Jim Sarbh (born 27 August 1987) is an Indian film and stage actor. Best known for his supporting work in the Hindi Film Industry, he is the recipient of a Screen Award, an International Indian Film Academy Award, and two Filmfare Award nominations. Additionally, Sarbh has directed and acted in numerous theatre productions in India. Sarbh made his feature film debut in 2016, playing the antagonist in Ram Madhvani’s critically and commercially successful biographical drama Neerja; the role garnered him positive reviews from critics and such accolades as a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination and a Screen Award. Following his role in the thriller A Death in the Gunj (2016), he rose to prominence for playing the antagonist in the period drama Padmaavat (2018) and the biopic Sanju (2018), both of which rank among the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.
In addition to his film career, Sarbh has regularly appeared in theatre productions, particularly those based in Mumbai. He has attracted attention for his performances in the 2013 revival of Death of a Salesman, Rajat Kapoor’s What’s Done is Done, and Kalki Koechlin’s Living Room. He made his directorial debut in 2014 with Bull. For his extensive work in theatre, Sarbh was listed in Forbes India‘s 30 under 30 list in 2015.
Jim Sarbh Bio/Wiki
|(as in 2023) 36 Years
|Film (as an actor): NeerjaJim Sarbh- Neerja(2016)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Date of Birth
|27 August 1987
|Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Kalki KoechlinJim Sarbh With Kalki Koechlin
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|American School of Bombay, Mumbai, India
|Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
|Degree in Psychology
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
|in Kilograms- 67 kg
in Pounds- 147 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity
|Salt & Pepper
|Radhika Apte, Kalki Koechlin
|Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Irrfan Khan
|Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Sujoy Ghosh, Patrick Graham, Daria Ghai, Rajkumar Hirani
Jim Sarbh Family
Jim Sarbh was born in Mumbai, to a Parsi family; his mother is a retired physiotherapist, and his father is a former master mariner, and the Regional Director of P&O Ports South and Middle East Asia.
The family moved to Australia when Sarbh was three years old and came back to Mumbai when he was eight, where he attended the American School of Bombay. He completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Emory University, United States of America. He currently resides in Versova, Mumbai.
Jim Sarbh Net Worth
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|1.9 Million Dollars
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Jim Sarbh Career/Movies
Theatre roles and Bollywood debut (2009–2016)
After graduating from Emory University, Sarbh worked with the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta for a year as a literary intern. He performed around Atlanta in the 2009 productions of such plays as The Show!, The Breakup, Tennis in Nablus, and Ice Glen; the last of the roles won him a Major Supporting Role Metropolitan Atlanta Theatre Award. Sarbh moved back to Mumbai in 2012 and began acting in local theatre productions. His performance as Happy Loman in Alyque Padamsee’s 2013 revival of Death of a Salesman drew the attention of several commentators.
Sarbh continued to act in Mumbai-based plays including Rajat Kapoor’s What’s Done is Done, Rage Productions’s The Glass Menagerie, Vickram Kapadia’s The Merchant of Venice, Kalki Koechlin’s Living Room, and later made his directorial and writing debut with the 2014 production Bull and Eat respectively. He was listed in Forbes India‘s 30 under 30 list in 2015 for his contributions to the Mumbai theatre industry.
Sarbh made his feature film debut with Ram Madhvani’s 2016 biographical drama film Neerja. He had two other releases in 2016–Jyoti Patil’s Yashodhara and Daria Gai’s 3 ½ Takes. He also worked on the short films Mama’s Boys by Akshat Verma, and Like Summer Like Rain by Gouri Dutt.
Continued film career (2017–present)
Sarbh had two Bollywood releases in 2017–the thriller A Death in the Gunj and the romance film Raabta. He also starred in Natasha Mendonca’s directorial debut Ajeeb Ashiq, an independent film that focuses on gender identity and human sexuality. The production was screened at various film festivals across Europe. He played the role of Malik Gafoor in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2018 epic romance Padmaavat, featuring Shahid Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, and Ranveer Singh.
Jim Sarbh Filmography
|Neerja Khalil Nominated―Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
|A Death in the Gunj Brian McKenzie
Raabta Zack Merchant/Qaabir
|Padmaavat Malik Kafur Nominated―Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
Sanju Zubin Mistry
The Wedding Guest Deepesh
Moothon TBA Filming
|Neerja Filmfare Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Actor In Negative Role Won
Screen Awards Best Male Debut Won
Stardust Award Best Actor in a Negative Role Won
Zee Cine Awards Best Actor in a Negative Role Won
Best Male Debutant Won
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|Made in Heaven Adil Khanna Amazon Video
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Jim Awards & Nominations
Year Film Award Category Result
Padmaavat Asiavision Awards Best Actor in a Negative Role Won
Filmfare Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
Some Lesser Known Facts About Jim
- Does Jim Sarbh smoke?: Not Known
- Does Jim Sarbh drink alcohol?: Yes
- Jim Sarbh moved to Australia with his family when he was 3 years old and moved back to Mumbai when he was 8.
- Post-college he worked at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta for a year as a literary intern and performed around Atlanta in ‘The Show!’, ‘The Breakup’, ‘Tennis in Nablus’, and ‘Ice Glen’ for which he won a Major Supporting Role Metropolitan Atlanta Theatre Award.
- His first commercially released film was ‘Neerja’, directed by Ram Madhvani, starring Sonam Kapoor in the lead.
- In 2015, he was selected for Forbes India, ’30 Under 30′ list for his contribution to Indian theatre.
Is Jim Sarbh a Parsi?
Jim Sarbh’s family is from a Parsi origin. He was born on 27 August 1987 in Mumbai to extremely well-to-do parents. Jim’s mother was a physiotherapist and his father was a master mariner and later became the Regional Director of P&O Ports South and Middle East Asia.
What is the age of Jim Sarbh?
36 years (27 August 1987)
Who played Malik Kafur?
Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh is the one who recommended the name of Jim Sarbh for the role of Malik Kafur in film Padmaavat.
Is Jim Sarbh dating Kalki?
Buzz has it that Kalki Koechli and Jim Sarbh have decided to part ways. It seems Kakli Koechlin and Jim Sarbh’s love story has come to an end. Buzz has it that the couple, who had been dating for a year, has parted ways. It was only last year that the news of Kalki dating Neerja actor came out.
Who killed Alauddin Khilji in real?
Alauddin died on the night of 4 January 1316. Barani claims that according to “some people”, Kafur murdered him. Towards the end of the night, Kafur brought the body of Alauddin from the Siri Place and had it buried in Alauddin’s mausoleum (which had already been built before Alauddin’s death).