Tiger Shroff to perform Kalaripayattu in ‘Baaghi: A Rebel For Love’

New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): With his very first film ‘Heropanti,’ Tiger Shroff made a place for himself in the Bollywood and the reason behind it was his dance skill and awe-inspiring action sequences.

The 26-year-old actor, who is prepping for his second film ‘Baaghi: A Rebel For Love,’ this time underwent extensive Kalaripayattu training for the actioner.

“I underwent extensive training in Kalaripayattu before we started shoot as the martial art form is an important part of the film. It was a thoroughly enriching experience,” said the ‘Heropanti’ actor in statement.

Kalaripayattu is a martial art form in Kerala, originated in 1362 CE .The word kalari first appears in Sangam literature to describe both a battlefield and combat arena.

Kalaripayattu, a rare form used in Indian cinema, was last used by Kamal Haasan for his film ‘Uttama Villain.’

Directed by Sabbir Khan, ‘Baaghi’ also stars actress Shraddha Kapoor. The trailer of the movie will be releasing today. (ANI)

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