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Meet Tiger Shroff's Doppelganger from Assam

Believe it or not, this young model from Assam is a mirror image of Tiger Shroff.

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Cameraperson: Anjana Dutta
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He’s got the looks, the moves, and the body. Even Bollywood star Tiger Shroff can be fooled into thinking that he’s looking into his mirror image.

David Saharia is an actor-model from Assam.
David Saharia is an actor-model from Assam.
(Photo Courtesy: davidmessi_official Instagram page)

This is David Sharia, now famous as the Tiger Shroff’s doppelganger from Assam.

My friends used to tell me I look somewhat like Tiger Shroff. During Tiger’s first release ‘Heropanti’, I grew my hair and I looked strikingly similar to him. But it was not a planned move; it’s God’s gift that I was born with a face similar to Tiger Shroff.
David Saharia, Actor / Model

It is not just the hair. David even has a sculpted physique like the Bollywood superstar.

David Saharia is an actor-model from Assam who looks like Bollywood superstar Tiger Shroff.
David Saharia is an actor-model from Assam who looks like Bollywood superstar Tiger Shroff.
(Photo Courtesy: davidmessi_official Instagram page)
I have done sports science from New Zealand, and for the last ten years I have been working out. So I always had this physique. This body is certainly not inspired from Tiger Shroff.
David Saharia, Actor / Model

The son of an air force personnel and a nurse, David was born in Mangaldai in Assam. But he grew up and spent his formative years in Haryana where his dad was posted.

David, a commerce graduate, says he has not interest in furthering his commerce degree.

Though I did commerce in college, I soon realised I was not enjoying numbers and finance. My interest lay somewhere else. So I took up sports science.
David Saharia, Actor/Model

When David’s picture went viral overnight, work calls poured in. For the past six months he has been modelling, and film offers followed thereafter.

His first Assamese film ‘4G-The Curiosity’ is ready for release.

David Saharia is now famous as the Tiger Shroff lookalike. 
David Saharia is now famous as the Tiger Shroff lookalike. 
(Photo Courtesy: davidmessi_official Instagram page)

David does agree that a lot of work is coming his way because he looks like Tiger Shroff, and says there is a risk of being reduced to just a duplicate of a Bollywood superstar.

If I have talent and show dedication towards my work, I am sure people will appreciate my effort and more work will come my way.
David Saharia, Actor / Model

Since this interview was shot, David has received an offer from Bollywood. He’s starring in a romantic comedy titled ‘Tu Rehna Mera’.

My only wish is to at least work with Tiger Shroff once. 
David Saharia, Actor / Model

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