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

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Age: 49 Years
Wife: Priyanka Puri
Hometown: Patiala

Jimmy Shergill

Bio/Wiki
Real NameJasjit Singh Gill
Other NameJimmy Shergill
NicknameJimmy
Profession(s)Actor, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 December 1970 (Thursday)
Age (as in 2019)49 Years
BirthplaceDeokahia village, Sardarnagar, Gorakhpur district, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
SignatureJimmy Shergill's Signature
NationalityIndian
HometownPatiala, Punjab, India
School(s)St. Paul's college, Lucknow
The Punjab Public School, Nabha, Punjab
Yadavindra Public School, Patiala
College/UniversityBikram College, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab
Educational QualificationB.Com
DebutFilm (Hindi): Maachis (1996)
Maachis
Film (Punjabi): Yaaran Naal Baharan (2005)
Yaaran Naal Baharan
Film (Production): Dharti (2011)
Dharti
Web Series: Rangbaaz Phirse (2020)
Jimmy Sheirgill in Rangbaaz Phirse
ReligionSikhism
CasteJat [1]Wikipedia
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian [2]Shaadi Times
HobbiesReading, 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
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPriyanka Puri
Marriage DateYear- 2001
Jimmy Sheirgill's wedding picture
Family
Wife/SpousePriyanka Puri (m. 2001-present)
Jimmy Shergill with his wife
ChildrenSon- Veer Shergill
Jimmy Shergill with his son Veer
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Satyajeet Singh Shergil
Jimmy Shergill father Satyajeet Shergil
Mother- Late Balraj Kaur Shergill
SiblingsBrother- Aman Shergill
Sister- None
Favourite Things
FoodSarson ka Saag with Makki ki Roti
BeverageBlack Coffee
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
Punjabi: Jindua
CarFerrari
ColourWhite
Quote"Let’s go our separate ways, together"
SportCricket
Style Quotient
Car CollectionRange Rover
Jimmy Shergill Range Rover
Bike CollectionHarley Davidson
Jimmy Shergill Harley Davidson
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹1-2 crore/film
Net Worth (approx.)₹68 Crore ($10 million)

Jimmy Shergill

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jimmy Sheirgill

  • Does Jimmy Shergill drink alcohol?: Yes [3]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.

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  • 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.
  • His paternal aunt, Amrita Sher-Gil, was an eminent Indian painter. Amrita Sher-Gil
  • 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.

    Jimmy Sheirgill with the idol of Lord Ganesha

    Jimmy Sheirgill with the idol of Lord Ganesha

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