Jimmy Shergill is a Bollywood actor and producer. He was born on 3 December 1970 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He attended St Paul College, Lucknow, Punjab Public School, Punjab, and Yaadvindra Public School, Patiala. He earned a degree in commerce from Bikram College, Patiala.

His father’s name is Satyajit Singh Shergill and his mother’s name is Balraj Kaur Shergill. Her has a brother Aman Shergill. 

He is married to Priyanka Puri and has a son Veer Shergill. 

Jimmy’s favourites

His hobbies include playing cricket and reading books. 

He likes to eat Indian dishes like sarso ka saag and makke ki roti. 

His favourite actors are Irrfan Khan, Salman Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunny Deol, Deepika Padukone, and Jennifer Lawrence.

His favourite movies are, Happy Bhag Jayegi, American History X and Jindua (Punjabi film).

Jimmy loves the colour white.

Ferrari is his favourite car brand. 

Jimmy owns a Range Rover car and Harley Davidson bike.

He earns Rs 1 to 2 crore for a single film. 

Interesting facts about Jimmy

Jimmy wanted to join the Army during his school days.

Until the age of 18, he wore a turban because he could not find a hostel without it. Later, he stopped wearing the turban and his actions upset his family. 

In the year 1989, he met with a road accident in which he suffered minor injuries.

On a suggestion of his cousin, Suminder, he learned acting from 'Roshan Taneja School of Acting'.

In 1994, he started his career in Bollywood as a film actor by playing a small role in the film ‘Maachis’, directed by Gulzar.

He considers Shaheed Bhagat Singh as his inspiration.

Jimmy’s aunt Amrita Shergill was a famous Indian painter.

Jimmy’s filmography

In the year 2011, Jimmy worked as a producer for the first time in the film ‘Dharti’.

Some of Jimmy’s popular films are, Mohabbatein (2000), Tanu Weds Manu (2011), Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002), A Wednesday (2008), Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster (2013), Mukkabaaz (2017), Madari (2016), Veerey Ki Wedding (2018), De De Pyaar De (2019) and My Name is Khan (2010).

Jimmy’s latest works

Jimmy was last seen in the movie ‘Operation Mayfair’. It came out in early 2023. 

In May 26, he starred in the movie ‘Aazam’. His co-actors were Abhimanyu Singh, Raza Murad and Indraneil Sengupta.