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.
Jackie Shroff Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Jai Kishan|
|Nick Name||• Jagga|
• Jaggu Dada
|Age||(as in 2020) 63 Years|
|Debut||• Hindi Film: Swami Dada (1982)|
• Bhojpuri Film: Hum Haeen Khalnayak (2004)
• Bengali Film: Antarmahal (2005)
• Kannada Film: c/o Footpath (2006)
• Telugu Film: Astram (2006)
• Malayalam Film: Athisayan (2007)
• Marathi Film: Rita (2009)
• Punjabi Film: Mummy Punjabi (2011)
• Tamil Film: Aaranya Kaandam (2011)
• Oriya Film: Daha Balunga (2013)
• Konkani Film: Soul Curry (2017)
• Gujarati Film: Ventilator (2018)
• TV: Criminal Justice (2019)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Aquarius|
|Birth Place||Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||1 February 1957 (Friday)|
|Residence||He lives in a bungalow named 'Le Pepeyon" in Bandra, Mumbai|
|Home Town||Mumbai, India|
|Hobbies||Cooking, Listening to Music|
|Mother's Name||Rita Shroff (her real name was Hoorunnisa)|
|Father's Name||Kakabhai Haribhai Shroff (Astrologer)|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Leena Somaiya, author (Tina Munium's niece); in the early '80s |
• Ayesha Dutt
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||Ayesha Shroff (film producer)|
|Marriage Date||5 June 1987 (Friday)|
|Children||• Son- Tiger Shroff (actor)|
• Daughter- Krishna Shroff
|Educational Qualification||11th Standard|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 183 cm|
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet & inches- 6’
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 80 kg |
in pounds- 176 lbs
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Biceps Size||14 inches|
|Waist Size||34 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Hindu|
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||4 US|
|Shoe Size||10 US|
|Favourite Food||Baigan Ka Bhartha|
|Favourite Actors||Dev Anand|
|Favourite Colors||Asha Parekh|
|Favourite Sport||Not Known|
|Controversies||• In an interview, Tabu's sister Farah revealed that Jackie had tried to rape Tabu at Danny Denzongpa's house after they finished the shoot of the 1986 film Diljala in which Farah and Jackie were working together.|
• In 2011, a rumor went viral on social media that Jackie Shroff was gay. A journalist mentioned this in an article, and the news spread like a wildfire. Later, Jackie refuted the news as fake and said that he would take legal action against the journalist.
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.
Jackie Shroff Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Jackie Shroff’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Jackie in 2019-2020?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$26 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
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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.
Shiva Ka Insaaf
Aaj Ka Daur
Paisa Yeh Paisa
Haathon Ki Lakeeren
|1987||Mard Ki Zabaan|
Jawab Hum Denge
Kudrat Ka Kanoon
|1989||Sachche Ka Bol Bala|
Main Tera Dushman
Hum Bhi Insaan Hain
|1990||Pathar Ke Insan|
Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri
Doodh Ka Karz / Doodhache Upkaar
Azaad Desh Ke Gulam
Dil Hi To Hai
Sapne Sajan Ke
Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
1942: A Love Story
Dushmani: A Violent Love Story
God and Gun
Return of Jewel Thief
Aar Ya Paar
Raju Raja Ram
2001: Do Hazaar Ek Insp.
Ustadon Ke Ustad
Kabhi Na Kabhi
Phool Aur Aag
Ganga Ki Kasam
Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya
Aaag Hi Aag
Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye
|2001||Hadh: Life on the Edge of Death|
One 2 Ka 4
Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai
Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai
|2003||Baaz: A Bird in Dange|
Ek Aur Ek Gyarah
Samay: When Time Strikes
|2004||Aan: Men at Work|
|2005||Tum Ho Na!|
|2006||Divorce: Not Between Husband and Wife|
Apna Sapna Money Money
Eklavya: The Royal Guard
Mera Dil Leke Dekho
We R Friends
|2007||Aur Pappu Paas Ho Gaya|
Fool N Final
God Only Knows
Humsey Hai Jahaan
Thodi Life Thoda Magic
Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors
|2009||Raaz – The Mystery Continues|
Ek: The Power of One
|2010||Ek Second... Jo Zindagi Badal De? |
Mussa - The Most Wanted
Hum Do Anjaane
Bhoot and Friends
Shraddha In the Name of GOD
Ek Tha Soldier
|2012||Married 2 America|
Daal Mein Kuch Kaala Hai
Life Ki Toh Lag Gayi
|2013||Shootout at Wadala|
|2014||Gang of Ghosts|
Happy New Year
Kahin Hai Mera Pyar
Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend
|2016||Housefull 3 |
Chalk n Duster
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
|2019||Total Dhamaal |
Raat Bhaki Baat Bhaki
Romeo Akbar Walter
The Devil's Daughter
TV Shows & Serials List
|2010||India's Magic Star|
|2014||Comedy Nights with Kapil|
|2016||Yaaron Ki Baraat (TV series)|
|2020||The Kapil Sharma Show|
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.
Why is Jackie Shroff given the nickname “Dada”? Why do people call Jackie Shroff “Dada”?
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.
Is Tiger Shroff the best actor than his father Jackie Shroff?
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.
Is it true Jackie Shroff agreed to promote BJP if paid?
BJP probably the most cash-rich party right now, they may be paying almost everyone to promote them.
Where did Jackie Shroff feature in the movie “Total Dhamaal”?
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.