Vidyut Jammwal Biography

About Vidyut Jammwal

Vidyut Jammwal is one of the fittest movie stars of Bollywood, known for his callisthenic, finesse, acting prowess and agile body. In 2021, according to Google, he was the most searched entity as the ‘Top Martial Artists in the World.’

Barring, Vidyut’s flawless fighting abilities, he is also a tremendous actor known for his astounding villainous performances in south language movies like Sakthi starring N. T. Rama Rao Jr and Ileana D’Cruz in the leads, Oosaravelli with N. T. Rama Rao Jr and Tamanna Bhatia in the main roles, and Thuppakki alongside Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in the leads.

Vidyut also received praise from the Bollywood for his outstanding role in movies like Force alongside John Abraham and Genelia D’Souza, Bullett Raja starring Saif Ali Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, and Jimmy Sheirgill in the leads, Commando: A One Man Army alongside Pooja Chopra and Sanak starring Rukmini Maitra and Neha Dhupia as the female leads. 

Biography of Vidyut Jammwal

Name: Vidyut Jammwal

Nickname: Singu

Profession: Actor and Model 

Known For: Played the negative role of ‘Vishnu’ in the action-thriller movie Force and the lead role of ‘Captain Karan Singh Dogra’ in the movie Commando: A One Man Army 

Date of Birth of Vidyut Jammwal: 10 December 1980

Age of Vidyut Jammwal: 40 Years (as of 2021)

Height of Vidyut Jammwal: 180 cm, 1.80 m, 5’ft 11” in 

Weight of Vidyut Jammwal: 75 kg (165 lbs)

Body Measurements of Vidyut Jammwal: 44-16-32

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Sagittarius

Known Language: English and Hindi

Religion: Hinduism

Favourite Foods: Tofu, Gulab Jamun, Bhel Puri and Pani Puri

Favourite Actors: M. G. Ramachandran, Kamal Haasan, Hrithik Roshan, Sunil Shetty, Salman Khan and Rajinikanth

Favourite Actresses: Huma Qureshi, Nargis Fakhri and Shruti Haasan

Favourite Movies: Singh Is King, RoboCop, Police Story and Enter the Dragon

Favourite Destination: Rishikesh, India

Hobbies: Working Out, Rock Climbing, Practising Martial Arts, Going to Temples, Watching Movies, and Travelling

Net Worth of Vidyut Jammwal: $2 Million (approx.)

Marital Status: Engaged (fiancée – Nandita Mahtani)

Children: 0

Nationality: Indian

Home Town: Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Currently Living: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Controversy of Vidyut Jammwal

1. Vidyut Jammwal was once booked by the Bandra’s Metropolitan Magistrate Court in a 12 years-old case, where he had smashed a bottle on an individual’s head in 2007.

However, the court acquitted Jammwal in the case as there was the unavailability of sufficient evidence.

Interesting Facts about Vidyut Jammwal

1. Vidyut from a small age had a passion for martial arts and at the age of 3, started his training in Kalaripayattu, in Palakkad, Kerala.

2. He comes from an army background, due to which his family had to travel a lot, as his father’s duty involved posting at various stations.

3. Owing to his unparalleled martial arts skills and action sequences, he is regarded as ‘The New Age Action Hero of Bollywood‘.

4. Jamwal’s mother was the former Miss Jammu & Kashmir and runs an ashram in Palakkad, Kerala.

5. He is a huge admirer of animals and owns a dog.

6. Before becoming an action film actor, he started his professional career as a model in 1996, but was unable to garner success in the field despite working as a runway model for top fashion designers.

7. Vidyut has also starred in couple of music videos under the banner of T-Series, like Tumhe Dillagi by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Gal Ban Gayi sung by Neha Kakkar and Yo Yo Honey Singh.

Movies and Television Shows of Vidyut Jammwal

MoviesYear
Sakthi (Telugu)2011
Force 2011
Oosaravelli (Telugu)2011
Billa II (Tamil)2012
Thuppakki (Tamil)2012
Bullett Raja2013
Commando2013
Anjaan (Tamil)2014
Baadshaho2017
Commando 22017
Junglee2019
Commando 32019
Yaara (ZEE5 Movie)2020
Khuda Haafiz (Hotstar Movie)2020
The Power (ZEE Plex Movie)2021
Sanak (Hotstar Movie)2021
Khuda Haafiz Chapter II (Upcoming – Hotstar Movie)2022
Television Shows
CID (Episodic Role)2013
Ultimate Beastmaster (Host)2017

Awards Won by Vidyut Jammwal

AwardsYear
Stardust Awards – Breakthrough Performance Male2012
FICCI Frames Awards – Best Debut Male2012
Filmfare Awards – Best Debut Male2012
IIFA Award – Star Debut of the Year – Male2012
SIIMA Awards – Best Actor in a Negative Role2013
Zee Cine Awards – Umeed Ka Naya Chehra – Male2014
Jackie Chan Action Movie Awards – Best Action Sequence Choreographer2019

Family of Vidyut Jammwal

Mother: Vimla Jammwal

Sister: Achla Sachdev

Fiancée: Nandita Mahtani (Engaged – 2021)

Affair/Girlfriend of Vidyut Jammwal

1. Mona SinghVidyut Jammwal and Mona Singh for a long time had kept their relationship a secret from their fans and media. But, were unable to take the next step in their relationship, because of the leaked and doctored MMS of Mona Singh, which led to their abrupt break-up.

2. Nandita Mahtani – Vidyut Jammwal and Nandita Mahtani, a fashion designer by profession, were always seen with one another at various outing places. In a short time, the couple got to know a lot about each other and were ready to take their relationship to the next level.

Vidyut, recently, in his classical calisthenic style, proposed to Nandita, when the couple were at their routinary rappelling session and she responded with a big and ecstatic ‘yes’.   

Social Media Profiles of Vidyut Jammwal

Facebook: OfficialVidyutJammwal

Instagram: @mevidyutjammwal

Twitter: @VidyutJammwal

Education/Qualification of Vidyut Jammwal

School: Army Public School, Dagshai, Himachal Pradesh

Also Read: Vidyut Jammwal’s Sanak movie lead female actress Rukmini Maitra was offered a role opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the rom-com Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, but the actress refused this golden opportunity, want to know, Why? For that, do visit Rukmini Maitra’s Biography, where more interesting and amazing facts await you. 

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