Vidyut Jammwal – Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Vidyut Jammwal is the India’s answer to the famous Hollywood’s action hero Rambo. He is famous for his muscular body, martial arts and deadly stunts. He earned his nickname as ‘The New Age Action Hero of Bollywood’.
Born on 10th December, 1980, Vidyut Jammwal works in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu films. He starred in hit movies such as ‘Force’, ‘Thuppakki’, ‘Commando’ and ‘Commando 2’. In his short career, he worked with John Abraham, Genelia D’Souza and Kajal Aggarwal.
Vidyut Jammwal : Early Life and Personal Details
Jammwal was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh to an Indian Navy Officer’s family. Due to his father’s profession, he travelled many places while growing up. He completed his higher secondary education from the Army Public School. Further, he earned a degree in Martial Arts, specializing in Kalaripayattu form.
The martial expert Jammwal is 5 feet 11 inches tall with a well toned body of 78 kg. Long black hair and attractive dark brown eyes make him more desirable. He is Sagittarius by sun sign and Hindu by religion. Apart from acting, his interests are in gymnastics, acrobatics, tricking and street stunts.
Jammwal is madly in love with Mona Singh. He firmly stood by Mona during her morphed MMS controversy. They are looking forward to settle down in nearby future.
Vidyut Jammwal : Career
After earning a degree in martial arts, Jammwal performed a live stunt show in over 25 countries. In 2008, he moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting. After a brief stint in modelling, he got a chance to play supporting role in the Telugu film ‘Shakti’.
Jammwal made his acting debut with the 2011 movie ‘Force’ featuring with John Abraham and Genelia D’Souza. The movie was a box office success and Jammwal received much credit for his breakthrough performance. People loved his action scene and lethal stunts. Next, he starred in ‘Oosaravelli’ with Junior N.T.R., Tamannaah Bhatia and Prakash Raj, which was a commercial success.
In 2012, he portrayed the negative role in blockbuster ‘Thuppakki’, which further establish him in the movie industry. After a few supporting roles, he got a chance to play a lead role in action movie ‘Commando’. In this movie, he showed all his potential as an action hero and became fan favorite among action movie lovers.
After the success of ‘Commando’, he worked in ‘Bullet Raja’, ‘Anjaan’ and ‘Commando 2’. Although, his movies are unable to repeat earlier successes, he succeeds to maintain his charm and fan following.
Apart from acting and martial arts, he is prolific in dancing also. ‘Gal Ban Gayi’ song featuring Jammwal and Urvashi Rautela is a big hit dancing number and accumulated more than 26 million views till now. In the same year, he worked in Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s ‘Tumhe Dillagi’ with Huma Qureshi. His upcoming project is ‘Yara’ with Shruti Haasan.
Caption: Vidyut Jammwal with Parineeti Chopra at the IIFA Award
Vidyut Jammwal : Awards
Jammawal established himself as an action hero of Bollywood with his deadly action and powerful performance in ‘Force’. He won IIFA and Filmfare Award for Best Debut for the year of 2012 for the same movie. Further, he received South Indian International Movie Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role for ‘Thuppakki’.
Vidyut Jammwal : Net Worth and Lifestyle
Jammwal has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. He makes his earning from movies, music videos, modeling and advertisements. Her remuneration per movie is around 1-2 crore per film. He has done ramp walk for Manish Malhotra and endorsed brand like Panasonic.
At present, Jammwal resides in a luxurious house in Mumbai and owns a stylish Jaguar car. Being a professional martial artist, he follows a tough workout routine. Since, Jammwal turned into a vegetarian, he loves to eat Tofu, Gulab Jamun and Pani Puri. This Lord Hanuman devotee is active in Instagram and has more than one million followers.