Jackie Shroff

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Jackie Shroff
Jackie Shroff at the GQ Best Dressed Awards event in 2017
Born (1957-02-01) 1 February 1957 (age 67)
Occupation(s)Actor, model, producee
Years active1978–present
SpouseAyesha Dutt (1987 – present)

Jai Krishan Kakubhai Shroff (screen name: Jackie Shroff) is an Indian actor. He has been working for four decades (about 40 years) in the Bollywood film industry. He has appeared in about 220 films in various Indian languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Malayalam, Punjabi, Kannada, Bengali, Konkani and Bhojpuri.

Film[change | change source]

In 1983, Shroff made his acting debut in Dev Anand's movie Swami Dada.[1] In 1983, Subhash Ghai gave him a lead (main) role in the movie "Hero," which was a success and brought Shroff to the public's attention.

After Hero, he did several films, amongst which were Andar Baahar. Jaanoo and Yudh were successful. In 1986 he did Karma which became the highest-grossing(earning) film of 1986. In 1985, he starred in Shiva Ka Insaaf, which was both India's first superhero movie and the first 3D movie filmed in the Hindi language.[2]

Family[change | change source]

Shroff's son Tiger Shroff is an actor. Shroff's daughter Krishna Shroff is an assistant director.[3]

Awards[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jackie Shroff profile". Jackieshroff.in. Archived from the original on 4 September 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  2. Manawz Ashodia. "10 All Time Best Indian Films on Vigilantism". Film Keeday. Retrieved September 28, 2020.
  3. "Tiger wants to play superhero in dad Jackie Shroff's Shiva ka Insaaf, if ever remade". Asian Age. April 16, 2017. Retrieved September 28, 2020.
  4. "2014 GQ Men Of The Year Awards: Winners". Archived from the original on 2017-02-02. Retrieved 2017-11-26.

Other websites[change | change source]

Jackie Shroff on IMDb