‘Junglee’ locked for Dussehra release next year (Lead, superseding earlier story)

Actor Vidyut Jammwal starrer “Junglee”, about a unique relationship between man and elephants, has been locked for release on Dussehra on October 19 next year.

Backed by Junglee Pictures and directed by Chuck Russel, the film is set to be an action-adventure thriller, read a statement.

Vidyut essays the role of a veterinarian who, on his homecoming to his elephant reserve, encounters and fights an international poachers racket.

The actor, who has lived in Kerala, learned Kalaripayattu there, and has grown up in the midst of nature. So, he connected with the subject instantly.