Vidyut Jammwal

10 December 1980 | Sagittarius

Actor

Vidyut Jamwal

Vidyut Jammwal

Vidyut Jamwal is Indian model turned actor from Jammu. He is also a renowned practitioner of South Indian martial art, Kalaripayattu. He won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his first Bollywood feature, Force. Vidyut Jamwal has also acted in prominent roles in Tamil and Telugu films.

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1 September 2017Baadshaho
Army Officer Major Seher Singh

30 September 2011Force
Vishnu

Biography

Vidyut Jamwal is Indian model turned actor from Jammu. He is also a renowned practitioner of South Indian martial art, Kalaripayattu. He won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his first Bollywood feature, Force. Vidyut Jamwal has also acted in prominent roles in Tamil and Telugu films. Career: Vidyut Jamwal won critical acclaim for his Bollywood debut, Force, opposite John Abraham. This was in 2011, the same year he also appeared in a cameo in Amol Gupte’s Stanley Ka Dabba and had a prominent supporting role in Telugu feature, Shakti, alongside Telugu superstar, NT Rama Rao Jr. More big ticket roles down south were to follow with the main antagonist’s part opposite Ajith Kumar in Tamil blockbuster Billa II, while Vidyut Jamwal was also drafted in the Vijay-starrer, Thuppakki, which won him a SIIMA Award for Best Actor In a Negative Role. This paved the way for Vidyut Jamwal’s first lead role, when he portrayed an Indian Army commando in Vipul Shah’s action flick, Commando. The movie bombed, but film critics were appreciative of his abilities as an action hero. Vidyut Jamwal has also been actively involved in a pro-vegetarian campaign for PETA. Personal Life: Vidyut Jamwal announced recently he was in a long-term relationship with actor Mona Singh. He was born in Jammu. He attended boarding school and professes a lifelong interest in martial arts. Vidyut Jamwal also has a history as a competitive martial artist from his adolescent years.

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