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Hrithik Roshan - Hrithik Roshan

Indian actor (born 1974)

Hrithik Roshan (English: / r ɪ t ɪ k rɒ ʃ ə n /, born January 10, 1974) is an Indian actor who works in Hindi films. He has portrayed a wide variety of characters and is known for his dancing skills. As one of the highest paid actors in India, he has won many awards including six film tariffs, four for best actor, and one each for best debut and best actor (critic). As of 2012, he entered several times due to his income and popularity Forbes India Celebrity 100 on.

Roshan has worked with his father, Rakesh Roshan, many times. In the 1980s he appeared briefly as a child actor in several films and later worked as an assistant director on four of his father's films. His first major role was the box office hit Kaho Naa ... Pyaar Hai (2000), for which he received several awards. Appearances in the terrorism drama Fiza out the year 2000 and in melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham off the 2001 ensemble ... cemented its reputation followed by several poorly received films.

The science fiction film Koi ... Mil Gaya 2003, for which Roshan won two Filmfare Awards, marked a turning point in his film career. He also appeared in its sequels: Krrish (2006) and Krrish 3 (2013). He earned praise for his portrayal of a thief in the 2006 adventure film Dhoom 2 , Mughal Emperor Akbar in the 2008 historical novel Jodhaa Akbar and a quadriplegic in the 2010 drama Guzaarish . He played the lead role in the 2011 drama Zindagi na Milegi Dobara , the 2012 revenge film Agneepath , the 2014 action comedy Bang bang! , the biopic Super 30 from 2019 and the action thriller Was from 2019. The latter is considered his highest earning publication.

Roshan also appeared on stage and debuted with Just dance (2011) on television. As a judge of the latter, he became the highest paid film star on Indian television. He is involved in a range of humanitarian causes, supports various brands and products, and has launched his own clothing line. Roshan was married to Sussanne Khan for fourteen years, with whom he has two children.

Early life and background

Roshan was born on January 10, 1974 in Bombay into a family known in Bollywood. He is of Punjab and Bengali descent on his father's side. Hrithik's paternal grandmother, Ira, was a Bengali. His father, film director Rakesh Roshan, is the son of music director Roshanlal Nagrath. his mother Pinky is the daughter of producer and director J. Om Prakash. His uncle Rajesh is a music composer. Roshan has an older sister, Sunaina, and was educated at the Bombay Scottish School. Although Roshan practices Hinduism, he says, "I'm not religious. I don't go to temples. But I hope there is a superpower."

Roshan felt isolated as a child; He was born with an extra thumb fused to the thumb on his right hand, causing some of his colleagues to dodge him. He had been stammering since he was six; This caused him problems at school and he faked injuries and illness to avoid oral tests. Daily speech therapy helped him.

Roshan's grandfather Prakash first introduced him in the film at the age of six Aasha (1980) on canvas. He danced in a song staged by Jeetendra for which Prakash paid him 100 pounds. Roshan did not appear in the credits on various family film projects, including his father's production Aap Ke Deewane (1980). In prakashs Carrion Paas (1981) he appeared in the song "Shehar Main Charcha Hai". The actor's only speaking role during this period came when he was 12 years old; In Prakash's Bhagwaan Dada (1986) he was named Govinda, the adoptive son of Title character, seen . Roshan decided he wanted to be a full-time actor, but his father insisted that he focus on his studies. In his early 20s, he was diagnosed with scoliosis, which prevented him from dancing or performing stunts. At first devastated, he finally decided to become an actor anyway. About a year after being diagnosed, he took a chance by jogging on a beach when he got caught in a downpour. There was no pain and as he became more confident he was able to increase his pace without any adverse effects. Roshan sees this day as "the turning point of his life".

Roshan attended Sydenham College, where he attended dance and music festivals while studying, and completed his business degree. Roshan assisted his father on four films - Khudgarz (1987), King Uncle (1993), Karan Arjun (1995) and Koyla (1997) - and at the same time swept the floor and made tea for the crew. After packing, Roshan acted out Shah Rukh Khan's scenes Koyla and filmed himself himself to judge his performance as an actor. While assisting his father, he studied acting with Kishore Namit Kapoor.

