Actor Tiger Shroff made his Bollywood debut in 2014 with his film Heropanti and became known as one of the hottest action heroes of the new generation. While Tiger played the part of an intelligent undercover cop in his movie War, did you know that his grandfather was a fighter pilot? On Tuesday, Tiger’s mother, producer Ayesha Shroff, shared rare photos of her father fighting WWII† (Read also: Tiger Shroff, Jackie Shroff pose together in a vanity van†
The photos show Ayesha’s father Flight Lieutenant Ranjan Dutt with his colleagues. While one photo was taken during flight training, another showed them holding mugs.
Ayesha shared the post, writing: “Tiger’s grandfather is training to fly Tiger Moths. I think he was around 18 or 19 years old when he fought in WWII. Real bravery and real bravery. Decorated for his bravery by his India I am proud to be his daughter Jai Hind.” Fans have showered their love and respect in the comment section of the post.
Speaking of his roots, Tiger had previously said he has an “interesting genetic tadka.” While performing on Arbaaz Khan’s show Pinch, he said: “My father’s father is Gujarati. Papa’s mother is Turkmenistani, a Mongolian-Chinese. She is Muslim. Mother’s mother is French and mother’s father is Bangladeshi. So I’m a mix of a lots of things, I don’t know what makes me.” Tiger also has a sister, Krishna Shroff.
He was last seen in Heropanti 2, along with his Student Of The Year 2 co-star Tara Sutaria. He will be seen next time with Kriti Sanon in his upcoming movie Ganapath. Directed by filmmaker Vikas Bahl. Ganapath is supported by Vikas, Vashu Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh and Jackky Bhagnani. The film is set to hit theaters on December 23 this year.
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