Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan (born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, 10 January 1974) is an Indian actor who works in the Bollywood film industry.

Career: After appearing as a child actor in the 1980s, Roshan made his film debut as a leading role in the film Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) which earned him the Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and Best Men's Debut. In 2001, he appeared in the Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham melodrama, which became the best-selling Indian film in foreign markets. In 2003, he again starred in Koi... Mil Gaya and its sequel, Krrish, which was commercially successful and in the two films, Roshan won numerous awards as Best Actor. Roshan received the third Filmfare Award for Best Actor in 2006 for his performance in the film Dhoom 2, which achieved the biggest commercial success at that time. He then received critical acclaim for his performance in Jodhaa Akbar, and received his first international award at the Golden Minbar International Film Festival. This achievement has made him a leading contemporary actor in Hindi cinema. He then received more praise for his work in Guzaarish (2010), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), Agneepath (2012) and Krrish 3 (2013). He recently announced his separation from his wife, Sussanne after 13 years of marriage.

Early career until 1999: Roshan was known as a young artist at the age of six in the 1980s film, Aasha. Roshan continued to play a small role in the film Aap Ke Deewane (1980) and Bhagwan Dada (1986), both of which starred his father Rakesh Roshan as the main cast. He later became an assistant director to help with his father's film production, namely Karan Arjun (1995) and Koyla (1997).

Major progress, 2000 - 2002: In 2000, Roshan made his film debut as the main actor in the film Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai was side by side with another actress, Amisha Patel. The film was directed by his father and proved to be very successful in theaters, and became the best-selling film in 2000 and won the Filmfare Best Movie Award. Roshan's performance was well received and the film made him a star. He finally received the Filmfare Award for the Best Male Actor and Best Actor in his role. The film entered the Limca Book of Records in 2003 for the most won award by a film, which was 102 awards.

In 2000, Roshan starred in Fiza. Although the film received a bad response in theaters, his performance was praised and he again got a nomination for Best Actor at the Filmfare award. Roshan's last film of the year was Mission Kashmir which became the third best-selling film of the year. His appearance was once again recognized and received a lot of praise.

Yaadein was the first film in 2001 and was followed by the melodramatic film Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham who won great success in theaters, making it the second best-selling film in 2001 and becoming the biggest hit abroad. Roshan's appearance was well received and for his performance he won a nomination for Best Supporting Actor at various awards.

Roshan suffered a failure in 2002 during his third film, Mujhse Dosti Karoge!, Na Tum Jaano Na Hum and Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage failed to hit theaters and were declared unsuccessful.

Success, 2003 - now: In 2003, he again starred in a science fiction film, Koi... Mil Gaya, acting as a mentally handicapped young man. The film won many awards, including the second Filmfare Award for Best Actor and the first Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. In 2004, Roshan only played in one film, namely Lakshya, but the film received little attention in theaters. However, his performance remained praised by critics.

Roshan took a two-year break from acting before reappearing in the superhero film Krrish with Priyanka Chopra. This film is a sequel to the 2003 film, Koi... Mil Gaya, and achieved great success in theaters. His appearance as a super hero reaped praise, and received many awards as Best Actor at various award ceremonies, including the Star Screen award and the International Indian Film Academy Awards.

The next film of the same year, namely Dhoom 2, was a sequel to the 2004 film Dhoom. The film featured Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Roshan's appearance in the film not only earned him critical acclaim, but also the Filmfare Award for best actor the third time. The film later became the best-selling film in 2006, and became one of the most successful Bollywood films.

In 2008, Roshan appeared in the film Jodhaa Akbar along with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. He played the historical role of Akbar the Great. This film is very good, both in India and abroad. His appearance in the film was widely appreciated by critics, winning the fourth Filmfare Award for Best Actor and his first international award for Best Actor at the Golden Minbar International Film Festival award in Kazan, Russia.

Roshan later appeared in the film Luck by Chance (2009), and only as a supporting player. The following year, he played in the film Kites along with Mexican actresses Bárbara Mori and Kangna Ranaut. The film did not reach success at the cinema after taking a big start and finally failed. He then appeared in Guzaarish with Aishwarya Rai. After its release, the film received very positive reviews and Roshan acted as Ethan Mascarenhas, a paralyzed patient and managed to get the Best Actor nomination at various award ceremonies.

In July 2011, Roshan appeared in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara with Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif, and Kalki Koechlin. The film opened with positive reviews and Roshan's appearance was praised. The film was declared a "super-hit" both in India and abroad. That same year, Roshan appeared as a judge for the dance competition reality event, Just Dance, along with Farah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant.

In addition to acting, Roshan made his debut as a singer in the Kites film and also sang in films Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Guzaarish.

Personal life: Roshan was born in Mumbai to a family of films. His father, film director Rakesh Roshan was the son of music director Roshan, while his mother, Pinky, was the daughter of producer and director J. Om Prakash. Hrithik has an older sister named Sunaina. His uncle, Rajesh Roshan is a famous music director. As a child, Roshan attended the Bombay Scottish School. He then entered Sydenham College, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in commerce.

During the interview, he revealed that his childhood was traumatized by stuttering, a disability that appeared when he was around six years old and suffered even today. But he said that this improved gradually, after he began practicing speech therapy every day.

Roshan is married to Suzanne khan, the daughter of actor Sanjay Khan. The couple has two sons, Hrehaan who was born in 2006 and Hridhaan who was born in 2008. Roshan has two thumbs on his right hand. Usually this is hidden in his films, but not in Koi... Mil Gaya, and even used as a small plot point, where aliens are also designed to have two thumbs up.

On December 13, 2013, Hrithik announced that his wife, Susanne had decided to separate and end the relationship for 17 years.

Awards and honors: Among other awards, Roshan has won six Filmfare Awards, four of which are in the Best Actor category.

A life-size wax statue was installed at the prestigious wax museum in Madame Tussauds, London on January 20, 2011 and made it the fifth Indian actor to have been replicated as a wax statue in this museum.


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