So did Hrithik Roshan not spend enough time to get into his character for Kites? Well, he did take dance lessons, but he did not learn to walk and talk like the character he plays so that for once, we could have forgotten that we were simply watching the good looking Hrithik Roshan.
There is a reason why Om Puri has been so successful at performing in Western productions and why Irrfan Khan is the most sought-after Indian actor in the West. They are trained actors and hence, can transform themselves into whatever role they are offered. So if Roshan junior is serious about becoming the next big thing in Hollywood, he needs to shed a lot of baggage.