Tiger Shroff, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2014 flick Heropanti, is best known for his action and dance skills. His upcoming film Baaghi 2 also has a lot of action sequences. The actor will also be seen in Karan Johar’s Student of the Year 2. Tiger says that he he did not choose KJo’s to break any stereotypes. The film, sequel to the hit 2012 Karan Johar directorial, will be helmed by Punit Malhotra.
"I am trying something else with 'Student of the Year 2'. That's a complete contrast from 'Baaghi 2'. I am getting bullied and beaten up. Here, it is the opposite," Tiger said in a media interaction in Mumbai recently.
The actor said the decision to do the film - even as its rest of the cast is yet to be finalised - was not taken with the intention of breaking away from the action hero stereotype.
"I don't have much action in the film ('Student of the Year 2'). I didn't choose it to break the stereotype. It was an honour to work with Dharma Productions," he said.
"It is Karan Johar's baby franchise, his priced possession and he is passing it on to me, so there's an expectation. I take huge pride in taking the legacy forward of 'Student of the Year'," he added.
Tiger said the film will give him a platform to showcase a different side to his acting chops.
"For me, it's great as an actor to explore different facets. I've never played a regular, normal lover boy. It's like a musical.
"If I get bullied there, the audience will be surprised. Suddenly after 'Baaghi 2', here I am getting bullied. So for me, that's scoring marks," he added.
"Baaghi 2" is scheduled to be released this Friday.
(With PTI Inputs)