Tiger Shroff is a Bollywood actor who works in Hindi films. The son of Indian actor Jackie Shroff and producer Ayesha Dutt, he made his Bollywood movie debut with a role in the 2014 comedy action film Heropanti, which earned a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut nomination.
Martial Arts, Dancing, Working Out At Gym, Performing
2014: Superstar of Tomorrow - Male at Stardust Awards, Most Entertaining Actor - Male at BIG Star Entertainment Awards, Best Male Debut at Star Guild Awards for Heropanti 2015: Star Debut of the Year – Male at IIFA Awards, Most Promising Newcomer - Male at Life Ok Screen Awards for Heropanti
He comes from a well-known film industry background as his father, Jackie Shroff, is a popular Indian actor and mother Ayesha Dut, a producer.
Shroff holds multiple ethnicities; as he is a mixture of Bengali, Turkish, Belgian and Gujarati descent, which is Belgian and Bengali from his mother’s side, and Turkish and Gujarati from his father’s side.
Since the age of 4, he trained martial artist.
Tiger was a sports freak and more into sports than acting at the start of his career.
His real name Jai Hemant Shroff, but Jackie named him Tiger as he used to bite like a tiger when he was a child.
Tiger has helped Indian actor Aamir Khan in his workout routine to build physique for the film- Dhoom 3. The relations between the 2 got so stronger that Aamir Khan was keen to produce Tiger debut, but it was later on not possible.
In 2009, Tiger was offered the lead role in the remake of the TV show “Fauji,” but he declined it as he was not in favor of doing television shows 1st and then ending up in films.
Tiger is a fifth-degree black belt holder in Taekwondo.
In 2014, Tiger made a headstart to his career with the film- Heropanti, which was a success apart from negative reviews.
Tiger worked hard for his debut film, as he spent three years to get trained for the film. He performed all stunts by himself in the movie.
He critically acclaimed by the audience for his extraordinary dancing skills and stunts performed in the movie.
In an interview, Tiger told that he considers Michael Jackson and Bruce Lee as his role models.
He is secretive about personal life and holds a shy personality.
His movie Baaghi in 2016, with Shraddha Kapoor, was a box office hit and grossed over ₹1 billion worldwide.
Tiger and Shraddha are best friends and have been classmates too.
The same year, he starred in Remo D’Souza‘s superhero film- Flying Jatt for which he learns to speak Punjabi.
In a Rapid Fire with Bollywood Hungama, Tiger revealed a dream character he always wanted to play, i.e., Spider-Man.
In 2017, Tiger performed the role of Munna Roy, a dancer encouraged by Michael Jackson, and to get up to the perfection as a dancer; Michael’s choreographer in Los Angeles trained him.
It noted that throughout the film, He had tied a red tie around his hand, which is a tribute 2, Michael Jackson.
In 2018, Tiger rocked the cinemas with the sequel of Baaghi- Baaghi 2, with Disha Patani. Some of the stunt scenes were performed by Tiger, not by a body double.
He also featured in Punit Malhotra’s Student Of The Year 2, which a sequel to the 2012 film, Student of the Year.
Tiger is a big fan of WWE wrestling and a big gym freak.
He became the Brand Ambassador and co-owner of Bengaluru Tigers.