Tiger Shroff is one of the most talented actors in Bollywood. He made his Bollywood entry in 2014 with Heropanti opposite Kriti Sanon. Since then the actor has had a massive fan following. His action-packed performance wins the hearts of many. But it makes a curiosity to know why Tiger changed his name. Yes, he changed his name. His birth name was Jai Hemant Shroff, and here is the reason why he changed it to Tiger.
During an interview with Hindustan Times, the Baaghi actor revealed the reason behind the change and said that it happened because people used to compare him with a tiger due to his biting habits. He said, “I used to bite as a kid … like bite everyone around…I bit my teacher in school, and even got punished for that.”
Talking about his upcoming film Heropanti 2 directed by Ahmed Khan will be released on April 29. The movie features Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a key roles.
According to the latest report in Mid-Day, the actor visits Ajmer Sharif Dargah during the week. The actor reportedly has a tradition of visiting holy places before his films hit the screen. “Heropanti 2 is special to Tiger for more than one reason. It reunites him with his frequent collaborator, director Ahmed Khan. More importantly, it is the spiritual sequel to his 2014 debut film. Grateful for the journey he has had in Bollywood since Heropanti, Tiger is hopeful that the upcoming actioner — like its predecessor — will spin box-office magic,” a source revealed to the portal.
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