Indian actor, martial artist, and producer, Vidyut Dev Singh Jammwal, primarily performs in Hindi-language movies. He practises Kalaripayattu (the traditional martial art form of Kerala) as well. He has won numerous prizes, including one Filmfare Award, but is perhaps most recognised for his parts in the Commando film series.
He played combative roles in each of his three film debuts: Sakthi in Telugu, Force in Hindi, and Billa II in Tamil. In the famous movie Commando, he played his first leading role. In addition to Anjaan, Thuppakki, Baadshaho, Commando 2, Junglee, Yaara, Commando 3, and Sanak, he is still acting in movies.
In the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir, Vidyut Jammwal was born on December 10 1980. He was one of three children born to an Army officer, and because of his father's transferable employment, he spent much of his youth wandering around India. At age three, he began learning Kalaripayattu at a mother-run ashram in Palakkad, Kerala. He visited numerous nations to train with martial artists in various styles, some of which have their roots in Kalaripayattu. Jammwal visited over 25 countries and appeared in live-action productions there.
Jammwal is a rock climber and a vegan. Vidyut also had an affair with an actress Mona Singh. On September 13, 2021, Vidyut Jammwal announced his engagement to Nandita Mahtani.
Debut, Modelling and Recognition (2011-2012)
In 2011, Jammwal made his Bollywood debut in the John Abraham-starring version of the Tamil film Kaakha Kaakha, under the name Force. In the movie, he played a villain and was recognised with several honours, including the Filmfare Award for the best male debut.
Jammwal played antagonistic parts in the 2011 Telugu movies Shakti and Oosaravelli, which starred NTR (Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao). Later in 2012, Jammwal made his debut in the Tamil film Billa II, playing the antagonist opposite Ajith Kumar, for which he received positive reviews from critics. He co-starred as the antagonist in the popular movie Thuppakki that released the same year with actor Vijay. Additionally, he was honoured with a SIIMA Award for the movie's Best Actor in a Negative Role.
A Pivotal Moment for Acting Success (2013-present):
Later, Jammwal performed the lead role in the Hindi-language movie Commando, where he took part in action scenes based on real-world warfare without the aid of stunt actors. The film had its first overseas screening at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal in July 2013. In September 2013, it was shown at the Fantastic Fest in Texas. International media outlets and action movie filmmakers praised him, referring to him as India's Tony Jaa and Bruce Lee. He portrayed a sniper cop in Tigmanshu Dhulia's movie named Bullett Raja following the success of Commando. He played a supporting role alongside Suriya in the 2014's Tamil film Anjaan.
Jammwal played the lead character in the 2019's Bollywood movies Junglee and Commando 3, which were both directed by American Chuck Russell. He returned to the Commando series for the latter, which ended up being the most well-liked entry in the franchise. His subsequent endeavour was the authorised remake of the French movie Les Lyonnais, which was called Yaara, directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. Two of the three projects that Vidyut agreed to work on were large-format photographs by Ram Madhvani that evoked the mood of the Hollywood movie 300. Yaara was one of those initiatives. He portrayed a real-life character in the 2020's action thriller Khuda Haafiz. The sequel, Khuda Haafiz Chapter II, featured the same actors and had his biggest opening of all time. He again played the lead role in the movie Sanak.
In the Headlines
Jammwal and Angira Dhar garnered accolades together at the Commando 3 movie promotion event in 2019. Jammwal has also been on a lot of lists in well-known magazines. In 2012 and 2013, The Times of India listed him as one of the Top 10 Most Desirable Men in India. In 2011 and 2012, he was ranked among the Top 5 Fittest Men because of his fit and healthy personality. He was named one of the sexiest men alive in 2012 by People Magazine India. Along with Kangana Ranaut, he received the PETA award for "Hottest Vegetarian" in 2014. He was ranked among the "Top 6 Martial Artists in the World" in 2018.
Achievement & Awards
He received four accolades in 2012: the Star Debut of the Year IIFA Award, Best Male Debut Filmfare Award, Best Male Debut FICCI Frames Award, and Breakthrough Male Performance Stardust Award for the film "Junglee".
For his work in the Tamil film "Thuppakki", he won the SIIMA Award for Best Negative Actor in 2013. Then, in 2014, he won a Zee Cine Award for his performance as Umeed Ka Naya Chehra - Male in the movie "Commando". For his work on the film "Junglee", he received the Jackie Chan Action Movie Awards in 2019 (Best Action Sequence Choreographer).