Interesting And Lesser Known Facts About Hrithik Roshan The stylish-hunk Hrithik Roshan has turned a year older today. The 42-year-old actor began his journey as an assistant director and debuted in Bollywood with Kaho Naa…Pyaar Hai (2000). Over the span of 17 years, Hrithik has amassed a huge fan following and is among the top actors in the industry. What makes Hrithik Roshan so special among other celebrities, 1. Determination Not many know, Hrithik Roshan stammered as a kid. “Unfortunately, it’s one of those handicaps that is made fun of. Especially kids, you can’t blame them but they end up being mean because it looks funny. So the childhood of a person suffering from a problem like this is pure hell…” he once said in an interview. Homeopathic treatments, physiotherapy sessions –nothing worked, but he never gave up. It was ultimately his perseverance and determination that helped him better his speech to perfection. Difficult to imagine that the man who can make girls go weak in the knees had a problem speaking as a kid? 2. Trailblazer In a time when people love to slam Bollywood, constantly comparing it to Hollywood, Hrithik Roshan did not shy away from attempting a superhero movie. That the ‘Krrish’ series never lived up to our expectations is a different story but you’ve got to give the man due credit for his effort. If Bollywood has a superhero of its own today, it is Hrithik. We may see a lot better superhero films in the coming times, but Hrithik will always be the trailblazer for Bollywood. 3. Fighter Spirit While shooting some of the most death-defying stunts ever performed in Bollywood for his film ‘Bang Bang’, Hrithik injured himself so badly, he had to undergo surgery to get a blood clot removed from his brain. There were speculations whether he would ever be able to perform stunts again. But the man fought against all odds and emerged even stronger. 4. Dignity The news of his split with Suzanne Roshan broke the internet. Hrithik Roshan went through what was probably the hardest time in his life when the media blew everything out of proportion, be it the 400-crore alimony amount or Suzanne’s alleged affair with Arjun Rampal. Not only did the man maintain his calm by choosing to not wash dirty linen in public, he even came out in support of his wife and cleared all misconceptions with the media about the alimony. 5. Style The moment he stepped into the industry, he literally set hearts on fire with his Greek God looks. You could credit that to his genes, but his personal sense of style is definitely something he has acquired over time. To be known as a star, you’ve got to look like one and be it in his films or red carpet appearances, Hrithik always looks a class apart. 6. Impeccable Acting Skills Right from his first film, the man showed promise of an emerging star. A lot of his films may have bombed at the box office lately but there can be no denying that Hrithik’s performance in every film is applause worthy. He has only risen from where he started, unlike most other stars who have been inconsistent with their performances. Apart from his stellar performances in superhit films like ‘Koi…Mil Gaya’, ‘Lakshya’, ‘Jodhaa Akbar’, ‘Dhoom 2’, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ and ‘Agneepath’, the man proved his acting prowess with powerful performances in not so successful films like Films like ‘Fiza’, ‘Mission Kashmir’ and ‘Guzaarish’. His work speaks volumes about his versatility as an actor, be it comedy, romance or action! 7. Jack Of All Trades There are a dozen great actors in Bollywood, but no one who brings in a whole new dimension to his personality. He is one of those few Bollywood actors who can fight the goons as well as romance their women. Acting is not Hrithik’s only strength. There is a reason why he is the most desirable man in Bollywood. It is difficult to decide what Hrithik is better at – acting or dancing? You tell us! 8. Hard work Yes, it did help him a great deal to be born to Rakesh Roshan and to be served his first film on a platter, but he really worked hard to be where he is today. It only takes sincerity and hard work to take luck any further. Be it experimenting with his looks or undergoing rigorous training, the man believes in doing whatever it takes to justify a role. 9. Commitment To Fitness Hrithik Roshan has been consistently inspiring millions of Indians to be fitter every day. He is not just a heartthrob amongst the ladies, but also a fitness idol to most men. One workout picture of Hrithik Roshan is all it takes to make him trend all over social media. It may be a common occurrence for actors to have six pack abs now, but Hrithik has been consistently working out throughout his Bollywood journey. 10. Gentlemanly Demeanour He is a star kid, has been a part of the most successful films, has women swooning all over him, is one of the sexiest men alive and is still so humble. Be it a candid interview, a red carpet event or a talk show, Hrithik is always a gentleman. He is one of the most professional yet warm people in the industry and all his co-stars would swear by that. Superstardom has never gone to his head, and that’s what makes him an even bigger star! Look how celebrities wished him on the special day! Farhan Akhtar: And here’s wishing you Hrithik an awesome year ahead. Happy birthday and keep spreading that love and good vibe wherever you go. Big big hug. Govinda: Happy birthday to one of the most amazing dancers Hrithik. God bless. Abhishek Bachchan: Bro braz! Today I wish you good health and happiness forever. Have a great birthday Hrithik big love. Farah Khan: Happy Birthday Duggu, May you have the best year ever with loads of happiness health wealth prosperity, lots of success and love. Hrithik. Riteish Deshmukh: Dearest Hrithik – wishing you a very happy birthday.. have a blessed one. Keep inspiring…best wishes for Kaabil.. looks so good! Sajid Khan: Happy birthday my friend Hrithik have a great one. Happy Birthday Hrithik Roshan. Kunal Kohli: Hrithik happy birthday. One never forgets their first. You’re mine. My directorial debut was with you, love you always Uday Chopra: Happy Birthday! Hrithik here’s to an amazing day and year ahead. Lots of Love. Vishal Dadlani: Happy Birthday, Hrithik! Big love, and a spectacular year! Rajpal Yadav: Hope that you have a wonderful birthday Hrithik. Wishing you great success and happiness in the years to come! Happy Birthday Hrithik Roshan. The handsome hunk revealed his birthday plans. The actor wants to celebrate it with his family. Apart from his birthday celebration the actor has a special surprise for his fans. Hrithik Roshan Birthday Plans: While talking to an entertainment daily, HR said, ” I have been working on the post-production of Kaabil. On my birthday, all I want to do is spend time with my family and children. There’ll also be a wrap-up party of sorts with the cast and crew of the film. I think I will have a great time surrounded by the people I love”. The most handsome hero of Bollywood is now playing a double role in his next project. As per reports in an entertainment portal, ” After Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor, now we will see HR playing a double role character in Karan Malhotra’s comedy film.” As per the latest reports, the film will see Hrithik Roshan in a double role, and one of his two roles will see him as a Sikh, a first for Roshan. The film will be made on a tight budget and is an out-an-out comedy. Apart from this film, there is a huge buzz of Hrithik doing a film with Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan. Hrithik is all geared up for his next movie ‘Kaabil‘ slated for release on 25 Jan 2017.