Vidyut Jammwal: News

Popularly known as the "New Age Action Hero" of the Hindi film industry, Vidyut Jammwal is an actor, martial artist, and stunt performer. Born in Jammu, he traveled and lived in different parts of the country as his father was an Army officer. Jammwal started practicing martial arts at the age of three. He traveled to various countries to train in various forms of martial arts. He performed live-action shows in 25 countries and finally landed in Mumbai in 2000. In 2011, the actor appeared in a Telugu film 'Sakthi', and in the same year, he made his Bollywood debut alongside John Abraham in 'Force'. Jammwal won multiple accolades, including the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut, for his performance in the film. After featuring in a few Telugu films, Jammwal appeared in his next Hindi film 'Commando' (2013), where he played combat-action without stuntmen. The film emerged as a success at the box office. Further, he appeared in 'Bullet Raja', 'Commando 2', and 'Baadshaho', among others. He also starred in the 2019 film 'Junglee', American filmmaker Chuck Russell's first Bollywood movie. As of 2021, he was working on multiple projects, including 'Sanak' and 'Khuda Haafiz: Chapter II'.

01 Mar 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Crakk' is fighting for survival 

It's raining actioners in Indian cinema and Bollywood recently offered the bonafide action star Vidyut Jammwal's Crakk. The critically denounced film has high-octane action set pieces but lacks in terms of storytelling.

29 Feb 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Crakk' has low chances of revival

Vidyut Jammwal is a bonafide action star in Bollywood and there's no doubt about it. The actor-producer has showcased some great action set pieces in his films but due to non-existent storyline and narrative, they have not been able to connect with viewers.

28 Feb 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Crakk' fails to shift gears on weekdays

Every cinema industry goes through a different trend every decade. If cinematic universes are becoming a cliché in Hollywood, then in the Indian film industry, actioners are about to reach saturation point.

27 Feb 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Crakk' needs commercial boost for survival

Action genre has engulfed Indian cinema in the recent past and Bollywood has been on a spree of producing action thrillers and dramas. Vidyut Jammwal is a bonafide hero of this genre and his recently released film Crakk explores a newer side of action in India.

26 Feb 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Crakk' fails to crack momentum on weekend 

Vidyut Jammwal is a bonafide action hero in Bollywood and the actor's films only have action sequences as their USP. The movies are weak in their plot and storytelling and the recently released Crakk is no exception.

25 Feb 2024

Arjun Rampal

Box office collection: 'Crakk' shrinks to just Rs. 2cr

Vidyut Jammwal and Arjun Rampal's Crakk—which was released on Friday and clashed with All India Rank and Article 370—opened to a decent Rs. 4.25cr figure.

24 Feb 2024

Box Office Collection

'Crakk' box office collection: Vidyut Jammwal's film sees decent opening

Aditya Datt's Crakk - Jeetegaa Toh Jiyegaa! premiered on Friday, clashing with Yami Gautam Dhar's Article 370.

23 Feb 2024

Movie Review

'Crakk' review: Headache-inducing, excruciating long film gets almost everything wrong 

Aditya Datt's Crakk (made my head explode, so it justifies that title) stars actors with chiseled, shredded bodies (Vidyut Jammwal, Arjun Rampal) and is shot in multiple picturesque locations.

23 Feb 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office buzz: 'Crakk' to register a lukewarm opening

Vidyut Jammwal is a bonafide action hero in Bollywood and with each film he is taking the benchmark of action to another level. His recently released actioner Crakk - Jeetegaa Toh Jiyegaa! is full of nerve-bending action and is pitted against Article 370 at the box office.

07 Feb 2024


'Crakk': Vidyut Jammwal starrer brings 7 international action directors onboard

Get ready for an adrenaline rush as Vidyut Jammwal and director Aditya Datt team up once again for the action-packed sports thriller, Crakk: Jeetega Toh Jiyegaa.

19 Dec 2023


'Crakk' teaser: Vidyut Jammwal cracks the gold standard of machismo

The highly anticipated teaser for Vidyut Jammwal's upcoming action-packed film, Crakk - Jeetegaa Toh Jiyegaa, was dropped on Tuesday.

10 Dec 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Crakk': Here's when Vidyut Jammwal-Nora Fatehi's film will release

On Sunday, the makers of Vidyut Jammwal and Nora Fatehi starrer sports action film Crakk unveiled its release date.

