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Overview (4)

Born in Udgir, State of Bombay, India
Birth NameJaikishen Kakubhai Shroff
Nickname Jagga
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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).

He married his longtime girlfriend, Ayesha Shroff (née Dutt), who is also a producer and both husband and wife run Jackie Shroff Entertainment Limited. They have two children, a son, Jai (nickname Tiger), and a daughter, Krishna.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: rAjOo

Spouse (1)

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

Trivia (71)

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.
Was signed for 88 Antop Hill and was replaced by Atul Kulkarni.
Signed K Shashi Lal Nair for his shelved home production "Woh Kaun Thi" Co starring Nandita Das and Sushmita Sen. This was in 2001.
When the unreleased movie Sangam Hoke Rahega was launched in 1990, Jackie Shroff was the main lead. He was later replaced by Emraan Khan in 1992.
Did a Special Appearance in the shelved movie "Pyar Hamari Zindagi" in 1990. Produced by Ramsingh Thakur and D.R. Chandra. directed by P. Balshanker.Music Raam Laxman. Co starring Shreeram Lagoo,Jayshree Gadkar,Raza Murad, Aruna Irani,Vikram Ghokale,Bharat Bhushan,Mohan Choti.
Starred in Jackie Shroff Entertainment's shelved film,"Raju Raja Ram". Starring Jackie Shroff, Govinda, Salman Khan, Manisha Koirala, Rakesh Bedi. Produced by Jackie Shroff , Avinash Adik, Prakash Jaju. Music by Anu Malik. Directed by David Dhawan. This was in 1997. The film was finally made as Tom Dick and Harry in 2006.
Starred in the completed and unreleased, Viraj Motion Pictures "Siddhant". Starring Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, Suresh Oberoi, Danny Denzongpa, Mahesh Anand, Arjun,Ashok Saraf, Aruna Irani, Goga Kapoor. Music by Charanjit-Babloo. Produced by Nemish Mehta,Suparna Singh. Directed by Ashok Gaikwad. This was in 1995.
Starred in the shelved film, Divya Films, "Mera Jhoota Hain Japani". Starring Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Tabu, Suman Raganathan,Sadashiv Amrapurkar,Shakti Kapoor,Vishwajeet Pradhan. Produced by Sudhakar Bokade,Suresh Amin. Directed by Rahul Roy. Music Anu Malik. This was in 1997.
Starred in the shelved film, Smita Films International "Lankeshwar". Starring Jackie Shroff,Juhi Chawla. Produced by Ajay Kumar Garg, Mukul Aggarwal. Music by Nadeem Shravan. Directed by Ravi Raja. This was in 1993.
Starred in the shelved film, Sarvam Darshanam Chitram Chitrakala Mandir's "Bhai Log" (2000). Starring Jackie Shroff, Sharad Kapoor,Poonam Jhaver,Meghna Desai,Muskaan, Mac Mohan,Sudhir Tinnu Anand,Raza Murad. Music Bappi Lahiri. Produced Umesh Sharma, Directed by Ajay Das.
Starred in the shelved film, J.S. Films "Tabdili" (1998). Starring Jackie Shroff, Sharad Kapoor, Simran. Produced by K.N.Pimple, S.N. Pimple. Directed by Ashok Gaikwad.
Starred in the shelved film ,R.S. Films Internationals "Ahsaan Faramosh" (1999). Starring Jackie Shroff(Special Appearance),Rajesh Sabharwal,Jai Kirti,Shakti Kapoor. Produced by Reshma Patel, Directed by Abdul Aziz.
Starred in the shelved film, New Age Productions, "Chupa Hain Kya Dil Mein"(1998). Starring Jackie Shroff, Arshad Warsi, Mamta Kulkarni, Sharbani Mukherjee, Suresh Oberoi,Milind Gunaji. Music by Adesh Srivastav, Produced by Kamal Zaman,Furqan Ahmed. Directed by Partho Ghosh.
Starred in the shelved film, United Films Combined "Dil Ke Aas Paas" ( Previously titled Mastana)in 1998. Starring Jackie Shroff,Govinda, Mahima Chaudhary, Rambha (Special Appearance),Anjan Srivastav,Jaspal Bhatti,Satyen Kappu,Tiku Talsania,Indira Krishnan,Nirmal Pandey,Arun Govil,Avtar Gill,Upasana Singh,Music by Rajesh Roshan. Produced by Kamlesh Doshi, Vasant Doshi,Directed by Partho Gosh.
Starred in F.K.F. Productions shelved film " Sitam" ( Previously titled Tum). Starring Jackie Shroff,Saif Ali Khan, Preeti Jhangiani,Aftab Shivdasani, Bipasha Basu, Sakshi Sivanand,Johny Lever. Music by Nikhil Vinay, Directed by E Niwas.This was in 2002.
