Vidyut Jammwal is a well-known Indian Actor, Model, Martial Artist, and Television actor. He is also known for his work in the Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil film industry. Jammwal is an action hero who is widely popular as The New Age Action Hero of Bollywood’. Vidyut Jammwal was born in a Hindu Rajput family on 10 December 1980 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
He was brought up in Jammu & Kashmir, India. His father passed away, who was an army officer, and his mother’s name is Vimla Jammwal, a former Miss Jammu & Kashmir. He also has a sister. Vidyut was in a relationship with famous TV star Mona Singh but they both broke up.
Vidyut Jammwal Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Vidyut Jammwal|
|Age||(as in 2023) 43 Years|
|Debut||• Telugu Film: Shakti (2011)|
• Hindi Film: Force (2011)
|Famous For||He is popularly known as "The New Age Action Hero of Bollywood" and is viewed as among the world's top martial arts film actors|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Sagittarius|
|Birth Place||Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Date of Birth||10 December 1980|
|Home Town||Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, India|
|Hobbies||Working Out, Going to Temples, Watching Movies, Travelling|
|Mother's Name||Vimla Jammwal|
|Father's Name||Not Known (Died)|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Mona Singh (Actress)|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||• Studied at an Ashram in Palakkad, Kerala, till the age of 13|
• Army Public School, Dagshai, Himachal Pradesh
|Educational Qualification||Degree in Martial Art|
|Profession||Actor, Model & Martial Artist|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm|
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 75 kg|
in Pounds- 165 lbs
|Chest Size||44 Inches|
|Biceps Size||16 Inches|
|Waist Size||32 Inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||10 (US)|
|Favourite Actress||Huma Qureshi, Nargis Fakhri & Shruti Haasan|
|Favourite Actors||M. G. Ramachandran, Kamal Haasan, Hrithik Roshan, Sunil Shetty, Salman Khan & Rajinikanth|
|Favourite Food||Tofu, Gulab Jamun, Bhel Puri & Pani Puri|
|Favourite Film||Singh Is King, RoboCop, Police Story & Enter the Dragon|
|Favourite Directors||N. Lingusamy, AR Murugadoss, Prabhudeva, Shankar, SS Rajamouli, Dibakar Banerjee, Imtiaz Ali, Anurag Kashyap, Vipul Shah, Tigmanshu Dhulia|
|Favourite Song||"Lutt Jawan" from Film 'Commando'|
|Favourite Destination||Rishikesh (India)|
|Controversies||In 2013, when a reporter asked him about his then-girlfriend Mona Singh's morphed MMS, he got angry and said, "I think men like you promote such things. People like you talk about these things, see them. Indian men should not support vulgarity in any form."|
Vidyut’s father was an army officer and hence, he traveled a lot during his childhood due to his father’s regular transfers. At the tender age of 3, he started his martial arts training (Kalaripayattu) in an ashram in Palakkad, Kerala.
He has a Degree in Martial Arts. Till the age of 13, he attended Ashram in Palakkad, Kerala and the rest of his schooling is from the Army Public School, Dagshai, Himachal Pradesh.
He started his acting career, in 2011, with the Bollywood movie ‘Force’ (a remake of the Tamil film ‘Kaaka Kaaka’) for which he won the Filmfare Award in the categories of ‘Best Male Debut’ and Most Promising Debut for 2012′.
Vidyut Jammwal Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Vidyut Jammwal’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyle & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Vidyut Jammwal in 2023?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$7 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$6 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||$5 million|
|Annual Salary||INR 1-2 crore/film|
|Income Source||Actor, Model & Martial Artist|
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Post starting his career with a negative role in Force, Vidyut caught various negative roles in several action films later. 2011 witnessed Vidyut featuring in negative characters in the Telugu-language films Shakti and Oosaravelli, both starring NTR. In the year 2012, he made his debut in Tamil cinema with Billa II, as the antagonist along with Ajith Kumar which gained him significant appreciation.
In the following year, Jammwal played the antagonist in Thuppakki opposite actor Vijay, which became a blockbuster. Jammwal’s next Hindi-language film Commando saw him playing the protagonist and performing real-world combat-based action without the support of stuntmen.
After the success of Commando, Jammwal played a sharpshooter cop in Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Bullett Raja. In the year 2014, he performed a supporting positive role in the Tamil-language film Anjaan, opposite Suriya. In the year 2017, he starred in Commando 2, the sequence to Commando, which became a box office hit.
The film Baadshaho was his next release that year in which he played Army Officer Major Seher Singh, the movie made average business worldwide.
In the year 2019, Vidyut Jammwal starred in American director Chuck Russell’s first Bollywood film Junglee and Commando 3. Later, he returns to the Commando series and became the most successful film in the franchise. In the next year, Jammwal appeared in an action thriller Khuda Haafiz which was inspired by real-life events.
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|2013||Bullett Raja |
TV Shows & Serials List
Facts About Vidyut Jammwal
- Does Vidyut Jammwal drink alcohol?: No
- Does Vidyut Jammwal smoke?: No
- Jammwal has initiated a course in which he teaches girls how to defend themselves.
- He came to Mumbai to showcase martial arts at a greater platform, but luckily he came to know about the auditions going on for Nishikant Kamath’s Force (2011) — a remake of Tamil film Kaakha Kaakha (2003), where he went and got selected.
Is Vidyut Jamwal a vegetarian?
Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who has been seen flaunting his well-sculpted body on the big screen, turned vegetarian more than a decade ago and enjoys the perks of healthy eating habits. He says he is “more agile and faster”. “After I switched to being a vegetarian, everything in my life changed.
Is Vidyut Jamwal an underrated Bollywood actor?
See the thing is that there are two kinds of lead actors in India. One is a normal actor and the other one is called a ‘hero’. The difference is that the ‘hero’ should be able to entertain the audience. He has to fight, dance, romance, and emerge as the ‘hero’ in the story. Talking about Vidyut, this guy is a trained martial artist. He can do some breathtakingly, unbelievable stunts and is a fantastic gymnast. Can also dance well. Is charming on-screen as well. So, he does have all those ‘hero’ type pre-requisites. Come to his acting talent, he’s a bit more than average.
How is Bollywood wasting Vidyut Jamwal?
Bollywood is going very disgusting, they don’t know how Vidyut Jamwal is very precious and such a talented actor. They have been ignoring Vidyut completely and just they are lifting those useless star kids., yet I haven’t seen Vidyut Jamwal on any of the award functions and others.
Who is a better actor, Vidyut Jammwal or Tiger Shroff?
Undoubtedly, Vidyut is a better actor and has a better screen presence and personality. Remember him in movie Force opposite John Abraham, he held his own ground very strongly as an antagonist, or Commando 1 &2 as an amazing action hero or as Police Inspector in Bullet Raja opposite Saif Ali Khan. He looks like a man. Whereas Tiger Shroff is good in action and dance but has no screen presence and a poor personality. He has miles to go.