Jackie Shroff (Actor) Biography, Personal Life, Physical Statistics, Education, Luxuries, Income & More
Jai Kishan Kakubhai Shroff or Jackie Shroff is an Indian actor. His career in the Hindi cinema spans almost four decades and as of 2017 has appeared in more than 220 films in ten languages that is, Hindi, Konkani, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Bhojpuri. Jaikishen made his Bollywood debut as a villain in the 1973 hit ‘Heera Panna’ which starred Dev Anand.
Name: Jaikishen Kakubhai Shroff
Nickname: Jackie, Jaggu Dada and Sultan Of Swag
DOB: February 1, 1957
Birth Place: Udgir, Maharashtra, India
Home Town: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Home Address: Mount Mary Road, Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Best Friends: Not Known
Hobbies: Reading, cooking
Debut Work: Film Debut: Swami Dada (1982), TV Debut : India’s Magic Star (2010)
Movies: Main Hoon Khalnayak (2019) ( Hindi ), Agni Varsham (2019) ( Telugu ), Vivash (2019) ( Hindi ), Win (2019) ( Telugu ), Firrkie (2018) ( Hindi ), Sarkar 3 (2017) ( Hindi ), Maayavan (2017) ( Tamil ), 10 (TEN) (2017) ( Telugu )
TV Serials: India’s Magic Star (2010) (as a Judge)
Height: 183 centimetres
Weight: 80 kilograms
Body: Chest Measurements: 42 Inches, Waist Measurements: 34 Inches, Bicep Measurements: 14 Inches
Hair Color: Black
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Ayesha Shroff
GF: Ayesha Shroff
Kids: Tiger Shroff, Krishna Shroff
Father: Kakabhai Haribhai Shroff (Astrologer)
Mother: Rita Shroff
Brother: 1 (deceased)
School: Not Known
College (Graduation): Not Known
College (Post-Graduation): Not Known
Educational Qualification: Dropped out of school after 11th grade because his family didn’t have enough money, has a Doctor of Arts from Invertis University
Cars: SS Jaguar 100 of 1993 make
Bikes: Not Known
House: a duplex apartment on Mount Mary Road, pent house in South Mumbai
Movies: 10 Crore rupees/film (estimate)
TV Shows: Not Known
Net Income: $26 million (estimate)
Film: Not Known
Actor: Dev Anand
Actress: Not Known
Song: Not Known
More Information and Facts about Jackie Shroff
- In the early 1900s, Jakcie’s grandmother, an Uzbek escaped to Ladakh as a refugee alongwith her seven daughters when there was a coup in Uzbekistan. They earned subsistence by selling rice pearls. They thus migrated to Lahore, then to Delhi and finally, to Bombay where his mother met his father when they fell in love and got married. Together the extended family lived in a 30 ft by 30 ft room in a chawl in the Teen Batti area of Malabar Hill, Mumbai, where 30 people shared 3 bathrooms.
- Before entering the film industry, Shroff was a local toughie.
- As a toddler, Shroff was rather scared when he saw his elder brother drown and die when he himself was just ten. This incident had a lasting impact on Shroff and it was his mother who protected him all this while.
- When he was young, he modelled in a few advertisements including Savage perfumes. One of his classmates in school gave Shroff his name “Jackie” and then film maker Subhash Ghai stuck to this name when he launched him in the film Hero.
- In 1982, Shroff made his acting debut in Dev Anand’s movie Swami Dada.
- In 1983, Subhash Ghai cast him in lead role for the movie Hero which was a success. After Hero, he did several other films, amongst which Andar Baahar, Jaanoo and Yudh were successful.
- In 1986 he did Karma which became the highest-grossing film of 1986.
- Films such as Ram Lakhan, Tridev and Parinda won him filmfare award for best actor. In the 90s he was part of successful films such as Saudagar, Angaar, Gardish, Khalnayak, 1942 a love story, Rangeela, Agnisakshi and Border.
- He and his wife run a media company Jackie Shroff Entertainment Limited. They jointly owned 10% shares in Sony TV from its launch until 2012, when they sold their stake and ended their 15-year-long association with Sony TV.
- He is a life member of the International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy of Film & Television.
- He has received Doctor of Arts for his valuable contribution in the field of Cinema from the Invertis University.
- He has an organic farm, where he grows organic plants, trees and herbs. Jackie attended the opening of the environment Jaldhaara Foundation.