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Jackie Shroff talks about his move of shifting to 'supporting roles' from main 'lead roles'

Jackie Shroff to feature in the film 'Phone Bhoot' next

By Web Desk
September 25, 2022
Jackie Shroff to feature in the film Phone Bhoot next
Jackie Shroff to feature in the film 'Phone Bhoot' next

Versatile actor Jackie Shroff, renowned name of the Bollywood industry finally talked about his move of shifting to supporting roles from main lead roles.

The actor revealed that he never really cared about making that move. He added: “I was least bothered by whether I am playing the title character or not. It’s the strength of the role for me, no the length.”

Shroff quoted the classic example of his role from Devdas in 2002. He said: “I never thought that Shah Rukh is the star so I should not do a small role. Motilal ji did Chunni babu in the 1956 Devdas. I am nobody in front of him. If he can, why can’t I?”

Jackie Shroff further went on to say: “And then, I got to sit and watch Madhuri Dixit ji perform on Maar Daala for 15 days on set. What an amazing experience.

“Every role is a learning, whether big or small, stated Jackie”

The 65-year old actor will be next seen in the film Athiti Bhooto Bhava, where he will be playing the role of a ghost. Even this role is supporting role, but he seems excited for this one too.

On the work front, Jackie Shroff will be seen in the movie Phone Bhoot next opposite the gorgeous Katrina Kaif, reported HindustanTimes.