Film career

2000–2002: debut, success and setback

Roshan was originally slated to make his theatrical debut as opposed to Preity Zinta in the canceled film Shekhar Kapur's Tara Rum Pum Pum . Instead, he starred in the romantic drama Kaho Naa ... Pyaar Hai (2000) his father's alongside Ameesha Patel, another debutante. Roshan played two roles: Rohit, an aspiring singer who was brutally killed after a murder, and Raj, an NRI who falls in love with Patel's character. In preparation, he trained with the actor Salman Khan to strengthen himself physically, worked on improving his diction and took lessons in acting, singing, dancing, fencing and horse riding. With global sales of ₹ 620 million (US $ 8.7 million), Kaho Naa ... Pyaar Hai became the top-grossing Indian film of 2000. Its performance was highly acclaimed by critics; Suggu Kanchana on Rediff.com wrote: "[Roshan] is good. The ease and style with which he dances, emotionalises, fights makes one forget that this is his debut film ... It seems the most promising among the recent ones, too his star sons we were exposed to. "For this role, Roshan received awards for Best Male Debut and Best Actor at the annual Filmfare Awards, IIFA Awards, and Zee Cine Awards. He was the first actor to win both the Filmfare Best Debut and Best Actor awards that same year. The film established Roshan as a prominent actor in Bollywood. The actor found life difficult overnight after his success, especially the demands of his time.

In its second publication, Khalid Mohammed's crime drama Fiza , Roshan played Amaan, an innocent Muslim boy who becomes a terrorist after the 1992-1993 Bombay riot. Roshan appeared in the film to broaden his horizons as an actor. Was with Karisma Kapoor and Jaya Bachchan Fiza moderately successful at the box office, and Roshan's performance earned him a second nomination for Best Actor at the Filmfare ceremony. Taran Adarsh ​​of Bollywood Hungama praised him as the most important asset of production, praising his "body language, his diction, his expression [and] his overall personality". Roshan next appeared in Vidhu Vinod Chopra's action drama Mission Kashmir (2000) alongside Sanjay Dutt, Preity Zinta and Jackie Shroff. The film, which is set in the valley of Kashmir during the Indo-Pakistani conflict, dealt with the themes of terrorism and crime and was a financial success. Roshan was drawn to his complex role as a young man traumatized by the discovery that his adoptive father was responsible for the deaths of his entire birth family. In Adarsh's opinion, Roshan "brightens the screen with his magnetic presence. His body language, coupled with his facial expressions, is sure to earn him praise."

In 2001, Roshan appeared in two films, the first of which was Subhash Ghai's Yaadein , a romantic drama that paired him with Kareena Kapoor and reunited him with Shroff. Although eagerly awaited, it was Yaadein abused by critics; in The Hindu , Ziya Us Salam criticized the director for calling on Roshan's commercial appeal. Roshan next had a supporting role in Karan Johar's ensemble melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham ... alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Kareena Kapoor. He was cast as Rohan Raichand - the younger son of Bachchan's character who plans to reunite him with his adopted son (played by Khan) - after Johar did a rough cut of Kaho Naa ... Pyaar Hai had seen . Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham ... finished as India 's second highest grossing film of the year and is among the most successful Bollywood films in the overseas market, earning over ₹ 1 billion (US $ 14 million) worldwide. Anjum N wrote for Rediff.com, describing Roshan as "the surprise scene stealer". He praised him for holding up against the established actors. Roshan received a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance.

In 2002, Vikram published Bhatt's novel Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne location got him back together with Ameesha Patel, but failed at the box office, as did Arjun Sablok's novel Na Tum Jaano Na Hum (2002). Roshan's last role that year was in a production by Yash Raj Films, the high profile Mujhse Dosti Karoge! with Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor. The romantic drama was heavily promoted before its release and made money internationally, but not in India. In another commercial failure, Sooraj R. Barjatya's Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon , Roshan was cast for the fourth time alongside Kareena Kapoor and Abhishek. The press dubbed Roshan a "one-trick pony" and suggested that the failure of these films would end his career.