21 Aug 2023


Norah Fatehi to star in Vidyut Jammwal's 'Crakk'

Bollywood actress and dancer Nora Fatehi is set to join forces with action star Vidyut Jammwal in an extreme sports-action film titled Crakk.

11 Jun 2023

Kriti Sanon

After Alia Bhatt, Vidyut Jammwal, Kriti Sanon to turn producer

Kriti Sanon is reportedly gearing up to expand her career horizons by venturing into film production. Yes, you heard that right!

25 May 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'IB71' is likely to crash this weekend

IB71 is performing okayish at the box office. The film had expectations from fans as Vidyut Jammwal is known for his action and this film is in his comfort zone. The period drama received negative reviews from critics and the film's box office collection has not improved either.

24 May 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'IB71' to hit the iceberg soon

Vidyut Jammwal is the poster boy of action cinema in India. The actor has delivered some suave performances in the recent past and his latest release IB71 was in the buzz among his fans.

23 May 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'IB71' slows down amid competition

The action star Vidyut Jammwal is all about high-octane action set pieces and jaw-dropping stunts. Over the years, he has created his niche, and his current release IB71 has been struggling when it comes to the box office collection. The film had a decent start but is now crumbling amid pressure from biggies.

15 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'IB71' grows over the weekend

Vidyut Jammwal is known for his sleek action and is creating his niche over the years. His current release IB71 had a decent start and the growth was consistent over the weekend. The action entertainer did not receive a good response from critics.

14 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Vidyut Jammwal's 'IB71' gained momentum on Day 2

The Vidyut Jammwal starrer IB71 was released on Friday, clashing with South sensation Naga Chaitanya's Custody and Sreenivas Bellamkonda's Chatrapathi.

13 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: Vidyut Jammwal's 'IB71' rakes in Rs. 2.2cr

Vidyut Jammwal decided to give a rest to his action-hero image for IB71 partially.

12 May 2023

Movie Review

'IB71' review: Vidyut Jammwal's film has flaws but also merits

Vidyut Jammwal has stepped out of his action-hero identity but not entirely. His latest release, IB71, is an espionage thriller that is said to be inspired by true events. With a backdrop of the Indo-Pak 1971 war, the film runs high on patriotism.

12 May 2023

Box Office

Box office Day 1: 'IB71' locks horn with 'Custody'

Every cinephile looks forward to a Friday for its set of new releases. This week there are some notable releases, among which Vidyut Jammwal's IB71 and Naga Chaitanya's Custody have received the most buzz.

10 May 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Custody' to 'Love Again': Theatrical releases set for this week

The month of May is going to be an exciting month for all cine lovers with a number of movies and series releasing in the coming days. But as Friday approaches, theaters are getting ready for the release of not one or two films, but many.

08 May 2023

Upcoming Movies

'IB71' to 'Love Again': Major films hitting theaters on Friday

This Friday (May 12) will be jam-packed for cinephiles since it will mark the release of multiple films across genres and languages.

'Love Again,' 'IB 71': Every movie releasing in May 2023

With the bar set high by April's blockbuster hits such as Ponniyin Selvan and Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, May seems to be another month of must-see cinema.

24 Apr 2023

Upcoming Movies

'IB71' trailer: Vidyut Jammwal starrer patriotic thriller promises mid-air action

The trailer of Vidyut Jammwal's upcoming espionage thriller IB71 is out!

15 Apr 2023

Upcoming Movies

'IB 71' teaser: Vidyut Jammwal turns cop for espionage thriller

Vidyut Jammwal is set to soon grace theaters with his upcoming espionage thriller IB 71, which is scheduled to release on May 12.

22 Aug 2022


Where to watch Vidyut Jammwal's 'Khuda Haafiz 2' on OTT?

Vidyut Jammwal and Shivaleeka Oberoi starrer Khuda Haafiz: Chapter II—Agni Pariksha was released in theaters on July 8 to mixed reviews.

26 Jul 2022

Vipul Amrutlal Shah

'Commando' OTT: Vipul Shah launches casting call to finalize lead

On July 19 it was reported that actor Vidyut Jammwal's Commando franchise will land on Disney+ Hotstar as a full-fledged web series.

19 Jul 2022

Vipul Amrutlal Shah

'Commando' franchise to turn into Disney+ Hotstar web series: Report

Vidyut Jammwal's Commando franchise might just turn into a full-fledged OTT web series for Disney+ Hotstar!

