New York: It was an emotional moment for actor Hrithik Roshan, as he witnessed a screening of his debut movie "Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai" here and talked about his decade-long Bollywood journey leading to super stardom.
The 36-year-old, who is on a promotional tour for his upcoming international love story "Kites" in the US, was here to present a special screening of his launch vehicle at the BIG Cinemas Manhattan in Midtown East to an audience of competition winners.
Hrithik shared with the audiences the anecdotes from his early days as an actor and his overnight rise to stardom after "Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai" in 2000. He also introduced "Kites" where he has teamed up with Mexican actress Barbara Mori.
A love story about an Indian man`s affair with a Latin woman and their predicament as they don`t understand each other`s language, "Kites" is about their thrilling journey filled with precious moments and unexpected betrayal.
Produced by his father Rakesh Roshan and directed by Anurag Basu, "Kites" is being distributed and marketed by Reliance BIG Pictures.
"Kites" is being premiered Sunday at the AMC Empire theatre at Times Square.
The Hindi version of the film is releasing worldwide May 21 and the English version titled "Kites: The Remix" and edited as per western sensibilities by Hollywood director Brett Ratner will hit the screens May 28.
"We are pleased to have Hrithik Roshan join us at BIG Cinemas Manhattan, giving us an opportunity to introduce him to our audiences," said Anil Arjun, CEO of Reliance MediaWorks, that operates the BIG Cinemas brand of cinema-chain worldwide, at the event.