Jaikishen Kakubhai “Jackie” Shroff (born 1 February 1957) has been in the Hindi cinema (Bollywood) industry for almost four decades and as of 2015 has appeared in more than 207 films in Ten languages (Hindi, Konkani, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu).
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, paired against Meenakshi Seshadri. The film was a success. He continued to work in Subhash Ghai movies, irrespective of any role that was offered. 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. His next film to be released was Kaash. Later films, such as Dehleez and Sachche Ka Bol Bala were critically acclaimed but failed at the box office.