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Hrithik Roshan’s journey and struggles get immortalized in an International book

Termed one of the most handsome men in the world, Hrithik Roshan has had his share of struggles and the accounts of the same have found themselves in a book by the International author, Ben Brooks. The book titled, ‘Stories for boys who dare to be different’ has featured Hrithik’s struggles amongst the likes of esteemed personalities- Beethoven, Barak Obama, Frank Ocean, amongst the rest.

The book discusses Hrithik’s journey, accounting the obstacles that he had to face growing up as a child. Putting all the struggles together, namely, how he hated talking because of the stammering diction, leading a life with Scoliosis, a condition with a curved spine and how he overcame each and every one of them with rigor and determination is what the book aims to put across, bringing out the beloved actor as a true inspiration.  After dealing with a recent obstacle, Hrithik is back to fit and fab after battling the injuries and the testimony of the same is the recent series of video that surfaced where Hrithik Roshan was seen working out with an intense regime.

 

 

Hrithik Roshan, who has earlier delivered stellar performances will be slipping into the character of a Mathematician for his upcoming film, Super 30, who grooms 30 students or the competitive exam of IIT-JEE. The film is all set to release on 26th July, 2019.

Hrithik Roshan says no to weight training for his character in Super 30

If one has seen the recently leaked pictures of Hrithik Roshan from the sets of his next film, Super 30, one can see the drastic change in his physical appearance.

The superstar, ranked world’s most handsome actor of 2018, with the most enviable body has lost all his muscle mass to shed his real appearance and take the form of the character that he is portraying on screen.

As we all know, Hrithik Roshan will be essaying the role of the Bihari math genius, Anand Kumar in his biopic, Super 30.

In order to achieve the look, the actor who usually does a lot of weight training in different forms, completely ditched it for months before starting shoot for the film. This was a small part of the massive preparation that Roshan underwent for the film.Hrihtik - Errikos

The leaked looks left everyone stunned and in praise of the superstar’s commitment. The first schedule was wrapped in Varanasi and they are currently shooting in Sambhar. 

Super 30 will showcase Hrithik in a never seen before avatar, playing a Bihari for the first time in his career. 

Helmed by Vikas Bahl, co-produced by Reliance Entertainment and Sajid Nadiadwala’s NGE Productions, ‘Super 30’ starring Hrithik Roshan is slated to release in UK cinemas next year on 25th January 2019.

Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Super 30’ team beefs up security on sets

The production team of Super 30 has beefed up security on sets to avoid any content leaks. 
There is a lot of excitement around Hrithik Roshan’s next film, which has him playing a teacher for the first time. The team was keen to shoot the film at real locations to maintain the authenticity and keep it real. 
However, since they are shooting with the millennial superstar Hrithik Roshan, huge crowds would turn up around the sets each time they shot. 
With cameras in mobile phones, a lot of pictures and videos started making the rounds on internet showcasing Hrithik Roshan in the Super 30 look. While the looks garnered immense appreciation from all quarters, the makers are taking extra precautions to prevent any further leaks at this point. Hence, the security around the sets has been beefed up. 
Hrithik in SUPER 30
Hrithik Roshan’s upcoming biopic Super 30 is one of the most awaited films of 2019. The film showcasing Hrithik Roshan in a never seen before avatar of a Bihari guy has gained immense excitement amongst the audience.
After the official first look, Hrithik Roshan was spotted on the ghats of Ganga along with the leading lady Mrunal Thakur. In the recent past, a video was making rounds showcasing Hrithik Roshan as a papadwala. 
The makers have now decided to be extra cautious as the crew and production won’t be allowed to use cellphones on the sets. 
As Hrithik Roshan is seen in a very different avatar in the film, there has been tremendous excitement to witness the actor’s look. Therefore, to do justice to the audience’s excitement, the makers wish to keep the looks under wraps until official releases.

YRF’s Hrithik & Tiger film to release next year

Yash Raj Films’ biggest action entertainer starring Hrithik Roshan ,Tiger Shroff and Vaani Kapoor is set to release on Gandhi Jayanti, October 2, 2019! Hrithik plays Tiger’s guru in this slick, face-off thriller that is expected to be a visual spectacle. The film is set to go on floors this August and shooting will wrap by the end of February 2019.

