I’m not bitter or a sore loser: Tiger
Actor Adaa Khan has steadily emerged as a versatile actor, doing supernatural shows such as Naagin and also exploring her lighter side with a comedy show. After reaching a point where her shows are getting appreciated by the audience, she is certain about one thing. “At the age I am, I am getting offers for lead roles, but after
Actor Tiger Shroff savoured instant success when his debut Film, Heropanti (2014) turned out to be a success story. Not just box office numbers, Tiger received appreciation from fans, as well. His second film Baaghi (2016), too, didn’t disappoint. Raising the bar even higher, Tiger did a superhero film, A Flying Jatt (2016) as his next, which tanked at the box office. Even his last outing, Munna Michael, opposite debutant Nidhhi Agerwal failed to impress. Ask him if this oscillating a point of time, as one grows older, one tends to be offered supporting roles. So for me, it’s only powerful leads for now. I will never compromise and do supporting roles,” says Adaa. While one always hears struggle stories from people who made it big in the entertainment industry, Adaa is quite vocal about facing no hurdles in her career. “I never wanted to even take up acting in the first career graph affects his choice of films, Tiger says, “I have just started my career and I have had two films that have been box office successes and the other two, unfortunately, didn’t make a mark.” The actor finds it strange that despite all the hype and response, a film like A Flying Jatt didn’t work. “I think about it all the time and I feel that something is not making sense. I am not bitter or a sore loser but when you add up all the love and all the TRPS coming to top three films of 2016 on television, it still comes out to be the most viewed. I wonder why it didn’t place. I was there in a restaurant once when I was offered my first modelling assignment. Then, I did a lot of commercials on TV before I got called for my first show, Palampur Express, which was followed by Behenein, and Amrit Manthan,” says the 28-year old, adding, “By the grace of God, I never had to struggle. My recent show Naagin also helped me a lot.” Adaa says that portraying a translate into box office numbers,” shares Tiger. The actor recalls how so many kids have come up to him saying they want to be a superhero like Flying Jatt and how parents have said that their child didn’t sleep or eat unless they watched the film one more time. However, Tiger doesn’t let it a take a toll on him. “I never forget my father’s words that ‘don’t dwell in the past and just look forward.’ I can’t keep failures in my mind but I keep them along as my strengths. My failures power me through,” he adds.
I never wanted to even take up acting. I was in a restaurant when I was offered my first modelling assignment ADAA KHAN, ACTOR
negative role in Naagin hasn’t affected the kind of offers she is receiving now, considering that the industry is quick to stereotype an actor in the same kind of roles. “It hasn’t been the issue [in my case]. I have been offered such a variety of roles. Most of them have also been positive characters. So, I haven’t faced anything of this sort, thankfully,” she says.
Actor Tiger Shroff’s superhero film, A Flying Jatt, was received well among his young fans