Jackie Shroff was born into a Gujarati family in Mumbai on 1st Feb. 1957 as Jaikishan to Kakubhai & Rita Shroff. He has a brother – Hemant Shroff.
An avid Dev Anand fan, Jackie got ‘blink-and-you-miss’ roles in Dev movies Heera-Panna (1973) and Swami Dada(1982). However, his first big break came in the form of Subhash Ghai’s Hero (1983) which made him a star overnight.
Alongwith Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff was often considered as a contender to the throne for Amitabh’s position in the 1980s. The duo gave a number of hits like Yudh (1985), Andar Bahar (1984), Karma (1986), Ram Lakhan (1988) & Parinda (1988).
Teri Meherbaniyaan(1984) was his first solo hit after Hero and was soon to be followed by various movies which received lukewarm response at the ...» read full biography