Starred in the shelved film "Jigarbaaz" (1997. Starring Jackie Shroff, Akshay Kumar, Manisha Koirala, Mamta Koirala, Amrish Puri, Bindu. Produced by Ashish Balram Nagpal. Music by Jaideep Kamal. Directed by Robin Banerjee. Plot centres around a young man who finds out the truth about his illegitimate birth and the cruel treatment meted out to his mother by his real father. He return to his native village to avenge the injustice and falls in love with a young woman who turns out to be his half sister.
Starred in the unreleased and completed film Shantanu Sheorey Film's "Jadh". Starring Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Tabu, Smriti Mishra (Replaced Sonali Bendre), Pooja Batra ( Special Appearnce), Prem Chopra, Ranjeet, Sayaji Shinde, Sachin Khedekar, Ritesh Sinha,Tom Alter. Music Leslie Lewis. Produced and Directed by Shantanu Sheorey. This was in 1997 and was to be Arjun Rampal's debut film. The film was based on the book "Thank You Mr. Glad", written by Marathi writer Anil Barve. Hrishikesh Mukherjee had bought the rights to the film in the 1980's. He wanted to cast Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan in the film. Years later Jackie Shroff and Arjun Rampal stepped into their roles.
Starred in the shelved film, Roopa Films " Hum Toh Jaate Apne Goan" (1998). Starring Mithun Chakraborthy, Jackie Shroff, Sheetal Bedi,Jyoti, Shakti Kapoor,Ismat Merchant,Rajoo Kariya,Raju Shrestha. Music by Ghulam Ali. Produced and Directed by Mahendra Shah.
In 1979, Producer, Director O.P. Ralhan was making his biggest film ever " Ashoka The Great". The budget of the film was massive with a British historian working on the script . Ralhan was auditioning new faces for the title role. Jackie Shroff had sent in his picture and gave a audition for the film.The film ended up being shelved . It was finally made with Shah Rukh Khan and Santosh Sivan in 2001.
Real surname is " Saraf" that was later changed to Shroff by his father.
Starred in the shelved film, JSEL's "Aatma" (1997) Starring Jackie Shroff, Mamta Kulkarni, Music by Nadeem Shravan, Produced by Jackie Shroff, Directed by Tulsi Ramsay, Shyam Ramsay. Reels:3.
Starred in the shelved movie Jackie Shroff Entertainemnt LTD's "Humse Pyar Mat Karna" (1996) Starring Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, Music by Nadeem Shravan,Directed by Anil Sharma.Reels:2.
Starred in the shelved movie, Jackie Shroff Entertainment Limited's "Nagrik"(2000). Directed by K Shashilal Nair. The film was to be made a decade later with actor Mashhoor Amrohi and Esther in the lead. The film was to be produced by Tajdhar Amrohi and directed by K Shashilal Nair.
Starred in Sudhakar Bokade's shelved film "Money Mooney Money" directed by Lawrence Dsouza. Starring Jackie Shroff, Tabu, Vikas Kalantri, Aslam Khan, Shrestha. Music by Bali Brahmabhatt. This was in 2004.
Starred in Sandip Shinde's untitled film that was shelved. Starring Jackie Shroff, Lucky Ali, Rajpal Yadav. Directed by Navneet Saini. This was in 2005.
Signed the film "Agnibandhan"(1994). Starring Jackie Shroff, Sri Devi,Sanjay Dutt.Produced by Sudhakar Bokade and directed by Lawrence DSouza . Later the lead cast opted out and Saif Ali Khan,Pooja Bhatt,Atul Agnihothri was signed. The film's title was changed to Sambandh. The film would not release for over 13 years due to legal problems. It was finally released with the title "Sanam Tere Kasam".
Starred in shelved film Bhagavati Pictures "Chaal Pe Chaal"(1993) Starring Jackie Shroff (Double Role), Chunky Pandey (Double Role),Kader Khan (Double Role),Divya Bharti, Anu Aggarwal, Kiran Kumar,Tej Sapru,Kunika,Raja Bundela,Music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Produced by R. Joshi, Directed by Partho Gosh.
Starred in the shelved untitled film Amidhara Cine Productions, directed by Mahendra Shah. Starring Jackie Shroff, Chunky Pandey, Deepak Tijori, Mamta Kulkarni.Music by Nadeem Shravan. This was in 1997.
Starred in the shelved film Viraj Motion Pictures Pvt Ltd's " Tuhi Meri Zindagi"(1993). Starring Jackie Shroff, Pooja Bhatt, Moushami Chatterjee, Raj Babbar, Danny Denzongpa, Laxmikant Berde. Music Charanjit Babloo, Directed by Moti Sagar. The film was to be shot in Holland and England. A talent search was held to find extra's in the film.
