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When sheer destiny made little Hrithik Roshan land up with his first full-fledged role

When sheer destiny made little Hrithik Roshan land up with his first full-fledged role

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Hrithik Roshan, the name is enough. As a performer, he is one of those few artistes in Bollywood who have always tried to indulge soul in every character they play. His dancing skills too are unmatched, and surely the film industry is incomplete without it. His perfect and unmatched steps and flexibility literally makes everyone’s jaw drop. Talking about his personality, he has earned the title of Greek God of Bollywood and rightly so. With the killer looks he has, there’s no doubt that he can leave women of all age groups drooling over him. Indeed, Hrithik Roshan is someone who is a bundle of talent. And this shining talent of his was spotted by none other than his grandfather and veteran filmmaker J Om Prakash, in Hrithik’s childhood only.

The filmmaker was the first person to direct him in a prominent acting role, in his film ‘Bhagwaan Dada’ (1986), as a child actor. Though, Hrithik first made an small appearance on big screen in ‘Aap Ke Deewane’ (1980), ‘Bhagwaan Dada’ was the first film in which he actually had dialogues and went on to deliver an praiseworthy performance. Little Hrithik was playing the role of superstar Rajinikanth’s adopted son Govinda. The film directed by his grandfather J Om Prakash starred Hrithik’s father Rakesh Roshan (also the producer of the film), Sridevi and Danny Denzongpa in the lead roles. Recently, we stumbled upon an old interview of Hrithik Roshan where he recalled that how he landed up the role in ‘Bhagwaan Dada’. (Also Read: When Hrithik Roshan almost drowned while shooting for ‘Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai’)

On Karan Thapar’s show ‘Face to Face’, it was while having a conversation about his first major role in ‘Bhagwan Dada’, when the host asked him as to what did he remember about the movie, as he was just 10 at that time. To which, Hrithik replied saying, “Yeah! I was 11 I think, 11 or 10. I remember that, of course. It was fun. Actually, you know my grandfather (J Om Prakash) was directing the film and he was looking for a boy and they had found a boy to play that part and what happened was, when the schedule came closer, the boy fell sick. He fell sick with jaundice or something and now they were just left in the lurch that ‘we need a boy’ ‘we need a boy’ quick and I was sitting there in the hall while my grandfather was thinking, my dad was there and they were all contemplating ‘who, who, who?’ and my grandfather turned to me and says ‘why not, you know let’s ask him, he’ll do it’.”

Further, on being asked whether he was excited about doing it, he replied, “I was a kid. Yes, I was very excited at that time. I didn’t know what it was. I thought it was fun, the cameras, my dad does it. I was fascinated by the whole thing.”

He even went on to share that at that point of time as a kid he was just having fun and wasn’t serious at all. He never thought he would get into it. Though he always knew that he would be an actor one day, at that time he was just fascinated by the whole thing. And what started as a fascination grew into a passion, and after understanding the art Hrithik totally fell in love with it.

Today being Children’s Day, what better day to share this sweet incident of his childhood, which ultimately launched him on our screens, and further in our hearts.

Check out the full interview of Hrithik Roshan below:

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When an old wish of Anushka's mother was fulfilled, in an unbelievable turn of events

There’s no doubt that actress Anushka Sharma had a dream debut when she was cast opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan in her first film ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’. Following this, it was her third release ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’ (2010) that proved to be a turning point in her career. And since then there has been no looking back for this gorgeous powerhouse performer. Time and again, she has proved her mettle as an actor, and even as a producer with films like ‘NH10’. Throughout this nine year long journey, Anushka’s family has indeed been her constant motivation and support that have always kept her going ahead.

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Recently, we stumbled upon an old interview of Anushka Sharma where the actress revealed an interesting incident. Anushka revealed when she got to know that her mother Ashima Sharma always wanted her to be an actress.

