Jagdeep Sidhu Biography, Career & Interesting Facts

Jagdeep Sidhu is a Punjabi and Hindi film director, screenwriter, and dialogue writer. He has been nominated for seven PTC Punjabi Film Awards, including “Best Debut Director” for the film Qismat (2019), and has been nominated for five Filmfare Awards Punjabi.

Jagdeep Sidhu
Jagdeep Sidhu

Born and Family

Jagdeep Sidhu is a Punjabi filmmaker who has worked as a director, dialogue writer, and screenwriter. On the 2nd of January 1988, he was born into a Sikh household in Mohali, Punjab, India.

He stands around 5’8″ tall. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Punjabi University in Patiala.

Jagdeep Sidhu childhod picture
Jagdeep Sidhu childhood picture

Jagdeep is just as dedicated to his family as he is to his work. Rabab, his firstborn, has been performing in Jagdeep’s movies and was recently seen portraying the young Tania as Teg in ‘Sufna.’ She also appeared in the film ‘Surkhi Bindi.’

Jagdeep Sidhu's Father and Elder Daughter
Jagdeep Sidhu’s Father and Elder Daughter

Jagdeep has been spending quality time with his family throughout the lockdown, and in one picture, he was seen helping Rabab make a mud house for her toys.

Jagdeep Sidhu spending time with his daughter rabab
Jagdeep Sidhu spending time with his daughter rabab

Jagdeep said on Instagram, sharing beautiful photos from the doll house’s construction, that he was glad for the time he had with Rabab due to the lockdown, which he hadn’t been able to offer her when he was working and in Mumbai.

On January 6, Jagdeep’s second kid, a girl, was born who was named “Majaz”. Gurpreet Singh Palheri and Ammy Virk shared the news on their social media accounts, along with a photo of Jagdeep’s second kid.

Jagdeep Sidhu's younger daughter Majaz
Jagdeep Sidhu’s younger daughter Majaz

Personal Information

Real Name Jagdeep Sidhu
Born 02 January 1988
Birthplace Mohali, Punjab, India
Height 5′ 8” or 172cm
Nationality Indian
Religion Sikhism
Caste Jatt
Marital Status Married
Mother Not Known
Father Not Known
Siblings Not Known
Children’s 2 Daughters (Rabab and Majaz)
School Unknown
College Punjabi University, Patiala
Qualification Graduation
Father Name Unknown
Mother Name Unknown
Siblings Sister
Occupation(s) Director, Screenwriter, Dialogue writer
Year Active 2013 – Present

Physical Description

Height 5’8”
Weight 70 Kg
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Skin Complexion Fair Brown

Career

He began his career in 2013 by composing dialogues for Hindi films such as Jal, Ronde Sare Vyah Picho, and Just U & Me. He then began scripting for Punjabi films.

He has also authored the screenplays for popular films such as Nikka Zaildar, Nikka Zaildar 2, and Qismat.

He was nominated for seven PTC Punjabi Film Awards, winning one for “Best Debut Director” for the film Qismat, in the categories of “Best Screenplay,” “Dialogue,” and “Direction.”

Jagdeep Sidhu - Qismat 2
Jagdeep Sidhu – Qismat 2

Punjabi Movie Written By Jagdeep Sidhu

Year Title Production
2015 Dildariyaan Battalion Entertainment
2016 Nikka Zaildar Patiala Motion Pictures
2017 Sargi Neeru Bajwa Entertainment
2017 Nikka Zaildar 2 Patiala Motion Pictures
2018 Harjeeta Omjee Group
2018 Qismat Shri Narotam Ji
2019 Guddiyan Patole Rhythm Boyz
2019 Shadaa Omjee Group
2019 Nikka Zaildar 3 Patiala Motion Pictures
2020 Sufna Panj Paani Films
2020 Qismat 2* Shri Narotam Ji

Punjabi Movie Director By Jagdeep Sidhu

Year Title Production
2018 Qismat Shri Narotam Ji
2019 Shadaa Omjee Group
2019 Surkhi Bindi Shri Narotam Ji
2020 Sufna Panj Paani Films
2020 Qismat 2* Shri Narotam Ji

Favourite Things

Actor Rajesh Khanna and Dharmendra
Color White
Fruit Mango
Sport Boxing

Jagdeep Sidhu

Achievements

Year Film Award Ceremony Category Result
2017 Nikka Zaildar PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Dialogues Nominated
Filmfare Awards Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Dialogues Nominated
Best Original Story Nominated
2018 Nikka Zaildar 2 Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Dialogues Nominated
2019 Qismat PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Director Nominated
Best Debut Director Won
Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Story Nominated
Best Dialogues Nominated
Brit Asia TV Awards Best Director Nominated
2020 Shadaa PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Comedy Film Nominated
Best Entertainer Won
Best Director Award for Qismat
Best Director Award for Qismat
Award for Shadaa
Award for Shadaa

Interesting Facts

  • On the 2nd of January 1988, he was born into a Sikh household in Mohali, Punjab, India.
  • He earned his bachelor’s degree from Punjabi University in Patiala.
  • He is a father of two daughters.
  • His first-born daughter’s name is Rabab who has been performing in Jagdeep’s movies and was recently seen portraying the young Tania as Teg in ‘Sufna.’ She also appeared in the film ‘Surkhi Bindi.’
  • His second daughter was born on 6th January.
  • He was nominated for seven PTC Punjabi Film Awards, winning one for “Best Debut Director” for the film Qismat, in the categories of “Best Screenplay,” “Dialogue,” and “Direction.”
  • He is a dog lover
Jagdeep Sidhu with dog named Hugo
Jagdeep Sidhu with dog named Hugo

Social Media Platforms

Facebook @iJagdeepSidhu https://www.facebook.com/iJagdeepSidhu
Instagram @jagdeepsidhu3 https://www.instagram.com/jagdeepsidhu3/?hl=en
Website www.DopeDigital.in

Photo Album

Jagdeep Sidhu

Jagdeep Sidhu

Jagdeep Sidhu With Ammy Virk
Jagdeep Sidhu With Ammy Virk

References

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