19 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Hrithik Roshan
1. When he was 6 years old, Hrithik received his first pay Rs 100 from grandfather J. Om Prakash. The child actor was paid for shaking a leg in the Jeetendra starring movie Aasha in 1980. Hrithik Roshan bought 10 Hot Wheels cars with the money.
2. He used tobunk school. Whenever the school conducted oral tests, he used to pretending to fall sick because he had a problem of stammering and his classmates made fun of him.
3. Hrithik’s official surname is Nagrath not Roshan.
4. Uday Chopra and Hrithik Roshan were studying together in Class IV and have been friends ever since.
5. Hrithik was 19 years old and faced a spinal disc herniation. He was told that he could never dance and could never be an actor.
6. Hrithik was the original choice of friend Farhan Akhtar to play Akshaye Khanna’s role of Sid in the movie “Dil Chahta Hai” as well SRK’s role in DON. Hrithik was also offered Siddhart’s role in Rang De Basanti and Shahrukh’s role in the movie Swades.
7. Even though he keeps talking about a healthy lifestyle, HR found it hard to quit smoking. But after reading Allen Carr’sEasyway to Stop Smoking, he didn’t touch a single cigarette.
8. Hrithik was so disturbed after Rakesh Roshan shot by Bollywood mafia. The actor wanted to put a full stop on his career in film industry.
9. Hrithik recently launched his own brand for clothings called HRx. He is known as one of the most stylish personalities of Bollywood.
10.For Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, Shahrukh Khan was the first choice but director Rakesh Roshan picked Hrithik as the lead as he couldn’t create a decent ending.
11. For his role in Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, the actor learned Urdu.
12. Once his father beat him up when Hrithik and his friends were throwing empty bottles of beer from the terrace.
13. His nickname Duggu was coined by Hrithiks grandmother.
14. Both Hrithik and Sussanne, who recently announced their divorce, tattooed a six-point star in the centre on their wrist.
15. Hrithik is the fifth Bollywood star to whose wax statue is installed at Madame Tussauds’ famed museum in London.
16. His dance idols are Michael Jackson and Shammi Kapoor.
17. Hrithik loves to maintain a personal scrapbook. He documents his life with pictures taken by him and adds them to the scrapbook.
18. Hrithik admits to having a crush on actress Parveen Babi and Madhubala.
19. While assisting his father on movie sets, Hrithik did all kinds of jobs such as serving tea and sweeping the floors.