On Jackie Shroff’s birthday, let’s look at 5 iconic roles that prove he is a versatile actor

Since the actor is celebrating his birthday today here are 5 versatile roles played by the actor.

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Jackie Shroff and his iconic roles

Jackie shroff is a phenomenal actor who has played a range of versatile roles throughout his career. Be it a positive role a grey shade role or a villain, the actor has always had a versatile slate of projects and has always managed to ace every role he has portrayed. Since the actor is celebrating his birthday today here are 5 versatile roles played by the actor. 

Ram Lakhan

Jackie Shroff’s role as Inspector Ram Pratap Singh was admired by the audiences were all very impressed seeing him play the role of the calm and level-headed police officer. Not only that but also his role as a loving and caring elder brother was also admired by the audiences all over.


In the movie Rangeela, Jackie Shroff played the role of Raj Kamal, a famous actor. Jackie Shroff successfully portrayed the charm and confidence that was essential for the role. His chemistry with Urmila Matondkar was definitely one for the books.  

Happy New Year

In this light-hearted comedy, Jackie Shroff plays the role of Charan Grover who tricks Shah Rukh Khan’s father and takes over his company. The audience were absolutely amazed by his portrayal of a sly and cunning villain who plots a scheme along with his notorious son. 


Jackie Shroff plays the role of Wing Commander Andy Bajwa in the film Border. This film was a major cult classic and was loved by audiences all across the country. Jackie Shroff’s role as Andy Bajwa was an unforgettable one and is still revered by fans to this day. 

Phone Bhoot

In this horror comedy, Jackie Shroff played the role of Atmaram, an evil Tantrik who wants to do away with Gullu and Major’s ‘Phone Bhoot’. Jackie Shroff playing a comical villain was a massive treat to the audience. Through this role, Jackie Shroff has proved that he is a versatile actor.

These were just a few of the many iconic and versatile roles played by Jackie Shroff. We cannot wait for the actor to amaze us with more such roles in the future.

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First published on: 01-02-2023 at 10:00 IST