Hrithik and Tiger are going to share screen space for the first time in this Siddharth Anand directorial. Hrithik and YRF are teaming up after 11 years post their blockbuster collaboration on Dhoom 2. This film marks Tiger’s first YRF film.

Mohenjo Daro at 69th Locarno International Film Festival

 

UTV and AGPPL’s much-awaited Mohenjo Daro is all set to impress audiences. This action-romance extravaganza, starring superstar Hrithik Roshan and the stunning debutant Pooja Hegde, has been selected as the Closing Film on 13th August 2016 at the 69th Locarno International Film Festival which is being held from August 3 to 13, 2016. Mohenjo Daro would be screened at the Piazza Grande, one of the finest open-air venues in the world. Directed by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker, produced bySiddharth Roy Kapur and Sunita Gowariker, the film will release worldwide on August 12, 2016.

The Locarno Film Festival is one of Europe’s highly acclaimed and widely attended festivals. The annual fest aims to discover great films from around the world. “We are honored and humbled that Mohenjo Daro has been selected for screening at the Closing Night ceremony at Piazza Grande section of prestigious festival. We are extremely thrilled that the film will be showcased to the European audience as part of the Closing Day gala,” says Amrita Pandey, Vice President – Studios, Disney India.

Hrithik Roshan in Mohenjo Daro - UK Release

Meanwhile, this is the second time Ashutosh Gowariker goes to the Locarno International Film Festival. “I am extremely happy to know that the Locarno Film Festival has selected Mohenjo Daro as their Closing Film at the Piazza Grande! When Lagaan was screened at the same Piazza, on a giant screen, one of the biggest in the world, it was an out-of-the-world experience to see an audience of 8000 plus of different nationalities, applaud the film. I am excitedly looking forward to Locarno this time with Mohenjo Daro,” says director Ashutosh Gowariker.    

Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, writer-director of the Oscar-Nominated Lagaan, Mohenjo Daro  stars Hrithik Roshan and introduces Pooja Hegde along with Kabir Bedi and Arunoday Singh. Presented by UTV Motion Pictures and Ashutosh Gowariker Productions, and produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and Sunita Gowariker, the film will release worldwide on12th August, 2016.

Pooja Hedge in Mohenjo Daro - UK Release

Tiger Shroff to endorse Hrithik Roshan’s brand ‘HRX’

 

HRX unveils its first brand ambassador-Tiger ShroffIndia’s fastest growing celebrity brand HRX, owned by Hrithik Roshan and Exceed Entertainment, announced its first Brand Ambassador – Tiger Shroff. HRX is a fitness and lifestyle brand based on the ideology of its superstar owner, Hrithik Roshan, which is to empower and inspire people to become the best version of themselves. HRX embodies the ethos and values of Hrithik Roshan and has disrupted the celebrity industry with its innovative model.  Tiger Shroff’s signing has added another feather to HRX’s cap.

Hrithik Roshan commented: “The mission of our brand is to impact, transform and empower a billion people to be their own hero.  Tiger embodies the values and principles of HRX.  In him I see the potential to break norms and become an inspiration for others.  For us to reach our goal, we need to bring on more people who believe in the HRX vision along with me.”

As a Brand ambassador the Hrithik was looking for someone who believes in the ideology of “PUSH YOUR EXTREME”. He was inspired by Tiger’s passion for fitness and dedication to his craft.  That’s when he believed that Tiger would be apt for the HRX vision. 

The HRX management team believes that Tiger will reinforce the brand’s connection and broaden its appeal in the fitness and fashion category, and reach out to a further audience through this association. 

Afsar Zaidi, Director, HRX said: “Signing Tiger Shroff is a fantastic step for HRX. Fitness and movement through dance are an integral part of his personality, which makes him a perfect ambassador for the brand.”

At this occasion, Tiger Shroff exclaimed: “I am very excited to represent Hrithik Sir’s brand. He has always been my role model and to be associated with HRX is like a dream come true! The HRX philosophy is truly inspiring. I am very eager to be part of HRX campaigns in the days to come.”

HRX launched in November 2013 with Apparel (active wear and casual wear) and its current product portfolio includes footwear, accessories and deodorants.  HRX aims to capture the wide space in the Active Lifestyle category.  With shift in trends towards fitness and a strong brand fit and resonance through its owner Hrithik Roshan, HRX is well poised to establish a mark in this space. 

