Jackie Shroff

Jackie Shroff


Life Story

Jaikishen was born in the Gujarati-speaking Shroff family on February 1, 1957. His dad's name is Kakubhai, his brother's is Hemant, and they live in Bandra, Bombay in a bungalow named 'Le Pepeyon".

A vegetarian, Jaikishen made his Bollywood debut in a bit-role as a villain in the hit Heera Panna (1973) which starred 'Dev Anand'. He then went on to act in another Dev Anand movie, Swami Dada (1982).

It was Subhash Ghai who signed him up for the hit Hero (1983) that catapulted this handsome young man to stardom, followed by yet another hit Andar Baahar (1984) with Anil Kapoor as his co-star. Thus Jaikishen became the new Bollywood legend: Jackie Shroff.

Since then there has been no looking back, as he went on to star in close to 150 movies with a career that spanned from 1973 onwards. Since 2000 or thereabouts he has appeared in a variety of character-roles, villain, comedian, and even as a ghost in Bhoot Unkle (2006).


Ayesha Shroff (5 June 1987 - present) (2 children)


Has two children, a son and a daughter.
On June 16, 2005, he admitted to being a fan of the former actress Asha Parekh.
Older brother Hemant Shroff died from drowning.
His secretary Mukesh Aggarwal sang 2 songs.In Sapne Saajan Ke and Sangram.
Mother in law name is Claude Marie Dutt de Cavey. She passed away in 2010.
Father in law name is Ranjan Dutt. He was a Bengali pilot. He was married to a Belgian lady Claude Marie Dutt De Cavey.
Jackie's mother was a Turkish Muslim named Hoorunnisa. She converted after marriage and took the name Rita.
Starred in Osho Raja (Ashok Tyagi) shelved film " Devyani" Based on the murder of India Express journalist Shivani. This was in 2003. Co starring Krishna Abhishek, Danny Denzongpa, Shruti Sharma, Ravi Kishen, Farha, Shakti Kapoor. Jackie was playing the role of the accused killer Haryana Inspector R.K. Sharma, who is in the Tihar jail. Shivani was found murdered in her Delhi apartment.

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