08 Jul 2022


'Khuda Haafiz Chapter 2': Vidyut Jammwal shines in undercooked thriller

Khuda Haafiz: Chapter II—Agni Pariksha released in theaters on Friday.

08 Jun 2022

Rakul Preet Singh

Vidyut Jammwal's 'Khuda Haafiz Chapter 2' gets new release date

Hindi film Khuda Haafiz Chapter 2 Agni Pariksha now has a new release date!

21 Apr 2022

Upcoming Movies

'Khuda Haafiz 2': Vidyut Jammwal-fronted film gets June release date

Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2 - Agni Pariksha finally gets a release date.

28 Mar 2022


'Sher Singh Raana': Vidyut Jammwal signs his first biopic

Vidyut Jammwal has been roped in for a biopic, a first for him.

14 Feb 2022


'Shaktimaan' trilogy: 5 actors who can be considered to lead

Sony Pictures India recently announced the launch of a Shaktimaan trilogy.

13 Jan 2022


Vidyut Jammwal's debut production, 'IB 71,' goes on the floors

In July last year, we learned that Vidyut Jammwal's debut production vehicle will be titled IB 71.

18 Oct 2021


Vidyut Jammwal's 'Sanak' review: Only flashy action scenes work here

Our expectation from new age action star Vidyut Jammwal is mostly of impressive action movies.

05 Oct 2021


Vidyut's 'Sanak' trailer offers sleek action moves in hostage situation

Ahead of the release of Sanak on Disney+ Hotstar, makers have dropped the trailer for the Vidyut Jammwal-led actioner today.

29 Sep 2021


'Sanak' to release on October 15 on Disney+ Hotstar

Actor Vidyut Jammwal's hostage drama Sanak: Hope Under Siege will make its debut on streamer Disney+ Hotstar on October 15.

22 Sep 2021


Vidyut Jammwal's 'Sanak' slated to release on Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex

Vidyut Jammwal on Wednesday said his upcoming film Sanak - Hope Under Siege is slated to be released on Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex.

13 Sep 2021


Vidyut Jammwal is taken now! Do we hear hearts breaking?

Bollywood's new-age action hero Vidyut Jammwal is officially taken now!

12 Aug 2021


World Elephant Day: Movies where the cute jumbos are important

Elephants are extremely important for maintaining nature's balance, and to raise awareness about them, we have the World Elephant Day.

09 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

These actors could play Olympian Neeraj Chopra in his biopic

Neeraj Chopra is the man of the moment!

22 Jul 2021


Vidyut Jammwal begins shooting for 'Khuda Haafiz' sequel

Actor Vidyut Jammwal on Thursday began filming for the sequel to his 2020 action-thriller Khuda Haafiz.

19 Jul 2021


Vidyut Jammwal's debut production venture will be titled 'IB 71'

Bollywood actor Vidyut Jammwal had launched his production company Action Hero Films this April to celebrate completion of a decade in showbiz.

26 Jun 2021

Disney+ Hotstar

Vidyut Jammwal announces 'Khuda Haafiz 2', after his 'Hollywood news'

Actor Vidyut Jammwal impressed viewers with his 2020 film, Khuda Haafiz, and now, the hunk is back with the sequel of the movie.

19 Apr 2021

Bollywood Life

Vidyut Jammwal completes 10 years in showbiz, launches production house

Vidyut Jammwal, who brought another flair to action scenes in Bollywood, announced the launch of his production house today.

30 Oct 2020


To promote tiger conservation movement, Vidyut collaborates with Discovery

Bollywood actor Vidyut Jammwal, known for being a part of action-packed movies, has joined hands with Discovery to promote the tiger conservation movement.

10 Sep 2018


'Singam 3': Not Ajay Devgn, Vidyut to play lead role

Ajay Devgn's portrayal of Bajirao Singham in Rohit Shetty's 'Singham' has been everyone's favorite.

02 Jun 2018

JP Dutta

Sonal Chauhan joins Vidyut Jammwal, Shruti in Mahesh Manjrekar's next

"Jannat" star Sonal Chauhan joined the cast of Mahesh Manjrekar's untitled gangster drama. Vidyut Jammwal, Shruti Haasan, Naseeruddin Shah, and Amol Palekar are part of the film which recently started production.

20 Apr 2018


Shruti and Vidyut start shooting for Mahesh Manjrekar's untitled film

Actors Vidyut Jammwal and Shruti Haasan have started shooting for their untitled gangster drama in Mumbai today.