10 Lesser Known Facts About the Greek God of Bollywood

    Bollywood, an industry of glamour and glitz is a home for countless stars and legends. They are known for their charisma and talent. Among them, the title Greek God of Bollywood stands out. So, who is the Greek god of Bollywood? It is Hrithik Roshan. The title perfectly describes the charisma and allure of the fittest actor in Bollywood. Let us explore the 10 lesser-known facts about Hrithik Roshan.


    10 Lesser Known Facts About the Greek God of Bollywood – Hrithik Roshan

    1. Debut in 1980, at the age of 6

    Hrithik Roshan's Debut in 1980, at the age of 6

    Though many think that Hrithik Roshan debuted with ‘Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai’ in 2000, his actual debut was in 1980. He debuted in Bollywood with a dance in the movie Aasha at the age of 6. His first salary was given by his grandfather Om Prakash for Rs.100 which he spent to buy 10 hot wheel cars. 


    2. Guinness Book of Records

    Hrithik Roshan's Guinness Book of Records

    Hrithik Roshan’s first movie Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai has received 92 awards in different categories and different stages. The movie is registered in the Guinness Book of Records for winning the highest number of awards.  


    3. National Award Winner

    Hrithik Roshan is a National Award Winner

    The Greek God of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan has won numerous awards across different categories in different events. However, one that triumphs all the awards is the National Award for his movie Jodhaa Akbar. 


    4. Rejected many Iconic Roles in Bollywood

    Hrithik Roshan also got rejected by many Iconic Roles in Bollywood

    Hrithik Roshan was the first choice for the role of Sid in Farhan Akhtar’s movie Dil Chahta Hai. However, when he was rejected, the role was played by Akshaye Khanna, which remains an iconic role to date. He was even offered to feature in Don, which was later played by SRK. He even rejected the roles in Swades and Rang De Basanti. 


    5. Worked as an Assistant Director

    Hrithik Roshan Worked as an Assistant Director

    Before debuting in Bollywood as an actor, Hrithik Roshan worked as an Assistant Director for Shah Rukh Khan’s movies. The Bollywood Greek God, Hrithik has also assisted his father Rakesh Roshan in movies like Koyla and Karan Arjun. 


    6. Judge of a Reality Show 

    Hrithik Roshan as a Judge of a Reality Show 

    The dance king, Hrithik Roshan debuted on television in a dance reality show Just Dance in 2011. He worked as a judge alongside Farah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant. With his presence on television, he became one of the highest-paid film stars on TV. 


    7. Own Clothing Line

    Hrithik Roshan's Own Clothing Line

    Hrithik has his clothing line of casual wear brand HRx. Launched in 2013, HRx is the India’s first celebrity brand. It is also a homegrown brand focused on the sports and active lifestyle space. His idea was to inspire others and motivate people to be their best version. 


    8. He was a Smoker

    Hrithik Roshan was a smoker

    Hrithik Roshan admitted that he used to be a smoker. He then quit smoking after reading Allen Carr’s Easy Way to Stop Smoking. 


    9. Multilingual Master

    Hrithik Roshan is a Multilingual Master

    The Greek God of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan is not only fluent in Hindi and English. He is also fluent in Spanish and Tamil. He has also dubbed for other languages showcasing his dedication to craft. 


    10. Wax Statue in London 

    Hrithik Roshan's Wax Statue in London 

    There is a statue of Hrithik Roshan in the Madame Tussauds Museum in London. He became the fifth Bollywood celebrity to have a statue in the museum after Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Shahrukh Khan, and Salman Khan. 



    A Journey from a young boy with a speech impediment to the Greek God of Bollywood, Hrithik Rioshan’s story is nothing short of inspiration. He has a fan base all around the world, which is a testament to his dedication, talent, and humility.

    As he continues to grace the silver screen with his presence and explore new horizons in the world of entertainment, there’s no doubt that the Greek God of Bollywood will remain an eternal icon and a symbol of cinematic excellence for generations to come.

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