Hrithik Roshan & A.R. Rahman to support ‘Radio Everyone’

Hrithik Roshan for PEIndian film superstar Hrithik Roshan (Dhoom 2, Bang Bang, Krrish) and music maestro A. R. Rahman(Slumdog Millionaire) are the first two Indian personalities confirmed to take over radio airwaves this September as they join Radio Everyone, the lynchpin of a plan to reach 7 billion people in 7 days, to take the message of The Global Goals far and wide.

Radio Everyone is a part of Project Everyone, the brainchild of renowned filmmaker Richard Curtis. Project Everyone is also supported by Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan.

In September 2015, at the United Nations, New York, 193 world leaders will adopt a series of ambitious goals to end extreme poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change for everyone by 2030. Using radio, the world’s most accessible medium, Radio Everyone will shine a spotlight on the UN’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

Hrithik Roshan will take on the role of one of Radio Everyone’s Global Communicators and A. R. Rahman joins other Global Musicians for Radio Everyone including Cody Simpson, D’Banj, Ice Prince and 2Face Idibia.

The first Indian radio partner to be announced as a supporter of Radio Everyone is Reliance Group’s 92.7 BIG FM.

Reliance Group and NGO Akshaya Patra are part of the Founding Team of Project Everyone.

Richard Curtis and Radio Everyone are partnering with the Global Citizen Festival to “Tell Everyone” about the new to-do list for the planet: The Global Goals for Sustainable Development. 

On 26th September, the Global Citizen Festival will launch Radio Everyone. It is a free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park in New York City. Full line-up includes: Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay and Pearl Jam.

Hrithik Roshan hasn’t signed any new movies

Hrithik RoshanWhile Hrithik has kept himself immersed in Ashutosh Gowariker’s next, rumours are afloat about hush-hush movie collaborations being inked by him.

Hrithik is currently shooting for Mohenjo Daro, his second alliance with Gowariker post the period film Jodha Akbar. The movie is an epic adventure love story and Hrithik who is very particular about his movies has dedicated all his time to this project.

As the buzz of his collaboration with other director’s rise, Hrithik clears the air, “I am currently focused only on Mohenjo Daro and have not signed any other movie yet.”

That being said, curiosity rises for who he teams up with, for his next!

Hrithik Roshan joins a gym in Bhuj

Hrithik Roshan in Bhuj. Gym.Hrithik Roshan, who is currently shooting in Bhuj for his film, has joined a local gym in order to remain fit.

Power Fitness is the only gym in the area and to his surprise, when he entered the gym there were posters of his lifestyle brand HRX. The actor launched a Defeat campaign that had gone viral a few weeks ago.

“Jugal Jethi, who is the owner of the gym, was so inspired by the video that he put up posters of Hrithik’s campaign across the floor to motivate his clients” said a source.

Commenting on his experience, Roshan said , “People are inspiring me back. We are all in it together…here for each other. Inspiring, pushing, learning and sharing… And, fitness is just one aspect of it. I am even more motivated after the enormous impact of HRX launch. This is just the beginning.”

‘Bang Bang’ opens at No.6 on UK B.O. Chart

Bang Bang - Hrithik Roshan - Katrina Kaif - UK  (12)Bollywood blockbuster Bang Bang produced by Fox International Productions and Fox Star Studios, starring Katrina Kaif and Hrithik Roshan, has debuted at number six on the UK Box Office Chart. 

Directed by Sidharth Anand, Bang Bang is the official remake of Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz starrer Knight & Day. The film was released in the UK market through 20th Century Fox on 2nd October 2014. 

The rom-com action movie earned £602,193 in its opening weekend from 126 cinemas with a site average of £4,779. This figure includes the amount earned through nationwide previews on 1st October at Cineworld cinemas for ‘Unlimited Card’ customers. 

Disney UTV’s Haider, released on the same day following a full UK publicity campaign including Shahid Kapoor and Vishal Bharadwaj promoting the film in London, opened at number sixteen. The film earned £83,619 in its opening weekend from 45 cinemas with a site average of £1,858.

Watch the trailer of Bang Bang here:

 

 

 

Theatrical Trailer: ‘Bang Bang’

Fox Star India has released the theatrical trailer of ‘Bang Bang’ starring Katrina Kaif and Hrithik Roshan.

