Nakuul Mehta WikiNakuul Mehta is an Indian actor and model, mainly recognised for the lead role of Aditya in the television series Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara. His first film, Haal-e-dil didn't work well at the box office, but it got this green-eyed charmer some attention. He did few Music videos too and was associated with theatre for a long time. He also appeared in the short film Avant Garde, which was featured at film festival across the globe. He was last seen hosting India's Got Talent season 6.
BiographyNakuul Mehta was born on 17 January 1983 in Udaipur, Rajasthan to a Royal Family. He holds a Master's degree in Commerce from the Mumbai University and then started Modelling. He was also seen in several commercials and music videos. After juggling with his modelling career, he made his debut in Bollywood with the movie 'Haal E Dil'. He is also trained in different dance forms like Jazz, Hip hop, break, folk, salsa and contemporary. He is a trained Ballroom dancer having learnt under the expert India's foremost Ballroom teacher Sandip Soparrkar. He represented the state of Maharashatra in the AIDSF (All India Dance Sport Federation) championship in June 2011 and a SILVER medalist in the Latin Ballroom Category (rumba) and is a GOLD medal winner in the Standard Ballroom category (waltz).
CareerNakuul's tryst with showbiz happened in college days itself when he was spotted by director Satish Kaushik and was casted in a soft-drink advertisement. He was seen with King Khan in the Clinic All Clear ad.
He was quite active in Theater too. Thereafter, there was no looking back for Nakuul, who went on to do fifty commercials before Bollywood producer Kumar Mangat spotted him and called him for an audition of a film exclusively designed to launch his daughter Amita Pathak. He was last seen in International film Avant Garde Pythagoras Sharma which showcased at European and American film festivals. He is popular for his role of Aditya in Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara on Star Plus.
Personal ProfileName : Nakuul Mehta
Father's Name : Pratap singh mehta
Birthday/DOB : 17 January 1983
Age : 32 years
Height : 5'7"
Hair Color : Black
Eye Color : Green
Home town : Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Education : Post graduate degree in Management from Munmbai
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Hindu
Occupation : Model, Actor, Dancer
Zodiac Sign : Capricon
Status : Married
Spouse : Jankee Parekh
FamilyNakuul Mehta belongs to a Royal family of Udaipur. He was born and brought up in Udaipur, Rajasthan, and currently stays in Mumbai with his family. He descends from King Prithviraj Chauhan of Rajput Chauhan dynasty of Mewar. His father, Pratap Singh Mehta is a veteran of Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. While Nakuul's great great grandfather Laxmilal Mehta was the military-in-chief of the Mewar region. Nakuul is a practising Buddhist.
Marriage/Wife JankeeNakuul got married to Jankee Parekh, in January 2012. Jankee is a singer, stage performer, voice over Artist and recently lead actor on a Broadway musical, JANKEE. The unplugged version of song Tumse hi (Jab We Met) is sung by Jankee.
As Host in India's Got Talent 6Actor Nakuul Mehta was seen as a host alongwith Bharti Singh in Colors talent show, India's Got Talent season 6. About the same he said, "Well, I had anchored events and awards shows like IIFA and Star Guilds but to host a show on this scale is something I always wanted to do. It was challenging for me being a television actor as after essaying a fiction character for six months an actor starts living the role whereas here I needed to be very spontaneous with my words and actions. Every day was a new day at IGT."
Aditya in Pyar Ka Dard HaiRajshri productions show, Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara was about how family environment during childhood deeply affects a person's ability to cope with relationships in their adult lives. Nakuul played the role of Aditya, a young boy in his 20's with modern outlook and quite a materialistic boy in the show opposite Disha Parmar aka Pankhuri.
Nakuul Mehta and Monica CruzNakuul Mehta has signed a Spanish film opposite Monica Cruz, the gorgeous sister of Hollywood actress Penelope Cruz. The Film is called Flamenco in Bollywood and is a Spanish romantic comedy. Onil Ganguly Avemore is directing the film. In Flamenco, Nakuul Mehta played the character of Bollywood Dancer and Monica played a flamenco dancer and she falls in love with Bollywood Dancer. The film, then deals with him following her back to Spain.
Nakuul Mehta and Drashti DhamiNakuul Mehta and Drashti Dhami shares a special bond with each other and are good friends. Through sources we got to know this as he shared "I have known Drashti long before I entered the TV space. She is a very sweet girl and has no airs at all. She is such a popular small screen face yet she is so grounded when she meets her friends and fans alike." Apart from Raj Singh Arora and Drashti, he don't have any other TV buddies.