Jaideep Ahlawat

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Jaideep Ahlawat
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Trailer launch of Lust Stories in 2018
Born (1980-02-08) 8 February 1980 (age 38)
Kharkara, Haryana, India
Alma mater Jat H. M. College Rohtak
Occupation Actor
Years active 2008–present
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)

Jaideep Ahlawat (born 8 February 1980) is an Indian film actor. He acted in the Bollywood film Khatta Meetha, produced by Akshay Kumar; however, he is most noted for the role of Shahid Khan in Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) and as AK 74 in the movie Commando.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in a Haryanvi Jat family of the Kharkara village in Rohtak district of Haryana state, and he completed his acting graduation from FTII in 2008.[2][3]


Jaideep Ahlawat started to take acting seriously only after his graduation. He entered the film-world the hard way, without any godfather.[4] He was first noticed in a negative character in Priyadarshan's Khatta Meetha (2010). In the same year he appeared in Aakrosh with Ajay Devgn.[3] Thereafter he did some big banner films including Anurag Kashyap's Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) and Kamal Hasan's Vishwaroopam (2012).[5][6]


Year Film Role Notes
2008 Narmeen Guest Role Short film[7]
2010 Aakrosh Pappu Tiwari
Khatta Meetha Sanjay Rana
2011 Chittagong Anant Singh
Rockstar Trilok (Special appearance)
2012 Gangs of Wasseypur Shahid Khan
2013 Vishwaroopam Salim Tamil film
Hindi Film
Commando: A One Man Army Amrit Kanwal (AK 74)
Aatma - Feel it around you Inspector Raza
2015 Gabbar is Back CBI officer Kuldeep Pahwa
Meeruthiya Gangsters Nikhil
2017 The Journey of Bhangover Gaffru
Raees Nawab
2018 Bhawani Mandi Tesan Dev Raj Sutra
Raazi Khalid Mir
Lust Stories Sudhir Anthology film
Vishwaroopam II Salim Tamil film
Hindi film


  1. ^ "Why is Jaideep Ahlawat not visible in Vishwaroopam promos? - NDTV Movies". 
  2. ^ "Gangs Of Wasseypur changed my life: Jaideep Ahlawat - The Times of India". 
  3. ^ a b "Jaideep's Profile on Graftii.com". Archived from the original on 25 September 2012. Retrieved 1 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "'Humble & Honest". Daily Post India. 21 October 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "'Vishwaroopam' explores faith: Jaideep Ahlawat". CNN-IBN. 3 October 2011. Archived from the original on 24 June 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  6. ^ Hungama, Bollywood. "Gangs Of Wasseypur secures my standing in the industry - Jaideep Ahlawat - Latest Movie Features - Bollywood Hungama". Archived from the original on 1 July 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  7. ^ "'Short films are gaining recognition'". www.mid-day.com. Archived from the original on 19 January 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 

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