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Jimmy Shergill unplugged

Actor Jimmy Shergill, best known for his stellar performances in A Wednesday, Maachis, Yahaan et al, gets candid. He is now looking forward to forthcoming films such as...

entertainment Updated: May 22, 2010 18:39 IST
Veenu Singh
Veenu Singh
Hindustan Times

Jimmy ShergillThis Punjabi boy is not just good looking but talented too (remember his super performance in A Wednesday?). But Jimmy Shergill earned critical acclaim with his very first film itself, Maachis. Then he worked in a variety of film (Mohabbatein, Yahaan, Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai and Delhi Heights), besides acting in Punjabi movies too. A firm believer in good roles, Jimmy doesn’t mind working in multi-starrers and has given good performances in Munnabhai MBBS, Lage Raho Munnabhai and My Name Is Khan. He is now looking forward to forthcoming films such as Flat, Johnny Mastana, Game, Manu Weds Tanu

What would you do if Superman paid you a visit?
Take him to my son’s school.

What is your idea of a highly boring evening?
Nothing to do, nowhere to go, nothing to watch, no one to talk to...Complete this sentence. Breaking news is......Something that gets a lot of attention.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could keep five things with you, what would you choose?
Things that would help me get out from that island – a satellite phone, beach craft, jet boat, some water and perhaps food for survival.

The turning point of your life?
Still waiting for it.

What drives you up the wall?
Not much - I’d much rather bring the wall down.

One film dialogue you love?
Here’s looking at you kid from Casablanca.

One household chore you’d rather do yourself?
Organise my wardrobe.

You’re sentimental about?
Other people’s sentiments.

If you could go back in time, which period of history would you go back to and why?
I would love to go back to the pre-independence era so that I could be a part of Bhagat Singh’s movement.

Three places you love shopping in?
New York, London, anywhere else.

If you had to spend one crore in a day, what would you do?
Put in another crore and buy a Ferrari.

Your favourite indoor and outdoor game?
Cricket and squash.

Your best pick up line for Angelina Jolie?
Where’s Brad?

The gadget you are lusting for?
I think there are better things to lust after than gadgets.

One thing you love about your partner?
Her patience.

You have faith in?
The Almighty.

What do you do in a crisis?
Sleep it over. Things always look better the next day.

Your typical Sunday?
Sleep, sleep and just sleep.

The craziest rumour you’ve heard about yourself?
That I was going to join politics.

Your exercise routine?
Run, Jimmy, Run!!!

First Published: May 22, 2010 14:19 IST