Jackie overwhelmed with emotional response to ‘Brothers’

Mumbai: Actor Jackie Shroff says he has been receiving overwhelming response for his performance as a father to Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra’s characters in “Brothers”.

Asked about the over Rs.50 crore opening weekend for “Brothers” and the reactions he has received, Jackie told mediapersons: “I thank god. The industry has offered a lot of love and respect for this film. I’ve received a lot of phone calls and messages. Tanuja told me that my performance had made her cry. Even Renuka Shahane complimented the film and my work.”

“Brothers”, directed by Karan Malhotra and produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, has had a promising start at the box office.

Jackie will next be seen in the educational drama “Chalk N Duster” with Shabana Azmi and Juhi Chawla, and suspense thriller “Chehere’ alongside Manisha Koirala and Gulshan Grover.