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Nakuul Mehta: Biography

Mahima Maniar

September 30, 2020

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All you need to know about Never Kiss Your Best Friend actor Nakuul Mehta.

Nakuul Mehta is a famous Television actor. He is not only an actor but also a professional dancer adept in many forms.

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Early Life And Family

Nakuul was born in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. He is a descendent of King Prithviraj Chauhan of Rajput Chauhan dynasty, Ajmer. His father, Pratap Singh Mehta, is a veteran of the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, while his great-great-grandfather Laxmilal Mehta was the military-in-chief of the Mewar region.

Mehta completed his Master of Commerce from Mumbai University. He is also trained in dance forms like jazz, hip hop, breakdance, folk dance, salsa and contemporary. He learnt ballroom dance under India’s foremost ballroom teacher and Bollywood choreographer Sandip Soparrkar. He represented Maharashtra in the All India Dance Sport Federation in June 2011. He was a silver medalist in the Latin Ballroom Category and is a gold medal winner in the Standard Ballroom category.

The actor is married to Jankee Parekh Mehta.


Nakuul made his debut with Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara (2012–2014) and rose to fame with the same show.

He hosted India’s Got Talent in 2015. The actor starred in various shows like Ishqbaaaz (2016-19) and Dil Boley Oberoi (2017).

Nakuul Mehta forayed into the digital platform as well. He has I Don’t Watch TV (2016), Never Kiss Your Best Friend (2020) to his credit.


2013: Indian Telly Awards Fresh New Face (Male)

2013: Gold Award Best Debut (Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara)

2015: The Indian Icon Film Award Best Anchor (India’s Got Talent)

2016: Asian Viewers Television Award Best Actor (Ishqbaaaz)

2017: Gold Awards Best Onscreen Jodi (Ishqbaaaz)

2017: Gold Award Best Actor Critics (Ishqbaaaz)

2017: Talent Track Award Best Actor (I Don’t Watch TV)

Actors Worked With

Zain Imam

Anya Singh

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