Hero is a 1983 Indian Hindi romantic action film directed by Subhash Ghai. Jackie Shroff, also known as "Jackie" played the lead role, and achieved stardom through this film. Actress Meenakshi Sheshadri, who had been crowned Miss India in 1981 and played the lead female role gained popularity through this movie. Hero was remade in Telugu as Vikram, with Akkineni Nagarjuna and in Kannada as Ranadheera with V Ravichandran. A Hindi remake was released in 2015 directed by Nikhil Advani. The film ranked third position in the Box Office collection list 1983.