Models, influencers, celebrities, their stories and lifestyles have been a hot topic for gossip for people all around the world. People are always curious to know about the celebrity kids to get a better understanding of them. This article is about Veer Shergill, son of Jimmy Shergill. Let’s have a fact check about his background, career, family and a lot more.
Veer Shergill Early life
Veer Shergill was born on 16th January 2004 in Punjab, India. He is 18 years old as of 2022. He is currently residing in New York to pursue his higher education. The star kid completed his high school in Mumbai. His father’s name is Jimmy Shergill and his mother’s name is Priyanka Puri.
Veer Shergill Parents
Jimmy Shergill is his father’s name and his mother’s name is Priyanka Puri. Priyanka Puri is an interior designer from New Delhi. She comes from a Punjabi business-oriented family. After 5 years of dating, Jimmy and Priyanka got married in 2002. The couple is not a lot into partying and prefer outings with friends and family. She had her doubts about Jimmy as he was a mediocre start but he proved everyone wrong and became very successful.
Jimmy studied at St. Francis College in Lucknow and then moved to Punjab in 1986. He studied at the Punjab Public School, Nabha and Bikram College, Punjab University, Patiala. He completed graduation from post graduate government college in Chandigarh.
Jimmy started his acting career in 1996 through the movie Maachis, directed by Gulzar. This film was a hit that got Jimmy a lot of recognition from other stars and directors. This caused his career to become more successful and he was offered more roles.
Veer has black eyes and back hair. He has certainly inherited his father’s good looks. Veer is 157 cm tall. He weighs about 57 kgs.
Veer is very interested in gyming and boxing. He has a good physique for which he goes to the gym regularly. He also has a very healthy diet and a strict schedule in his gym. Veer likes to cycle and listen to songs. He is a huge fan of Snoop dog which he posts regularly. He likes to travel and explore places around him. The star kid also likes to watch boxing games. Veer is also a huge fan of football and follows NFT, Barcelona. His favourite football players are Ronaldo and Messi. He is a huge fan of video games and constantly invests in different types.
Veer Shergill Aspirations
In an interview with Veer’s mother, Priyanka, when asked about what he wants to become when he grows up, she said a movie star or a football player. Veer has high hopes and dreams for the future. He is also very hard-working, with which he can achieve whatever he wants.
Veer is very active on social media like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. he actively posts about his gym sessions.
His social media accounts are –
Instagram – @veershergill
Twitter – @veershergill123
Why is Veer Shergill famous?
Veer Shergil is popularly known to be a star kid of Jimmy Shergill. Jimmy Shergill is a well-known actor and movie producer who has worked in a lot of Hindi and Punjabi movies. Some of the famous movies he has been a part of are Munna Bhai MBBS, Mohabatttein, Daana Pani, Dharti, Tanu weds Manu Returns, Lage Raho Munnabhai, Eklavya: The Royal Guard, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster, Special 26, Bullet Raja, Fugly, A Wednesday.
Mohabattein in 2000 was one of his biggest films, he was cast along with Shahrukh Khan, Uday Chopra and Jugal Hansraj. He is currently one of the top-earning actors of Bollywood, and most of the movies he has worked in have been hits. He won the Star Guild Awards for the best actor in a supporting role for the movie A Wednesday. Jimmy also worked with Amisha Patel in Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar in 2001.
The actor is planning to produce one movie per year and he has signed a deal with Eros International Production House. Dharti was the first film he had produced which was released in 2011 and it did very well at the box office.
He started acting in Punjabi movies in 2004 in the movie Yaaran Naal Baharan, directed by Manmohan Singh. This movie was a hit as well. He was born in a Jat family of Punjabi Sikhs. His great aunt was a famous painter Amrita Shergill. He attended Roshan Taneja’s acting class when he was in Mumbai to get a role in his acting career.