Vidyut Jammwal Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Caste, Biography & More

Vidyut Jammwal

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Vidyut Jammwal is an Indian model and an actor. He is an action hero who is popularly known as ‘The New Age Action Hero of Bollywood’. Here in this article, you will get full information about him. Let’s get to know more about Vidyut.

Biography/Wiki

Vidyut Jammwal

Vidyut Jammwal is a 36 years-old  actor and model was born on 10 December 1980 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. He was brought up in Jammu & Kashmir, India. His family and friends fondly call him ‘Singu’.

His father was an army officer and hence, Vidyut travelled 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.

Vidyut Jammwal doing Martial Arts

Vidyut Jammwal doing Martial Arts

Physical Appearance 

Vidyut Jammwal- Physical Appearance

Vidyut Jammwal- Physical Appearance

Vidyut always carries an outrageous style with him. He has sculpted the athletic body with a tall height of 5’ 11”, 80 kg weight and 44″ chest, 32″ waist, and 18″ biceps. His eyes are brown and hair are black.

He is a fitness freak and has six-pack abs. He follows a hard workout routine, as he does 5 days of martial art training, 2 days of weight training (6 – 7 hours/day), which includes warm-ups, running/ sprinting, pull-ups, squats, handstand walks, upper body workout that includes roman rings, parallel bars, and push-ups.

Vidyut Jammwal during his hard workout

Vidyut Jammwal during his hard workout

Family, Caste & Girlfriend

Vidyut was born in a Hindu Rajput family. His father passed away when he was a child and his mother, Vimla Jammwal is a former Miss Jammu & Kashmir. He has a sister.

Vidyut Jammwal with his mother

Vidyut Jammwal with his mother

Vidyut Jammwal with his sister

Vidyut Jammwal with his sister

Vidyut was in a relationship with famous TV star Mona Singh but they both broke up and he is an unmarried as of now.

Vidyut Jammwal and his ex-girlfriend Mona Singh

Vidyut Jammwal and his ex-girlfriend Mona Singh

Career

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- Force

Vidyut Jammwal- Force

After the huge success of ‘Force’, he worked in a Telugu film ‘Shakti’ in the same year.

Vidyut Jammwal- Shakti

Vidyut Jammwal- Shakti

In 2012,  he made his debut in Tamil cinema with the movie ‘Billa II’.

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Vidyut Jammwal- Billa II

Vidyut Jammwal- Billa II

He has appeared in many South Indian movies like ‘Anjaan’, ‘ Bullett Raja’, ”Yaara’, ‘ Anjaan’, ‘Oosaravelli’ etc.

‘Commando’ is one of his hit movies with which he earned a lot of popularity in the South Indian Cinema. journalist and film critic Taran Adarsh mentioned about Vidyut in his review, “Commando (movie) clearly belongs to Vidyut and the liberty of watching him crushing everything and everyone in sight leaves you tongue-tied. By doing the stunts without a body double or cables, he fits into the definition of India’s Next Gen action hero without a hitch. He’s a fine actor too, although it’s the action that takes precedence over histrionics here”.

In 2013, he appeared as a commando (Purvi’s friend) in the crime based TV show ‘CID’ and in 2017, he was an anchor in the ‘Ultimate Beastmaster’.

In 2016, he was seen in the music videos ‘Tumhe Dillagi’ of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and ‘Gal Ban Gayi’ of Neha Kakkar, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Meet Bros, and Sukhbir.

Awards

He won many awards and accolades for his excellent work in the film industry. His winning awards are- Zee Cine Awards,  SIIMA Award,  Stardust Awards, FICCI Frames, and Filmfare Award.

Vidyut Jammwal with his award

Vidyut Jammwal with his award

Apart from acting, he is also a brilliant model and has regularly been featured on the Prominently featured on the List of Most Desirable Men, Prominently featured on the List of Chennai’s Most Desirable Men by The Times of India/Zoom, Prominently featured on the List of Sexiest Men Alive by People Magazine India, Top 5 Fittest Men by Men’s Health magazine India and many more. He has walked the ramp for many famous fashion designers and popular brands.

Vidyut Jammwal during ramp walk

Vidyut Jammwal during ramp walk

Controversy

In 2013, when a reporter asked him about his girlfriend Mona Singh’s morphed MMS, he got angry and in reply, he 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”.

Favourites

  • Doing gymnastics, acrobatics, street stunts and tricking are his hobbies.
  • He likes to eat Tofu Paneer, Gulab Jamun, Bhel Puri, and Pani Puri.
  • His favourite celebrities are- M. G. Ramachandran, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Hrithik Roshan, Sunil Shetty, Salman Khan, Huma Qureshi, Nargis Fakhri, and Shruti Haasan.
  • He likes to watch Bollywood movie ‘Singh is Kinng’, Hollywood movie ‘Robocop’, and Chinese movies ‘Police Story’ and ‘Enter The Dragon’.
  • N. Lingusamy, AR Murugadoss, Prabhudeva, Shankar, SS Rajamouli, Dibakar Banerjee, Imtiaz Ali, Anurag Kashyap, Vipul Shah, and Tigmanshu Dhulia are his favourite film directors.
  • In his free time, he listens to the song ‘Lutt Jawan’ from the movie ‘Commando’.

  • He likes to spend his holidays in Rishikesh.

Salary & Net Worth

Vidyut earns nearly Rs. 1-2 crore per film. His net worth is estimated to be $1 million.

Facts

  • He has participated in martial arts competitions across 30 countries and even teaches self-defence techniques to college-going girls, working professionals, and weekly gives training at the temple.

  • In 2011, he came to Mumbai for doing martial arts, but luckily he came to know about the auditions going on for the Bollywood movie ‘Force‘, where he went and got selected.
  • Earlier, he was a non-vegetarian, but in 2012, he turned vegetarian and was named ‘PETA’s hottest vegetarian of 2013′.

    Vidyut Jammwal Promoting PETA

    Vidyut Jammwal Promoting PETA

  • In 2015, he got an offer to play the role of Salman Khan’s younger brother in the movie ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ but he denied because of date issues.

    Vidyut Jammwal- Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

    Vidyut Jammwal- Prem Ratan Dhan Payo

  • He is a rock climber.

    Vidyut Jammwal Climbing Rock

    Vidyut Jammwal Climbing Rock

  • He is a devotee of Lord Hanuman. He also visited the Shaolin Temple in China to worship the Lord Budha.
  • He has a Jaguar car.

    Vidyut Jammwal with his Jaguar

    Vidyut Jammwal with his Jaguar

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