Nakuul Mehta is an Indian Model, Anchor and an Actor who became popular for his performance as the main lead character in Rajshri Productions television serial, “Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara” on STAR Plus channel. He played as
Harish Kumar opposite
who played as Pankhuri Aditya Kumar. Nakuul has done some music videos and been working on theatre for a long time. He was part of the award winning and critically acclaimed stage play, Cock by Michael Barlett in 2013.
He was born on January 17, 1983 in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Nakuul belongs to a Royal Family. He took up Master’s degree in Commerce at Mumbai University. His father is Pratap Singh Mehta, a veteran from the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War. Nakuul got married in January 2012 to singer and performer,
. She is also the main actress from the Broadway musical, Jankee. After studying, he started his career as a model and did various television commercials.
Director Satish Kaushik spotted him when he was in college and offered him for a soft drink ad. He also worked with King Khan for the Clinic All Clear advertisement. He has done more than 50 commercials before he got an offer to do his very first movie. Nakuul debuted as a film actor in the romantic film, Haal-e-Dil in 2008. He played the main lead character of Shekhar opposite
. The film was produced by Kumar Mangat Pathak who spotted Nakuul and asked him to audition for the debut of his daughter, Amita Pathak. Besides acting, he is also a trained ballroom dancer and can also dance in various forms like Hip-Hop, Folk, Salsa, Jazz and more. He was trained by the popular ballroom dancing teacher,
. Nakuul represented Maharashtra in the ‘All India Dance Sport Federation’ or the AIDSF in 2011. He also won a silver medal for his Rumba dance and a gold medal for Waltz.
In 2005, Nakuul did the Telugu film, Abhimani before he debuted in Haal-e-Dil. Then he became part of the international film, Avant Garde Pythagoras Sharma in 2011. In year 2013, he did the film, Sri Siddhartha Gauthama. He also has an upcoming film entitled, Flamenco in Bollywood.
He also made some appearances in some Indian shows like the 15th IIFA Awards and he also hosted the Star Parivaar Awards once along with the well-known comedian
. He also joined the dance reality show,
on STAR Plus along with is wife, Jankee.
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Nakuul Mehta was born on 17th January in 1983 in Udaipur of Rajasthan. He belongs to a royal family, after completing his masters in commerce from Mumbai University, he started his career in modeling industry. In his early stages, he has been seen in several ad commercials and several music videos also. He is a model turned actor.
He was spotted by Producer, Director and Actor Satish Kaushik and casted him in an ad commercial of a soft drink. Apart from that he has also featured in an ad commercial of Clinic All clear along with
Shah Rukh Khan
aka King Khan. Recently, he became well known as “Aditya” playing a lead character in television drama named “Pyaar ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara”. He has also featured in few movies “Hale-e-Dil” in 2006 playing the character of “Shekhar” and also featured in a short film “Avant Garde Pythagoras Sharma” playing character of Pythagoras.
He is a trained Ballroom dancer, trained by expertise of “Sandip Soparrkar” India’s foremost Ballroom Master/ Teacher. Nakuul also represented Maharashtra in AIDSF (All India Dance Sports Federation) Championship. He is a Gold medallist in Standard Ballroom Category (Waltz) and Silver medallist in Latin Ballroom category (Rumbha). Currently, Nakuul is practising Buddhism and a member of Soka Gakkai International (a Buddhist Association) .