He comes from a well-renowned film industry background as his father, Jackie Shroff, is a famous actor and mother Ayesha Dut, a producer.
Tiger holds multiple ethnicities. He is a mixture of Turkish, Bengali, Gujarati, and Belgian descent, Bengali and Belgian from his mother’s side, and Gujarati and Turkish from his father’s side.
Since the age of four, he has been a trained martial artist.
He was a sports freak and was more into sports than acting at the start of his career.
His real name was Jai Hemant Shroff, but Jackie named him Tiger as he bit like a tiger when he was small.
Tiger has helped Aamir Khan in his workout routine to build physique for Aamir’s film- Dhoom 3. @The relations between the two got so more robust that Aamir was very much keen to produce Tiger’s debut, but it was later not possible.
He worked very hard for his debut film, as he spent three years getting trained for this film. Moreover, he performed all the stunts by himself in the movie.
He was critically acclaimed by the audience and viewers for his extraordinary dancing skills and difficult stunts performed in the movie.
In a Rapid Fire with Bollywood Hungama, he revealed a dream character he always wanted to play i.e., Spider-Man.
His movie Baaghi in 2016, alongside Shraddha Kapoor, was a box office that grossed over ₹1 billion worldwide.]
Tiger is also a fifth-degree black belt holder in Taekwondo.
In 2017, he played the role of Munna Roy, a dancer inspired by Michael Jackson, and to get up to the perfection level as a dancer; Michael’s choreographer trained him in Los Angeles.
Tiger and Shraddha are not only co-stars but are also best friends and have been classmates too.
He is an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and he attributed all his talent and passion to none other than Lord Shiva. He also observes fast on Mondays. While talking about Lord Shiva, he says
In an interview, he revealed that he considered Bruce Lee and Michael Jackson as his role models.
In 2014, he made a headstart to his career with the film- Heropanti, which was a commercial success apart from negative reviews.
He was also featured in Punit Malhotra’s Student Of The Year 2, which was a sequel to the 2012 film, Student of the Year.
The same year, he was starred in Remo D’Souza‘s superhero film- Flying Jatt, for which he had to learn to speak Punjabi.
He is very much secretive about his personal life and holds a shy and introverted personality.
In 2018, he rocked the cinemas with the sequel of Baaghi- Baaghi 2 and Disha Patani. Some of the stunt scenes were actually performed by Tiger, not by a body double.
It was observed that throughout the film, Tiger had tied a red tie around his hand, which was a tribute to Michael Jackson.
He also became the Brand Ambassador and co-owner of Bengaluru Tigers.
In 2009, Tiger was offered the lead role in the remake of the TV show “Fauji,” but he declined it as he was not in favor of doing television shows first and then ending up in films.