2003–2008: revival and award ceremony

Roshan's career began with a lead role in Koi ... Mil Gaya (2003) to animate. The film, directed and produced by his father, revolves around his character Rohit Mehra, a young man with a developmental disorder who comes into contact with an extraterrestrial being - a role in which he had to lose almost 8 kilograms. Roshan fondly recalls the experience of starring in the film: "I could live my childhood [again]. I could eat as many chocolates as I wanted. I became a baby and everyone looked after me like that." In the book Movie sequels , Carolyn Jess-Cooke drew similarities between the character and Forrest Gump, portrayed by Tom Hanks in the titular film, but that idea was dismissed by Roshan. Film critics were polarized in their view of the film - some of them compared its plot negatively to the 1982 Hollywood release, ET the Extra-Terrestrial - but they agreed in their praise for Roshan. Featured in a 2010 retrospective of Bollywood's Top 80 Iconic Performances Filmfare notes, "How flesh and blood Hrithik's act is. Simply because he believes he is playing the part. Watch him laugh, cry, or bond with his remote-controlled alien friend and note his nuances turn." A Rediff.com reviewer agreed that Roshan is "the turbojet that propels film into the realm of the extraordinary". Koi ... Mil Gaya was the most popular Bollywood film of the year, earning ₹ 800 million (US $ 11 million) and Roshan won both Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and Best Actor (Critic).

"I'm glad I have the intelligence to understand what is happening to me. If I allow myself to be hit by all this hype, I'll stunt my growth as an actor and be damned forever. I know that I still have one There is still a long way to go before I can even strive to be one of the superstars' accomplishments. I know I'm good at my job and I'm sure that one day I'll be darn good but right now I also know how bad I can be. "

- Roshan on his position as a popular Bollywood actor

The following year, Roshan worked with Amitabh Bachchan and Preity Zinta on Farhan Akhtar's Lakshya (2004), a fictionalized coming-of-age story set against events from the 1999 Kargil War. He was also featured in the item number "Main Aisa Kyun Hoon" (choreographed by Prabhu Deva), which proved popular with the audience. The film was nominated for Roshan's Best Actor at the Filmfare and Zee Cine ceremonies. BBC's Manish Gajjar praised Roshan's versatility and his transformation from a carefree youth to a determined and courageous soldier.

Roshan wasn't back on screen until 2006, with three new releases including a late-year cameo in Romance I see you . He starred in the superhero production along with Naseeruddin Shah and Priyanka Chopra Krrish his fathers . As a successor to his family's production Koi ... Mil Gaya He played two roles - the title superhero and his character from the original film. Prior to production, Roshan traveled to China to train with Tony Ching on the cable work that would be required to make his character fly. He suffered several injuries during production. For example, he tore the Achilles tendon in his right leg and broke his thumb and toe. Krrish became the second highest grossing Bollywood film of 2006 with worldwide sales of ₹ 1.17 billion (US $ 16 million). It earned him Best Actor at the Screen 2007 and International Indian Film Academy Awards. Ronnie Scheib from Variety saw Roshan as a major asset of the film, noting that it "infuses the wilder absurdities of the picture with considerable panache".

For his role as the enigmatic master thief in Dhoom 2 (2006) - an action sequel starring Aishwarya Rai, Bipasha Basu and Abhishek Bachchan - Roshan won his third Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Film critic Rajeev Masand called him "the heart, soul and spirit of film" and praised his stunts. He concluded that he "holds the film together and even manages to divert your attention from its many flaws". Roshan was bored with the "good guy" and was looking forward to playing a bad guy for the first time. At the request of film producer Aditya Chopra, Roshan lost 12 pounds (5.4 kg) for the role and learned to skateboard, snowboard, rollerblade, and sand surfing. With earnings of ₹ 1.5 billion (US $ 21 million), Dhoom 2 became the highest grossing Indian film of all time, holding an award for two years. In melodrama Om Shanti Om from In 2007 he made a cameo alongside several Bollywood stars.

