Jimmy Shergill was born on 3rd of December 1970, belongs to sikh Jatt family in Gorakhpur, U.P. His original name is Jasjit Singh Gill. He moved to Punjab in 1985 where complete his schooling from The Punjab Public School, Nabha and higher studies from Bikram College, Patiala.
Jimmy Shergill is the most famous and amazing actor in Punjabi Film Industry who had also worked in Hindi movie. He learnt the skills of acting from Shri Harpal Singh and decided to move to Mumbai to work for Film Industry.
Jimmy Shergill started his Bollywood career with the blockbuster movie ‘Maachis’ in 1996 which was directed by Gulzar. The story of the movie was based on terrorism that was spread in Punjab at that time. He has also worked with the most committed and the most dedicated actors of Bollywood like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. He have his best performances a in numerous hindi movies like ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shadi’, ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’, ’ Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, ‘Eklavya-The Royal Guard’, ‘A Wednesday’, ‘Tanu Weds Manu’, ‘Umar’, ‘Tom,Dick and Harry’, ‘Bas Ek Pal’ and many more.
Jimmy Shergill planned to act in Punjabi Movies in 2005. He acted for ‘Yaaran Naal Baharan’ by Manmohan Singh, the movie was a great hit and from then he decided to start acting for several Punjabi movies. Mannat (2006), Tera Mera Ki Rishta (2009), Munde U.K. De (2009) and Mel Karade Rabba (2010) are the other movies by Jimmy Shergill.
Jimmy Shergill also planned to produce and act in one of the Punjabi films every year for which he signed a deal with Bollywood Production house called Eros International. His first film as producer was ‘Dharti’ in 2011 which did a quite well at Box Office. ‘Taur Mittran Di’ and ‘Saadi Love Story’ are the two more Punjabi movies which were made under the production of Jimmy Shergill.
Jimmy Shergill got married with Priyanka Puri,a girl from Delhi and now the happy couple are having one son named Veer Shergill.
‘Traffic’, ‘Four Two Ka One’ and ‘Rajdhani Express’ are some of the upcoming movie of Jimmy Shergill.