Jim Sarbh is an Indian actor best known for his role as Khalil, a terrorist, in the film Neerja. He was named to Forbes India’s 30 Under 30 list in 2015 for his contribution to Indian theatre. Jim Sarbh Wiki contains details such as his height, weight, age, girlfriend, wife, caste, family, biography, and more.
Jim Sarbh was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, on August 27, 1987. He received a lot of positive feedback from the audience for his role in Sonam Kapoor’s film Neerja (2016). For this film, he received several awards, including the International Indian Film Academy Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role, the Screen Award for Best Male Debut, the Stardust Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role, and the Zee Cine Awards for Best Actor in a Negative Role and Best Male Debutant. Jim is also a stage actor who has acted in plays such as The Merchant of Venice, The Living Room, What is Done, is Done, and others.
He is a dashing young man who stands 5’9″ tall and weighs about 65 kg. His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is black.
Family, Caste & Girlfriend
He comes from a Parsi family of the middle class. His father worked as a Master Mariner before becoming the Regional Director of P&O Ports South and Middle East Asia after a few years. Physiotherapist is his mother’s occupation.
He dated actress Kalki Koechlin for two years, but the relationship ended.
Jim attended the American School of Bombay in Mumbai and earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. After finishing his studies, he served as a literary intern for Alliance Theatre in Atlanta for nearly a year, performing in plays such as Ice Glen, The Breakup, The Show!, and Tennis in Nablus, for which he won the Major Supporting Role Metropolitan Atlanta Theatre Award. He returned to Mumbai in 2012 and began working as a theatre artist. He appeared in a variety of plays, including Death of a Salesman, Ok Tata Bye Bye, Gates to India Song, Limbo, Cock, The Glass Menagerie, Noises Off, Feed!, Bull, and others.
With the film Ajeeb Aashiq, he made his Bollywood debut in 2016. The film premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival on February 2, 2016. He appeared in three more feature films in the same year, including Neerja, Yashodhara, and 3 12 Takes. He also appeared in short films such as Mama’s Boys, directed by Akshat Verma, and Like Summer, Like Rain, directed by Gouri Dutt.
- His favourite actors are Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Irfan Khan, and his favourite actress is Radhika Apte.
- Black and white are his favourite colours.
- He is apprehensive about speaking Hindi.