Hrithik Roshan, the super star as well as B-Town's reel superhero, is known to be a strong person. But the one whom the actor gives credit for what he is today is his dearest father and filmmaker Rakesh Roshan.
Talking about his dad's struggle and how strong a person his dad is, Hrithik opened up in an interview, "My dad is a very strong person he has never empowered any kind of weakness. If I express my weakness to him, he never comes forward with sympathy. Krrish is a manifestation of his own being. The fact that he thought of a film about a superhero and the fact that all his films are about the underdog. That's how he saw his own life's journey."
Revealing further about his dad's personality, Hrithik went on, "He is a man with no ego and is always ready for suggestions from fellow directors of his generation and my generation." The actor went on to reveal how his father underwent hardships and how he brought up the whole family to a star status that they enjoy today. "He has gone through a lot in the past there was a time when he had no money to buy groceries, he was removed from his house. We shifted to my mother's parents' house but my dad lived with his friend till he could arrange the money. He got a new house and we had no furniture at all. We use to sleep on the floor for two nights after which he made the house."
Inspired by senior Roshan's life, Hrithik feels blessed about his own upbringing. "It taught me that there was a lot behind the glitz and the glamour. I feel blessed to have those teachings of the past that I can pass on to my children. All that I am and all that I have learnt, I have learnt first from him. He has been my teacher from his past experience. He has taught me a lot. Look where he is coming from and the kind of films he is making. If he did not exist, then there would be no genre of superhero or alien films that would be convincing enough to be successful. He is always pushing the bar and when he shies away from doing that, I am there to remind him that he needs to."
Talking on working with his dad, Hrithik admitted that they are very different in their own ways. "When we talk about me and my father; we are two different individuals from different school of thought. He is old as in gold and I have grown up watching superhero films. I feel glad that I got to contribute to Krrish in many ways. We both have arguments but the best thing is we work without ego. We have arguments, but the one thing that is obvious is that I am not fighting for my suggestion and he is not, for his idea. We fight for the best idea for the film. So either he convinces me or I convince him."
The Roshans' magnum opus 'Krrish 3' is slated to release on 1st November 2013.