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Famous Quotes: Hrithik Roshan

On fan following
“I take all this hysteria as a compliment. I can never wear the same shirt twice because it’s always torn by the time I come home!”

On fame
“I am glad I have the intelligence to understand what is happening to me. If I allow myself to get affected by all this hype, I’ll stunt my growth as an actor and be damned for life. I know that I still have a long way to go before I can even aspire to equal the achievements of any of the superstars. I know I am good at my job, and I am sure I will be damn good one day but right now, I also know how bad I can be.”

On Shah Rukh Khan
“Some day I want to be better than Shah Rukh Khan. And I will be better than him, if I continue working the way I am. Some day, I would like to achieve more than what Shah Rukh has achieved in his ten years. But first, give me my ten years of time.”

On career highs
“I have been elevated to such a high status that the fall will be very steep.”

On insecurities
“Every once a week, I get up and feel that I cannot act any more. I just get very unsure of myself. But, once I give my first shot, I’m back on track. Insecurity isn’t bad, it makes me work harder.”

Reacting to a death threat he received back in 2001
“Every moment of my life, I live under threat. I have two gunmen with me. If I die now I will be immortal. Everything finished in a year. I will be a legend!”

On Hollywood
“Hollywood is definitely happening to me but right now I’m not happening for Hollywood. Maybe if offers still last by 2005 I will. I’m committed until then.”

On cooking
"I make the best Spanish omelettes in the world, but I won’t tell you the recipe! I can be the best James Bond there is.”

On fashion
“I don’t know fashion and I have no taste.”

On God
“I’m not religious. I don’t visit temples. But I hope there is a superpower. Quite often I feel that there is no God. War, natural calamities, handicaps, suffering. When I see all this, I fear there’s no God. And the thought scares me shitless.”

Compiled by: Ankita Shukla