Hrithik Roshan is a Hindi film actor. Along with his acting skills he is well known for his exceptional and amazing dance skills as well. He is one of India’s highest-paid actors. He is the son of the famous director Rakesh Roshan known for making the Krrish film series.. He is considered a Greek God because of his amazing looks and well-maintained body. He is involved with various humanitarian causes. He also has a clothing line by the name HRX.
Hrithik Roshan was born in Bombay (Mumbai) on 10 January 1974. Although he was born in a very well known family belonging to the Hindi film industry he had a lonely childhood. This is because he was born with an extra thumb on his right hand due to which children of his age used to avoid him. He also stammered since he was 6 years old. This caused him problems in school and he used to fake illness just to avoid giving oral tests. He then attended daily speech therapy sessions to speak normally.
He did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai and did his Bachelors in Commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. During his college days, he was part of various music and dance festivals.
Hrithik Roshan is the son of film director Rakesh Roshan. His mother’s name is Pinky who is the daughter of director-producer J. Om Prakash. Rithik’s grandfather was music director Roshanlal Nagrath who is more commonly known as Roshan and his grandmother’s name is Ira. Hrithik is a Punjabi-Bengali from his paternal side since his grandmother was a Bengali. His uncle Rajesh Roshan is a music director and composer. He also has a sister, Sunaina who is older to him.
Hrithik Roshan married interior designer Sussanne Khan on 20 December 2000. The couple separated in 2013. They got legally divorced in November 2014. They stated that they parted ways through a mutual decision. They have two sons together named Hreehan and Hridhaan. The former couple has joint custody of their kids and thus they co-parent them.
Sussanne Khan who was known as Sussanne Roshan while she was married to Hrithik Roshan is an Indian interior designer. She is the daughter of Sanjay Khan, an Indian film actor and director. Her mother’s name is Zarine Katrak Khan who is also an actor and an interior designer. Sussanne was born on 26 October 1978. She has two elder sisters, Farah Khan Ali and Simone Khan and a younger brother Zayed Khan. Farah is a jewellery designer, Simone is an interior designer and Zayed is an actor.
Hrithik Roshan was first seen on-screen when he was six in his grandfather Om Prakash’s film Aasha (1980). In the film, he danced in a song enacted by actor Jeetendra. He has appeared in many of his family film projects.
He made his big-screen debut as the lead actor in 2000 in the film Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai. He starred opposite Ameesha Patel who was a debutante herself. Not only was he critically appreciated for his performance, but the film also became the highest-grossing Indian film of 2000. He won many awards for his role. He even became the first actor to win both Best Debut and Best Actor at the Filmfare Awards. He won Best Male Debut awards in International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) and Zee Cine Awards as well thus establishing him as one of the most promising actors. He went on to be part of films such as Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Lakshya (2004), Dhoom 2 (2006), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Guzaarish (2010), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), the Krrish franchise and Super 30 (2019). He was last seen in the film War. He is now set to star in director Siddharth Anand’s film Fighter. The film is expected to release on 30 September 2022.
Hrithik Roshan has an estimated net worth of around $370 million in 2021. It is approximately 2680 crore INR. He has 2 luxurious apartments on the Juhu-Versova link road, Mumbai. He charges 22 crore INR per film. He has many endorsements deals with brands like Rado and Mountain Dew. He has a clothing line, HRX and also a vodka brand ‘Pure wonderoshan – India’.