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Bollywood actor Jimmy Shergill has won people’s hearts with his attractive looks and extraordinary acting talent. He debuted with Maachis and rose to fame with Mohabbatein. After tasting success, the actor did not look back. Till today he is enthralling the audience with his brilliant acting. Among the many characters played by Jimmy on screen, one that remains fresh among the audience is the character of a cancer patient in Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Munnabhai MBBS’. In the film, she starred alongside Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Boman Irani and Gracy Singh, among others.

Jimmy Shergill recalls the memories of shooting ‘Munnabhai MBBS’

In a recent interview with Bollywood Hungama, the ‘Dil Hai Tumhaara’ actor recalled his days shooting for the classic film ‘Munnabhai MBBS’ and revealed how he prepared for his special role. Jimmy mentioned that he had developed the habit of sleeping on hospital beds in order to prepare for his portrayal of a cancer patient. They said:

“I knew that later we would have to shoot all night. So, while the crew was lighting the location, I would wear my hospital patient outfit and sleep on one of the fake hospital beds that was part of the set furniture. And when someone would suddenly wake me up, I would immediately go shooting in that sleep-deprived, disoriented state.”

all-key But How the success of ‘Mohabbatein’ changed his life overnight

In a previous conversation with Cyrus Broacha on his YouTube channel, the 52-year-old actor had talked about his blockbuster film ‘Mohabbatein’. He revealed that after this film he earned so much fame that he became very busy and became a guest in his own wedding. Jimmy quoted:

“I was shooting for the film ‘Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar’. In between, I was a guest at my own wedding because I couldn’t find time. North Indian weddings have 10-15 days of functions. I could not reach there for so many days, I was there only for 2-3 days. Things were like this after 2-3 years of Mohabbatein.

Jimmy’s personal and professional life

Jimmy Shergill leads a modest personal life. He married his longtime girlfriend Priyanka Puri in 2001. Both of them have a son named Veer.

As for his professional endeavours, Jimmy appeared on ‘Operation Mayfair’ earlier this year. He will be bringing ‘Chuna’ with Namit Das, Vikram Kochhar and Ashim Gulati. The series is directed by Pushpendra Nath Mishra and will have its OTT premiere on September 29 on Netflix.

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