Actors do not know how much they try to get films in Bollywood, but this artist does films according to his mood. This actor is very emotional and dedicated towards his work. Due to not being more open-minded, they prefer to work only with directors who are more close to them. Having made his mark as ‘Chocolate Boy’, the star is no longer an acquaintance. Yes! We are talking about the actor Jimmy Shergill, who recently celebrated his 50th birthday. We have seen ‘Mohabbatein’ fame actor Jimmy Shergill playing all the characters in films and are well aware of his films. But he is probably unaware of his personal life. So we will open some secrets related to the life of Jimmy Shergill in front of you, which you might not know.
Jimmy Shergill was born on 3 December 1970 in a Jat family in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh. Jimmy’s full name is Jasjit Singh Gill. Jimmy belonged to a high zamindar family and his aunt was Amrita Shergill, a famous Punjabi Hungarian painter. Jimmy did his early studies at St. Francis College in Lucknow, later in 1985, Jimmy returned to his ancestral land in Punjab and did the rest of his studies there again. Jimmy did further studies at Punjab Public School and Bikram College (Punjab University). Jimmy did his graduation from the Post Graduate Government College. After finishing his studies, Jimmy moved to Mumbai to try his luck in the film industry. After coming to Mumbai, Jimmy attended Roshan Taneja’s acting classes.
Jimmy started his film career in the year 1996 and his first film was titled “Matchbox”, the film was directed by Gulzar Saheb. Jimmy’s film was based on terrorism in Punjab and it did well at the box office. With the success of this film, Jimmy was recognized in the eyes of big filmmakers. This identity made him a part of Aditya Chopra’s film “Mohabbatein”. In this film, Jimmy worked with big actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai.
Jimmy has consistently won the hearts of people for his performances. Jimmy also worked with the then emerging actress Ameesha Patel in 2001 in a film titled ‘Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar’. In this film, their chemistry was also well liked by the people. Jimmy also received the ‘Best Actor in Supporting Role’ award for the film ‘A Wednesday.’ Jimmy in his career so far, ‘Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’, ‘Dil Hai Tumhara’, ‘Achieve’, ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’, ‘Lage Raho Muna Bhai’, ‘A Wednesday , ‘My Name Is Khan’, ‘Tanu Weds Manu’, ‘Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster’, ‘Special 26’, ‘Bullet Raja’, ‘Fugly’, ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’, ‘Madari’ and ‘Happy Phir Bhaag’ Has earned name from films like Jaegi ‘.
Priyanka got because of ‘Mohabbatein’
After becoming a superhit of the film ‘Mohabbatein’, Jimmy made his mark as a ‘Chocolate Lover Boy’. Many girls had become addicted to Jimmy. Among those girls, his wife Priyanka was also included, this was told by Priyanka herself in an interview. Jimmy and Priyanka first met at a wedding in Delhi through their cousin. However, it took a while to convert this meeting into love. ‘Mohabbatein’ was an important role in Jimmy and Priyanka’s love story, Priyanka said in an interview that during the screening of Mohabbatein I told my father that I wanted to marry this boy. In such a situation, Mohabbatein film is very special for both of us and that’s why I love Mohabbatein film the most. ” Talking further in the interview, Priyanka had said that “We met at a wedding through a special friend.” At that time, the movie ‘Maachis’ had arrived. ” Priyanka used to handle her work with her father, her business of construction and interior designing.
‘Priyanka marries for revenge’
Actor Jimmy Shergill, while talking about marrying and meeting his wife Priyanka, said that she was the first girl I fell in love with. During an interview Jimmy told that “Priyanka is the first girl he fell in love with.” Priyanka wanted me to marry her cousin’s friend. I found her quite cheerful, because no one had made me laugh so much. Maybe they thought I was laughing at them, so they married me for revenge. “
Married secretly in 2001
Jimmy Shergill and Priyanka Puri secretly got married in 2001 after dating each other for a few years. After marriage, Jimmy had a son, whom he named Veer Shergill. Priyanka took up the responsibility of the house after marriage, as she never wanted that when her son came back home from school, she would find the house empty. Priyanka has always proved herself to be a good mother, so Jimmy has always proved herself to be a good father. Jimmy is one of the actors who has never had an affair with any actress. Jimmy and Priyanka’s marriage is going to be about 20 years and till date there was no news of a rift between them, this indicates their unwavering love.
Had decided to make Punjabi films
Jimmy Shergill has also worked in many Punjabi films along with Hindi films and has also made his acting debut there. Jimmy had ventured into Punjabi films since 2005. His first Punjabi film was Manmohan Singh’s ‘Yaara Naal Bahanra’, the film did very well at the box office. After this Jimmy showed his acting in many more Punjabi films. Jimmy is today a well-known name in Bollywood as well as Punjabi film industry, most of the Punjabi films of Jimmy have been hits. Jimmy has so far ‘Yara Naal Bahanra’, ‘Mannat’, ‘Tera Mera Ki Rishta’, ‘Mel Kara De Rabba’, ‘Earth’, ‘Aaye Munde U.K. De ‘,’ Shariq ‘,’ Jindua ‘,’ Dana Pani ‘and’ Shariq 2 ‘have worked in Punjabi films.
Jimmy had decided that he would make and work in every single Punjabi film, for which he also tied up with Bollywood’s ‘Eros International Production House’. As a producer, Jimmy’s first film ‘Dharti’ came out in 2011, which also performed at the box office. Jimmy’s second film as producer was ‘Roop Mitaran Di’, which came out in 2012. After this Jimmy had produced two more films, namely, ‘Sadi Love Story’ and ‘Rangeela’.
We only pray to God for Jimmy and Priyanka that the love between them will always remain and their relationship will always be unbreakable. Jimmy Shergill, who has worked in more than 50 films, continues to touch the highs in his career and we wish him all the best for Jimmy’s upcoming films.