Jackie Shroff, one of the most stylish actors of Bollywood turns 60 today. In his three-decade-long career, he has played versatile roles and is remembered for his path breaking performances.
He made his debut with the 1982 Dev Anand potboiler “Swami Dada”, almost no one took notice of this new face given the bevy of stars present in the film. Jackie was just 25 years old, a model turned actor who was trying to find a foothold in the film world.
Jackie was still a teenager when he happened to meet the gorgeous Ayesha Dutt in Mumbai. Jackie and Ayesha saw each other for the first time when Ayesha was just 13. She was travelling by a bus in her school uniform and what caught Jackie’s attention was her long legs. Ayesha was attracted to Jackie the moment she saw him. When the bus stopped Jackie told her his name and asked hers. Jackie told her that he was going to the record shop and from there on this love story began.