'It takes me back to the time when Kaho Na... Pyaar Hai had released': Hrithik Roshan on the success of Super 30


Hrithik Roshan is currently riding high on the success of his latest release Super 30, which features him as mathematical genius Anand Kumar. The film has not only got him rave reviews for his performance as the Bihari teacher, but Super 30 is already inching close to Rs 100 crore mark at the box-office and is going strong with each passing day. Now in an interaction with a leading daily, Hrithik talked about the calls he had to taken when the film's director, Vikas Bhal, got embroiled into the MeToo controversy and how the the constant changes in release dates did not make him disheartened at any point.

When asked if the success of Super 30 different for him than your other films, the actor quipped, "The success of Super 30 somehow takes me back to the time when Kaho Na... Pyaar Hai had released. The emotions are similar to what I had felt back then." Pointing out that 'all’s well that ends well', Hrithik added, "There were some really tough calls that I had to take with regards to this film. Whether it was to put the film on hold when the #MeToo conversation came up for law to take its course or the decision to pre-pone the release date of the film. But I am glad that I took these calls. It is because of them that we are in a better place today."

Futhermore, Hrithik claimed that Super 30 has been one of his most 'challenging films so far as the requirement here was to capture the soul of Anand Kumar' and shared his experience of working on the film by saying, "I had a great time shooting for the film with such talented people, especially, the 30 kids. They surprised and inspired me every day on set."

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Meanwhile, as Super 30 continues to run in cinema halls, the teaser of his next, War, an action-entertainer, is out and the actor has impressed everyone with his action-packed avatar. The film features him sharing screen space with Tiger Shroff for the first time. When asked about working with the Baaghi actor, Hrithik signed off by saying, "I have had a blast shooting for this film with Tiger. Anything that I say about him will be less. My words won’t do justice to the kind of talent he possesses."

Super 30, co-starring Mrunal Thakur, Nandish Sandhu and others, released on July 12 while War is expected to hit the theatres on October 2, 2019.

(Source: DNA)