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Hrithik Roshan Birthday Special: Here are some lesser known facts about the handsome hunk

Hrithik Roshan is one of the most handsome hunks in Bollywood. The actor has broken some serious stereotypes with his groundbreaking roles. Hrithik has a huge population of fan following and he is a great inspiration to many. The actor ringed in his birthday today. Hrithik turned 46 but he still has the zest of a 20-year-old.

The Greek God as we call him has his life as an open book. But, there are some pages that have not been read yet. There are many facts about Hrithik that have not been known yet from how his surname Duggu came up to why he dropped out on studies.

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On Hrithik Roshan’s birthday here are some lesser-known facts about the heartthrob.

Here are some lesser-known facts about Hrithik Roshan

Child Artist

Hrithik Roshan made his debut in ‘Kaho Naa..Pyaar Hai’ in 2000 but he started out way back when he was six years old when he was cast by his grandfather J Om Prakash in the 1980 movie Aasha where he shook legs with Jitendra. He was paid 100 rupees for it and with that money, he bought 10 Hot Wheels cars.

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He is a Certified Diver

Apart from being a stellar dancer and a good sportsperson, he is also a certified diver. He loved diving and makes sure to go whenever he gets time.

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Hrithik Roshan isn’t his real name

Hrithik Roshan wasn’t his name always his real name is. His actual name is Hrithik Nagrath.

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Hrithik Roshan gave up smoking

Although Hrithik preaches healthy lifestyle, he himself was in a dark phase as he was a chain smoker and found it ahard to leave smoking. But it all changed when he read the book ‘Easyway to Stop Smoking’ that was written by Allen Carr.

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Hrithik actually has a musical heritage

Hrithik’s grandfather Roshan and uncle Rajesh Roshan were both music composers. Hrithik too has been seen singing effortlessly in movies like Kites (Kites in the sky), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (Senorita) and Guzaarish (It’s a wonderful world).

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He got 30,ooo marriage proposal in a day

Hrithik has millions of fans around the world and he has made many female fans swoon over him. Hrithik claims that he received 30000 marriage proposals on Valentine’s day in 2000 from his fans.

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He overcame his speech disorder

Hrithik is seen delivering dialogues like a pro, but not many know that he had a condition of stammering that he overcame with the help of therapy.

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His nickname Duggu was given by his grandmother

Hrithik’s grandmother wanted a name that rhymed with his fathers Guddu, so she named him Duggu.

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Hrithik gave up studies to pursue acting

Hrithik has always been passionate about acting. Hrithik had received a scholarship of Masters in the US. But, he gave up because he wanted to pursue acting. He started out with assisting his father Rakesh Roshan in movies.

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He fought all odds

Hrithik was diagnosed with scoliosis at the age of 21. The doctors had asked him to give up dancing. But, he did not back down instead he got deep into fitness and made himself stronger and dancing is something the actor is widely known for today.

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We wish the handsome actor a very Happy Birthday and a blockbuster year ahead.

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