‘Lord of The Rings’ Inspired His Dad to Make ‘Krrish,’ Says Hrithik Roshan
MUMBAI, (ANI) – As ‘Krrish 4’ is in the works, actor Hrithik Roshan took a stroll down memory lane and shared that it’s the ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy that inspired his father and director Rakesh Roshan to turn his 2003 film ‘Koi. Mil Gaya’ into a franchise.
“There is a little connection between me and the ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ One random day back in 2004, my dad put on the ‘Lord of the Rings’ part 1…he saw the film. He enjoyed it so much that he watched one film after another. After finishing all the parts, he gave me a call and started talking about the trilogy,” Hrithik said. He added,”My father (Rakesh Roshan) talked about the way the makers use this one great, incredible idea and then had this progression, which was so incredible. He was like, why can’t we do that? And that was the birth of ‘Krrish.’ So, if there was no ‘Lord of the Rings,’ there wouldn’t have been any ‘Krrish.’”
The first ‘Krrish’ movie was released in 2006 while the second film in the series, titled ‘Krrish 3’ hit the screens in 2013. Both the films featured Priyanka Chopra opposite Hrithik. The anti-hero of ‘Krrish’ was Naseeruddin Shah while Vivek Oberoi played the antagonist. All these films were helmed by Hrithik’s father Rakesh Roshan.