getting married to her was my destiny."

"I am the person I am today primarily due to the fine example set by both my parents."

"If You have a Balanced Life with Peace and no Ups and downs, you'd be the most Boring and depressed

"I would like to meet the person who shot my father."

"Train your mind and your body will follow."

"Do I look like a sex-symbol or a pin-up boy? It's just that my father presented me like a dream."

"Love is a fire that can warm you up or Burn you down."

"I am in love and I won't hide it."

"Every day is a day of love for us. Susanne and I work at everything together - we discuss everything, and
we have two beautiful kids now. We are enjoying just watching them grow."


Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne


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Hrithik and his family


Hrithik with his kids



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