Starred in the shelved film " Vivash" (2003). Starring Jackie Shroff, Lucky Ali, Rajpal Yadav, Directed by Sandeep D. Shinde.
Feroz Khan wanted to make a film titled "Yalgaar" in 1987. Starring Feroz Khan,Anil Kapoor ,Jackie Shroff, Sri Devi Sonam,Anuradha Patel . But that film was shelved due to Anil Kapoor disagreeing when Feroz Khan dropped Jackie from the film. Plus Feroz Khan's mother and brother in law passed away. The film was based on the Indian army. The song "Hain Dil Mein Lagan" was recorded for the film .Feroz later started Yalgaar with himself and Sanjay Dutt, but with a different subject and story line. The song "Hain Dil Mein Lagan" was used for the new Yalgaar (1992).
One of the first articles about Jackie Shroff appeared way back in Cineblitz June 1981. This was 2 years before his first release Hero.The article was titled "Here They Come". The article also covered Arati Gupta Dalip Tahil Maureen Lestoergeon Ardhendu Bose Sofia Khan Sabita Dhanrajgir Kalpana Iyer Suresh Oberoi Deepak Parashar.
Producer Pravesh Sippy was going to remake the Hollywood hit Pretty Woman with Sri Devi and Jackie Shroff in 1991. The film got shelved.
After Rajput, Vijay Anand had planned a big budget film called Dekha Jayega (Hisaab Chukta) with Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff. Anil caused major delays and backed out at the last hour causing the film to get shelved. Vijay Anand restarted it with Jackie Shroff and Saif Ali Khan in 1994. The film was once again shelved. Vijay Anand endlessly bashed Anil Kapoor and Jackie Shroff in the media for leading him on and not giving a straight answer about the dates.
Starred in shelved film United People' Pictures "Haramzaada" (1986) Starring Sanjay Dutt (Replaced Jackie Shroff),Amrita Singh (Replaced Ayesha Dutt Shroff),Vijayta Pandit (Who left the film after a fight with the director),Dialogues by Kader Khan,Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal, Produced by Shabana Ahmed,Sharad Shah. Sharad was the assistant to Rajiv Rai,Directed by Mounna Dhari.
Controversy broke out in 1985 when Johnny Bakshi ran a full add in the screen newspaper saying Jackie Shroff was starring in the film "Bahadur" directed by Raj Sippy. Jackie denied ever agreeing to do the film. But Sippy and Bakshi kept insisting Jackie Shroff agreed but later backed out once Shiva Ka Insaaf flopped.
After Kader Khan shelved his film Jaahil with Amitabh, Raj Sippy wanted to make the film with Jackie Shroff in 1985.
After Haathon Ki Lakheeren, Chetan Anand was going to direct a film titled "Haal E Dil with Jackie Shroff, Poonam Dhillon, Sadhana Singh (Replaced Farha).. The film got shelved when Priya Rajvansh threatened to walk out of Chetan Anand's life due to Sadhana Singh. It was speculated that Chetan was paying extra attention to Sadhana .Chetan decided to then cast all new faces. DIvya Rana,Amar Dhawan,Amar.
The film " Boss " with Don's director Chandra Barot was very controversial . The film is completed and unreleased. The film stars Vinod Khanna, Jaya Pradha and Danny Denzongpa. Jackie Shroff first signed the film but was unable to shoot two songs in Kashmir due to being booked with Subhash Ghai's Karma. Jeetendra next was signed but he too left the film. Vinod was later signed. Chandra Barot blamed Vinod for the film being delayed. He said Vinod was not giving dates to complete the film.
Was going to star in Vinita Goel's debut film. The movie was shelved when Jackie walked out of the film.
In 1995 Jackie Shroff was co producing a movie with director Joy Augustine titled "Kanishka". It was based on the Hollywood hit The Poseidon Adventure. The plans were soon scrapped .
Jackie Shroff is the only leading man to star opposite a mother ( Moon Moon Sen in Andhar Bahaar) and daughter ( Riya Sen in Tum Ho Na).
Was linked to Tina Munium's niece Leena Somaiya in the early 1980's. She was a model and trying to become a actress. Years later she migrated to Australia and became a famous author. She is now known as Lina Ashar .
Starred in the shelved film "Sanhar" (1990). Starring Jackie Shroff, Ektaa, .
