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Jackie Shroff reveals how fatherhood changed him, admits 'I was a little reckless'

In a recent interview, Jackie Shroff opened up about how becoming a father changed him. The actor has two grown up children - Tiger Shroff and Krishna Shroff.

Jackie Shroff reveals how fatherhood changed him, admits 'I was a little reckless'

Jackie Shroff. (Courtesy: Instagram)

Last Updated: 12.16 PM, Mar 24, 2024


Jackie Shroff and his wife Ayesha Shroff are blessed with a son Tiger Shroff and a daughter Krishna Shroff. The Bollywood actor recently revealed that he became more 'responsible' after embracing fatherhood. While Tiger was born in 1990, his sister Krishna was born three years later. In an interview with GQ India, Jackie Shroff spoke about how the fatherhood phase changed him.

Jackie Shroff reveals how fatherhood changed him

Speaking with the magazine, Jackie Shroff said, "I was a little reckless back in the day; I would do all kinds of stunts, like jump from a motorcycle, or break my leg, or tear my muscles." The actor added that he has become responsible and cautious because of his kids. Shroff mentioned that he wants to live a long healthy life and be there for his children.

The 67-year-old actor went on to mention that fatherhood has made him more of how to take care of himself for his kids. Jackie's daughter Krishna, who was also a part of the interview, revealed what she has learned from her father.

"You can be in a room full of people, but you don’t need to be the loudest person in the room. Be a silent observer, the more you observe the more knowledge you can obtain," said Krishna.

Jackie Shroff's personal life

For those who are unaware, Jackie Shroff got married to Ayesha Shroff on June 5, 1987. They were blessed with their first child, son Tiger, in 1990 and later they welcomed their second child, daughter Krishna, in 1993. While Tiger has followed in the footsteps of his father and ventured into acting, Krishna is away from movies.

On the work front for Jackie and Tiger

Meanwhile, on the professional front, Jackie was last seen in Mast Mein Rehne Ka with Neena Gupta. Their film was released on Amazon Prime Video. As for Tiger, he is gearing up for the release of his film, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, with Akshay Kumar. His film is scheduled for a theatrical release on April 10, 2024. It will clash with Ajay Devgn's Maidaan at the box office.

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