Filmed extensively across the globe including in the United States, India, Greece, Thailand, the Czech Republic, and Abu Dhabi, the wildly anticipated adventure romance Bang Bang is an official remake of the Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz action blockbuster Knight & Day.

20th Century Fox will release Bang Bang in UK cinemas on 2nd October 2014. Cineworld Unlimited customers can watch the film at exclusive Unlimited screening nationwide on 1st October 2014. 

Watch the making of the music here:

Bang Bang UK Release

 

Listen: Soundtrack of ‘Bang Bang’ released

Fox Star India has released the soundtrack of the highly anticipated Hrithik-Kartina starrer Bang Bang through Zee Music Company. 

Listen to the soundtrack here:

Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film has music composed by duo Vishal-Shekhar and lyrics penned by Vishal Dadlani, Anvita Dutt and Kumaar. 

The action flick will see Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif romance on-screen again after Zindagi Na Milegi Doobara (2011). Bang Bang is produced by Fox Star India and is the official remake of Tom Cruise starrer Knight & Day.

Bang Bang will release in UK cinemas through 20th Century Fox on 2nd October 2014. 

Hrithik Roshan joins hands with the KETTO Foundation and CARE India for Jammu-Kashmir victims.

HrithikHrithik Roshan has joined hands with the KETTO Foundation and CARE India to raise funds for the rescue and upliftment of the victims affected by the floods in Jammu-Kashmir.

The actor took to the crowdfunding site to raise funds for 200 survival kits, proceeds of which will go to CARE INDIA who will be utilizing the same to disperse amenities to the affected families and individuals in J&K.The funds raised will go towards providing those affected by the floods with medicine, food and shelter .

In an open letter to civilians said Hrithik Roshan, “Having been to J&K multiple times and having shot numerous films there I know the challenges the people will be facing given this devastation. I want to do something to help them. And I know there are people just like me, who want to help too. Let’s raise funds for the people of Kashmir together. Let’s stand by our countrymen and do whatever we can to help them deal with their losses. We can help them gradually rebuild their homes and their lives. We CAN make a difference together.”

Disney India to produce ‘Mohenjo Daro’ starring Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan promoting Krrish 3 in Singapore (20)Disney India’s Studio business and Ashutosh Gowariker Productions Pvt. Ltd are to collaborate once again on ‘Mohenjo Daro’, after their acclaimed outing together on Jodhaa Akbar. The film will be directed by Ashutosh Gowariker with Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde (introducing) in the lead roles.

Mohenjo Daro, an epic adventure and love story set at the time of the Indus Valley Civilization, will be grand in the sheer magnitude of its scale and design. Like Ashutosh’s earlier films Jodhaa Akbar and Lagaan, two of the most memorable Indian movies of the last two decades, Mohenjo Daro promises to be a big screen must see experience. After Jodhaa Akbar, Mohenjo Daro will be the second film together for the combination of Hrithik Roshan, Ashutosh Gowariker, AGPPL and the studio.

Commenting on the collaboration producer Sunita Gowariker said, “There has always been a natural creative synergy between UTV and AGPPL in our previous movies. This time through our collaboration with Disney we’ll have an even greater focus on entertaining families and to top that off, I’m looking forward to working again with the Disney team, that’s the fun part always!”

“After Jodhaa Akbar, we are thrilled to work with Ashutosh and Hrithik again, and we are excited about bringing another wonderful Indian story to the big screen,” said Amrita Pandey, VP and Head of Marketing & Distribution, Disney Studios, India.

The Film will go on floors in October 2014 with its first shoot schedule in South Africa.

Hrithik Roshan performs his own stunts

Bang Bang - Katrina Kaif, Hrithik RoshanHrithik Roshan is reportedly performing his own stunts on the sets of Fox Star Studios’ Bang Bang despite having body doubles on set. 

There were reports claiming that the Krrish star will use a body double for his stunts in the film, also starring Katrina Kaif. 

An insider confirmed that body doubles have been arranged for Hrithik keeping in mind his recent brain surgery. But when Hrithik reached Shimla he was not happy with the scenes and wanted to shoot them himself.

However, Hrithik’s body doubles will be available on the sets at all times. The stunts for the film, an official remake of Tom Cruise starrer Knight and Day, are designed by Andy Armstrong who was recently working on The Amazing Spider Man 2.

