Hrithik Roshan's Differently Abled Characters In Mainstream Cinema

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Hrithik Roshan is an Indian film actor who has given the fans some iconic Bollywood films. Read more about the films where he is playing a disabled character.

Written By Sahil Mirani | Mumbai | Updated On:

Hrithik Roshan is an Indian film actor who has given his fans some iconic Bollywood films. He is known for commendable acting skills and the way he dances. The actor made his acting debut in the year 2000 with  Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai and since then, he has done some great films like Jodhaa Akbar, Dhoom, Agneepath, and many more. The actor has not only done some stereotypical roles where the lead saves the heroine and makes everything perfect but also some roles where he could not even move. Here are some of his films where he is playing the role of a disabled character.

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Three times Hrithik Roshan played disabled characters in mainstream cinema 

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Here Hrithik was seen playing the role of a quadriplegic who is bound to a chair. A role of this kind is not usual for the industry and Hrithik pulled it off in a great manner. In the film, his whole body was paralysed except his face.  Hrithik broke the stereotype of leads only doing action-packed stunts or showing off their dance moves. He put on some weight because a man bound to a chair for years will not have six-pack abs. He even met some quadriplegics to get an idea of how they live and was reportedly left speechless when he saw them.

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Here, Hrithik played the role of a blind man who falls for a blind girl. The actor has done a great job a portraying the character. Reportedly, the actor did not break character while performing for the film’s famous dance number, Mon Amour. He knew the character completely and understood that the character will have some limitations and performed the dance accordingly.  According to the story, he overcomes some of the challenges to avenge his wife.

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Koi...Mil Gaya

Here Hrithik was playing the role of a grown-up man who had the mental development of a child. His fate takes a turn when an adorable alien, Jadoo visits Earth and cures Rohit, which makes his problems easy to deal with. The film was a blockbuster and the connection between Hritik’s character, Rohit, and the alien, Jadoo, was very emotional and highly appreciated by the audience. Hrithik’s father took a huge risk introducing an alien into Bollywood film, which was not usual for the audience. 

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