Age: 49 Years
Wife: Priyanka Puri
|Real Name||Jasjit Singh Gill|
|Other Name||Jimmy Shergill|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
|Date of Birth||3 December 1970 (Thursday)|
|Age (as in 2019)||49 Years|
|Birthplace||Deokahia village, Sardarnagar, Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Patiala, Punjab, India|
|School(s)||St. Paul's college, Lucknow
The Punjab Public School, Nabha, Punjab
Yadavindra Public School, Patiala
|College/University||Bikram College, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab|
|Debut||Film (Hindi): Maachis (1996)
Film (Punjabi): Yaaran Naal Baharan (2005)
Film (Production): Dharti (2011)
Web Series: Rangbaaz Phirse (2020)
|Food Habit||Non-Vegetarian Shaadi Times|
|Hobbies||Reading, Playing & Watching Cricket|
|Awards||• Best Actor Award at 11th Norway Bollywood Film Festival in Oslo for Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns
• PTC Best Actor Award for Mel Karade Rabba
• PTC Best Film (Critics) Award for Dharti
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||Year- 2001
|Wife/Spouse||Priyanka Puri (m. 2001-present)
|Children||Son- Veer Shergill
|Parents||Father- Satyajeet Singh Shergil
Mother- Late Balraj Kaur Shergill
|Siblings||Brother- Aman Shergill
|Food||Sarson ka Saag with Makki ki Roti|
|Actor(s)||Irrfan Khan, Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunny Deol, Edward Norton|
|Actress(es)||American History X (1998)|
|Film(s)||Bollywood: Happy Bhag Jayegi
Hollywood: American History X
|Quote||"Let’s go our separate ways, together"|
|Car Collection||Range Rover
|Bike Collection||Harley Davidson
|Salary (approx.)||₹1-2 crore/film|
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹68 Crore ($10 million)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jimmy Sheirgill
- Does Jimmy Shergill drink alcohol?: Yes Rediff
- Jimmy belongs to a family of landowners and distillers.
- Since his school days, he wanted to join the Armed Forces.
- Until the age of 18, he wore a turban but removed it; as he found it difficult to manage it in the hostel. After becoming cut surd, his family so much disappointed that they didn’t talk to him for a year.
- After getting encouraged by his cousin Suminder, he joined Roshan Taneja’s acting school.
- In 1989, he met with a very serious accident while riding a bike; a few of his bones got fractured.
- In 1994, Gulzar was directing ‘Maachis’ so he went to meet him to get a chance to assist him. Instead, Gulzar offered him a small role in ‘Maachis’ and that’s how his acting journey got started.
- Jimmy rose to fame after his chocolate boy performance in the film Mohabbatein.
- He is not so much addicted to social media and hardly posts something on it.
- He is very polite and innocent personality in real life.
- He changed the spelling of his surname from ‘Shergill’ to ‘Sheirgill’ because the first one was often used on social media.
- He idolizes Shaheed Bhagat Singh.
- He is a very emotional person and cries on very little things.
- He is an impulsive shopper.
- Jimmy has done a lot of Punjabi movies and is quite popular in Punjabi industry.
- Sheirgill has a deep belief in Lord Ganesha.
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