Many of us know that Hrithik Roshan stammered as a kid. But
what we don't know is that his father, Rakesh
Roshan suffered from the same problem when he was a kid. In a
recent interview with a leading daily, Rakesh Roshan discussed
about Hrithik's health as a child and how he coped with it.
When asked about the handicap which Hrithik faced when he was a
child, the veteran filmmaker said, "I suffered from the same
problems that he used to. But I knew that if I can overcome them,
so would he. The stammering occurs because your tongue is slower
than your thought process. If you try to speak slowly and also
reduce the speed of your thought process, the stammering goes
He further added, " Even though he had this handicap, he
excelled in other fields. He was always good in academics, he used
to perform bicycle stunts and also loved to modify his cars."
On account of Hrithik's recent brain surgery, he said, " He was
supposed to go to Prague for the shooting of a film next day, the
previous night he called me and said his headaches were getting
worse. So we took him to the doctor for an MRI and we saw a blood
clot on the X-Ray. We were told if he travels, he can suffer from
paralysis or go into a coma. He had his operation the next day and
everything went smoothly."