Jimmy Shergill is a handsome and popular actor in the Indian Hindi and Punjabi film industries. Apart from being an established actor, Jimmy Shergill is also a film producer in the Indian film industry.
Although Jimmy Shergill made his initial debut in 1996, he rose to fame only after his performance in ‘Mohabbatein’ (2000).
Today, Jimmy Shergill is recognized widely for numerous characters that he has played in romantic and action movies, both in the Hindi and Punjabi film industries.
About Jimmy Shergill
|Real Name||Jasjit Singh Gill|
|Nickname||Jimmy Shergill, Jimmy|
|Date of Birth||3rd December 1970|
|Age (as of September 2018)||48 years|
|Place of Birth||Deokahia (Uttar Pradesh)|
|Education||Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Bikram College, Patiala (Punjab)|
|Height||5 ft 8"
(173 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Father||Satyajit Singh Shergill|
|Mother||Late Blaraj Kaur Shergill|
|Net Worth||INR 70,00,00,000
(USD 10 Million)
|Famous for||Maachis (1996), Mohabbatein (2000), Dil Vil Pyar Vyar (2002), Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Silsilay (2005), Tom Dick and Harry, Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), Eklavya: The Royal Guard, Delhi Heights (2007), A Wednesday! (2008), My Name Is Khan (2010), Tanu Weds Manu, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster (2011), Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster: Returns, Bullet Raja, Special 26 (2013), Bang! Bang! (2014), Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2015), Traffic, Madaari, Happy Bhaag Jaegi (2016), Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster-3 (2018)|
|First Movie||HINDI -
Yaraan Naal Baharaan (2005)
|Annual Income||INR 14,00,00,000
(USD 2 Million)
Likes & Dislikes
|Favorite Food||Sarson ka Saag with Makki ki Roti|
|Favorite Actors||Irrfan Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Salman Khan and Sunny Deol|
|Favorite Actresses||Depika Padukone and Jennifer Lawrence|
|Hobbies||Reading, watching/playing cricket|
Jimmy Shergill is a popular movie actor in the Indian Hindi and Punjabi movie industry. Apart from having acted in several memorable and hit movies, Jimmy Shergill is also the producer of 4 (four) movies till date.
Jimmy Shergill’s age is 48 years as Jimmy Shergill’s date of birth is 3rd of December, 1970. Jimmy Shergill was born in a small town of Uttar Pradesh, called Deokahia. Jimmy Shergill’s father is Satyajit Singh Shergill while Jimmy Shergill’s mother was the late Balraj Kaur Shergill. Jimmy Shergill’s wife is Priyanka Puri, and the couple have a lovely son, Veer Shergill.
Jimmy Shergill’s height is 5 ft 8 inches (173 cm) while Jimmy Shergill’s weight is around 65 kg (143 lbs). In his spare time, Jimmy Shergill’s hobbies include reading, watching and playing cricket.
Thanks to his numerous commercially popular Bollywood and Punjabi movies, Jimmy Shergill’s annual income is around INR 14 crores (USD 2 Million), which brings Jimmy Shergill’s net worth to over INR 70 crores (USD 10 Million).
Talking about his success as a movie actor, Jimmy Shergill is the winner of several awards, mainly for his roles in the Punjabi movie industry in India.
Jimmy Shergill won the 11th Norway Bollywood Film Festival’s Best Actor Award for his stoic performance in ‘Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster’ (2013), from the Hindi film industry.
In the Punjabi film industry, Jimmy Shergill has won the PTC Best Actor Award for his role in ‘Mel Kara De Rabba’ (2010) and the PTC Best Film (Critics) Award for ‘Dharti’ (2011), as an actor and film producer.
Apart from winning these awards, Jimmy Shergill was also nominated for the PTC Best Actor Award for his impressive role in ‘Aa Gaye Mundey U.K. De’ (2014).
Jimmy Shergill debuted as a film producer in the Indian film industry with ‘Dharti’ (2011). Next, Jimmy Shergill produced ‘Taur Mittran Di’ (2012), then produced ‘Saadi Love Story’ (2013) as well as ‘Rangeelay’ (2013).
Interesting Facts About Jimmy Shergill
- Although Jimmy Shergill is a non-smoker he does drink alcohol.
- Jimmy Shergill’s childhood aspiration was to join the Indian Armed Forces.
- Jimmy Shergill joined the Roshan Taneja acting school on the encouragement of his cousin.
- Jimmy Shergill initially wanted to help director and lyricist, Gulzaar, to let him become an assistant director on the sets of ‘Maachis’ however the director cast him in his debut role in the movie.
- Jimmy Shergill actually rose to fame 4 years after his debut, with the multi-starring super hit ‘Mohabbatein’ (2000).
- Jimmy Shergill is an introvert who seldom uses social media and keeps his personal life, private.
- Jimmy Shergill is a confessed impulsive shopper.
- Jimmy Shergill is amongst the most popular and talented stars in the Punjabi film industry today.