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Jimmy Sheirgill Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Jimmy Sheirgill

Jasjit Singh Gill, popularly known as Jimmy Sheirgill, is an Indian actor and film producer who mostly works in the Hindi and Punjabi film industries. He rose to fame after playing the role of Karan Chaudhry in Bollywood film, Mohabbatein.

Wiki/Biography

Jimmy Sheirgill was born on Thursday, 3 December 1970 (age 49 years; as in 2019) in Deokahia village, Sardarnagar, Gorakhpur District, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Jimmy hails from a family of aristocratic land owners of Punjab. Shergill did his schooling from Lucknows St. Pauls college, Nabhas The Punjab Public School, and Patialas Yadavindra Public School. While in school, Jimmy wanted to join the Armed Forces. He attended Bikram College, Punjabi University to pursue B.Com. Thereafter, Jimmy enrolled himself in Post Graduate Government College 11, Chandigarh, Panjab University to complete his post graduation. While Sheirgill was in college, his cousin, Suminder convinced him to try his luck in films. After completing his post graduation, Jimmy moved to Mumbai to become an actor. He attended Mumbais Roshan Tanejas acting classes to learn acting. In 1994, when Gulzar was directing Maachis, Jimmy went to him to ask for a chance to assist him. At that time, Gulzar offered him a small role in the film.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5€™ 8€

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Jimmy Sheirgill

Family & Caste

Jimmy Sheirgill belongs to a Sikh Jat Family. [1]Wikipedia

Parents & Siblings

Jimmy Sheirgill is the son of Satyajeet Singh Shergill and Late Balraj Kaur Shergill. He has a brother, Aman Shergill.

Jimmy Sheirgill's father

Jimmy Sheirgills father

Wife & Children

Jimmy got married to his longtime girlfriend, Priyanka Puri in 2001. The couple has a son, Veer Shergill.

Jimmy Sheirgill's wedding picture

Jimmy Sheirgills wedding picture

Jimmy Sheirgill with his wife

Jimmy Sheirgill with his wife

Jimmy Sheirgill with his son

Jimmy Sheirgill with his son

Career

Jimmy Sheirgill started his acting career in 1996 with the political thriller, Maachis. He played the role of Jaimal in the film. He came into the spotlight after playing the role of Karan Choudhry in the film, Mohabbatein.

Jimmy Sheirgill in Mohabbatein

Jimmy Sheirgill in Mohabbatein

Subsequently, he appeared in films like Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, Dil Vil Pyar Vyar, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., Hum Tum, and Silsiilay.

Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai - Full Title Song | Uday Chopra | Jimmy ...

Jimmy made his Punjabi film debut in 2005 with the film, Yaaran Naal Baharan in which he played the role of Navdeep Singh Brar.

Jimmy Sheirgill in Yaaran Naal Baharan

Jimmy Sheirgill in Yaaran Naal Baharan

Thereafter, he featured in Punjabi films like Mannat, Tera Mera Ki Rishta, Munde U.K. De, Mel Karade Rabba, Dharti, Jindua, and Daana Paani.

Jimmy Sheirgill in Daana Paani

Jimmy Sheirgill in Daana Paani

Some of his popular Bollywood films include Tom Dick and Harry, A Wednesday!, My Name Is Khan, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster, Tanu Weds Manu, Veerey Ki Wedding, and Judgementall Hai Kya.

Jimmy Sheirgill in Tanu Weds Manu

Jimmy Sheirgill in Tanu Weds Manu

As a film producer, he has produced the films, Dharti, Taur Mittran Di, Saadi Love Story, and Rangeelay.

Dharti Poster

In 2020, Jimmy made his digital media debut with ZEE5s web series, Rangbaaz Phirse.

Jimmy Sheirgill in Rangbaaz Phirse

Jimmy Sheirgill in Rangbaaz Phirse

Awards

  • Best Actor Award at 11th Norway Bollywood Film Festival in Oslo for Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns (2013)
  • PTC Best Actor Award for Mel Karade Rabba (2010)
  • PTC Best Film (Critics) Award for Dharti

Car/Bike Collection

Jimmy Sheirgill owns a Range Rover.

Jimmy Sheirgill with his car

Jimmy Sheirgill with his car

He also owns a Harley Davidson.

Jimmy Sheirgill with his bike

Jimmy Sheirgill with his bike

Salary & Net Worth

Jimmy Sheirgills net worth is estimated to be Rs. 68 crore. He gets paid Rs. 1-2 crore for a film.

Signature

Jimmy Sheirgill's Signature

Jimmy Sheirgills Signature

Favourite Things

  • Food: Sarson ka Saag with Makki ki Roti
  • Beverage: Black Coffee
  • Film: American History X (1998)
  • Car: Ferrari
  • Colour: White
  • Quote: Let€™s go our separate ways, together
  • Sport: Cricket

Facts/Trivia

  • His hobbies include reading and playing & watching cricket.
  • Jimmy follows a non-vegetarian diet. [2]Shaadi TimesjQuery(“#footnote_plugin_tooltip_1999_2”).tooltip({tip: “#footnote_plugin_tooltip_text_1999_2”,tipClass: “footnote_tooltip”,effect: “fade”,fadeOutSpeed: 100,predelay: 400,position: “top right”,relative: true,offset: [10, 10]});
  • Sheirgill is often spotted drinking alcohol on various occasions. [3]Rediff
  • Jimmy wore a turban till he was 18 years old. However, later he removed it as it was difficult for him to manage it in the hostel days. After seeing him become a cut surd, his family was so disappointed with him that they didnt talk to Jimmy for around a year. [4]Times of IndiajQuery(“#footnote_plugin_tooltip_1999_4”).tooltip({tip: “#footnote_plugin_tooltip_text_1999_4”,tipClass: “footnote_tooltip”,effect: “fade”,fadeOutSpeed: 100,predelay: 400,position: “top right”,relative: true,offset: [10, 10]});
  • In 1989, Jimmy survived a major bike accident. Few of his bones got fractured in the accident.
  • Jimmy is not so active on social media.
  • Sheirgill considers Bhagat Singh his idol.
  • Jimmy changed the spellings of his surname from Shergill to Sheirgill; because by the time Jimmy tried making his accounts on social media, his name was already used.
  • Apparently, Jimmy is a very emotional person and get tears in his eyes on petty things.
  • Jimmy loves to do shopping.
  • His pet name is Jimmy.
  • Jimmy is an ardent follower of Lord Ganesha.

    Jimmy Sheirgill praying to Lord Ganesha

    Jimmy Sheirgill praying to Lord Ganesha

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