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Top 10 lesser-known facts about the Greek God of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan, on his birthday special; Read More!

Top 10 lesser-known facts about the Greek God of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan, on his birthday special; Read More!

Hrithik Roshan is celebrating his 49th birthday, and we are here to let you know about his lesser-known fact about this star.

By Rekha Nagare | Updated On: Jan 10, 2023 12:43 PM IST

Top 10 lesser-known facts about the Greek God of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan, on his birthday special; Read More!

Hrithik Roshan is often termed the Greek God of Bollywood. He is celebrating his 49th birthday today. He is known for his roles and his dancing skills. He is on the list of the highest-paid actor in the film industry. He has received stardom and public praise for his dancing skills and performance in the films. He is a fitness freak who keeps himself fit and fine; therefore, he can also look so young and charming in his late 40s. He has received multiple awards for his tremendous performances. He also is involved with several humanitarian causes, endorses several brands and products and has launched his clothing line. Here we will look at the top 10 lesser-known facts about this star which will amaze you, and you will start admiring him.

1. Hrithik is a commerce graduate:-

Many Bollywood stars are failed to complete their education on priority. Still, he is the one from them who has completed his graduation from the commerce field even though he has been marked as one of Bollywood's superstars.

Many wonders about his academics. Here you can know that on the academic front, your favourite actor Hrithik also completed his education, prioritising it. He did his graduation from Sydenham College.

2. Hrithik's actual debut film was not 'Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai':-

Hrithik's film, Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai' is not his actual debut film. He marked his debut in the film industry at the age of six in Aasha in 1980. He did a dance performance alongside Jeetendra. His first-ever salary was Rs. 100, which his grandfather Om Prakash gave him for dancing in a movie. The money was spent on buying 10 hot-wheel cars.

3. The film entered the Guinness Book of World Records:-

'Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai' is registered in the Guinness Book of World Records, whereas the film has received 92 awards. It is entered in the Guinness Book of World Records for winning the highest number of awards.

4. Hrithik also worked as an assistant director for SRK's films:-

Earlier, before marking his debut ads, an actor Hrithik Roshan had worked as an Assistant Director (AD) for SRK's films. He had assisted his father, Rakesh Roshan, in the films like, 'Koyla' and 'Karan Arjun'.

5. Hrithik rejected the most famous role he was offered:-

Hrithik was Farhan Akhtar's first choice to play Akshaye Khanna's role of 'Sid' in the film, 'Dil Chahta Hai.' He was also offered the role of Shah Rukh Khan in the film, 'Don.' He was offered Swades and Rang De Basanti (Siddharth's role) but refused to do all these roles.

6. Hrithik Roshan marked his television debut also:-

He has also performed on stage and debuted on television with the dance reality show Just Dance (2011). He worked as a judge and became one of the highest-paid film stars on Indian television at that time. Roshan served as a judge alongside Farah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant. He was paid ₹20 million (US$250,000) per episode. The show ran from June to October 2011.

7. Hrithik Roshan has also launched a clothing line:-

Roshan launched his clothing line, the casual wear brand HRx in 2013. Having the vision to inspire others and motivate people to be their best version. HRx is India's first celebrity brand, as well as India's first homegrown brand focused on the sports and active lifestyle space. Hrithik Roshan founded this with his co-founders Sid Shah, Afsar Zaidi, and Kamal Punwani.

8. Hrithik Roshan refused 30k marriage proposals:-

Hrithik has gained stardom with his film 'Kaho Naa...Pyaar Hai', and his craze, has records of its highness. After his debut film's release, birthday boy Hrithik Roshan received more than 30,000 marriage proposals on Valentine's Day!

9. Hrithik Roshan's wax statue at Madame Tussauds:-

He is enlisted in the Bollywood celebs having wax statues at Madame Tussauds in London. Apart from him, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan have a wax statue in the prestigious 'Madame Tussauds' museum in London. Hrithik Roshan becomes the fifth Bollywood celebrity to have his wax statue in the museum.

10. Hrithik was a smoker:-

He admitted that he was a smoker back in the day, he used to be a smoker. But after reading Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking, the actor quit Smoking. He also circulated it to other stars, who found it difficult to quit Smoking. That's how generous he is!


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