Hrithik opts out of Dharma Productions’ ‘Shuddhi’

Priyanka Chopra and Hrithik Roshan in London for Krrish 3 with Sunny Malik (2)Hrithik Roshan has released a statement on leaving Karan Johar’s production Shuddhi. 

Shuddhi was to be directed by Karan Malhotra (Agneepath) and reunite Hrithik Roshan on-screen with Kareena Kapoor Khan. Principal shooting for the film was due to start in May 2014. 

Karan Johar just last week announced in an interview that the film may go through a change in cast as the film has been continuously delayed due to Hrithik Roshan’s health. 

Hrithik Roshan’s statement read, “Karan Malhotra and I have decided to unite in the most ambitious way post Shuddhi. For now, I cannot allow a vision like Shuddhi to stagnate any further. I had the finest experience an actor can have working with Karan M in Agneepath and I’m sure both my dear Karans [Karan Malhotra and Karan Johar] are going to go beyond with this one! Shuddhi remains a part of me in spirit & am sure it will be a landmark in our cinema. I wish them all the best!”

Hrithik Roshan is currently filming for Fox Star Studios’ Bang Bang with Katrina Kaif. 

Spotted: Hrithik Roshan at a store launch

Hrithik Roshan recently launched a Joyalukkas Vashi Store in Mumbai, India.

“Joyalukkas is a global brand with a customer base of over 10 million people worldwide. Additionally, Joyalukkas Jewellery offers consumers the world’s biggest choice of exquisite jewellery designs from around the world, created by expert award-winning craftsmen.

“I am very proud to represent this super brand on a global level. The brand stands for choice, latest trends, convenience, value and trust and it is this dedication that has helped them become one of the largest jewellery retail chain” said Bollywood icon and Joyalukkas brand ambassador Hrithik Roshan on the occasion of the launch.

Hrithik Roshan, brand ambassador flanked by Mr. Joy Alukkas, Chairman & his son, John Paul

 

Hrithik Roshan with Mr. Joy Alukkas & his family at the Joyalukkas Vashi Store Launch (2)

 

Hrithik Roshan matches moves with a fan at the Joyalukkas Vashi store launch

 

Hrithik Roshan interacts with his fans from atop his car at the Joyalukkas Vashi store launch

Hrithik Roshan at the Joy Alukkas Vashi store launch

 

Hrithik Roshan interacts with his fans from atop his car at the Joyalukkas Vashi store launch (2)

Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne seperate

Hrithik & SussanneHrithik Roshan and Sussanne Roshan have announced that they are separating and ending their 17-year long relationship.

Hrithik and Sussanne married in 2000 after dating for a few years and also have to children – Hrehaan Roshan and Hridhaan Roshan.

Hrithik released a statement saying, “Sussanne has decided to separate from me and end our 17 year relationship. This is a very trying time for the entire family and I request the media and the people to grant us our privacy at this time. I do not wish this news to disempower my fans and the people about the institution of marriage in any way. I am a firm believer in this institution and respect and honour it at the highest level… And Once again I thank my fans for all the concern and prayers for my health, my treatment is going well and I should be able to resume my life in every way very soon. Thank you.”

Sussanne has also released a statement saying, “We are two individuals who respect & care for each other & have made our own individual choices. We are parents to two wonderful kids & our responsibility remains to protect & take care of them. Nothing can change that. Would appreciate if we are given our privacy in such a time. Thank you for your warmth & concern for both of us & the family.”

Hrithik Roshan on holiday in the UK

Priyanka Chopra and Hrithik Roshan in London for Krrish 3 with Sunny Malik (2)

Hrithik Roshan, who underwent a brain surgery in the recent past, is still recovering. This has effected the shooting schedules of Fox Star Studios’ Bang Bang and Dharma Productions’ Shuddhi.

Recent reports said that Hrithik is heading to the US for a second surgery but all the rumours are put to an end after his father Rakesh Roshan clarified that Hrithik is in fact going on vacation.

“Hrithik is going on a vacation with his friends and he will get a test done for his recurring headaches as well. There is no surgery that is going to happen in US,” said the Krrish 3 director.

Hrithik is currently holidaying in the UK and will soon be going to the US.