While there have been innumerable Bollywood stars that we have witnessed over the years, there are various stars who still struggle to attain a good position in the industry. Being a successful star is not everyone’s cup of tea and requires immense hard work.
Though the luxurious lifestyles and glam might seem a perfect life to you, the journey, hardships, and sacrifices made by these celebs to attain such fame remain undiscovered to many.
Have you ever wondered about the backstory of these actors? Well, today with this post, we have gathered some points about the growing actor, Jaideep Ahlawat, and his journey towards being everyone’s favorite.
Better known by the name of Jaideep Ahlawat, the actor was born as Jai Kishan Ahlawat. The actor hails from Haryana and was born to a Jaat family.
Though he dreamt of becoming an Army officer initially, his dream could not be fulfilled and he went on to achieve another dream of becoming an actor.
For this, he completed his graduation in acting from the Film and Television Institute of India in 2008. While we have seen various stars getting immense fame and popularity through the silver screens, this actor gained fame by appearing in various recognized web series.
The OTT platforms boosted the career of the actor making him everyone’s favorite. The inspiring journeys of Ahlawat right from his debut film, Aakrosh to being a star performer with the series, Paatal Lok, let’s have a look at the success journey of this actor.
The Bollywood blockbuster film, Gangs of Wasseypur became a boon for various Bollywood stars including actors like Nawazuddin Siddiqui who shot to fame overnight with their performance in the film.
Though the actor Jaideep also received praises for his role in the film, he still had to struggle to bag good roles in the industry. The actor was entitled to play the role of Shahid Khan in the film who was shown as the father to the actor Manoj Bajpayee in the movie.
Though his instinct in the movie was a brilliant one, he didn’t receive the deserved fame. This movie turned out to be the life-changer film for Jaideep and he went on to work in other films such as the Tamil film Vishwaroopam, Commando: A One Man Army, Aatma, etc.
Though he was seen in a supporting role, he gained prominence after his performance in the movie Raazi. His role as Khalid Mir, a Raw agent in the film alongside Alia Bhatt was another turning point in the life of Jaideep.
His strong acting skills and prominent role in this movie caught the attention of audiences and this became his major step towards achieving his dreams.
While we already have mentioned his first dream of serving the nation and becoming an Army officer, the actor turned down his dream after he failed to clear the interviews for the Services Selection Board examinations multiple times.
He then dropped off his dream and went on to achieve another dream of becoming a successful actor.
Born into a family of teachers, the actor happens to be from the Kharkhara village of Rohtak, Haryana.
The actor started by becoming a part of various shows in Haryana and Punjab and joined the FTII to give shape to his dreams. After completing his graduation, the actor moved to Mumbai in 2008.
After the immense struggle of 2 years, the actor finally bagged the role in the movie Khatta Meetha alongside actor Akshay Kumar. Though he portrayed a negative role in the film, he went to bag other projects including the film Aakrosh, Chittagong, etc.
While he has been a part of Netflix film, lust stories, and Bollywood movie Baaghi 3 as well, he entered the OTT world by being a part of the web series, Bard of Blood in 2019.
Jaideep portrayed the role of Shehzad Tanveer in the film and was seen in a pivotal role. While he could not bag immense fame and popularity with his work in movies, the actor bagged fame after being a part of just two web series.
Though he was earlier seen performing in side roles, the actor gained a prominent role in the series Paatal Lok where he was seen as Inspector Hathiram Chaudhary.
His various dialogues and power-packed performance of the actor garnered him with the Filmfare Best Actor award in OTT for his performance in the series, Paatal lok.