Following in the footsteps of martial arts legends such as Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Jet Li, Bollywood actor Vidyut Jammwal has set his sights on a Hollywood debut.
The Indian action hero has been signed by reputed talent management agency Wonder Street, which represents action stars such as Tony Jaa, Michael Jaa White and Dolph Lundgren.
Talking about his association with Wonder Street, Jammwal says: "I'm excited to be associated with some of the hardest working people of Hollywood."
In the last year, through his chat segment X-Rayed By Vidyut, the ‘Khuda Haafiz’ actor interacted with action icons world over, who took their passion for martial arts across the borders of their countries. While Vidyut has been doing the same with , Hollywood now comes along as another vast avenue to explore for the fitness oriented star.
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As the new industry beckons him, says he is keen to put India on the global map through his work in the West. He will be working with Wonder Street partners Christine Holder and Mark Holder, who will represent him.
The big move comes for the action star and martial artist following his mark in Bollywood, including the ‘Commando’ series, ‘Khuda Haafiz and ‘Junglee’. He has ventured into film production with his own banner this year.
A source close to the actor says that he is in talks with a few prominent Hollywood producers for a collaboration with his production house.
Jammwal's upcoming films include ‘Sanak’ and ‘Khuda Haafiz Chapter II’.