Jai Hemant Shroff
2 March 1990
Jai Hemant Shroff (born 2 March 1990), popularly known as Tiger Shroff is an Indian actor, martial artist, dancer, and singer, known for his work in Indian films. The son of actor Jackie Shroff and producer Ayesha Dutt, he made his film debut with the 2014 romantic action film Heropanti .which became a commercial success and earned him several awards including Stardust Awards For Superstar of Tomorrow – Male and IIFA Awards For Star Debut of the Year – Male.
He is best known for his Baaghi action franchise, Heropanti (2014) and War (2019). 's Celebrity 100 list since 2018.He has featured in Forbes India
Jai Hemant Shroff was born on 2 March 1990, to Indian film actor Jackie Shroff and his wife Ayesha Shroff (née Dutt).He has a younger sister named Krishna Shroff. On his paternal side, he is of Gujarati and Turkmen ancestry while from his maternal side, he is of Bengali and Belgian descent.
Shroff is a devout Hindu devotee of Lord Shiva and has attributed his physique to Lord Shiva. He holds a fast every Monday and during every Mahashivaratri festival.He studied at the American School of Bombay.
Due to his experience in martial arts, he has frequently spent time helping other actors train for films.In 2014, he was awarded an honorary fifth degree black belt in Taekwondo.
In June 2012, Shroff was signed by producer Sajid Nadiadwala to make his film debut in Sabbir Khan's action romantic comedy Heropanti . ₹780 million (US$9.8 million) worldwide and became a HIT film. He gained praise for his dancing skills, action sequences, tough physique and for the ability to perform onerous stunts, but was also criticised for his acting, looks and dialogue delivery. Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama appreciated his performance, saying "Tiger registers an impact in several sequences" and that he "scores brownie points in action and stunts". Adarsh also added that "for a first-timer, he exudes supreme confidence". Subhash K. Jha praised him for his versatility, saying that "he emotes, he dances and yes, he can fight". However, Sweta Kaushal of Hindustan Times disagreed, calling his "dialogues forced" and said "his expressions do nothing in a given situation". In spite of terming his performance "a little unconvincing", Kaushal called his action sequences "admirable" and said he's a "great dancer". Furthermore, Anupama Chopra, though noting that he has star-like qualities and "very solid screen presence", called his dialogue delivery "off". [ unreliable source? ] Shroff's portrayal fetched him the Screen Award for Best Male Debut and the IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Male in addition to a nomination in the same category at the 60th Filmfare Awards.To prepare for the role, he took flexibility training under Ziley Mawai. Released in 23 May 2014, and made on a final budget of 250 million Indian Rupees, Heropanti was a commercial success with gross of
In 2015, Tiger Shroff's album “Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main” was released, and that album was a big hit. It featured Atif Aslam and was directed by Ahmed Khan. Tiger Shroff was praised for his dance skills in the album.
In 2016, Shroff reteamed with Nadiadwala and Sabbir in Baaghi (2016), set against the backdrop of a martial arts school while also featuring Shraddha Kapoor and Sudheer Babu. Earning ₹1.27 billion (US$16 million) in worldwide markets, Baaghi was his first big hit. Tiger Shroff was praised for his actions, stunts and tough physique. Bollywood Hungama praised his action sequences, saying: "The action Tiger performed without use of double body is delight to see." That year he also played a martial arts teacher who gains superpowers, in Remo D'Souza's superhero film A Flying Jatt alongside Jacqueline Fernandez. In 2017, Shroff teamed with Sabbir for the third time in the dance film Munna Michael opposite Nidhhi Agerwal. However, both A Flying Jatt and Munna Michael were unsuccessful at the box office.
In 2018, Shroff achieved a turning point in his career and established himself in the industry with Ahmed Khan's Baaghi 2 , a spiritual sequel to Baaghi, opposite Disha Patani. ₹1.65 billion (US$21 million) net domestically and over ₹2.58 billion (US$32 million) worldwide to become one of the top-grossing Bollywood films of the year.Produced by Nadiadwala, the film featured him as a rebellious army officer set on the mission to find his ex-girlfriend's missing daughter. Surpassing initial predictions, Baaghi 2 grossed
After the blockbuster success of Baaghi 2, Tiger Shroff's album “Get Ready to Move” was released in 2018. The album was also a hit.
