‘The mass audience likes me’


RISING STAR SHROFF ON HIS NEW MOVIE AND BIG-SCREEN SUCCESS by MOHNISH SINGH Rapidly rising star Tiger Shroff has made a mark in action movies and many would argue he is the most equipped for that genre. Tiger’s extraordinary fighting ability, chiselled physique and acting talent have all helped him gain one of the fastest growing fan bases in Hindi cinema. Last seen in the high-octane blockbuster Baaghi 2 in 2018, Tiger roars back onto the big screen with the hotly-anticipated film Student Of The Year 2. The next instalment in Dharma Productions’ 2012-hit Student Of The Year, the college-set drama has a mix of action, romance and working hard to win. Eastern Eye caught up with Tiger to speak about Student Of The Year 2, his experience working with debutantes Ananya Pandey and Tara Sutaria, his famous father Jackie Shroff and shaking a leg with Hollywood legend Will Smith. What drew you the most to sign up for Student Of The Year 2? The fact that I have never attended college. Right after completing my schooling, I signed Heropanti. Here, I was getting a chance to be in a college, so my wish got fulfilled on the sets of Student Of The Year 2. This is the first time you are romancing two heroines in one film, and that too debutantes; How was the experience? It has been an amazing experience. I did not feel like I was working with two newcomers because they were well-trained and very well prepared. So it has been a very smooth sailing experience. Ananya also belongs to a film family, just like you do. Did you know her before she was cast in Student Of The Year 2? Ananya and I have been family friends for a long time. I felt really good…

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