Name- Jim Sarbh
Date of Birth- 27 August 1987
Age- 34 years (as in 2021)
Mother- Name Not Known
Father- Name Not Known
Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried
Height- 5’9 approx.
Net Worth- $2Million approx.
Jim Sarbh Biography
He’s passionate, crazy and above all enigmatic. He is an actor who is known to create benchmark each time he appears on screen. We know him as the terrifying terrorist Khalil from movie Neerja. He is none other than the great actor who has got amazing acting skills, Jim Sarbh. Despite giving some amazing performances on screen, he didn’t let the success get into his head. In a short span of time, he has built a strong fan base from all over the world.
Here we’ve attempted to share a detailed Jim Sarbh biography, his family details, girlfriend, love life, career and more. So without any delay lets start right in!
Who is Jim Sarbh?
Jim Sarbh is an Indian actor and stage actor who is known for his work in Bollywood industry. He won several awards like Screen Award, an International Indian Film Academy Award, two Filmfare Award nominations among others for his amazing performances in movies. In the year 2016, he made his big screen acting debut with movie Neerja and garnered positive reviews from audience and critics. Following this, he did various theatre and plays and slowly getting noticed by big directors and producers. Eventually, he rose to fame for playing the antagonist in super hit movies Padmavat and the biopic Sanju. There is no looking back for him since then and he cemented his place in the industry.
Jim Sarbh Family
He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra into a middle class Parsi family. His father was a former Master Mariner and later became Regional Director of P&O Ports South and Middle East Asia and his mother was a physiotherapist. His family moved to Australia when he was 3 years old and later came back to Mumbai when he was eight. There is not much information available about his siblings.
Jim Sarbh Girlfriend
He is reportedly single and focusing on his career. Though once there was a time when he was dating actress Kalki Koechlin. They met each other during a stage play in 2015 and started dating. But their relationship didn’t last long as after dating for 2 years, the alleged couple broke up. They share cordial relationship now and are good friends of each other.
Jim Sarbh Career
He started his acting career with movie “Neerja” alongside actress Sonam Kapoor in 2016. The movie was a commercial hit at the box office and got positive reviews from the audience and critics. Especially his performance in the movie left an undying impression of him in the mind of audience as terrorist Khalil. And there is no looking back for him since then.
Before making his debut with movie Neerja, he had performed in various plays including The Show!, The Breakup, Tennis in Nablus, and Ice Glen among others. In every play he performed, he always gave the best to the audience. He impressed masses with his acting skills in Rajat Kapoor’s play named “What’s Done is Done”. After this, he did plays like The Glass Menagerie, The Merchant of Venice, The Living Room and others.
Meanwhile, he started growing in his acting career post the release of movie Neerja. He worked in back to back movies Raabta and A Death in the Gun. But again got attention on him for his amazing performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Padmavat starring Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone. The movie was a major success and helped him cement his position in the industry.
Other than movies, he has also been part of web-series like Smoke, Yeh Ballet, Made in Heaven, Flip, among others. Yet again he was well received by the audience for his performances. In a short span of time, he successfully established himself as one of the talented actors of the industry.
Facts About Jim Sarbh
Have a look at some lesser known facts about him:
- He started his career from theatres and plays. Apart from being an actor, he loves writing and direction. Even he has directed two movies named “Bull” and “A version of cook”.
- Not many people know that he is grandson of India’s one of the pioneering gallerist named Kali Pundole.
- Initially, he developed an interest in acting while he was pursuing his degree in Psychology from Emory University in Atlanta, United States.
- In the year 2015, he was listed in Forbes India’s 30 under 30 list for his outstanding work in the theatre.
- Seeing his acting skills in various movies, actor Ranveer Singh suggested him for the Kafur’s role in movie Padmavat. And he was selected for the role in just 20 minutes after giving the audition.
- He dated actress Kalki Koechlin for 2 long years but now they are only good friends.
- Despite working in Bollywood, he doesn’t really feel comfortable while speaking Hindi.
- Nawazuddin Khan and Irfan Khan are his Favorite Actors.
- Radhika Apte is his Favorite Actress.
- Black and White are his Favorite Colors.
Known for his role of a terrorist Khalil in his debut movie Neerja to his performance in movie Padmavat, this actor is not limited to only Big screen. But he has also worked in number of web-series and have garnered a huge fans base from all across the world. Today, he is one of the celebrated names in the Bollywood entertainment industry known for his talents and acting skills.