Jimmy Shergill Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Biography, Movies List, Controversies and More!!
Jasjit Singh Gill (born on 03 December 1970), better known as Jimmy Sheirgill, is an Indian actor and film producer who works in Hindi and Punjabi films. Sheirgill began his film career with the 1996 thriller Maachis.His breakthrough came with the blockbuster musical romance Mohabbatein (2000), which became the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year, following which he starred in several other box-office hits including Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002), Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002), Munna Bhai M.B.B.S (2003), Hum Tum (2004), A Wednesday! (2008), Tanu Weds Manu (2011), Special 26 (2013), Happy Bhag Jayegi (2016) and De De Pyaar De (2019). His highest-grossing releases came with the comedy-drama Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), the drama film My Name Is Khan (2010) and the romantic comedy Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2015), all of them rank among the highest-grossing Indian films of all time. The latter earned him a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. Sheirgill made his Punjabi film debut with movie Yaaran Naal Baharan in 2005. His notable work in Punjabi cinema include Mel Karade Rabba(2010), Dharti (2011), Aa Gaye Munde U.K. De (2014), Shareek (2015) and Daana Paani (2018). He has also worked in movies like Sahib biwi and gangster 1,2& S.P Chauhan -2019 Tera Mera Ki Rishta-2009,Phamous-2018) and Rangbaaz Phirse.
Jimmy Shergill Controversies:
Affairs: He is dated Priyanka Puri and married her!
Flop Actor: Despite having a good look, acting skills, Jimmy is a flop when it comes to lead a movie. Most of his movies are a flop in which he acted as the main or lead role. So the media sometimes show him as a flop actor. Hope soon he gets a big hit!
Veerey Ki Wedding and Veerey Di Wedding: Veerey Ki Wedding is also in the news for its clash with Sonam Kapoor-Kareena Kapoor Khan starrer Veere Di Wedding's title. Mumbai High Court ruled in the favour of the makers of Veerey Ki Wedding.
Veerey Ki Wedding: On 19 February 2018, Haryanvi singer Vikas Kumar sent a legal notice to the makers over copyright issues for the song "Hatt Ja Tau" used in Jimmy movie Veerey Ki Wedding. Vikas has claimed that he has originally sung the number and the makers did not seek prior permission before using it in the film. Kumar's lawyer has stated that the makers cannot use the song without his permission and will have to pay him Rs 7 crore.
Comment on Nepotism Factor: When Jimmy asked his opinion on Nepotism, then Jimmy said "If tomorrow his son wants to become an actor, I will totally support him! After that it's upon audience they like his work or not!".[Source]
Jimmy's "Shorgul" Movie: The scenes of Godhra and cow references have been muted in Shorgul by CBFC. Shorgul got U/A certificate from the censor Board. A PIL was filed by a VHP Leader in Allahabad High Court bench in Lucknow demanding to ban the release the film as many characters in the film are inspired from real politicians like character Ranjeet Som played by Jimmi Shergil in the movie is inspired by Sangeet Singh Som, Sanjay Suri's role of Mithilesh Yadav is based on Akhilesh Yadav, Narendra Jha's portrayal of Alim Khan is based on Azam Khan. CBFC snipped the words Godhra and Gau Ganga from the film. High Court rejected the PIL. Another PIL for copyright violation was filed by Chandigarh-based author Vijay Soudai against the makers of the film. The makers claimed that Shorgul has been banned in Muzaffarnagar. A fatwa was issued by Khamman Peer Baba Committee against Jimmy Shergill and the makers. Sangeet Singh Som demanded a ban on the film.
Jimmy As a Producer: Jimmy produced some movies, but this movie not performed well in box office. Jimmy shared it was bad experience as a producer. [Source]