In 2019, Shroff appeared in Punit Malhotra's teen drama Student of the Year 2 , his first mainstream romantic drama. Produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, it was the sequel to Student of the Year and saw Shroff portray a college student who competes in an annual school championship.Rajeev Masand of News18 called his performance "the film's singular strength". Ronak Kotecha, from The Times of India, agreed by saying "Tiger Shroff pretty much carries the film on his well-toned shoulders". The film did decently well having a gross worldwide collection of ₹982 million. The expectations were higher but still managed to be a hit film overall.
In October 2019, Shroff starred in Siddharth Anand's action thriller War alongside Hrithik Roshan.The film was the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year and ranks as Shroff's highest-grossing release as of February 2020. The Worldwide collection for War was 4.75 billion Indian Rupees(US$63 Million). War created an historic record by having the highest opening- day collection made by a Bollywood movie in India of over 53.35 crore Indian Rupees. The film emerged as a huge box office and a blockbuster success, becoming the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2019 and one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.
In March 2020, he starred in the third installment of the Baaghi film series titled Baaghi 3 , where he reunited with Shraddha Kapoor. The collections of the films were affected as theatres were shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the film managed to become highest first day opener and second highest grosser of 2020 with a worldwide collection of ₹1.37 billion (US$17 million) and with first day collection of ₹0.175 billion (US$2.2 million) at the box office.
He was set to portray Rambo in the Hindi reboot of the Rambo franchise, and the film was supposed to be directed by Siddharth Anand.The project is delayed since 2017.
In 2017, Shroff was brought in as Brand Ambassador and co-owner of Bengaluru Tigers, which is owned by 8K Miles Media Group. The Bengaluru Tigers won third place in the inaugural season of Super Fight League, the first mixed martial arts (MMA) League in India. In 2018, Shroff was also made the Brand Ambassador of Prowl.He is also the brand ambassador of big brands like Pepsi, ASICS India, Casio India, 8PM Premium Black, Macho, Garnier, Forca, Great White Electronic and many more.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2016||Baaghi||Ranveer "Ronny" Singh|
|A Flying Jatt||Aman Dhillon|
|2017||Munna Michael||Manav "Munna" Roy|
|2018||Welcome to New York||Himself||Special appearance|
|Baaghi 2||Captain Ranveer "Ronnie" Pratap Singh|
|2019||Student of the Year 2||Rohan Sachdev|
|War||Khalid Rahmani/Saurabh||Double role|
|2020||Baaghi 3||Ranveer "Ronnie" Charan Chaturvedi|
|2022||Heropanti 2||Babloo Ranawat|
|2015||"Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main"||Atif Aslam|
|"Chal Wahan Jaate Hain"||Arijit Singh|
|2016||"Befikra"||Meet Bros, Aditi Singh Sharma|
|2018||"Get Ready to Move"||Armaan Malik|
|2019||"Are You Coming"||Benny Dayal|
|"Har Ghoont Mein Swag"||Badshah|
|2020||"I Am a Disco Dancer 2.0"||Benny Dayal|
|"Muskurayega India"||Vishal Mishra|
|2020||"You Are Unbelievable"||Singing debut|
|2022||"Poori Gal Baat"|
|"Miss Hairan"||Nisa Shetty||For film Heropanti 2|
|2014||Stardust Awards||Superstar of Tomorrow – Male||Heropanti||Won|
|BIG Star Entertainment Awards||Most Entertaining Debut Actor – Male||Won|
|Star Guild Awards||Best Male Debut||Won|
|2015||IIFA Awards||Star Debut of the Year – Male||Won|
|Screen Awards||Most Promising Newcomer – Male||Won|
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Humari ammi Turkmani", meaning "My mom is a Turkmen