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Jackie Shroff Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Bio Real NameJaikishen Kakubhai Shroff NicknameJackie, Jaggu Dada and Sultan Of Swag ProfessionActor Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 183 cm in meters- 1.83 m in Feet Inches- 6’ 0” Weightin Kilograms- 80 kg in Pounds- 176 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 42 Inches - Waist: 34 Inches - Biceps: 14 Inches Eye ColourBrown Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth1 February 1957 Age (as in 2017)60 Years Birth PlaceUdgir, Maharashtra India Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius NationalityIndian HometownMumbai, Maharashtra India SchoolNot Known CollegeNot Known Educational QualificationsNot Known DebutFilm Debut: Swami Dada (1982) TV Debut : India's Magic Star (2010) FamilyFather- Kakabhai Haribhai Shroff (Astrologer) Mother- Rita Shroff

Some lesser known facts about Jackie Shroff

  1. Does Jackie Shroff smoke?: Yes

  2. Does Jackie Shroff drink alcohol?: Yes

  3. Jackie has done more than 210 films in different languages like Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu.

  4. His father was a Gujarati and his mother was a Kazakhstani.

  5. He suffered poverty till his younger days and used to live in a chawl in Mumbai.

  6. His real name is Jaikishen but his screen name Jackie was given to him by Subhash Ghai for his film Hero.

  7. His real surname was Saraf which his father changed to Shroff.

  8. Before acting, he tried his hand as a chef in Hotel Taj and flight attendant in Air India, but in both cases he was rejected due to less qualification.

  9. His luck changed when he was standing at a bus stop and someone offered him a modelling offer.

  10. His father Kakabhai was a famous astrologer and while Jackie was still a young boy, his father predicted fame and success for his son.

  11. He fell in love with his wife Ayesha when he was 17 and she was 13 years old, who belonged to a royal family background.

  12. Once he abused a lot while shooting a polio ad in 1998.

  1. He co-judged Star One’s magic show India’s Magic Star.

  2. Very few people knows that he played the role of a villain in Dev Anand’s film Heera Panna in 1973.

  3. He owns a media company called Jackie Shroff Entertainment Limited.

  4. In 1990, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for the film Parinda.

  5. He had an elder brother who died at the age of 17 while saving someone’s life.

  6. In 2009, he played the role of Sai Baba in the film Malik Ek for which he stopped smoking and drinking during the making of the film. 

  1. There was a time after his success period where he was nearly bankrupt, and his friend helped him out of this trouble.


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