One of the renowned faces in Bollywood, Tiger Shroff made his big Bollywood debut with Heropanti. After doing several Hindi movies, the actor has carved a niche for himself as an action hero in the industry. The actor recently revealed that he was almost a Marvel superhero even before that, as he auditioned for Spider-Man. In his own words, the actor says he came ‘quite close’ to playing the popular superhero.
Tiger in a recent interview reveals that he gave a audition for Spiderman and said, “I had auditioned for Spider-Man. I had sent them my tapes also, my showreel. They were quite impressed as to what I could do. My pitch to them was ‘I’d save you a lot of money on VFX because I can do most of what Spider-Man can do’ .” He further said, “I was quite close to being a part of that,” he said. Tiger eventually voiced the character in the Hindi dub of Spider-Man: Far From Home (2017).
Recently during ask me anythink session when a fan asked him, "Heropanti 2 karke aapko kaisa laga (how did you feel after doing Heropanti 2), The actor said, “Release hone se pehle bada mazaa aya… release k bad l lag gaye (it was a lot of fun before the film's release, but not after the release).”
Speaking about Spider Man, The role has been played by Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Holland in three different film series, dating back to 2002. The three even came together to play different versions of the character in last year’s Spider-Man: No Way Home. There is an Indian version of Spider-Man in Marvel Comics but no Indian actor has essayed him on screen.
On the work front, Tiger Shroff will be seen with his Heropanti co-star Kriti Sanon in Ganapath, directed by Vikas Bahl. Post that, he has Bade Miyan Chote Miyan with Akshay Kumar lined up. Ali Abbas Zafar has worked on the script of BMCM.