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Karan Mehra is an Indian television actor, model and fashion designer. He is known for playing Naitik Singhania in the TV serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai and Dr. Ashok Sharma in Ek Bhram Sarvagun Sampanna. In 2016, he participated in Bigg Boss 10.

Karan Mehra
Mehra at YRKKH 1000 episodes party
Born (1982-09-10) 10 September 1982 (age 36)[1]
Jalandhar, India
OccupationActor, Model, Fashion Designer
Years active2008–present
Known forNaitik Singhania (Lead Role) in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai,
Sumit Mishra (Lead Role) in Khatmal E Ishq
Home townDelhi, India
Nisha Rawal (m. 2012)
Children1 son


Early lifeEdit

Mehra was on 10 September 1982 in Jalandhar, Punjab. His family moved to Delhi when he was very young. Mehra studied fashion designing from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi and studied at Apeejay School, Noida.[1]


He came to Mumbai and started working for directors Rajkumar Hirani and Ram Gopal Verma as an assistant in four movies. He then appeared in the movie Love Story 2050. After that, he started doing modeling and TV commercials.[citation needed] In 2009, he got his big break in the role of Naitik Singhania in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.[citation needed] He continued with the show for nearly seven-and-a-half years until June 2016. Along with this, he participated in the dance reality shows Nach Baliye 5 and Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati with his wife Nisha Rawal in 2012–13.[citation needed]

In October 2016, Mehra entered the Bigg Boss house as a contestant with his co-star from YRKKH Rohan Mehra. He was evicted in the fifth week as the first celebrity to be evicted.[citation needed]

He then did a short stint in Khatmal E Ishq as Sumit Mishra.[2]

Mehra's new movie Basthi Hai Sasthi is about stepping up game and leaning how to cope with reality. He announced it on an interview, and advertised it on TV show Saath Nibhana Saathiya in 2016. It was supposed to release in 2017, however release dates have been pushed back to 2018.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

Karan is married to actress Nisha Rawal. He saw her on the sets of Hastey Hastey where he was styling. After dating for six years, they married in November 2012. Nisha found out that she was pregnant while Karan was in the Bigg Boss house,[3] The couple had a son in 2017.[4]


Year Name Role Channel Notes Ref
2009–2016 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Naitik Singhania Star Plus Lead Role opposite Hina Khan [5]
2010 Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai Naitik Guest in last episode
2012 Nach Baliye 5 Contestant Along with Nisha Rawal
2013 Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati
2016 Saath Nibhaana Saathiya Guest To promote his film
Bigg Boss 10 Contestant Colors TV Evicted, Day 34 [6]
2017 Khatmal E Ishq Sumit Mishra SAB TV [7]
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Contestant Colors TV Along with Nisha
Ek Bhram Sarvagun Sampanna Dr. Ashok Sharma Star Plus [8][better source needed]


  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Love Story 2050 Karan's Friend
2018 Basthi Hai Sasthi Sasha Chi Chen

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Karan 'Naitik' Mehra turns a year older". The Times of India. 21 January 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Bigg Boss 10 contestant Karan Mehra is making a comeback with this TV show". 4 March 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Karan Mehra Announces Wife Nisha Rawal's Pregnancy With This Adorable Post". 10 January 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Karan Mehra blessed with a baby boy, says wife Nisha Rawal and son doing well". Indian Express. 15 June 2017.
  5. ^ "karan-mehra-gets-nostalgic-on-remembering-his-yeh-rishta-kya-kehlata-hai-days-thanks-fans".
  6. ^ "Karan, Rohan Mehra to participate in 'Bigg Boss 10'; Check out the CONFIRMED list of celebrity contestants here". 15 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai's Naitik aka karan mehra making a comeback on tv".
  8. ^ "Yeh Rishta fame Karan Mehra to be seen in Ek Brham Sarvaguna Sampanna".

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