Hrithik Roshan Birthday – When the truth is on your side, you don’t need support.…
Hrithik Roshan was born on 10 January 1974 in Mumbai to a Punjabi family prominent in Bollywood. His father, film director Rakesh Roshan is the son of music director Roshanlal Nagrath; his mother, Pinky, is the daughter of producer and director J. Om Prakash. His uncle, Rajesh, is a music composer. Roshan has an older sister, Sunaina,
His father’s romantic drama Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai was the debut film of Hrithik Roshan opposite another debutante, Ameesha Patel. Roshan played dual roles: Rohit, an aspiring singer brutally killed after witnessing a murder, and Raj, an NRI who falls in love with Patel’s character. With global revenues of ₹620 million (US$8.6 million), Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai became the Highest-grossing Indian Film of 2000. For his role in KNPH, Roshan received Best Male Debut and Best Actor Awards at the annual Filmfare Awards, IIFA Awards and Zee Cine Awards.
In his second release, Khalid Mohammed’s crime drama Fiza, Roshan played Amaan, an innocent Muslim boy who becomes a terrorist after the 1992-93 Bombay riots. Co-starring Karishma Kapoor and Jaya Bachchan, Fiza was moderately successful at the box office, and Roshan’s performance earned him a second nomination for Best Actor at the Filmfare ceremony.
Roshan next appeared in Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s action drama Mission Kashmir (2000) alongside Sanjay Dutt, Preity Zinta, and Jackie Shroff. Set in the valley of Kashmir during the Indo-Pakistani COnflicts, the film addressed the topics of terrorism and crime, and was a financial success. Roshan next had a supporting role in Karan Johar’s ensemble melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham… alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Kareena Kapoor. Anjum N described Roshan as “the surprise scene-stealer”, praising him for holding himself against the established actors. Roshan received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance.
The 2003 science fiction film Koi… Mil Gaya, for which Roshan won two Filmfare Awards, was a turning point in his career; he also appeared in its sequels: Krrish (2006) and Krrish 3 (2013). He earned praise for his portrayal of a thief in the 2006 adventure film Dhoom 2, Mughal Emperor Akbar in the 2008 historical romance Jpdhaa Akbar and a quadriplegic in the 2010 drama Guzaarish. He played the lead in the 2011 drama Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, the 2012 revenge film Agneepath, the 2014 action comedy Bang Bang!, which ranks among the highest-grossing Indian Film, and the revenge thriller