Sussanne adds life to Hrithik

Published On: 2013-11-06

Author: Lada Guruden Singh

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Sussanne adds life to Hrithik

Source: HT Blog

Date: October 27, 2009


To all those who think that Suzanne Roshan is just another star wife, I say, mates, think again! She isn't. In fact, Suzanne packs quite a punch in her delicate frame. Having spent a day with her during Harper's Bazaar's cover shoot for the November issue, I must confess she holds her own despite all that her critics want to say. I got the first hint of this from film maker Farah Khan—who revealed that Suzanne is an extremely strong yet unassuming woman and that she actually is Hrithik's huge source of strength.


Hrithik confessed the same at Farah's chat show, Tere Mere Beach Mein. Suzanne, for one has never been under Hrithik's shadow. And a glimpse of that was all too apparent, when the alleged stories of Hrithik and Barbara started doing the rounds. Assuming that there was an iota of truth in those stories, still there were no reports about fights between Hrithik and Suzanne. There were no reports of melodrama either. The only thing that was reported was that Suzanne had left Hrithik's home with her kids and that Hrithik had been caught off guard.


Of course, the couple denied the news and I personally believe that Barbara-Hrithik stories were largely fabricated, but all of this, actually helped bring forth Suzanne minus the Roshan surname. She came across as someone who could completely insulate herself from relentless media glare—No sob pictures, no body language faux pas and certainly no confessions on the sly.


Suzanne kept attending public events, during this time, with Hrithik by her side and despite her easy accessibility at the events, no one in the media could ask her THE question about Barbara Mori. And as I interviewed her the other day, during Harper's Bazaar's cover shoot, I could see that Suzanne says what she wants to and no matter what you do, she won't budge and give you anything that we in our world call sensational!Suzanne did not say anything at all about her personal life with Hrithik—about Hrithik the father, the son, the husband and the brother. I liked her for creating that boundary and for just saying that "Hrithik is a lovely human being". She spoke at length on that front though.


But, But But what immediately struck me, was one sentence she spoke. I asked her, what does Suzanne add to Hrithik and she said, " Suzanne adds life to Hrithik and to everyone around her". I don't think, there has been any star wife lately, barring Gauri Khan, who has the guts to say something like that. But Suzanne did.


And as I saw her-- clicking her own pictures in between the shots, during Harper's shoot, to show them to her kids and Hrithik; exclaiming that "Hrithik is going to say WOW" if he sees her like this right now; jumping with joy over her shoot pictures, clicked by the photographer Prasad Naik; sharing her excitement with her staff, inviting them to see the pictures in the preview monitor; I knew what Hrithik could have fallen for in Suzanne. Hrithik fell for the girl that abounds in Suzanne—the one with twinkling eyes looking at the world around with excitement. Suzanne is right, she adds life to Hrithik and to all those around her. Needless to say then, she is Harper's Cover Girl for November! Get a copy of the issue and relish Suzanne Roshan.