Hrithik was born to Pinky and Rakesh Roshan, a family of cinema personalities. He has two thumbs on his right hand and he once revealed that his childhood was traumatised because of stammering. Hrithik made his acting debut as a lead in his father’s romantic film Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai opposite another debutante Ameesha Patel. He played a double role in the film which proved to be very successful at the box office. Hrithik married Sussanne Khan whom he had known since the age of twelve. They courted for four years before taking the big leap and had two sons, Hrehaan and Hridhaan, after marriage. Hrithik Roshan’s life-size wax figure was installed at London’s Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, making him the fifth Indian actor to have been replicated as a wax statue in the museum.
Hrithik Roshan launched his own casual wear brand HRx. ‘HR’ in the name of the brand were his initials, additionally, being a play on the word hero’. The x stood for extreme, he had said at the conference. Hrithik announced that he and his wife Sussanne have together decided to part ways and end their 17-year-long relationship, in a terse statement released from Los Angeles where he was vacationing solo. Hrithik Roshan and estranged wife Sussanne formally ended their marriage after a family court in Mumbai granted them divorce by mutual consent.
Hrithik Roshan, who turned 41 Saturday, has been wished a year full of happiness, good health and more ‘hotness’, by his friends from the Hindi film fraternity. After making his acting debut in 2000 with ‘Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai’, Hrithik went on to treat his fans with a variety of roles in films as diverse as ‘Mission Kashmir’, Lakshya’, ‘Dhoom 2′, ‘Koi…Mil Gaya’, ‘Krrish’, ‘Jodhaa Akhbar’, ‘Guzaarish’, ‘Agneepath’, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ and ‘Bang Bang’.
On the work front, his “Bang Bang” managed exceptional business at the box office, crossing Rs.150 crore in India, and took the worldwide box office collection to close to Rs.300 crore.
In 2015, he is looking forward to Ashutosh Gowariker’s ‘Mohenjo Daro’. He has also reportedly been signed on for Yash Raj Films’s next action movie.