Jackie Shroff is one of the coolest actors in the Hindi cinema who has been in Bollywood for more than four decades. In 2017, he appeared in more than 220 movies in ten languages. Moreover, he received a Special Honour Jury Award for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.
Jackie Shroff: Early Life and Personal Details
Jackie Shroff was born on 1 February 1957 in Bombay State, India to Amrita Kakulal and Kakulal Harilal. They live together in the Teen Batti area of Mumbai.Before starting his acting career, he was a local toughie and modeled in a few advertisements. One of his friend at his school named him Jackie and the popular filmmaker, Subhash Ghai stuck to the name when he launched him in the movie.
The proficient actor, Shroff is 6 feet in height and has an athletic body physique of 176 lbs. He has Brown colored eyes with Black colored hair. His birth sign is Aquarius.
Shroff is a married man. He is married to his longtime girlfriend Ayesha Dutt. Dutt was a model but later became a film producer. The duo together run a media company named Jackie Shroff Entertainment Limited. The husband and wife has two children named Tiger and Krishna.
Being a well known actor, he faced a lot of controversies in his life. Actress Tabu accused him of attempts to rape her when she was 14. Not only this, in 2015, his wife, Ayesha filled a cheating case against actor Sahil Khan for not giving back her 5 crores.
Jackie Shroff: Career
Shroff made his acting career in Dev Anand’s movie named Swami Dada. He was given a lead role in the movie Hero where he acted along with Meenakshi Seshadri. The movie received much appreciation and became a huge success.
Additionally, he acted on several other movies including Andar Baahar. His next movies named Yudh and Jaano became a box office success. Later on, his roles in the movies like Dahleez and Sachche Ka Bol-Bala were critically acclaimed.
Moreover, he came back with a success at different Bollywood movies including Tridev and Parinda and Ram Lakhan. For his hard work and dedication towards the field of acting, he won Filmfare award as well.
Besides that, he earned Doctor of arts for his valuable contribution in the field of cinema from the Invertis University. He has also participated in the Hiru Golden Film Awards as a special guest along with Bollywood actors like Neil Nitin Mukesh, Madhuri Dixit, Karishma Kapoor, Sridevi and Sunil Shetty.
Jackie Shroff: Net Worth and Life Style
Shroff is living a luxurious life along with his wife in India. he has earned an astonishing amount of salary from his professional acting career. His net worth is estimated to be around $26 million annually.
Apart from acting, Jackie Shroff loves cooking. He is a foodie and loves eating Baigan ka Bharta. In addition to that, he also loves watching Bollywood movies and is inspired by Dev Anand.