Hrithik Roshan

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Roshan in 2012, photo by

Birth Name: Hrithik Roshan Nagrath

Place of Birth: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Date of Birth: 10 January, 1974

Ethnicity: Indian Punjabi, Bengali

Hrithik Roshan is a Bollywood actor. He has starred in Fiza, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, Koi… Mil Gaya, Dhoom 2, Jodhaa Akbar, Guzaarish, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Agneepath, Super 30, and War, among other films.

Hrithik is the son of Pinky and Rakesh Roshan (born Rakesh Roshan Lal Nagrath), who is a film producer, director, screenwriter, and actor. Hrithik’s uncle (father’s brother), Rajesh Roshan (Rajesh Roshan Lal Nagrath), is a cinema music composer. Hrithik was raised Hindu. He has two children with his former wife, interior and fashion designer Sussanne Khan.

A picture of Hrithik’s family can be seen here.

Hrithik’s paternal grandfather was Roshan, a Hindi esraj player and music director. Roshan was born Roshanlal Nagrath in Gujranwala, Punjab, British India (now Punjab, Pakistan).

Hrithik’s paternal grandmother was singer and composer Ira Roshan. Ira was Bengali.

Hrithik’s maternal grandfather is J. Om Prakash, a film producer and director, who was President of the Film Federation of India, for the year 1995-1996. J. Om was born in Sialkot, Punjab, British India.

9 Responses

  1. Jacklyn 224 says:

    Wow his very very handsome.He looks northern European like one of those classic English men.India is a multiracial nation and last I checked multiracial come in all shades and phenotypes.Some look white,some black,some brown, some Asian,and some mixed race.India is the definition of diversity.

  2. Wolfman says:

    WTF? He’s full Indian and from the Khatri caste who descend from the original Aryans who are mainly R1a on the Male line who originate from the Russian Steppes.

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