I’ll most probably sign SOTY 2 after taking narrations, confirms Tiger Shroff1,025 views
There was buzz that Shahid’s brother Ishaan and Saif’s daughter Sara were to make their debut with ‘SOTY 2’.
Mumbai: In the year 2012, Karan Johar launched three new actors with ‘Student of the Year’ and now, the filmmaker is gearing up for its sequel which will have Tiger has the leading actor.
Earlier we told you how Tiger was quite surprised when KJo called him in for a screen test and how the actor aced it nonetheless. After a lot of speculations, the actor himself has confirmed the reports.
“Yes, we are in talks. Karan sir and I met a couple of times to discuss the film. He has given me a brief idea about the film. I will take the narration and sign the film mostly,” DNA quoted Tiger Shroff.
The rest of the cast will be finalised soon. Karan, who is currently helming ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, has on several occasions expressed his wish to make a sequel of SOTY. He has said that he wants to spin off a franchise from the 2012 super-hit, which had marked the debut of Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra.
There was buzz that actor Shahid Kapoor’s younger half-brother Ishaan Khattar and Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara were to make their Bollywood debut with ‘SOTY 2’.
Tiger Shroff’s Biography:
Shroff was born as Jai Hemant Shroff on 2 March 1990 to Indian film actor Jackie Shroff and Ayesha Shroff(née Dutt). He is the elder of two siblings, his sister Krishna Shroff is three years younger than him. Shroff is a heritage of a mixed ethnic group. From his paternal side, he is of Gujarati and Turkish ancestry and from his maternal side, he is of Bengali and Belgian descent.
He did his schooling at American School of Bombay and later enrolled at Amity University. Shroff helped Aamir Khan to build his physique for Dhoom 3. He also holds a fifth degree black belt in Taekwondo.
In September 2009, Shroff was said to have declined the lead role in the remake of TV show Fauji. In January 2010, it was reported that Subash Ghai would be launching Shroff in the remake of his father’s 1983 film Hero, though Shroff eventually rejected the offer. In May 2011, it was reported that Aamir Khan was also keen on signing Shroff, however, the news was eventually termed as false. In June 2012, Shroff was finally signed on by Sajid Nadiadwala to make his debut in Heropanti.
Heropanti released on 23 May 2014 and proved to be a box office success, despite mixed reviews from critics. For his debut performance, Shroff garnered mainly mixed to positive reviews, with critics predominately praising his dancing skills and ability to perform stunts. 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”, whereas Subhash K. Jha praised him for his versatility, saying “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”.
Shroff then appeared in Sabbir Khan’s action drama Baaghi, which turned out to be a major box office success grossing over₹1 billion worldwide. His upcoming release is Remo D’Souza’s superhero film, A Flying Jatt.