Indian action superstar, Tiger Shroff, has made a significant investment in Revenant Esports, marking Bollywood’s entry into the Indian Esports scene. The undisclosed investment aims to strengthen Revenant Esports’ Esports teams, content creators, and infrastructure, solidifying their position as a premier Esports organization in India and expanding their global presence.
Bollywood stake in Indian Esports; actor Tiger Shroff invests in Revenant Esports
“We are thrilled to have Tiger Shroff join the Revenant Esports family. His passion for gaming and connection with the millennial and Gen Z audience make him a perfect fit for Revenant. This collaboration allows him to actively engage with the Indian gaming community and create awareness about the industry’s potential and significance among the broader Indian population. With Tiger’s massive fanbase and gaming enthusiasm, we will accelerate our vision of fostering an enriching and engaging ecosystem for our organization and the Esports community as a whole,” said Rohit Jagasia, CEO and Founder of Revenant Esports.
Revenant Esports, led by first-gen entrepreneur Rohit, started with a single-game roster in BGMI in 2021. Since then, the organization has grown exponentially, boasting multiple content creators and multi-game rosters that not only participate in major Esports tournaments but also bring glory to the country.
Tiger Shroff, known for his passion for fitness, games, and MMA, is an avid Esports enthusiast who has previously showcased his love for gaming. The collaboration between Tiger Shroff and Revenant Esports combines the power of cinema and Esports, creating a potential groundbreaking brand alliance.
Expressing his excitement about the partnership, Tiger Shroff said, “Revenant Esports is a prominent name in the Indian Esports landscape, and I am thrilled to be a part of it. Their remarkable success in a short span, coupled with the gaming and Esports revolution sweeping the nation, gives me confidence that our shared passion, knowledge, and vision will lead to extraordinary achievements. As an ardent gamer myself, this association also opens doors for meaningful growth in the sector.”
Revenant Esports houses some of India’s top Esports talents and leading content creators. The organization has achieved success on both regional and international stages, securing victories in prestigious tournaments such as BGMI: Master Series, Valorant: Valorant Challengers League South Asia, Pokemon Unite: Asia Champions League 2023, Brawl Stars: ESL Masters Japan, Apex Legends: ALGS Split 2 playoffs, and CODM: World Championship 2021.
The FICCI-EY report “Windows of Opportunity” highlights the rapid growth of Esports in India, with the number of players projected to reach 2.5 million in 2023. Revenant Esports has recently forged partnerships with global brands like AMD, PUMA, CORSAIR, and CYBEART, further illustrating how the entertainment industry can leverage the limitless potential of the Indian Esports industry.