As always, Bollycurry is back again with Celeb in the Spotlight! Our celebrity for this week is the talented Jimmy Shergill
Shergill was born in a Sikh Jaat family in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India on December 3rd, 1970. His
family then moved to P
atiala a year later where he studied at the
Punjab Public School, Nabha, then went on to finishing his education at
Government Bikram College of Commerce, Patiala.
Jimmy started his Bollywood career with Maachis,
a critically acclaimed film that released on October 25, 1996. Not too long ago he was seen in A Wednesday
 and My Name is Khan
. His most recent release Tanu Weds Manu
[February 25, 2011] was a BO hit.
with his Bollywood career, Jimmy has also dedicated some of his time to
the Punjabi film industry. He has done 5 Punjabi films to date which
consist of Mannat, Yaara Naal Baharan, Tera Mera Ki Rishta, Munde U.K. De,
and Mel Karade Rabba.
His last and most recent, Mel Karade Rabba
was a commercial success and a bigger hit than the Hindi films released
that very day. He is currently working on another bi-lingual Punjabi
movie called Dharti
which brings most of the cast of Mel Karade Rabba
together once again.
Along with the big screen, the actor recently appeared on the TV show Aahat to promote his film A Flat
with co-star Hazel.
As for this Punjabi hero's love life he is married to Priyanki Puri from Delhi. The couple have a son named Vir.
Did you know Jimmy......
- is actually named Jasjit Singh Gill
- ranks Sridevi, Kajol, and Meg Ryan among his favorite actresses
- loves home-cooked Indian food and cricket
Editor(s): Lola & Gunia.
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