Jimmy Shergill Wiki
Jasjit Singh Gill (born 3 December 1970), better known as Jimmy Sheirgill, is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Hindi and Punjabi films.Sheirgill began his film career with the 1996 thriller Maachis. His breakthrough came with the blockbuster musical romance Mohabbatein (2000), which became the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year, following which he starred in several other box-office hits including Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002),
Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002), Munna Bhai M.B.B.S (2003), Hum Tum (2004), A Wednesday! (2008), Tanu Weds Manu (2011), Special 26 (2013), Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016) and De De Pyaar De (2019). His highest-grossing releases came with the comedy-drama Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), the drama film My Name Is Khan (2010) and the romantic comedy Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2015), all of which rank among the highest-grossing Indian films of all time. The latter earned him a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Sheirgill made his Punjabi film debut with Yaaran Naal Baharan in 2005. His notable work in Punjabi cinema include Mel Karade Rabba(2010), Dharti (2011), Aa Gaye Munde U.K. De (2014), Shareek (2015) and Daana Paani (2018).
He has also worked in movies like Sahib biwi and gangster 1,2& S.P Chauhan -2019 Tera Mera Ki Rishta-2009,Phamous-2018), Rangbaaz phirse And Your Honour(2020) Sony-LIV Original series
Jimmy Sheirgill was born in a Jat Sikh family in Deokahia village, Sardarnagar, Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh. He hails from a family of aristocratic land owners and his paternal great aunt was the famous Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil.He studied at St. Francis' College, Lucknow for a few years and then moved to his home Punjab, the place of his ancestors, in 1985. He studied at The Punjab Public School, Nabha and at Bikram College, Punjabi University, Patiala. He completed his graduation degree from Post Graduate Government College - 11, Chandigarh, Panjab UniversityHe went to Mumbai after a cousin convinced him to try his luck in the film industry. There, he attended Roshan Taneja's acting classes.
Sheirgill married his long time girlfriend Priyanka in 2001. They have a son named Veer.He changed the spelling of his surname "Shergill" to Sheirgill because the name Jimmy Shergill was already used on social media.