Jackie Shroff Biography, Facts & Life Story

Jackie Shroff Indian Actor

Quick Facts

Nickname:Jackie, Jaggu Dada and Sultan Of Swag

Full Name:Jaikishen Kakubhai Shroff

Profession:Actor

Nationality:Indian

Age (as of 2019):62 years old

Date of Birth:1 February 1957

Birthplace:Udgir, Maharashtra India

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)

Weight:80 kg (176 lbs)

Chest:42 Inches

Biceps:14 Inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown

Celebrity Favorites

Hobbies:Cooking

Favorite Actor:Dev Anand

Favorite Food:Baigan ka bhartha

Favorite Color:Black


Jackie Shroff is considered amongst the most noticeable Indian movie actors, who have been ruling over Bollywood industry for more than a decade. He was born in Udgir, India 1st February 1957. Currently, he resides in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Jackie Shroff ejected out of college after his 11th grade as they did not have enough money to continue his studies. He started to work as a travel agent in a private company named “Trade Wings”. He was noticed at a bus stand and was presented a role.

Hence, he made his first Bollywood debut in a jiffy role as a villain in the megahit movie “Heera Panna” which featured legendary actor ‘Dev Anand’. Jackie Shroff afterwards moved ahead to appear in another movie of Dev Anand i.e. Swami Dada. It was Subhash Ghai who featured him for the super hit Hero that propelled this handsome young guy to recognition, pursued by yet another megahit Andar Baahar with co-actor Anil Kapoor. Hence, JaiKishan turned into the Bollywood legendary Jackie Shroff.

Jackie Shroff, a strong guy has been working in Bollywood Cinema for more than four decades. Kaash, Yudh, Devdas, Dehleez, Rangeela, Yaadein, Mission Kashmir, 1942- A Love Story, Parinda, Gardish, Tridev, Ram Lakhan, Saudagar, Kudrat Ka Kanoon, Border and King Uncle are some of the movies, which have been efficaciously done by Jackie Shroff. He has starred in a total of 220 films by the end of the year 2017. After the year 2000, he has typically been noticed playing a role of leading villain, leading actor or father’s role. Apart from Hindi, Jackie has also appeared in a number of regional movies and has earned immense recognition by his acting. He is debatably a legend who is ranked amongst the leading actors.

Jackie Shroff was born to Rita Shroff and Kakubhai Shroff. He married to Ayesha Dutt after dating with her for a longer period of time. The couple was blessed with a baby girl named Krishna Shroff and a baby boy named Tiger Shroff who is also a renowned actor.

Facts You Never Knew About Jackie Shroff!

    • Jackie Shroff has appeared in more than 210 movies in different languages like Bengali, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Oriya, Marathi, Tamil, Punjabi and Telugu.
    • His mom was a Kazakhstani whereas his father was a Gujarati.
    • Jackie Shroff suffered extreme poverty in his young age; he used to reside in a chawl in Mumbai.
    • His actual name is Jaikishen though his name Jackie was given by Subhash Ghai to him for his movie Hero.
    • Prior acting, Jackie Shroff tried his luck as a chef in Taj Hotel as well as a flight attendant in Air India, though in both cases he was excluded owing to lesser qualification.
    • Jackie’s luck changed in a while after he was standing at a bus station and someone offered him a role for modeling.
    • Jackie Shroff was 17 years old when he fell in love with his beloved wife Ayesha who belongs to a royal family background.
    • In 1998, he abused a lot while shot for a polio advertisement.

Jackie Shroff Education

Qualification: Not Available

School: Not Available

College: Not Available

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Jackie Shroff Career

Profession: Actor

Debut TV Series/Movie:

  • Film Debut: Swami Dada (1982)
  • TV Debut : India’s Magic Star (2010)

Salary: Not Available

Net Worth: $26 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Kakabhai Haribhai Shroff (Astrologer)

Mother: Rita Shroff

Brother(s): 1 (Died)

Sister(s): N/A

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Ayesha Shroff (m. 1987)

Son(s): Tiger Shroff

Daughter(s): Krishna Shroff

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