Hrithik’s father Rakesh Roshan debuts on Twitter


With social media becoming an important tool for promoting films, interacting with fans and sharing opinions, Hrithik Roshan’s father and veteran filmmaker Rakesh Roshan too has finally joined Twitter.

For a first picture on the micro-blogging site, Rakesh Roshan posted a family picture featuring his son Hrithik, daughter Sunaina, wife Pinky and brother Rajesh Roshan, a music composer. Hrithik and Sussanne Khan’s children Hrehaan and Hridhaan were also in the picture, besides other family members.

“1st launch of Kaabil, 1st day on Twitter and 21st birthday of pinky. What a day. (glad atleast on d outside we look like a nice normal family),” the actor-turned-filmmaker tweeted with the family photo.

Hrithik welcomed his father on the social platform by retweeting the picture. Rakesh thanked everyone for welcoming him on Twitter.

The ‘Kaho Na…Pyaar Hai’ director has already started following his industry colleagues, including Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Priyanka Chopra and even Shah Rukh Khan, whose film ‘Raees’ is going to clash with ‘Kaabil’ at the box-office.  

Roshan senior is currently up for the release of his upcoming production ‘Kaabil’, the teaser and poster of which were released recently.

Besides Hrithik, ‘Kaabil’ also stars Yami Gautam as his love interest, while brothers Ronit Roy and Rohit Roy play negative roles. The film also features Girish Kulkarni.

Directed by Sanjay Gupta, ‘Kaabil’ is set to release on January 26, 2017.