Jai Hemant Shroff (born 2 March 1990), known as Tiger Shroff, is an Indian actor, a martial artist, well-known for his work in Hindi films. Tiger is very famously known as the “Youngest Action Superstar Of Bollywood”. The son of actor Jackie Shroff and Ayesha Dutt, he made his film debut with the 2014 romantic action film Heropanti when he was 24 years old, and now, Tiger Shroff’s age is 31 years.
Tiger Shroff is best known for his commercially successful action films Baaghi (2016) and the other films in the series – Baaghi 2, Baaghi 3, and WAR (2019). One of the highest-paid actors in India, he has been featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list.
Early life and family
Tiger Shroff is the eldest son of Bollywood actors Jackie Shroff aka Bhidu and Ayesha Shroff. Tiger Shroff has a younger sister whose name is Krishna Shroff. He simply adores his sister as can be seen on Tiger Shroff’s Instagram. Tiger Shroff did his education at the American School of Bombay.
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Tiger Shroff Education
Qualification: 12th Standard
School: Besant Montessori School, Juhu, Mumbai American School of Bombay, Mumbai
College: Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Family & Relatives
Father: Jackie Shroff (Actor)
Mother: Ayesha Dutt
Sister(s): Krishna Shroff (3 years younger than Tiger)
Marital Status: Single
Tiger Shroff’s Films and Upcoming Films
In June 2012, Shroff was signed by Sajid Nadiadwala to make his debut in Heropanti. Directed by Sabbir Khan, Heropanti was a huge first step for Tiger Shroff and Kirti Sanon too since it was her debut as well. Heropanti was released on 23 May 2014 and turned out to be a marketable success despite receiving negative reviews from critics. For his debut performance, Tiger Shroff garnered substantially mixed to positive reviews, with critics primarily praising his dancing and fighting capabilities and his ability to perform dangerous numbers and tricks on his own.
Tiger Shroff next appeared in Sabbir Khan’s action drama periodical Baaghi (2016) alongside Shraddha Kapoor. Baaghi was released under the banner of Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment and ended up being a box office success worldwide. Then Tiger Shroff went on to do Remo D’Souza’s superhero film, A Flying Jatt, alongside Jacqueline Fernandez. Produced by Balaji Motion Pictures, the film was not a big hit in theatres. Though it was a good attempt at an Indian superhero.
In 2017, Tiger Shroff featured in Munna Michael, opposite Nidhi Agarwal. Produced by Eros International and directed by Sabbir Khan. Munna Michael did fairly okay at the box office. If you haven’t watched the full Munna Michael movie, you are missing out! Watch the film online soon.
In 2018, he featured in the action sequel Baaghi 2, opposite Disha Patani, which became a very huge success at the box office. Continuing on the success of Baaghi, Baaghi 2 also became an instant hit. It was also super amazing to watch both Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani on-screen together in a film. Disha Patani and Tiger Shroff are really loved by fans, their on-screen chemistry is amazing to watch. Disha Patani is known for her remarkable role in the movie M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story in which she plays the role of Dhoni’s first girlfriend who very tragically passed away. While Disha’s role was small, the Bollywood actress left an impact.
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In 2019, Tiger Shroff appeared in Punit Malhotra’s teen drama Student of the Year 2 (SOTY2), his first mainstream romantic drama starring debutants Ananya Panday and Tara Sutaria. Produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, it was the sequel to Student of the Year and saw Tiger Shroff portraying the role of a college student who competes in the race to be Student of the Year and win the much-sought trophy. The first movie Student of the Year gave Bollywood three supremely talented actors – Alia Bhatt, Siddharth Malhotra, and Varun Dhawan. In October 2019, Tiger Shroff starred in Siddharth Anand’s action-suspense WAR alongside Hrithik Roshan. In March 2020, he starred in the third sequel of the Baaghi film series named Baaghi 3, where he reunited with Shraddha Kapoor.
Facts You Never Knew About Tiger Shroff!
- He changed his name to Tiger when he appeared on the big screen. His real name is Jai Hemant Shroff.
- Tiger’s mother Ayesha Dutt acted in the film Teri Baahon Mein a hindi film that was released in 1984.
- Tiger Shroff is a major WWE and UFC fan.
- Tiger Shroff performs stunts in most of his movies without using a stunt double.
- Tiger’s closest or best friend is Rinzing Denzongpa, the son of bollywood actor Danny Denzongpa.
- Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama appreciated and valued his performance, saying “As an actor, Tiger registers an impact in several sequences. For a first-timer, he exudes supreme confidence — he looks the tough guy he has been entrusted to be, yet enact the romantic with conviction. Whereas Subhash K. Jha praised him for his versatility, saying “he emotes, he dances and yes, he can fight”.
- Tiger was granted a fifth-degree black belt in Taekwondo.
- Tiger made his film debut with a leading main part in the 2014 action comedy Heropanti, which earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut nomination.
- Since a young age, Tiger Shroff’s major hobby is dancing, and he enjoys breakdancing, popping, and bolting.
- Tiger Shroff admires Michael Jackson, Hrithik Roshan, and Chris Brown and looks up to them.
Tiger Shroff Instagram
Tiger Shroff is an active Instagrammer. With a following of 33.5 Million, Tiger’s Instagram is a great source for fans to get updates on the actor’s personal daily life.
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