Jmmy Shergil is a Bollywood Actor. The actor, who made his debut in 1996, has worked in more than 40 movies until date. He is also known to act in Punjabi movies. Jimmy Shergill was born as Jasjiet Shergill on 3 December 1970 in Sikh family in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
He was nicknamed Jasjit. Shergill later shifted to Punjab. Jimmy learned acting from Roshan Tanejas School before he entered the film industry. As an Actor Jasjiet Shergill made his debut from Gulzars MAACHIS (1996). The actor played Jaimal in the movie.
However, Jimmy was not playing the lead in the movie, but he was recognized for his performance. The movie was successful at the Box Office. Shergills next was Desh Deepaks JAHAN TUM LE CHALO (1999). The movie was based on a love triangle.
The actor was seen on the silver screen with Rana Jung Bahadur, Shail Chaturvedi,Sonali Kulkarni, Gary Lawyer, Nirmal Pandey and Nirupa Roy. This year came Jimmy Shergills biggest break in the Bollywood. He appeared in Yash Rajs multi- starrer movie, MOHABBATEIN (2002).
Shergill played Karan in the movie. He was paired opposite newcomer Preeti Jhangiani. Jimmy and Preeti were one of the young couples in the movie. Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Uday Chopra, Jugal Hansraj, Shamita Shetty and Kim Sharma were the other actors, Jimmy was seen with.
YEH ZINDAGI KA SAFAR (2001) was Jimmys only release in 2001. The movie was directed by Tanuja Chandra. The actor played Jay Bharadwaj and was paired opposite Ameesha Patel in the movie. Shergill played Rohit in MERE YAAR KI SHAADI HAI (2002), Samir in DIL HAI TUMHAARA (2002), Hritik Mittal in DIL VIL PYAR VYAR (2002), and Sunder Kapoor in KEHTA HAI DIL BAAR BAAR (2002).
Jimmy Shergill was next seen in Tigmanshu Dhulias HAASIL (2003). The actor was seen playing Aniruddha Sharma, paired opposite Hrishitaa Bhatt. The next movie he appeared in was Rajkumar Hiranis super hit movie, MUNNABHAI M.B.B.S (2003).
The actor played a cancer patient, Zaheer who died in the end. The movie is remembered by all for Munna-Circuit Joi and jadoo ki jhappis. Jimmy Shergill, Sanjay Dutt,Arshad Warsi, Gracy Singh, Boman Irani were seen in the main star cast of the movie.
Jimmy Shergill acted in Tigmanshu Dhulias CHARAS: A JOINT EFFORT (2004) and Sanjeev Puris AGNI PANKH (2004). He was seen in a special appearance in Kunal Kohlis HUM TUM (2004). Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherjee played the lead in the movie.
He was seen playing Mihir Vora who marries Isha Koppikar in the movie. He played Navdeep Singh Brar in a Punjabi movie, YARAAN NAAL BAHARAAN (2005), Tarun in SILSILAY (2005) and Captain Aman in YAHAAN (2005). He was paired opposite Minisha Lamba in YAHAAN. The young actor played Harry in TOM, DICK, AND HARRY (2006), Rahul Khanna in REHGUZAR .