About Jackie Shroff
Jackie was born in the Gujurati-speaking Shroff family on February 1, 1960. His brother's name is Hemant, and they live in Bandra, Mumbai. He is a vegetarian.
He married his longtime girlfriend, Ayesha Dutt, who is a producer. Both husband and wife run Jackie Shroff Entertainment Limited. They have two children: a son, Jai, and a daughter, Krishna.
He made his acting debut in a bit-role as a villain in the 1973 hit Heera Panna which starred Dev Anand. He then went on to act in another Dev Anand starer, Swami Dada.
Subhash Ghai signed him up for the 1983 hit Hero that catapulted him to stardom, followed by yet another hit Andar Bahar with Anil Kapoor as his co-star.
Since then there has been no looking back, as he went on to star in close to 150 movies. Since 2000 or thereabouts, he has appeared in a mainly character roles.