In 2008, Roshan was cast in Ashutosh Gowariker's Jodhaa Akbar , a partially fictionalized because of a marriage of convenience between the Mughal Emperor Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar (played by Roshan) and the Rajput princess Jodhaa Bai (played by Rai). Gowariker believed Roshan had the regal demeanor and physique required to play the role of a king. For the role, Roshan learned sword fighting and horse riding and also took Urdu lessons. Jodhaa Akbar earned ₹ 1.12 billion (US $ 16 million) worldwide. Roshan's performance earned him his fourth Filmfare Best Actor Award as well as his first international award - "Best Actor" at the Golden Minbar International Film Festival in Kazan, Russia. Critics generally valued Roshan's performance. Rediff.com's Raja Sen said Roshan "makes a very good Akbar. There are times when his inflection seems too modern, but the actor gives everything to the performance, takes on the character and stays there." Roshan ended 2008 with an appearance in the popular article number "Krazzy 4" from the film of the same name.

2009–2012: Critical recognition

After a small role in Zoya Akhtar's Luck by Chance in 2009, Roshan starred in and recorded "Kites in the Sky" for the multi-national romantic thriller Kites (2010). In the film, produced by his father, he played a man who carried out a green card scam in Las Vegas in which he married 11 different women for money. Kites opened to a record-breaking 3,000 screens and was the first Bollywood film to enter the top 10 in North America. However, the film fell short of expectations at India's box office and received negative reviews from critics. The Box Office India website attributed this error to their multilingual dialogs. In a review for Rediff.com, Matthew Schneeberger thought Roshan is "exaggerating. A lot. In Kites he nails a few scenes, but botches a lot more, especially the catastrophically bad ending of the film. "

Roshan with co-star Aishwarya Rai is promoting Guzaarish . As a popular on-screen couple, they also played in together Dhoom 2 and Jodhaa Akbar .

Roshan then worked on the drama with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali Guzaarish (2010) in which he played the role of Ethan Mascarenhas, a former magician suffering from quadriplegia who files a call for euthanasia after years of struggle. Roshan had reservations about the role but agreed to the project after reading the film's story. To better understand his role, he interacted with paraplegic patients. In his own words, "I've spent six hours with the patients, first once a week and then once a month. I've always understood what they are going through, what they think, what their needs are. They have taught me many things . " He also trained with a Ukrainian magician to perform the movie's magical stunts and put on weight to see the role. The film failed at the box office, although he and Roshan's appearance were positively received by critics. A writer for Zee News praised the chemistry between Roshan and Rai, adding that they "break the Bollywood form of stereotypes". Roshan received the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor (Critic) and nominations for Filmfare, IIFA, and the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor.

In 2011, Roshan appeared in Zoya Akhtar's ensemble comedy drama with Abhay Deol and Farhan Akhtar Zindagi na Milegi Dobara as three friends who go on a bachelor trip to overcome their insecurities. Zoya cast Roshan in the role of a staunch workaholic when she considers him her favorite actor. For the soundtrack of the film, Roshan recorded the song "Señorita" with his co-stars and María del Mar Fernández. Zindagi na Milegi Dobara was released to positive reviews and Roshan's performance was praised. Rajeev Masand wrote: "Hrithik Roshan gives his character real depth again with a spectacular performance. He is shy and reserved and then lets go with such fantastic intensity that you start the journey inwards with his character." The film grossed ₹ 1.53 billion (US $ 21 million) worldwide and became the Roshan's first commercial success in three years. For his performance, he was nominated for another Filmfare Award for best actor. Later that year he joined Farhans Don 2 especially on .

