Heropanti 2 director Ahmed Khan has heaped praise on actor Tiger Shroff, whom he has called the biggest and the youngest action hero the industry has currently…reports Asian Lite News

Bollywood action star Tiger Shroff is gearing up for his first-ever Eid release in the form of ‘Heropanti 2’, feels that he has a huge responsibility on his shoulders to deliver a knockout film.

For years together, the festival of Eid has been synonymous with Salman Khan film releases. This time around with the ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’ star not coming out with any release, Tiger feels that the shoes are too big to fill.

Sharing his thoughts on booking an Eid release for his actioner, Tiger said, “Heropanti 2 is my first ever Eid release, a period that has been synonymous to Salman sir because of his blockbuster film releases.”

“I am aware that the shoes are too big to fill but I’m glad that I got this opportunity to entertain the audience around a festive time like this. It’s a huge responsibility but the pressure reduces when I see all the love that is coming my way. I feel grateful,” he added.

Ever since Salman Khan has blocked this festive time of Eid for his films, there’s been no one else who has come on that date, except perhaps Shah Rukh Khan, who had one Eid release.

‘Heropanti 2 director Ahmed Khan has heaped praise on actor Tiger Shroff, whom he has called the biggest and the youngest action hero the industry has currently.

Ahmed said: “Working with Tiger Shroff always feels like coming home. The way he submits to the story is commendable. He’s the biggest and the youngest action hero the industry has currently.”

He added: “The way he maneuvers complex action sequences and makes them look super effortless, speaks volumes of his constant dedication because this guy really puts his 200 per cent into his work.

“Besides being such an easy going actor to work with, he is the most massy actor in the young lot and that’s another reason its always a rewarding experience working with him!”

The actor has a two films scheduled for the year, including ‘Heropanti 2′, releasing on Eid, and ‘Ganpath’ all set to have a Christmas release.

‘Heropanti 2’, which also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Tara Sutaria, is a sequel to the hit 2014 film ‘Heropanti’ which was Tiger’s debut vehicle. In addition, Tiger also has ‘Baaghi 4’ up his sleeves for this year.

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