It was during Anushka’s conversation on show ‘India’s Most Desirable’ when after listening to her mother Ashima Sharma’s message that had been recorded for her, the actress asked host Simi Garewal if she can say something about her mum. And then the actress went on to share this incident from the time when she had got the news of been signed on for ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’. (Also Read: Did you know? Little Abhishek Bachchan found his mother’s films very depressing)

She said, “There was this one time I was driving back from Yash Raj Studios and I got the news, Adi (Aditya Chopra) told me. And I was driving back and I couldn’t drive anymore because I was crying. I was so happy.. I was crying. So I stopped… I stopped the car and I pulled over and I called my mother and I told her that I got this film. And you know what my mum told me? There’s this turtle that used to be there in my living room. It was I think some Feng Shui thing. You just open the turtle and you put something like a wish inside that turtle and you shut it. And when your wish comes true you take it out. So she never never told me about this. But then she came down after she heard that I have got the film she opened that and showed it to me. She’d written it there ‘I hope my daughter stars in a Yash Raj film’. I swear… it’s unbelievable. So I think somewhere she always wanted me to be an actress.”

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Upon hearing this, Simi reacted, “What are you saying?” Anushka added, “She said that she’d written this long ago, one thing for my brother and one thing for me.” Simi immediately asked if what was written for her brother came true as well, to which, Anushka nodded her head in agreement. And then when Simi asked Anushka if she (Simi) could write something in this magical, wish-fulfilling turtle, Anushka smiled and said, “You have to meet my mom right (smiles) she has some direct contact with God.”

Indeed, every parent wishes the best for his/her children and this incident is something that showcases this perfectly. Unbelievable, unforgettable, and totally lovable.

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When a little Shahid found his mother Neelima Azeem crying and became her strength

For a young kid, it is really hard to believe and understand that his/her parents are getting divorced. This difficult time was hit on actor Shahid Kapoor, who was just three years old when his parents Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azeem got separated from each other. In his first growing years, Shahid lived and spent much more time with his mother in Delhi at that time. The actor mother believes that as a single divorced woman bringing up a child would have been hard for his mother but nobody can understand this better than her. But, as a mother, for Neelima Azeem her son Shahid turned her strength when he was just four years old.

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Recently, we stumbled upon an old interview of Shahid Kapoor. The actor had appeared as the celebrity guest on host Simi Garewal’s talk show ‘India’s Most Desirable’. And it was his mother Neelima herself who shared (through a special message) a heart touching incident between her and little Shahid. It was during the actor’s conversation when the host asked him that did his mother ever tell him about what she was going through, her kind of personal turmoil or did she not. To which, Shahid replied, “We were friends, so I mean we kind of spoke about everything. I spoke about how I felt, she spoke about how she felt.” (Also Read: Shahid Kapoor’s first heartbreak: Two most painful minutes of his life)

As he finished saying this, it was Neelima Azeem’s voice that was heard then. Her message recorded for him was played on a LED TV screen where she said, “Something so personal I want to share here with you is that when he was only four years old I mean obviously there were moments when at night I used to you know sometimes let go of the pain and the fears that come along with the divorce especially when you are as young as that. And I remember that I was… he found me crying maybe at some late hour at night and he took me on his chest at four years and he said ‘Mumma why you crying you know Main Hoon Na.’ I mean literally that film came (later on) and he said ‘Main Hoon Na’. And I don’t know from there onwards it just.. it just hit me that he is there with me you know and there is nothing to worry.”

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On hearing this, Simi immediately asked, “Even now! You’re still there for her.” Shahid took a slight pause and replied, “I hope I am. But, when you become an adult and when you start working around the clock I always live with the guilt that I don’t give enough time to my family. So I hope I’m there for her.”

Shahid even mentioned in the show that his mother Neelima had never made him feel a hard time and her pain, being she was very good with that to hide.

Indeed, it is such a heart touching incident to remember shared by Shahid’s mother.

Check out the full interview of Shahid Kapoor below:

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