Roshan's only screen shot in 2012 was in Karan Malhotra's Agneepath , a retelling of the 1990 film of the same name. In addition to Rishi Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Priyanka Chopra, Roshan reinterpreted the character Vijay Deenanath Chauhan (originally played by Amitabh Bachchan), a simple man who wants to take revenge on an unscrupulous man for accusing and murdering his father. Roshan was initially skeptical about taking on a role Bachchan had previously played and thought carefully before accepting. He didn't watch the original film for inspiration as he found his role to be completely different. In one of several accidents during production, Roshan suffered a painful back injury. He stopped Agneepath due to the exhaustion he felt while filming for "the toughest [project] I've ever worked on in my life". The film broke Bollywood's highest opening earnings record and had a worldwide gross of ₹ 1,930,000,000 (US $ 27 million). A Firstpost Reviewer thought Roshan “breathes fire and soul in Agneepath ". The actor received another Filmfare nomination and a third consecutive Stardust Award for Best Actor in a Drama, having previously performed for Guzaarish and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara had won .

2013 - today: Krrish 3 and beyond

Roshan appeared in the third episode of the Krrish -Film series - Krrish 3 (2013), in which Priyanka Chopra, Vivek Oberoi and Kangana Ranaut also participated. During production, Roshan was injured when he fell, causing back pain. Critics found the film entertaining but lacked originality, although Roshan's performance received praise. Editor Komal Nahta praised Roshan for playing three different characters in the film, and the actor received his eleventh Filmfare nomination for Best Actor. Krrish 3 grossed ₹ 2.910 billion worldwide (US $ 41 million) for one of the top grossing Indian films of all time.

Roshan at a promotional event for Mohenjo Daro in 2016

Roshan received a fourth consecutive Filmfare nomination for his appearance in the action comedy Bang Bang 2014! , a remake of the Hollywood release Knight and Day from 2010 and one of the most expensive Bollywood films. Roshan played the role of an eccentric secret agent planning to track down a terrorist and was the first actor to perform a flyboard stunt in the film. The critic Mohar Basu noted that Roshan was "pitched" and "brilliantly blown through his role". The film received ₹ 3.4 billion (US $ 48 million) in sales global ticket, making it among the top grossing Indian films.

To play the role of a farmer in 2016 BC, Mohenjo-Daro travels to Ashutosh Gowarikers Mohenjo Daro (2016), Roshan was paid ₹ 500 million (US $ 7.0 million), record-breaking compensation for an Indian actor. He completed three months of training in order to achieve the "lithe" and "agile" physique required for his role. While it is a highly anticipated release, it has failed commercially, and critics were generally unhappy. Anupama Chopra disapproved of the film as an "unintentional comedy," writing that Roshan "pours his soul into every scene. But the burden of carrying this leaden, cartoonish narrative proves to be too much even for his Herculean shoulders." Roshan was next seen alongside Yami Gautam in Sanjay Gupta's Kaabil (2017), a romantic thriller about a blind man who avenges the rape of his blind wife. To ensure the authenticity of his portrayal, Roshan locked himself in a room for four days and avoided contact with people. Reviews for the film have been generally positive, with particular praise for Roshan's performance. Meena Iyer from The Times of India found his performance to be his best yet, and Shubhra Gupta from The Indian Express considered him "the only bright spot in this discouraged mess of a movie". The film accumulated ₹ 196 billion (US $ 27 million) worldwide.

After two years of absence from the screen, Roshan's career prospects improved in 2019. He first starred in Vikas Bahl's biography film Super 30 which is based on mathematician Anand Kumar and his Super 30 educational program. Roshan hired a trainer from Bhagalpur to learn the Bihari accent. The film was released to commercial success but received mixed reviews. While NDTV's Saibal Chatterjee found Roshan to be a miscast, Michael Gomes of the named it Khaleej Times one of his best accomplishments. Roshan starred alongside Tiger Shroff in Yash Raj Films' (with whom he previously appeared in 2006 Dhoom 2 had worked together ) Was , an action thriller that turned out to be his highest earning release. On January 10, 2021, Roshan confirmed that he was in Fighter, his third film with director Siddharth Anand and first with actress Deepika Padukone who would star. The release is planned for September 30, 2022.

