'Every film comes with a challenge'

'Every film comes with a challenge'

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'Every film comes with a challenge'

Hrithik Roshan aka Krrish, the only superhero of Bollywood, gives credit to his sons for giving him the courage to play the most challenging role of his life. “Being a father, automatically instils superhero mode inside you,” says Hrithik. “My kids encourage me to face difficulties in my life. If I am successful in handling the challenges in a film,  I believe I may be able to set an example for them in their real life too,” he says, during the promotion of his upcoming film Krrish 3 in the City.

As Hrithik is excited to reprise Rohit’s role in Koi...Mil Gaya this time, he says, “There was a fear within me whether I will able to have the same body language or sound like Rohit after so many years.”
Meanwhile, it was also difficult for him to play the character of Rohit and Krishna consecutively in the film. “As Krrish I had to do action sequences the entire day and thereafter, I had to get ready for Rohit’s role,” he says.

It used to take him nearly four hours to get dressed and done up like Rohit. “But the ultimate challenge was to get into the emotional space of Rohit and act just the opposite within a few hours,” he says. 

“It was a challenge in every way. Since both the roles were being played by me, so dad (Rakesh Roshan) and I wanted to do justice to the characters in the true sense” says Hrithik and adds, “ I think I have given my best.”

Sounding positive, he says, “Obviously, when you are empowered by a goal, everything becomes possible. Every film that comes with a challenge is worth something in your life. Sometimes things turn out to be very difficult but when you are enthusiastic it becomes effortless,” says Hrithik. He continues and says, “Nothing is more peaceful in life than getting a nice sleep after working tirelessly for the entire day.”

Still, there was something that tortured him to the extreme – the mask. “In the hot weather of Hyderabad while I am busy in dialogue delivery, I realise the mask is melting off from eyes. Made from wax and glued onto my face with the ‘toughest glue in the world’, shooting with mask was not easy,” says Hrithik, who changed the mask for more than 600 times during the shoot. 

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