Vidyut Jammwal, who was last seen in Baadshaho, has started shooting for his forthcoming action-thriller film Junglee in Thailand. Produced by Junglee Pictures, the film revolves around the unique friendship between a man and an elephant.

Vidyut will be seen in the role of a veterinary doctor Ashwath, who goes all out to uncover a deadly international poaching racket. To get into the skin of the role, the actor has trained himself extensively in Kerala and even learnt Kalaripayattu.

Junglee is being directed by Hollywood director Chuck Russell, who is known for films like A Nightmare On Elm Street, The Mask, The Scorpion King and I Am Wrath.

Junglee is scheduled to release on October 19, 2018.

Meanwhile, Junglee Pictures is also gearing up for the release of their upcoming film Raazi, featuring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal. Directed by Meghna Gulzar, the film is set to hit screens on 11th May 2018.