Vidyut Jammwal is an Indian actor, model and a martial artist who was born on 10th December 1980 in Jammu, Kashmir, India. His father is an army officer and he was one of his three kids. His mother spent a major part of her life in an ashram in Kerala and he trained martial arts there since he was three years old. He studied at Army Public School, Dagshai, Himachal Pradesh during his childhood. Jammwal is interested in exercising, staying fit, rock climbing and martial arts. Also, he has amazing skills in gymnastics, kalaripayattu, parkour and Jiu Jitsu. He is 1.8m in height and his weight is 72 kg. He is a vegetarian and a nonsmoker. He has worked in Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood film industries. Jammwal was interested in martial arts since when he was small. He traveled over 25 countries after he became a proficient in martial arts. There, he performed remarkable martial arts shows.
He started his modeling career in 2008 in Mumbai. However, he could enter Bollywood cinema with Nishikant Kamat's action movie “
Force”. There he played the role of Vishnu. Force is a remake of the Tamil movie named “Kaaka Kaaka”. In Force, Vidyut could reveal his passion and capabilities in action. Also, during the shoot, he got the opportunity to work with top Bollywood stars such as
John Abraham. In 2012, he won the most promising debut award for his contribution in “Force”. Followed by Force, he worked in several Telugu movies, including “
Oosaravelli” and “
Shakti”. There he played supporting roles, yet he received good reviews from critics and viewers. He entered the Kollywood cinema with “Billa - II”.
Then he appeared in another blockbuster movie named “Thuppaki” and there he got the opportunity of working with superstar Vijay. Later, he worked in few Tamil films such as “
Anjaan”. In the year 2013, he won the SIIMA award for best actor in a negative role for his performances in “Thuppaki”. He played his second main role in film “
Commando”. The film trailer grabbed the attention of millions of viewers just after the launch and the movie became a big hit in India. Then he played another supporting role in “Bullet Raja” by
Tigmanshu Dhulia. Recently he signed three films; Tigmanshu’s “
Yaara” and another two action movies of
Ram Madhvani. Jammwal is a vegetarian and in the year 2013, he was selected as one of the India’s hottest vegetarian celebrities by PETA. Recently, he hosted a camp in Mumbai, to aware college girls about the self-defense techniques.