Recently, the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020 were held in Mumbai and Hrithik Roshan won the biggest accolade of the evening for his recent performance. The actor was felicitated with ‘Best Actor’ award at the prestigious awards for his promising performance in Super 30, where he essayed the role of Anand Kumar, Bihar based mathematician. The actor brought a very strong narrative to the screens with his character where “Aaj raja ka beta raja nahi banega, raja wohi banega joh haqdaar hoga” became the aspirational tagline for one and all. His transformation to bring reel-life, Anand Kumar to the screens with so much perfection, still continues to be the most inspiring thing on the internet.
Bringing the story of triumph to the screens, Hrithik Roshan won over the hearts of the audience with his characterisation. Not only was he hailed for his performance where he imbibed the minutest nuance of Anand Kumar’s character but also, the real-life teacher himself applauded the actor saying that he could not believe if he was watching himself or Hrithik on the screens.
Hrithik’s film, Super 30 also won big at the night, by bagging the best film award at DSPIF awards. The film got released on July 12, 2019 and it was showered with praises for its emotional story and powerful performances. This Vikas Bhal directorial was based on the life story of ace mathematician Anand Kumar, who trained 30 underprivileged students for IIT-JEE from Bihar. The film also starred Mrunal Thakur and Pankaj Tripathi in pivotal roles.
Meanwhile Hrithik had a fantastic 2019 with two back to back releases. After the commercial success and critical acclaims of Super 30, Hrithik’s last movie WAR also went on to become the highest-grossing movie of 2019, by collecting over 300 crores at the box office.