Tiger Shroff WikiTiger Shroff is the son of renowned Bollywood personality Jackie Shroff. Following his father's footsteps, he made his debut in Bollywood with 'Heropanti' starring Kriti Sanon . He went under training of martial arts, parkour, gymming and focussed on his body for 2 years before the shoot began and so did all the stunts by himself and did not used a body double. The popular actor will once again be seen working with producer Sajid Nadiadwala and director Sabbir Khan in their upcoming film tentatively titled Baaghi.
BiographyTiger was born to Jackie Shroff and Ayesha Shroff. 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 one sibling, a sister Krishna Shroff three years younger to him. 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.
In Sajid Nadiadwala's BaaghiActor Tiger Shroff will be next seen in producer Sajid Nadiadwala's Baaghi after collaborating with him on his debut film Heropanti. Baaghi, produced by Nadiadwala and UTV Motion Pictures, will be directed by Sabbir Khan, who also helmed Heropanti. The movie was initially named as Heer and Ranjha but later on renamed to Baaghi. The movie is very much inspired by the original Baaghi movie featuring Salman Khan and Nagma. Now Tiger Shroff will be playing the role of Baaghi (rebel) in the movie.
FamilyTiger 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. 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.
AwardsLife Ok Award (Best Debutant)
Box Office Award (Biggest Box Office for Solo Male Lead)
Stardust Award (Superstar Of Tomorrow)
Big Star Entertainment (Best Debut Male)
Lions Club Award (Best Debut), Star Guild (Most Promising Debut Male)
Screen Award (Most Promising Newcomer Male)
Latest NewsAhmed Khan is prepping up for his next ventures. The choreographer-director has already selected two scripts for his next two films which he will direct. Ahmed said, "I have got two subjects lined up - one of which is with Tiger Shroff. It is something that one would connect with very easily. I always wanted to do a film for the youth and Tiger is very well connected with youth and kids." Tiger said, "Right now, we are working on a special music video directed by Ahmed, But Ahmed and I will definitely do that film. I am currently working on Baaghi with Sajid Nadiadwala and then I have Remo D'Souza's next which is a superhero film called Turbanator. The film with Ahmed sir will start after that probably."
As a PersonB-Town aspiring actor, Tiger idolises his father Jackie Shroff. 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.
Friendship with Suraj PancholiTiger 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.
In Remo D'Souza's TurbanatorTurbanator is an upcoming bollywood dance based film, which is directed by Remo D'Souza and produced by Ekta Kapoor. Tiger Shroff will be seen opposite Jacqueline Fernandez in the film. Tiger will play the role of an energetic Punjabi superhero and Jacqueline Fernandez will be seen in the role of a sweet Bharatanatyam dancer.
GirlfriendTiger 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.
DietBreak-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.
Music VideoTiger Shroff will be seen in a music video along with Pakistani singer Atif Aslam. Titled Zindagi Aa Raha Hu Main, the song will be choreographed by Ahmed Khan and will feature Tiger and Aslam together. Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared, "Atif Aslam has joined hands with T-Series' Bhushan Kumar for a single 'Zindagi Aa Raha Hu Main', composed by Amaal Mallik."
5th degree black beltAfter 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.
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HeropantiThe 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. Tiger loved the most and was seen best at 'action sequences'. 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'.