Happy Birthday Jaggu Dada: A look at his Top 5 Box Office Hits!

By Admin

Feb 1, 2018

It’s our very own Jaggu Dada’s birthday! Jackie Shroff, the original Nayak of the industry, has had a spectacular journey from being a timid child to rising power and stardom. In spite of all the hardships he endured, both in personal and professional life, Jackie Shroff came to be regarded as one of the top most method actors. We take a look at 5 such box office hits of Jaggu Dada.

Hero (1983) – 

Directed by Subhash Ghai, the film was a huge success at the box office even though it was Jackie Shroff’s second film. He played the role of an orphan who was taken in by a notorious criminal and used to fulfil his plans after his arrest. The movie’s success catapulted Jackie Shroff to stardom and he worked in more films for Subhash Ghai.

Karma (1986)

Another Subhash Ghai film, it featured Jackie with actors like Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, Nutan, Naseeeruddin Shah and Dilip Kumar. A movie with the slogan – Fight Against Terrorists, it became the highest grossing film of the year. Jackie Shroff plays the role of a prisoner who was recruited in order to take revenge against a wanted criminal and his gang.

Parinda (1989) – 

This underworld drama was considered to be a cult film because of its realistic depiction of the underworld. Working once again with Anil Kapoor who plays his brother in the film, Jackie Shroff essays the role of a don who is forced to fight against his own brother. He won his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor for this movie in 1990.

Gardish (1994) – 

A remake of the 1989 Malayalam film Kireedam by Priyadarshan, the film earned Jackie Shroff another nomination for his role of Shiva Sathe, the son of a police constable who becomes a wanted criminal. His role in the film is regarded as one of his career best performances till date.

Khalnayak (1993)-

Probably the most popular films of Jackie Shroff, Khalnayak was the highest grossing film of the year. Jackie Shroff’s portrayal of Inspector Ram who chases a wanted criminal Ballu played by Sanjay Dutt earned him another nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Jackie Shroff recently won the Filmfare Short Film Award for Best Actor for his movie Khujli. He has also been the recipient of National Award-Hindi Cinema Gaurav Samman. So, go ahead, binge watch on Jaggu Dada’s biggest blockbusters on his birthday today. 

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