Jaideep Ahlawat is an Indian film actor. He was born on 8th February in Jat Family of village Kharkara, Rohtak in Haryana. He completed his graduation from Film and TV Institute of India (FTII), Pune in 2008. After completing his education, he headed Mumbai, to pursue his dreams to become an actor. He started his career in Bollywood with a small role in a short film called Narmeen in 2008. Later, he got a role in Aakrosh (2010) and the same year, he also starred in a satire comedy film called Khatta Meetha wherein his negative role of a politician got appreciated in the film circles. He also did a small role in Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010).
Though he appeared in smaller roles in Chittagong (2011) & Rockstar (2011) but went unnoticed till he got Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), wherein he plays the character called Shahid Khan. Gangs of Wasseypur movie came as a turning point in Jaideeps life, as its success, helped him gain enough recognition in India. Jaideep then appeared in a Tamil spy thriller film Vishwaroopam with Kamal Hassan, which turned a great success in the south in 2013. A Hindi version of this flick has been made called Vishwaroop in the same year which gave him more recognition. Impressed by his acting skills & popularity, Kamal Hassan has roped him in the sequel Vishwaroopam 2 as well, that is going to release in 2016.
He played the villain in Hindi movie Commando that released in 2013. Jaideep has also acted in films such as Aatma (2013), 'Gabbar is Back' (2015) and 'Meeruthiya Gangsters' (2015) Vishwaroopam 2 and Bhawani Mandi Tesan (Station called as Tesan in Hindi) are his upcoming flicks.