His contemporaries, such as Sunny Deol and Anil Kapoor, still play lead roles in their films and juggle busy work schedules. But once-upon-a-superstar Jackie Shroff has no qualms about having stayed away from the limelight. He is now, however, staging a bit of a comeback. Having been appreciated for his role in the latest Yash Raj Films release, Aurangzeb, he talks about his upcoming cameo in Dhoom:3 and Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiyaan.
Do you feel the need to be ambitious, given that your contemporaries are still doing meaty lead roles?
I don’t think of such trivial things or act so petty. I’m enjoying my life. I believe in being happy with my work, and it has nothing to do with what some other person is doing. There is more to life than work. I’m getting good offers and I’m happy doing those. I have acted