Jackie Shroff wanted to become a journalist not an actor, the actor revealed

Jackie Shroff, popularly known as Jaggu Dada, is considered one of the greatest actors of Bollywood. He has won the hearts of people with his style in many Bollywood films.
He has always been known for his outspoken statements. Now while talking in an interview, actor Jackie has made an important disclosure about his career.
He has said that he wanted to be a journalist rather than an actor.

Jackie’s ‘The Interview: Night Of 26/11’ to release on Saturday

Jackie’s new film ‘The Interview: Night of 26/11’ released on Saturday. Jackie is seen in the lead role in this film along with actress Anjum Nair.
Jackie’s film is a Hindi remake of the superhit Dutch film ‘The Interview’. In this film, he has appeared in the role of a war correspondent.
While talking about this film, Jackie told Bollywood Hungama that he wanted to become a journalist.

Answering this question, Jackie revealed

Actor Jackie was asked whether he had taken any reference points for playing a journalist in the film.
To this he replied, “No, there was no such reference point. In fact my father was a journalist and he used to write for Blitz, which was a tabloid. I always wanted to be a journalist and for that I did. applied as well.”

Jackie got a press card

Jackie said that his father had told him that he would have to work in a newspaper to become a journalist. He was advised to write an article every week.
He said that he had also got a press card for this work. This was the reason why he was very excited for his role in the film ‘The Interview: Night of 26/11’.
The film is directed by Lawrence C Postma.

Here are Jackie’s upcoming movies

On the work front, Jackie has been seen in Salman Khan’s recently released film ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’.
Apart from this, she will be seen in Akshay Kumar’s much awaited film ‘Sooryavanshi’. It also stars Katrina Kaif along with Akshay. This film is directed by Rohit Shetty.
He will also be seen in Ankush Bhatt’s film ‘Firki’. He will also be seen in Navneet Baz Saini’s film ‘Vivash’.

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