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Tiger took Jackie Chan reference for Flying Jatt

Actor Tiger Shroff says he took superstar Jackie Chan’s reference for his role in the film Flying Jatt , and also said that he wants to become Spiderman.

While superhero films are usually out-and-out action, Flying Jatt is an action-comedy. Considering Tiger will be showcasing his martial arts skills in the film along with comedy, “Jackie Chan was one of my references because he uses comedy so effortlessly with action,” Tiger said at the music launch of the film.

“Since childhood, I have been a fan of Spiderman because, according to me, he is very human, very mortal. So he even gets hurt. He has a poor background, but when he wears the costume, he forgets all of that, all the pressures of the society on him. He’s just a different guy and he is just living his life; he is just a boy saving the world. So, I really like that aspect, and one day I want to become Spiderman,” Tiger said.

He added: “Since childhood, I wanted to be a superhero. When I do anything in real life, I believe that I am a superhero, like in the way I fight, dance or jump. It was a dream come true when Remo (D’Souza) sir offered me a role in Flying Jatt.

Tiger’s idol Hrithik Roshan in Krrish , Shah Rukh Khan in Ra.One and his father Jackie Shroff in Shiva Ka Insaaf have been some of the other superheroes in the industry.

“I am playing a superhero early in my career, so the journey was very difficult. All of them have been my inspirations in this. Right from Hrithik sir to my father, there is an expectation, a pressure. A lot of preparation had to be done for this film regarding action,” he said.

He added, “I think my character is a different kind of superhero, a superhero with a twist basically.” —IANS


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