Jimmy Shergill on being booked for flouting Covid-19 guidelines: ‘Blown out of proportion’


Jimmy Shergill was booked by Ludhiana police in April for allegedly flouting Covid-19 protocols whereas capturing for his net present, Your Honour 2. The group, together with director E. Niwas, was filming in a personal college and was mentioned to have flouted the lockdown pointers. During the promotions of his newest movie Collar Bomb, the actor, in a chat with indianexpress.com, spoke in regards to the incident for the primary time, and mentioned that the matter was ‘blown out of proportion’.

“We were all following every protocol in place. I don’t anyone would break a rule knowing we are amid a pandemic. Things were just blown out of proportion,” mentioned Jimmy Shergill.

The Mohabbatein actor mentioned that he was not allowed to speak in regards to the incident on the time. “I think people became more careful after the incident, and that was a good thing. So I look at it from a positive side,” the actor mentioned.

Collar Bomb is about round Sheirgill’s character Manoj Hesi who’s a celebrated cop. His life takes a flip for worse when he’s made to commit a sequence of crimes by a suicide bomber who threatens to explode a college. Meanwhile, his darkish previous additionally begins unravelling, resulting in extra drama within the crime thriller. The movie additionally stars Asha Negi, Rajshri Deshpande and Sparsh Shrivastav.

Talking in regards to the movie, the actor mentioned, “It’s a race against time with the bomb placed around someone’s neck, and hence the name, collar bomb. The countdown will lead to a lot of action-packed drama, which the audience will get to see once the film starts streaming.”

“I think the director and his entire team took conscious effort to make the film look very big, and that shows in the promo. People watch theatrical films on the go, on their phones, and that doesn’t make it any less. However, with Collar Bomb, we wanted viewers to have the same 70mm experience. It’s definitely worth a watch,” opined Jimmy in regards to the movie’s digital launch.

The actor, who has just lately gained accolades for his efficiency in net reveals Rangbaaz Phirse, Your Honor additionally mentioned that it’s not essential to get author-backed roles in movies. “There are even times when you get similar roles. OTT has given a reason of excitement for actors, as there’s a lot more to do,” he concluded.

Jimmy Shergill’s Collar Bomb will begin streaming from July 9.


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