Starred in Kuku Khanna's shelved film Mahasangharsh (1989). Starring Anil Kapoor,Jackie Shroff,Kimi Katkar.
Starred in the shelved movie Charitra (1996). Starring Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar, Produced by Subhash Ghai,Directed by Kuku Kohli.
Starred in the shelved movie Jhelum (1993/1998). Starring Sanjay Dutt,Raveena Tandon, Produced by Sundar Lal Shokia,Directed by J.P.Dutta. Dutta wanted to make the film with Vinod Khanna in 1979. But due to Khanna joining Osho, all plans were dropped. Later Dutta tried to start the film with Sunny Deol after Border. But Sunny Deol and Dutta had a falling out regarding his role in Border. Finally Jackie Shroff signed the film in 1998. Dutta shelved the film to work on Aakhri Mughal. In 2000, Dutta announced the film with Sunil Shetty.
In 1996 Jackie Shroff signed Nana Patekar and Govinda for a film to be directed by David Dhawan. Jackie was only going to produce the film and not act in it.
Starred in Deepali Arts "Dussehra" (1988). Starring Jeetendra,Rekha,Jackie Shroff,Salma Agha,Shilpa Shirodkar. Produced by Ashok Khanna,Directed by Sawan Kumar Tak.
Raja Bundela had signed Jackie Shroff,Karishma Kapoor and Tabu for a film titled Kartoot. It was eventually shelved this was in 2002.
In 1983, Sanjay Dutt had signed a film titled Yeh Kaisi Milan. He opted out due to his drug problem. Jackie Shroff was then signer for the film. The film was eventually shelved.
Vinita Goel was going to be launched in the film "Zinda Ya Murda" opposite Jackie Shroff. This was in 1985. The film was shelved when Jackie walked out of the film.
Jackie Shroff was approached for the film Shart. The problem was his astrologer father kept telling Jackie what day would be lucky for him to sign the film. The dates kept changing . Ketan Anand got irritated by this situation.Finally Ketan Anand got word Jackie would be unable to do the film for unknown reasons. Kanwaljeet was signed to replace him.
Original choice for The Don (1995).
Subhash Ghai went to sign Jackie Shroff to play Madan Puri's son Ponchi (the role done by gautam sarin) for Vidhaata. But when Subhash Ghai met Jackie, he had requested him not to do Vidhaata, instead he told Jackie not to sign any film. He told Jackie to wait for him and sign hos production Hero.
In 1994 after the shelving of Lawrence Dsouza film Jai Devaa,Sudhakar Bokade launched his own film with the same title. The film starred Jackie Shroff, Sunil Shetty, a heroine (to be finalized), Raj Babbar, Moushumi Chatterji, Kiran Kumar, Avtar Gill and Mohan Joshi comprise the cast of Jai Devaa,.
Starred in the shelved movie Sagoo Films " Chauthi Duniya"(1990). Starring Jackie Shroff,Neelam,Anupam Kher,Amrit Pal,Asrani,Amita Nangia,Music by Kalyanji Anandji, Directed by Sunil Ghosh.
In 1981, Jackie Shroff signed a film with Narendra Bedi as a villain. The movie got shelved after Bedi's death.
Starred in the shelved movie " Durbar"(2005) Starring Jackie Shroff, Mahima Chaudhary, Gulshan Grover, Boman Irani, Anupam Kher, Pratima Kazmi, Directed by Dilip Gulati.
Starred in the shelved movie Shree Ohm Creations "Kya Time Hain Yaar"(2008) Starring Jackie Shroff, Mukesh Tiwari, Sanjay Mishra, Asrani, Lilliput,Dinesh Hingoo, Introducing Vikrant, Shamta Tiwari, Music by Bappi Lahiri, Dialogues by Kader Khan, Produced by Anuj Rajiv and Sanjay Kapur (Not the actor), Directed by Sayed Siraj.
Starred in the shelved movie Surya Productions "The Undertrial"(2010) Starring Jackie Shroff, Pravin Dabas, Preeti Jhangiani, Yashpal Sharma, Amit Behl, Produced by Vaibhavi Behl and Amit Behl, Directed by Shekhar S. Jha.
Starred in the shelved movie "Lolita"(2008) Starring Jackie Shroff, Dimple Kapadia, New find Pallavi. Directed by K. Shashilal Nair.
Starred in the shelved movie 9 Lives Film "Non Stop Fun"(2006) Starring Jackie Shroff , Urmila Matondkar, Saksham Kulkarni, Satish Shah, Mukesh Tiwari, Special Appearance by Govinda, Music by Jeet Ganguly, Directed by Sunil Advani.
Starred in the shelved movie "Osama"(2006) Starring Jackie Shroff,Shibani Kashyap,Gauri Karnik, Kader Khan, Music by Shibani Kashyap,Produced by Ekta Das, Directed by Faizal Saif.

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