Vidyut Jammwal has studied the art of Kalaripayattu, Indian martial art, since he was 3.
Actor Vidyut Jammwal, who is additionally a trained martial artist, occupied the highest spot on the list of trends on Saturday after he shared a screenshot of his name listed under the “top martial artists in the world” on Google search engine. The list includes renowned martial artists like Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Bruce Lee, Johnny Tri Nguyen, Stevan Seagal, Donnie Yen, and Tony Jaa. Sharing the screenshot of the Google search engine, Vidyut Jammwal, who has studied the art of Kalaripayattu since he was 3, wrote: “Jai Hind #Kalaripayattu.” If you Google ‘top martial artists in the world’ now, Vidyut Jammwal’s name will appear right at the highest.
Vidyut Jammwal’s friends and fans congratulated him within the comments section of his post. Adah Sharma, who co-starred with the actor in the Commando film series, wrote: “Commando is usually on top.”
“Always making the country proud!” commented a fan while another user wrote: “Proud of you, Vidyut.”
Check out Vidyut Jammwal’s post and his caption here:
Vidyut may be a trained martial artiste and has learnt kalaripayattu since the age of three. He has been a robust advocator of kalaripayattu, the Indian Martial arts and often takes to his social media accounts to share amazing videos of himself performing difficult stunts with ease. Take a glance at a number of his incredible martial arts posts:
Earlier talking to IANS, the actor said, it’s his vision is to popularise the indigenous self-defense kalaripayattu through Indian cinema.
“I do not have a vision yet about how it should be presented, but my vision for Indian cinema is that folks should mention kalaripayattu, the self-defense. it’s an ingenious Indian martial art,” Vidyut told the press agency.
“When i go and pursue an award from Jackie Chan, and when they talk about kalaripayattu, the Indian martial art, I feel proud. My vision for Indian action cinema worldwide is that we’d like to present this,” he said about popularising kalaripayattu on screen.
He started his career in the show business as a model but later made his acting debut with the 2011 Telugu film Sakthi. He ventured into Bollywood with Force in the same year. In most of his Hindi movies like Commando, Junglee and Khuda Haafiz, Vidyut Jammwal has performed the stunts by himself.