10 January, 2022

Lesser Known Facts About Hrithik Roshan

Over the years, Hrithik Roshan has etched a special place in everyone's hearts. Here are a few unknown facts about the Greek God of B-Town.

By Ankita Mukherjee

Hrithik's original title

Did you know Hrithik's original surname is not Roshan? Yes, you heard that right. His original title is Nagrath.

College days

Hrithik Roshan had studied in the Bombay Scottish School. He had later got into Sydenham College for doing B.com.

Hrithik's smoking problem

Hrithik Roshan was a chain smoker. Later, he had quit smoking by reading Allen Carr's book, 'Easy Way To Stop Smoking'.

His Madam Tussauds Statue

After Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, he's the 5th Bollywood actor, whose wax statue has been installed at Madam Tussauds.

Crush at his school

Hrithik Roshan had a crush on a girl named, Dimple who was his senior in school.

First paycheck

Hrithik Roshan had received Rs. 100 as his first paycheck as a toddler for dancing along with Jeetandra in a film, 'Aasha'.

Action star

Hrithik Roshan had done all the stunts, be it bull chasing, sky diving or underwater diving in his film, ‘Zindagi Naa Milegi Dobara’ on his own.

Hrithik's favourite superhero

Hrithik Roshan, who had worked himself as a superhero in his film, 'Krrish' looks up to his favourite superhero, Superman.

His nickname, 'Duggu'

Hrithik Roshan’s nickname, Guddu was given to him by his grandmother so that it can rhyme with his father’s name, Guddu.

Fought health battles

Hrithik Roshan had suffered from spinal defect, Scoliosis and had beaten the disease at the age of 21. Later, he had underwent a brain surgery in 2013 while shooting for 'Bang Bang'.

Struggled as a stammerer

Hrithik Roshan had struggled in his childhood as he had a stammering problem. But, he had overcome that issue and had become the confident man that he is now with the help of a speech therapist.

No photo while eating!

Hrithik Roshan hates it when someone clicks his photo while he is gorging in his food.

His film, 'Kites'

Hrithik Roshan was appreciated by The Los Angeles Times for his performace in 'Kites'. But unfortunately, he didn't receive much of appreciation in India.

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