Jaideep Ahlawat is now a well-known name in the Bollywood industry. He is known for his roles in Gangs of Wasseypur, Raazi, and Baaghi 3. He got an award for his performance in the Amazon Prime web-series Paatal Lok. Let us check some of the lesser-known facts about him and his journey.
1. Real Name Is Jai Kishan Ahlawat
Jaideep Ahlawat was born in Rohtak, Haryana on February 8, 1980. His real name is Jai Kishan Ahlawat better known as the name Jaideep Ahlawat.
2. Want To Become Army Officer
He is a self-made star who did a lot of struggles to make an impact in the industry. He is from Haryana, whose aim was to become an army officer. However, unfortunately, this dream could not be completed successfully. Jaideep Ahlawat failed to clear the interviews for the Services Selection Board examinations.
3. Graduated From FTII
The acting was not Jaideep’s first passion, but he did not give in to the failure. He graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, in 2008. The actor came to Mumbai to pursue an acting career, and after struggling for two years, he bagged two films.
4. Jaideep Ahlawat Bollywood Debut
He made his debut in the 2010 Bollywood film ‘Aakrosh’ opposite Ajay Devgn and Akshaye Khanna. He worked in many movies like Vishwaroopam, Commando, Chittagong, and Rockstar, but his roles did not gain much recognition. The actor did not stop hustling and much sooner got the work that raised his fame.