Different work

Roshan has performed on stage, appeared on television, and started a clothing line. His first tour (Heartthrobs: Live in Concert (2002) with Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Aftab Shivdasani) was successful in the USA and Canada. At the end of the year he danced with Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji and Shah Rukh Khan on the show at Kings Park Stadium in Durban, South Africa Now or Never on stage . In 2011, Roshan served as a judge for the reality show alongside Farah Khan and Vaibhavi Merchant Just dance of the dance competition. He became the highest paid movie star on Indian television after getting paid ₹ 20 million (US $ 280,000) per episode. The show ran from June to October 2011. In November 2013, Roshan launched his clothing line, the casual fashion brand HRx.

Roshan speaks loudly about his childhood stuttering. He actively supports the Dilkhush Special School for mentally handicapped children in Mumbai. In 2008 he donated ₹ 2,000,000 (US $ 28,000) to Nanavati Hospital for the treatment of stuttering children. In 2009, Roshan founded a charity foundation that works for people with disabilities. He donates around £ 700,000 (US $ 9,800) to charity every month and believes that people should publicize their philanthropic work to set an example for others. In 2013 he took part in a festival in Ghatkopar, the proceeds of which went to an NGO that supports tribal girls who suffer from malnutrition and hunger. Also that year he donated ₹ 2.5 million (US $ 35,000) to help victims of the 2013 North India floods.

Along with other Bollywood stars, Roshan played a charity soccer game in 2014 organized by Aamir Khan's daughter Ira. The following year he appeared with Sonam Kapoor in the music video for "Dheere Dheere," the profits of which were donated to charity. Later that year, Roshan became the Indian Brand Ambassador for UNICEF and the world's largest lesson in the Global Goals campaign, which aims to educate children in over 100 countries about the Sustainable Development Goals. In 2016, Roshan and other Bollywood actors made donations to build houses for families affected by the 2015 floods in southern India.

Following his debut film, Roshan signed on for advertising deals with Coca-Cola, Tamarind and Hero Honda, every three years and for at least ₹ 30 million (US $ 420,000). Since 2010 he has been a prominent endorser for brands and products such as Provogue, Parle Hide and Seek, Reliance Communications and Hero Honda. Roshan recently worked at Rado for six years. The Times of India reports that Roshan received ₹ 12 million (US $ 170,000) to ₹ 15 million (US $ 210,000) for each endorsement, making him one of the highest-paid male celebrity endorsers. In 2016, Duff & Phelps estimated its brand value at $ 34.1 million, the eighth highest Indian celebrity. In 2017, Roshan was signed as a brand ambassador for a health and wellness startup Cure.fit and is considered to be one of the largest advertising contracts signed by an Indian startup.

Personal life

Roshan and Sussanne Khan (picture 2012) were married for fourteen years

On December 20, 2000, Roshan married Sussanne Khan in a private ceremony in Bangalore. Despite their religious differences - Roshan is Hindu and Khan Muslim - Roshan says he valued their beliefs equally. The couple have two sons, Hrehaan (born 2006) and Hridhaan (born 2008). They separated in December 2013 and their divorce was finalized in November 2014.

Roshan and Sussanne claimed that they parted ways on friendly terms. In 2016, he filed a lawsuit against his Krrish 3- Co-star Kangana Ranaut accusing her of cyber stalking and harassment. Ranaut denied the charges and counterclaimed Roshan. He claimed his lawsuit was an attempt to cover up their matter. Due to a lack of evidence, Mumbai police closed the case later that year.

While filming in Thailand for his film Bang Bang! Roshan sustained a head injury from a stunt accident and was treated by Dr. BK Misra underwent brain surgery to relieve subacute subdural hematoma.

