Revealed: There was a time when Hrithik Roshan couldn’t even walk, forget dancing!
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Born on 10th January, 1974 -- Duggu suffered from stammering when he was six years old. He tried everything from homeopathy, hypnotism and even speaking with marbles under the tongue but nothing helped. He eventually developed his own techniques as he found ways of playing with his tongue to get the right pronunciation which he still practices today.
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Hrithik was 21 when he was diagnosed with Scoliosis -- An acute condition in which a person’s spine is curved. On an x-ray, the spine of an individual with typical scoliosis may look like an “S” or a “C” than a straight line. Scoliosis left Hrithik bed-ridden for a year.
He was told he could never become an actor or dance.
*The image is a depiction of the shape that the spine takes during scoliosis
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This was until one day he realized that he will stand up and fight. He prepared extensively for his screen debut.
He took up acting, singing, dancing, riding etc. lessons for years
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Under the guidance of Salman Khan, Hrithik work hard with his diction and physical appearance.
The humble and modest star worked for many years on the sets of his father Rakesh Roshan -- sweeping and serving tea to the stars, to learn.
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Today he is one of the most loved and famous movie stars of the country with his own dance show – ‘Just Dance’ and a superhero movie franchisee, up his sleeve.
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He avoids fatty food and exercises daily for an hour.
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Who could have thought that a boy who was told that he would never be able to walk, would end up becoming a famous dancer known for his ‘out of the world’ flexible moves!
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Who could have thought that a boy who couldn’t speak properly would deliver dialogues that would make girls all over the world swoon!
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Hrithik fought his diseases and battled his destiny for today he is a star who literally shone out of darkness.