Jai Shroff or popularly known as Tiger Shroff is an Indian film actor. He was born as Jai Hemant Shroff on March 2, 1990 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He was called Tiger because when he was a child, he used to bite and scratch people. His father is Jackie Shroff
who is also an actor and a matinee idol in the 80’s and his mother is Ayesha Dutt
. He has a younger sister named, Krishna Shroff
. He attended and graduated at American School of Bombay (ASB) in Mumbai. Tiger developed his dancing skills since he used to sing and dance in front of Michael Jackson
’s videos and mimicked all his moves. Tiger was the one who helped actor, Aamir Khan
in forming his build for the action film, Dhoom 3.
Tiger started his career just a year ago; acting came late to him since he is more into sports during his childhood. He plays football, gymnastics and also a trained martial artist at the age of four; he is also practicing Taekwondo and Wushu since he was fourteen years old. He went a lot of flexibility and motion training for more than two years before he did his debut film. Initially, he never showed any interest on acting, instead, he wanted to focus on his football career. But later, he realized that he has no future in football so he decided to take a shift on his career and enter the limelight.
In 2009, it has been reported that Tiger declined an offer to do the lead role in the remake of the 1989 television series, Fauji. He also rejected to do the remake of the 1983 Hindi film, Hero which stars Jackie Shroff. Finally, in year 2012, he signed for the Bollywood romantic action film, Heropanti from which he was debuted. The film is under the direction of Sabbir Khan
and the remake of the 2008 Telugu film, Parugu by Bhaskar. He donned the role of Bablu, opposite Dimpy (played by Kriti Sanon
). Even though the film received mixed reviews from the critics, they still manage to make it to the box-office success. Tiger’s dancing skills and stunts gained him fame and praises.
Tiger is a very shy type of person so acting in front of many people was initially not easy for him. But now, he is considered as one of the most appealing Bollywood actors today. He became popular for his good physique and great personality.
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Tiger Shroff is also called as Jai Shroff, was born on 2nd March in Mumbai. He is known as Tiger Shroff in the B-Town Industry. Famous Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff is his father and Amrita Shroff, his mother. Krishna Shroff is his younger sister. A Gujarati astrologer Kakubhai Shroff and Rita Shroff (an Ethnic Turk) are his grandparents. He made his acting debut in the Hindi movie Heropanti (remake of a Telugu flick Parugu) opposite Kriti Sanon, which released in May 2014. This film became a hit among the audiences.
The Whistle Baja song is popular among young people. He has shown his great dancing skills in this movie. Tiger Shroff is a student of martial arts and is practicing martial arts since the age of four. He never desired of becoming an actor. Instead, he always wanted to become a football player but later, he realized that acting career would provide him a better future rather than football sports.
He completed his educational qualifications from the American School of Bombay. Not many of you may be knowing that, Tiger Shroff, is a 5th degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. He went under the training of martial arts, parkour, gymming and focused on his body for three years before his debut, to perform all the stunts by himself (instead, of a body double) in Heropanti. Todays youth admire him for his looks, dancing skills, & for his great body. For maintaining the physique, he follows a healthy diet consisting of white bread, oatmeal, fish & broccoli. He trained under the trainer, Ziley Mawai, a National level gymnast from Haryana for close to three years.
Tiger Shroff admires Bruce Lee, Michael Jackson & Aamir Khan. Achievements: Tiger has won four awards till now for Heropanti movie, as the best debutante actor. He has also appeared in two Hindi music videos such as Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main and Chal Wahan Jaate Hain.' He is going to appear in his upcoming movies such as 'Baaghi: A Rebel for love' and 'A Flying Jatt' in 2016.