|Born||Jasjit Singh Gill
3 December 1970
Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Shergill was born into a Jatt Sikh Punjabi family in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. He studied in St. Paul's college, Lucknow for few years and then moved to Punjab, the place of his ancestors, in 1985 where he studied in The Punjab Public School, Nabha and Bikram College, Punjabi University, Patiala. He learnt acting from Sri Harpal Singh, and then moved to Mumbai to work in the entertainment industry. He's married to Priyanka Puri from Delhi and they have a son named Veer Shergill.
Shergill started his acting career in 1996 with the critically acclaimed film Maachis directed by Gulzar based on terrorism in Punjab. The film did reasonably well at the box office and got him noticed by all the top filmmakers in the industry which led him to being cast in Aditya Chopra's Mohabbatein alongside stalwarts like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Aishwarya Rai. He's consistently won rave reviews for all his performances in films like Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai, Haasil, Munna Bhai, Yahaan, Lage Raho Munnabhai, Eklavya: The Royal Guard, A Wednesday, My Name is Khan, Tanu Weds Manu, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns and Special 26.
He started acting in Punjabi Films in 2005 with Manmohan Singh's Yaaran Naal Baharan which did well at the box office. He went on to act in several other Punjabi films. He is currently one of the top actors in the industry, and some of the films he's acted in have been hits. He plans to produce and act in one Punjabi film every year for which he's signed a deal with Bollywood production house Eros International. His first film as a producer Dharti released in 2011 and did well at the box office. The next production from his company was Taur Mittran Di, that released in May 2012. He's lined up two more films for production the multi star cast Saadi Love Story in which he's cast Diljit Dosanjh, Amrinder Gill, Neeru Bajwa, Surveen Chawla and himself in a cameo and another film titled Rangeelay which casts him in the lead with Neha Dhupia.
|1999||Jahan Tum Le Chalo||Akash|
|2001||Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar||Jay Bharadwaj|
|2002||Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai||Rohit|
|2002||Dil Hai Tumhaara||Samir|
|2002||Dil Vil Pyar Vyar||Hrithik Mittal|
|2002||Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar Baar||Sunny Dhiman|
|2003||Haasil||Aniruddha 'Ani' Sharma||as writer|
|2003||Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.||Zaheer|
|2006||Tom Dick and Harry||Harry|
|2006||Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota||Hemant Punj|
|2006||Lage Raho Munna Bhai||Victor D'Souza|
|2006||Bas Ek Pal||Rahul Kher|
|2007||Eklavya: The Royal Guard||Udaywardhan|
|2007||Victoria No. 203||Jimmy Joseph|
|2007||Chhodon Naa Yaar||Ravi|
|2008||A Wednesday!||Arif Khan|
|2010||My Name Is Khan||Zakir Khan|
|2010||A Flat||Rahul Verma|
|2011||Tanu Weds Manu||Raja|
|2011||Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster||Aditya Partap Singh/Saheb|
|2012||Dangerous Ishhq||ACP Singh|
|2013||Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns||Aditya Partap Singh/Saheb||Best Actor Award at 11th Norway Bollywood Film Festival in Oslo.|
|2013||Special Chabbis||SI Ranveer Singh|
|2013||Rajdhani Express||Dy.Commissioner Yadav|
|2005||Yaaran Naal Baharan||Navdeep Singh Brar / Deep||Debut Punjabi film|
|2009||Tera Mera Ki Rishta||Meet|
|2009||Munde U.K. De||Roop Singh|
|2010||Mel Karade Rabba||Rajveer Gill||PTC Best Actor Award|
|2011||Dharti||Jaideep Singh Wadala / Jay Singh||PTC Best Film (Critics) Award|
|2013||Saadi Love Story||Special Appearance||Producer|
|2013||Mitro - Mitro||-|
|2012||Taur Mittran Di|
|2013||Saadi Love Story|
- "Hindustan Times Chat With Jimmy Shergill". Hindustan Times. 21 November 2002. Retrieved 21 November 2002.
- "Hindustan Times Celeb Chat With Jimmy". Hindustan Times. 3 August 2006. Retrieved 3 August 2006.
- "Jimmy Shergill: Marriage bliss!". Times of India. 26 April 2001. Retrieved 13 February 2010.
- "In His Own Space". Mid Day. 26 April 2012. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
- "Business Today - Punjab Takes Center Stage With Its Own Hits". Retrieved November 13, 2011.
- "Jimmy Shergill given Best Actor award at Norway Bollywood Film Festival". September 18, 2013. Fundoofun.com. Retrieved November 24, 2013.
- "Tigmanshu Dhulia wins Best Director at Norway Bollywood film festival". September 18, 2013. Hindustan Times. Retrieved November 24, 2013.
- "Rangeelay - Jimmy Shergill Punjabi Movie". Punjabiportal.com. Punjabiportal.com. Retrieved 2013-03-21.
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