Born: December 25, 1984 (age 29)
Birthplace : Kolkata
Height : 5.10
Bio – There are few promising new faces in Indian Cinema alias Bollywood, which certainly include Jackky Bhagnani who is trying to establish his own name through several films apart from being the son of popular film producer called Vashu Bhagnani. Seeing back his personal life, he hails from Kolkata who belongs to a Sindhi Family. He has done his studies from St.Teresa’s High School and was often seen accompanying his father in a number of sets of different movies in his childhood. Once he completed his schooling he headed to Bombay wherein he enrolled for his commerce degree from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.
After completing his graduation, he soon was seen trying his luck in Bollywood. Having a strong film background, helped him to start his career as an assistant producer for the film called Out of Control in the year 2003 followed by the films called Shaadi No. 1 and Silsilay in the years 2003 and 2005 respectively. Finally in the year 2009, he managed to find his first film as a lead role for his father being the producer for the film called Kal Kissne Dekha. He really worked hard to get a lead role since was overweight and thus was seen losing his weight up to 60 kg to get this role in a period of around 2 years. With all his hard work and perseverance, he ended up getting the lean look for the movie.
His debut film was released in the late 2009 for which he was seen touring with Lara Dutta and Vaishali Desai for his film promotion at places like Indore at the special Kal Kissne Dekha Golden Nites concerts specially managed by his father. His debut movie was seen doing well at the box office by attracting a sizable amount of audience, but was seen negative by the critics demeaning its overall performance at the box office. However, his role of being a young clever boy having the ability to foresee the future really got applauds for his character both from the critics and the audience.
In April 2011, he was seen in the film FALTU, which was shot both in India and Mauritius. The movie got a mix response from the audience and critic as well, which made him a successful actor in the industry. In the year 2012, he was seen in the lead role for the film Ajab Gazabb Love with the co stars Nidhi SUbbaiah and Arjun Rampal, which also received a mix response at the box office and at critic’s camp. The upcoming movie of Jackky is Younngistaan, which is supposed to be released the coming week. He was nominated for a few awards but was able to bag the IIFA Star Debut award.