Jai Kishen Kakubhai Shroff, widely known as Jackie Shroff is a well known Indian actor. He mostly appears in Hindi language film and also worked in over 13 languages including Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, and more. He is one of the most prominent Indian actors, who have been ruling the industry for the last four decades.
Jackie Shroff was born on 01 February 1957 in Bombay (present Mumbai), Maharashtra, India. His father, Kakubhai Haribhai Shroff, was Gujarati and his mother was Turkmen from Kazakhstan. Shroff married his longtime girlfriend Ayesha Dutt, a model who later became a film producer. The couple runs a media company Jackie Shroff Entertainment Limited. They have two children, a son, Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff and a daughter, Krishna Shroff.
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Jackie Shroff left school after his 11th standard as his family did not have enough money. He tried his hand working as an assistant chef at Taj Hotels and as a flight attendant at Air India, but he was expelled from both places because of his fewer qualifications. Then, Jackie began working as a travel agent in a local company called “Trade Wings” near Jehangir Art Gallery. An Ad agency accountant recognized him at the bus stand and asked him if he would be interested in modeling.
The next day, he went to the advertising company (National advertising agency) placed in the same building as Davar’s college near Flora Fountain for the photo shoot during his lunchtime. This photoshoot for a suit shirt started Jackie on his modeling path. In the year 1982, Jackie made his acting debut in Dev Anand’s film Swami Dada. Next, Subhash Ghai cast him in the lead role for the film Hero in 1983, paired against Meenakshi Seshadri. The movie was a success.
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Jackie Shroff continued to work in Subhash Ghai films, irrespective of any role that was given. After Hero, he did many other movies including Andar Baahar, Jaanoo, and Yudh were hit. He acted in the film Karma, which became the highest-grossing movie of the year 1986. His next movie to be released was Kaash. Later movies including Dahleez and Sachche Ka Bol-Bala were critically acclaimed but unsuccessful at the box office. But he came back to victory through movies including Ram Lakhan, Tridev, and Parinda, which won him the Filmfare award for best actor.
In the 90s Jackie was part of hit films such as Angaar, Saudagar, Sapne Sajan Ke, Khalnayak, Gardish, 1942: A Love Story, Agnisakshi, Rangeela, Border, And Shapath. In the year 2006, he acted in the children’s movie Bhoot Unkle.
Shroff made his debut in Konkani in 2017, acting in the movie Soul Curry, which even won him an award. Consequently, he is to act in a different Konkani movie scheduled to release in 2019, titled Kantaar.
In October 2018, Jackie did a short film, The Playboy Mr. Sawhney. Jackie was also seen in Paltan. He has featured in several films in 2019, like Firrkie, Bharat, Saaho, and Romeo Akbar Walter. He starred in Prasthanam, which Hindi remake of a Telugu film with the same name alongside Ali Fazal and Sanjay Dutt.[table id=2329 /]
Facts About Jackie Shroff
- Does Jackie Shroff smoke?: No (quit)
- Does Jackie Shroff drink alcohol?: No
- He is a famous Indian actor who has acted in more than 200 movies.
- Jackie was a good athlete in his school, however, his smoking habit, which he had begun in his teenage, hindered his athletic skills.
- He is very attached to nature and loves to do organic farming, and he often uses time at his organic farm where he grows several organic herbs.
- Jackie is also known for his philanthropic efforts for the less fortunate.
- During the act shoot of a Polio ad in 1998, Jackie was seen using foul language on camera.
- In 2010, After playing the character of Sai Baba in the movie Malik Ek, he stopped smoking, drinking, and non-vegetarian food.
Dada was first given to his brother who drowned in an incident after which the slum people started calling Jackie Shroff by the same name Jaggu Dada.
Tiger Shroff is the best actor but Jackie sir is having their own best hero identity. I Saw his many movies and impressed with the superb acting in movies Hero, Yaaden, Teri Meharbaniya.
BJP probably the most cash-rich party right now, they may be paying almost everyone to promote them.
One of the scenes in the movie shows Ajay Devgan and Sanjay Mishra in a car trying to figure out directions for their destination when they are hilariously greeted by the GPS installed in the car. This voice is given by none other than Jackie Shroff! Though the scene features Jackie Shroff only by audio, it definitely steals the show.