Tiger Shroff Birthday: How Tiger became from ‘Jai Hemant Shroff’? The actor had revealed an interesting story

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Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff, who has given hits like ‘Heropanti’, ‘Baaghi’ and ‘War’, is celebrating his birthday today (March 2). Along with acting, he is also known for action scenes, dancing skills and fitness. When Tiger was born in the year 1990, his father Jackie Shroff and mother Ayesha Shroff named him ‘Jai Hemant Shroff’, but when he debuted in the film industry, Then he was named ‘Tiger’. The actor once revealed how he came to be known by an unusual name instead of his real name. In an interview to Hindustan Times in 2014, Tiger Shroff revealed that he got this name when people started comparing him to ‘Tiger’ due to his biting habit. He said, ‘I used to bite as a child… I used to bite everyone around me.’

Tiger has also bitten the school teacher
The actor further shared that a teacher from his school is also among these victims. Recalling that incident, he said, ‘I beat up my teacher in school and even got punished for it.’

Actor adopts tigress
Tiger’s unusual name also inspired him to do something for the animal on which he was named. In the year 2014, the actor adopted a tigress (Lee) in Nagpur’s Maharajbagh Zoo, whom he had met during the promotion of ‘Heropanti’ this year. Kriti Sanon was also with him. He quoted Spiderman’s dialogue on the decision to adopt Lee, “With great power, comes great responsibility.”

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love for sportsTiger, 32, further told that while people expected that he would follow in the footsteps of his father and enter Bollywood, but he initially wanted to make a career in a different field. He said, “I was more into sports… Football was my favourite, but even when I was a kid, I knew I had my eyes… My father’s friends were about to see me in Bollywood someday.” kept talking. Tiger Shroff made his Bollywood debut in the year 2014 with ‘Heropanti’. Currently, she is busy shooting for the second part of this action movie. Tara Sutaria will also be seen in ‘Heropanti’. This movie will be released on 29th April this year.

[Attribution to NBT]

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