Intriguing And Lesser Known Facts About Greek God Hrithik Roshan

Aesha |Dec 24, 2019

From his first brush with the camera to small details about his life, take a look at the interesting facts about Hrithik Roshan that you may have not known of.

Many things have been known about the admirable actor Hrithik Roshan. However, very little is said about the person he really is and what actually lies behind the Greek God look of the superstar.

Right here, we will reveal the list of the unknown facts that you probably haven’t known of Hrithik Roshan:

1. A part-time diver


Not only is he an exceptional dancer and a sportsperson, but Hrithik is also a certified diver. He is totally in love with diving and whenever he has some time to spare, he will try to go for it.

2. His father’s Robin

Hrithik Koyla
Hrithik and his dad on the sets of "Koyla".

Hrithik used to be his father Rakesh Roshan’s assistant director in four movies including Koyla and Karan Arjun. He also took charge of serving tea to actors and sweeping floors back then.

3. First salary

Hrithik Asha

When the actor was six, he had his very first salary, 100 Rupees. The paycheck was for his dancing alongside Jeetendra in the 1980 film Asha. The hard-earned Rs 100 he got were used to buy 10 Hot Wheels, starting the eternal passion for cars.

4. Stammering

Hrithik Roshan had to take speech therapy as a cure for his stammering. He had it when he was little and after he succeeded with his therapy, he founded an institution of speech therapy to help others overcome the same problems.

5. Wax figure


Hrithik is one of the Bollywood top stars and hence, he was the 5th Indian to have his own life-size wax figure at Madame Tussauds museum. Its appearance took inspiration from Hrithik’s outfit and look from Dhoom 2.  It was reportedly among the most daring statues that the prestigious museum has ever made.

6. Film pursuit

Hrithik Film

Hrithik was a student at Bombay Scottish School and he had a degree as a commerce student at Mumbai Sydenham College. However, he did not choose to go on with his academic scholarship so he could pursue movies.

7. His professional bloodline

Hrithik Grandparents

Instead of acting, the legacy that runs in his family is music. Hrithik Roshan’s grandparents are legendary classical musician Roshan Lal Nagrath and Ira Nagrath. Moreover, his uncle is Rajesh Roshan, also a popular music writer.

Hrithik has even lent his voice in tracks like Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Guzaarish.

8. Smoking addiction

He read Alan Carr’s Easy Way To Stop Smoking and after five times trying to quit smoking and failed, he finally managed to give up smoking in 2011.

9. Fighting diseases


At the age of 21, he got diagnosed with a spine dystrophy called scoliosis. Doctors said that he should stop dancing.

However, he took his exercising very seriously and he has become among the most amazing dancers of Bollywood. He proved the doctors wrong. One more thing is his idols are Shammi Kapoor and Michael Jackson.

Moreover, he, unfortunately, had to suffer from a head injury when he was in Thailand filming for Bang Bang. Hrithik had to go through a brain surgery and to all that he has sacrificed, the movie eventually collected Rs 300 crore.

10. Biggest fear

The sexiest Asian man of the decade has this one big fear. In an interview, he shared that his biggest fear is his health. As a matter of fact, health is the sole thing that he prays for as when it is in a good state, nobody has an excuse to not giving out their best. Henceforth, that always motivated him in staying healthy as well as taking proper care of his own health.

11. A real prankster

Hrithik And Son

Besides the bubbly actors who love pranking like Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgan, Shahrukh Khan and Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan is also a celebrity that is extremely committed in pranking people. And he is good at it.

Actress Pooja Hegde once said that whenever it comes to foods, she would never believe Hrithik. And why is that so? Hrithik once fooled Pooja to eat protein biscuit which was actually chalk. The actors really had fun on Mohenjodaro’s sets, anyways.


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