Roshan considered quitting the film industry after two attackers fired bullets at his father in 2000. He was embroiled in controversy later in December when Nepalese newspapers accused him of declaring in a Star Plus interview that he hated Nepal and its people. This led to protests in the country, a ban on showing his films and the death of four people after street violence. The Nepalese threatened to "bury him alive" if he ever visited the country. For its part, Star Plus stated that Roshan had "not touched Nepal". The violence calmed down after Roshan penned a two-page rejoinder denying having made claims against the country. Nepalese actress Manisha Koirala helped spread the word to newspapers and a local television station.

Art and media image

As the son of filmmaker Rakesh, Roshan was in the media spotlight from a young age. Shama Rana talks about nepotism in Bollywood and sees him as one of several actors who have made careers in film with the help of family ties in the industry. On the other hand, Roshan is recognized in the media as one of the most talented Indian actors of his generation, for his dedication to his job and for his ability to be deeply involved in any role. He insists on learning all the necessary skills and performing stunts himself, and is particularly known for his professionalism. The director Ashutosh Gowariker praised Roshan as he Mohenjo Daro continued filming despite several injuries and was in a restless state. Zoya Akhtar, who considers Roshan her favorite actor and has him in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara staged , notices his ability to display a range of emotions on the screen.

Roshan with his wax sculpture at Madame Tussauds. The media cites his eyes, figure and size as his distinctive physical features.

Roshan purposely takes on various roles so as not to be typed. He sees the scripts as a platform to inspire with the strength and courage of his characters and to make his audience smile. Roshan has been recognized by critics for his versatility in portraying a wide variety of characters in Koi ... Mil Gaya (2003), Lakshya (2004), Jodhaa Akbar (2008) and Guzaarish (2010) mentioned. Box Office India ranked him first on the list of Top Actors in 2000 and later included him in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007. Roshan listed Rediff.com as Best Bollywood Actor in 2003 and was ranked fourth in 2006. The Filmfare- Magazine included two of his appearances - from Koi ... Mil Gaya and Lakshya - on its 2010 list of 80 iconic appearances. In March 2011, Roshan was ranked fourth on Rediff.com's list of Top 10 Actors from 2000 to 2010. Roshan's dancing ability has also received media praise, an opinion he disagrees with. The Los Angeles Times finds him a "sensational dancer" who "has the dashing, chiseled look of a silent film matinee idol". Also, some critics believe that he can only dance and act in his father's films. His propensity for "glamorous, if empty parts" that conform to character stereotypes has been criticized.

Roshan is one of Bollywood's highest paid actors. Daily News and Analysis discussed his box office success rate in a 2014 article and designated him as "the most bankable star" in Bollywood. He was named one of the most famous Indian celebrities in 2001 by Forbes named second strongest Indian film star. In 2007 he finished fourth in the Filmfare Power List. In a survey by Daily News and Analysis from 2009 Roshan voted one of India's most popular icons. At the FICCI-IIFA Awards 2009, Roshan was one of the ten recipients of the Most Powerful Bollywood Entertainers of the 2000s. From 2012 to 2018, Roshan was on the Celebrity 100 of Forbes India set - a list based on the income and popularity of Indian celebrities - and ranked ninth in 2014 with an annual income of £ 850 million (US $ 12 million).

Roshan has established itself as a sex symbol and style icon in India. In 2006 Roshan was one of the four Bollywood actors alongside Priyanka Chopra, Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan, whose miniature dolls came out in the UK under the name "Bollywood Legends". He occupies the Times of India 'S listing of 50 Most Desirable Men in 2010 and voted in the top five for the next five years. In 2010 and 2012 he was featured in the Indian edition of GQ added to the list of the best dressed men in Bollywood. A life-size wax figure of him was installed in London's Madame Tussauds Museum in January 2011. This makes him the fifth Indian actor to be replicated there as a wax figure. Versions of the statue have been installed in Madame Tussauds museums in New York, Washington, and other cities around the world. Roshan regularly features in the magazine Eastern Eye 'S listing of the 50 Sexiest Asian Men. He topped the list in 2011, 2012 and 2014 and was in the top 5 in 2010, 2013 and 2015-2018.

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