×   Login

  News   Stories   Reviews   Videos
Follow Us On:

Vidyut Jamwal's 'Junglee' Releasing this week: Director Chuck Russel 's Bollywood Debut , of 'the Mask' and ' The Scorpion King' Fame

Published On: 26 March 2019 | Bollywood | By:

Junglee is an Indian Hindi-language action thriller film directed by American filmmaker Chuck Russell and produced by Junglee Pictures. Starring Vidyut Jammwal, Pooja Sawant, and Asha Bhat in the lead roles.

The film revolves around a veterinary doctor, who upon returning to his father’s elephant reserve, encounters and fights against an international poacher's racket. To prepare for the role, Jammwal learned Animal flow style of combat and Kalaripayattu.

While talking about his first experience directing an Indian film, Russell said that he wanted to make a film

"that is true to India, but uses the music, dance and the wonderful artists in Bollywood to tell a universal story about returning to the natural world".

Out of 100, four elephants were selected for the film after scouting in India and Sri Lanka. Junglee was shot in Thailand. The scenes involving elephants were shot in the presence of Thai crew members. Jammwal performed several stunts himself. Initially scheduled for release on 19 October, 2018, it now releases on 29th March, 2019.


Follow Us On: