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Vidyut Jamwal named one of the 6 top martial artistes in the world

Vidyut Jamwal has been featured in Looper’s list of top martial artistes in the world and the actor couldn’t be happier.

bollywood Updated: Jul 30, 2018 18:34 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Vidyut Jamwal  is one of the top 10 martial artists in the world.
Vidyut Jamwal is one of the top 10 martial artists in the world.

Commando actor Vidyut Jamwal who is known for performing terrific stunts on-screen has been named one of the top six martial artists across the world and he is the only Indian to have featured in the prestigious list curated by Looper. According to the Times of India report, Vidyut Jamwal was quoted as saying, “This is indeend an honour. Recognition like this inspires me to work harder and moment makes me feel like a proud Indian.

Chuck Russell, the director of Vidyut Jamwal’s upcoming film Junglee also said, “It’s great to see Vidyut being noted as the rising star in action films across the world.He has a rare combination of cinematic charm and killer moves that will make him unstoppable after this film. What really distinguishes Vidyut is his deep knowledge of the martial art Kalaripayattu and his understanding of its philosophy to not only protect and fight, but also use it to heal. I had the pleasure of creating his role in Junglee to play his style of action supporting a positive message. I can’t wait for audiences to see it on the big screen.”

To this Vidyut said, “Chuck’s kind words are icing on the cake. Working with him on Junglee was like a dream come true. He pushed me to extract one of my best performances so far.”

Vidyut Jamwal’s Jungle also stars Atul Kulkarni, Vishwanath Chatterjee, Makrand Deshpande and others in the film bankrolled by Junglee Pictures.

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First Published: Jul 30, 2018 18:34 IST

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