Jaideep Ahlawat is one of the most versatile and underrated actors in Hindi cinema. His big claim to fame came recently after his portrayal of police Inspector Hathi Ram Chaudhary in Prime Video's thriller series Paatal Lok. While he has only become a household name, Jaideep Ahlawat has been a major part of Bollywood movies for more than a decade. We bet you are wondering where you have seen him in the past. Well, here are some of those popular movies Jaideep Ahlawat has been part of.


His first mainstream breakthrough came with playing the role of Pappu Tiwari in 2010's Aakrosh.

Khatta Meetha

In case you recall, Jaideep Ahlawat played the role of Sanjay Rana, a corrupt politician, in the satirical comedy Khatta Meetha.


Yes, Ahlawat was also part of Rockstar's cast. He played the role of Trilok in a special appearance.

Gangs of Wasseypur


Gangs of Wasseypur was a much meatier role for him, with more screen time than his previous films. He played the role of Shahid Khan, the patriarch in the rival gang, upon which the story was based. His acting stole the show.

Commando: A One Man Army

The role of Amrit Kanwal (AK 74) was played by Jaideep Ahlawat, in this massy mainstream action thriller. He again plays the role of a villain.


Raees saw Jaideep Ahlawat shine in yet another role as Nawab, Musabhai's assistant. His dark and intense acting stole the show.



In Raazi, Ahlawat had a much different role compared to his previous work, and he performed brilliantly. If you remember, he played the role of Khalid Mir, senior RAW officer who trains Sehmat.

Lust Stories

Lust Stories is Netflix's original anthology series. In Dibakar Banerjee's part, Jaideep Ahlawat plays the role of Sudhir, who has an affair with Reena.

Bard of Blood

His first digital appearance came with Bard of Blood on Netflix. He is seen playing the role of Tanveer Shehzad.

Baaghi 3

Not many might know, but before Paatal Lok, Ahlawat was last seen in mainstream film Baaghi 3. He played the role of IPL, a goon that has a prominent role in the film.