He was born in Chandigarh, Punjab, in a Sikh family. Since childhood, Jagmeet had a strong inclination toward fine arts. So, after completing school, Jagmeet acquired a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from Punjab University and left for Mumbai to realise his childhood dream of contributing to the film industry.
Jagmeet started his career as an Assistant Director in Zee TV in 1994. He progressed to become a Director within a short span of time and then moved into the music video industry. He worked with popular artists like Gurdas Maan, Harshdeep Kaur, Jazzy B, Malkit Singh, Hans Raj Hans, Surjit Bindrakhia, Pammi Bai, Bhagwant Mann, Sardool Sikander, Amar Noorie, Bali Brahambhatt and Sukhshinder Shinda.