Vidyut Jamwal is an Indian film actor, model and martial artist.
Popularly known as a contemporary action hero, he has worked in Bollywood, Kollywood and Tollywood films. He is also a practitioner of Kalaripayattu.
Jamwal made his acting debut in the 2011 Hindi film Force, a remake of the Tamil film Kaakha Kaakha alongside John Abraham. His performance as the antagonist earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. In 2012, Jamwal made his debut in Tamil Cinema with Oosaravelli as the antagonist opposite Ajith Kumar. For his role, he received critical appreciation. He recently worked on another Tamil film Thuppakki opposite actor Vijay which became a blockbuster.
He recently was seen in Vipul Shah's action film Commando opposite Pooja Chopra where he appeared in his first lead role. Although the film received mixed critical reception, Jamwal gained appreciation for his portrayal of a commando in the Indian army.
Jamwal is a vegetarian and appeared in an ad for PETA with the caption “Powered by Veggies! Go Vegetarian”.