Tiger Shroff Wiki
Tiger Shroff is the son of renowned Bollywood personality Jackie Shroff. Following his father's footsteps, he made his debut in Bollywood with Sabir Khan's movie 'Heropanti' starring Kriti Sanon as female lead, making her Bollywood debut too. He gave a lot of efforts into developing his martial arts skill for this movie and then after release was appreciated a lot for his performance. He went under training of martial arts, parkour, gymming and focussing on his body for the whole 2 years before the shoot began and so did all the stunts by himself and did not needed a body double.
Tiger was born to Jackie and Ayesha. He chose his stage name to be 'Tiger', whereas his real name is Jai Hemant. He is a student of martial arts and has been practicing it from the age of four. He never had a keen interest in becoming an actor instead always wanted to become a football player but later he was not able to see a better future in Indian football and decided to focus on his acting career. He has completed his educational qualifications from American School of Bombay. He has only one sibling, a sister Krishna Shroff three years younger. His maternal grandfather was Air Vice-Marshal Ranjan Dutt and paternal grandparents were Kakubhai Shroff an astrologer and Rita Shroff an ethnic Turk. He is more close to his father than mother or sister.
The film proved to be a great opportunity for Tiger Shroff, who was waiting from a long time to make his Bollywood debut. He was seen portraying a rough and tough character like his father Jackie Shroff played in the movie 'Hero'. Heropanti depicts the story of Bablu and Dimpy's love. A full-fledged movie consisting of love, romance, dance and then comes what tiger loves the most and was seen best at 'action sequences'. Tiger and Kriti Sanon also showed a superb on-screen chemistry. He was playing the role of a young lover boy who belongs to a small town in North India. In his very first movie he got noticed for his action and dance performances, especially in the song 'Whistle Baja'.
Name : Tiger Shroff
Real Name :Jai Hemant Shroff
Date of birth : 2 March, 1990
Age : 24 years
Height : 5'11" Approx
Weight : 80 Kg Approx
Other Name : Jai Hemanta
Father : Jackie Shroff(actor)
Mother : Ayesha Dutt(actor)
Sister : Krishna Shroff
Profession : Acting
Other Interest : Gym, Sports
Religion : Hindu
Current City : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Favourites: Playing football
Zodiac sign : Pisces
Tiger Shroff follows the trademarks of his mother Ayesha Dutt a lot. His mother has also been a part of Bollywood in films like Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hai, Boom and Grahan. Tiger is sensitive, diplomatic and a fitness freak who always love to hit the gym. The 23-year-old looks up to Jackie who is popular for films like Hero, Parinda and Khalnayak. Tiger will be more than happy if he is able to do only half of what his father has achieved. His sister Krishna Shroff also carries the personality traits of her mother and father. She is expected to give a tough competition to her comtemporaries whenever Papa Jackie launches her.
As a Person
B-Town aspiring actor, Tiger idolises his father Jackie Shroff. For him it is very difficult to face the camera and do acts as if you're living one. He knows what his father went through for the past 35 years and how tough the journey is. Earlier Tiger was not ready to do the movie because he never wanted to be compared with his father, but later accepted the bitter truth of Bollywood.
Freindship with Suraj Pancholi Tiger shroff and Sooraj Pancholi are gym buddies. They went to gym together and exercise regularly. They used to hang around together before their workout sessions and became close friends. Sooraj was the motivation he was able to continue with training.
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Tiger is certainly one of the most promising newcomers of 2014. According to the rumours, Tiger was dating super model Angela Johnson. He admits the fact that shooting for a film leaves no time to get involved in love life and do not has the courage to go speak up to a girl. Also, he is afraid of rejections and says if he'll ever have any girlfriend that will be in his movie.
Tiger Shroff is one of the hottest actor to make his Bollywood debut in 2014. He has been working on his body from a long time. He is a vegetarian but eats egg and a lot of proteins. He is not involved in drinking or smoking.
Break-fast- 8eggs, white bread and oatmeal.
Lunch- couple of dry-fruits at the start followed by brown rice and boiled veggies.
Evening-He drinks protein shake along with fish and broccoli in the evening time and then goes to gymnasium.
Tiger Shroff will be seen doing a lot of action scenes in his debut movie. When Tiger had decided to choose acting as a career, he wanted to be an action hero. He has been training hard for the act of an action hero. He worked for two years to build his 8-pack body before the shooting started. He also improved his martial art skills required to perform action scenes. He is also a professional who performs gymnastics, which was an advantage for him and made his training simple for him.
Tiger went through six months of training for a particular stunt and for that shoot he had maintained high level of energy and stamina.
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5th degree black belt
After an action-packed debut, Tiger was bestowed with the honour by Kukkiwon-World Taekwondo Headquarters (part of the South Korean Government). Tiger has received the honorary 5th degree black belt at Mumbai on July 30. The reason is that Kukkiwon believed that Tiger is a youth icon who can inspire children and women to take up martial arts for self defense. Tiger is excited about the honor, and accepted it, though he feels he is very young for the privilege and has a lot to learn. For him martial arts is his passion and a way of life.
Tiger Shroff was offered several other roles before Heropanti for his debut. The star kid has now bagged another film which will be directed by Remo D'Souza. Remo had asked him after seeing his dancing skills in Heropanti. Sajid who had selected him for his debut film has also signed him for two more films. Choreographer-turned-director Remo D'Souza is planning to make ABCD sequel. As per the latest reports, "Remo has approached Tiger for a film which will be big on martial arts and dance. It's along the lines of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Remo believes that Tiger is a perfect fit for it". He has approached for Sajid film opposite Shraddha Kapoor, which will be directed by Shabir Khan.