Punjabi Actor Jimmy Shergill Biography, Height, Movies, Wife, Wiki
Jimmy Shergill is an Indian actor and a producer. He has done many Bollywood as well as Punjabi films. In 1996, he made his Bollywood debut with the movie ‘Maachis’ and the film did pretty well at the box office. He received wide applause for his acting from critics as well as audiences. Jimmy Shergill has been working in the industry from several years now and is one of the finest Indian actors in Bollywood. He has also won several awards for his gripping roles which he portrays in his movies. Biography of Jimmy Shergill will tell you more about the actor and has many interesting facts about his life.
Jimmy Shergill Date of Birth
Jimmy Shergill birthday falls on 3rd December and he was born in the year 1970. He was born and brought up in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Jimmy Shergill real name is Jasjit Singh Gill, but he is known as Jimmy to his family as well as audiences. His birthday has always been a simple affair and he celebrates it in a simple way with close family members and friends.
Jimmy Shergill Family Background
Jimmy Shergill family resides in Gorakhpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He was born and brought up in a Punjabi family and belongs to that culture. He belongs to a family of landowners and his paternal grand aunt Amrita Sher Gil was a famous Indian painter. Jimmy Shergill father name is Satyajit Singh Shergill and Jimmy Shergill mother name is Balraj Kaur Shergill. His parents always supported his decision of becoming an actor and are very proud of him and his achievements.
Jimmy Shergill Education
Jimmy Shergill studied from St Paul’s School in Lucknow for some years and later he moved to Punjab. There he studied at The Punjab Public School, Nabha and Bikram College, Punjab University located in Patiala. Just like many Bollywood movie stars, after completing his education he moved to Mumbai to try his luck in Bollywood and also learnt acting from a renowned institute. This Jimmy Shergill biography is all you need to know about the actor in depth.
Jimmy Shergill Personal Life
Jimmy Shergill has always lived a simple life. Coming from a modest and humble family, he has never forgotten his roots and values. Jimmy Shergill height is 5 feet 8 inches and he weighs around 78kgs, although he doesn’t has a muscular body, he looks fit and fine which is appropriate for most of the roles that he portrays on screen. Jimmy Shergill belongs to the religion of Sikhism. Even though Jimmy Shergill age is above 40’s now, he looks quite charming and has a down to earth personality. Know more about his long span career through Jimmy Shergill wiki.
Jimmy Shergill Career
In 1996, Jimmy Shergill made his Bollywood debut from the movie ‘Maachis’ directed by Gulzar. The film did pretty well in the box office and he received wide applauses for his acting. Some of the best Jimmy Shergill movies for which he won praises include ‘Mohabbatein’, ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’, ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’, ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’, ‘Eklavya: The royal guard’, ‘A Wednesday’, ‘My name is Khan’, ‘Special 26’, ‘Tanu weds Manu Returns’ and many more. ‘Tanu weds Manu Returns’ won 63rd national award for ‘Best Movie’ and Kangana Ranaut won the award for ‘Best Actress’ for this movie. He has also done some Punjabi films in the past. He is among one such Bollywood stars that are famous both in Bollywood as well as in Punjabi cinema. He made his Punjabi debut from the movie ‘Yaaran Naal Baharan’ and the film did quite well in the box office. He has given many hit films in Punjabi cinema too which gave him a lot of popularity there. He has also decided to produce and act in one Punjabi film every year which is great for the Punjabi cinema. With his powerpack performance in every film, he never disappoints his fans. He has also won awards like PTC best Actor award, PTC Best Film Critic Award, Star Guild Award for best actor in supporting role. Jimmy Shergill upcoming movies are much awaited by the fans and the hopes are high that he will continue delivering great performances in the future.
Interesting facts about Jimmy Shergill
- In late 90s Shekhar Kapoor decided to launch him with actress Preity Zinta in the movie ‘Tara Rum Pum Pum’ but due to some problem the film got cancelled.
- He prefers eating home cooked Indian food.
- He does one Punjabi film every year as a resolution.
Jimmy Shergill Love Affairs
Jimmy Shergill got married to a Delhi based girl Priyanka Puri in the year 2001. Before marrying, she was Jimmy Shergill girlfriend for many years and later they took the step of marrying. Jimmy Shergill wife is really lucky to have a husband like him who takes care of his family even while he is busy. After Jimmy Shergill marriage took place, he became a responsible person and tried to efficiently balance both his personal as well as professional lives. Jimmy Shergill children include a boy named Veer Shergill and they are trying their best to raise him well. Fortunately, you must not have heard about any Jimmy Shergill controversies because he has always stayed away from celebrity gossips and any kind of love affairs. He is a complete family man. He is one of the Indian Bollywood actors with admirable quality.