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Let’s look into some of the interesting facts about Jaideep Ahlawat:
1. Jaideep Ahlawat was born on 8th February, 1978 in Kharkhara village in Rohtak.
2. He was born in a Jatt farmer family
They cultivated lands and harvested crops. As a child, he hardly watched any films, and he started watching the film during his college days.
3. Amongst the few actors in Bollywood who had completed his masters
Jaideep attended Jat H.M. college in Rohtak and later did MA in English from MDU, Rohtak in year 2005.
4. Ahlawat completed his acting graduation from FTII in 2008.
Since his parents and siblings were in the teaching field, he also found it prudent to get a diploma in teaching.
5. Jaideep wanted to join Indian Army as officer
After his multiple attempts he was not able to clear SSB interviews and later ventured into acting. He also did theater at a young.
6. Jaideep Ahlawat came to Mumbai in 2008, and after that, his acting career blossomed
He started his career by joining a theatre group during his college when he performed various stage shows in Punjab and Haryana.
7. He entered the film world without any Godfather and earned fame through his hard work
He gained fame in the negative character which he played in the movie Khatta Meetha in 2010. Some of his famous films include Gangs of Wasseypur, Aakrosh, Vishwaroopam, Commando:A one-person army, Gabbar is back, Raees, Lust Stories, Baaghi 3 etc.
Gangs of Wasseypur and Raazi helped him to reach the milestones of his character.
8. He debuted in the Tamil film Vishwaroopam in 2013
Where he played the role of Salim.
9. Showed his mettle in web series
His famous web series include Bard of Blood and Paatal Lok. Jaideep believes that an actor should be prepared for any medium and must not leave any opportunity to showcase his talents.
10. He constantly got inspired by his father and his teachers
He believes that there is no short cut to success. A striking similarity was observed in the walking style of his father and the police inspector of Patal Lok. He also got inspired by his teachers in FTII who had taught him many valuable lessons which helped him to reach the pinnacle of success. Also, he was quoted saying his struggles, experiences and journey acted as his mentors and inspired him to do better every time.
Hathiram character is so popular as it is the story of every common man who got lost in the system somehow.
11. Jaideep likes to work in versatile roles
Jaideep was quoted as saying that the web series challenges an actor to work in multiple niches. He believes that storytelling needs further improvement in Bollywood. He enjoys playing the role of grey characters but off-late he was also noticed in many positive roles. He believes that these days the audience does not enjoy a pure white or a pure black character. They rather like seeing the grey characters because that is more normal and realistic.
He prefers watching documentaries, docudramas, thrillers or other interesting shows. He wishes to play different roles and characters in future. During his free time, he prefers reading book and listening to music.