Born on January 16, 1982 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, actor Jaskaran Singh is a cousin of the famous TV star
Karan Singh Grover
. Even though Jaskaran is native to Indore, he studied in a Mumbai preschool and then moved to Chandigarh where he continued his studies till the 5th grade. After that, he lived in Bhopal where his grandparents were also living. He comes from a simple middle-class family which is why his father told him he would not be supported in the situation of not succeeding as an actor. Hence, Jaskaran worked as an operational analyst but ended up quitting his job the day he was told he had been promoted to the title of Assistant manager.
At that time, Karan Singh Grover helped him by giving him proper guidance so he could pursue his dreams. His career finally began with the serial Miley Jab Hum Tum which aired on Star One but despite the success he enjoyed from it, he was not offered any roles for 3 years after its end until he got the important role of Machmach in Do Dil Ek Jaan (Life OK). While he was jobless in that period, he did training in martial arts and was provided emotional support by his wife and brother Karan who is his best friend. Since he did not have any money and no financial support at the time, he became a call center worker by night while auditioning by day.
During this ordeal he only got 1-2 hours of sleep every day for a year and a half. He also dabbled in production for a program called Secret Recipes (aired on the channel Food Food) and one called
. His first production was in collaboration with renowned Indian chef
. Jaskaran has appeared in other serials too, including a cameo in the Zee TV show ‘
’ and essaying the role of Ducks in the Star One serial
Rang Badalti Odhani
. He is slated to act in the new SET series ‘
’ at the moment.
He tied the knot in a simple and small ceremony with his longtime girlfriend and best friend Ashwini on 25th December 2009. Ashwini and he had been together for 6 years. They spent an 8 day honeymoon in Goa after the wedding. Jaskaran considers himself a good cook and dreams of hosting either a cooking or a travel show. He is good at performing stunts as well and has no phobias or fear of anything.
Someday, he would like to be a part of a dance show or a daring reality show because he likes the idea of triumphing challenges. In his free time, he likes to watch television and relax. Although he does not consider himself a particularly adventurous person, though he loves river rafting the most from all adventure sports. He’s learned in both Sanskrit and Hindi, and is a very emotional and sensitive person who believes in doing hard work to be rewarded in life.