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Vidyut Jammwal doesn’t like watching action movies

Vidyut Jammwal may have created an action star image with his high octane, death-defying stunts in movies like “Force” and the “Commando” series, but when it comes to watching movies, the actor says his favorite genre is romance.

Jammwal, who has become one of the main action heroes in the Hindi film industry, said he prefers the adrenaline rush of stunts in movies rather than sitting down and watching a movie. action.

“I don’t like watching the action, like… It gives me a headache. There are too many ‘dang-dhadang’. I like to play it. I’ve always loved watching romantic movies more than anything else, ”the 40-year-old actor said.

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The actor also recalled having a certain “high” when he watched the films of the legendary action star Jackie Chan during his youth. Today, as a performer, Jammwal, whose other movie credits are “Junglee” and “Khuda Haafiz”, said his effort was to give his audience the same thrilling experience.

“Watching action movies bores me. It’s not because I think I can do better. It’s just that… You like to do certain things and not watch them. This is the case. I love to play with them. I know the top. As a kid, when I watched Jackie Chan, I loved the fun of (watching him) do crazy stuff. Now I give that to other people and I like it, ”he shares.

The actor can currently be seen in the hostage action drama “Sanak – Hope Under Siege”, which airs on Disney + Hotstar. The film directed by Kanishk Varma, backed by filmmaker Vipul Amrutlal Shah and Zee Studios, also stars Rukmini Maitra, Neha Dhupia and Chandan Roy Sanyal.

“Sanak” is another addition to Jammwal’s filmography that tells stories set against a backdrop of action. But the actor said the country lacks artists genuinely interested in the genre.

Jammwal said that few filmmakers like Varma, his “Khuda Haafiz” director Faruk Kabir and “Commando 3” director Aditya Datt are really capable of harnessing the potential of the genre. “If I find someone who understands him, I’ll work with him. Action is genre number one, but we don’t have directors with such a vision, ”he added.