Neha Mehta (born 1 April 1977),[1] is an Indian television actress. She is best known for her role of Anjali Taarak Mehta in India's longest-running sitcom TV serial Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah.[2]

Neha Mehta
Neha Mehta
Mehta at the launch party of Sony LIV in 2016.
Born (1977-04-01) 1 April 1977 (age 46)
Years active2001 – 2021
Known for

She ancestrally belongs to Patan, Gujarat, India but was brought up in Vadodara and Ahmedabad. She comes from a family that has deep roots in Gujarati literature and she herself is a Gujarati speaker. Her father is a popular writer who inspired her to become an actress. She holds a Master's degree in Performing arts (MPA), in Indian Classical Dance, and a Diploma in Vocal and drama.[3][4]


Mehta did Gujarati theatre for many years, Sahebji being one of the known ones. She started her Indian television career in 2001 Zee TV channel serial called Dollar Bahu. From 2002 to 2003 she played title role in STAR Plus TV serial Bhabhi' She played the role of Kushik in Raat Hone Ko Hai in 2004.

Neha Mehta at 'ITA Awards 2013'

In 2008 she played the role of Anjali Mehta in SAB TV's television series Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah which was currently her longest comedy television run. Anjali Mehta is the wife of the narrator and main character in the show, Taarak Mehta. Her character is a young, sophisticated, and modern woman. Anjali is a dietician and controls her husband Taarak Mehta's diet as well. She left the show in 2020.

She hosted a SAB TV show Wah! Wah! Kya Baat Hai! as herself with Shailesh Lodha from 2012–2013.[5][6][7]



Year Show Role Language
2001 Dollar Bahu Vaishali Hindi
2002–2003 Bhabhi Saroj Hindi
2002 Sau Dada Sasu Na Anuradha Gujarati
2004 Raat Hone Ko Hai Kushik Hindi
2008–2020 Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Anjali Taarak Mehta Hindi
2012–2013 Wah! Wah! Kya Baat Hai! Main Host Hindi


Year Film Role Notes
2001 Janmo Janam Suman Gujarati film
2008 EMI Prerna's friend Hindi film
2010 Better Half Kamini Gujarati film
2021 Halkie Fulkee [8] Aneri Gujarati film


  1. ^ "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah's Shailesh Lodha wishes onscreen wife Anjali aka Neha Mehta on her birthday". The Times of India. 1 April 2019. Retrieved 3 June 2022.
  2. ^ Shweta Bhosle and Gurucharan Singh at on Location of Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma | TopNews. (18 May 2016). Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  3. ^ Best Gujarati Actress Neha Mehta | Tarak Mehta Fame | Interview by Devang Bhatt. YouTube. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  4. ^ Jain, Kiran (6 August 2015). "Revealed! You will be shocked to know the education qualifications of'Taarak Mehta…' star cast". Daily Bhaskar. Retrieved 5 November 2018.
  5. ^ Home. SAB TV. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah". SAB TV. Archived from the original on 24 March 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  7. ^ "Taarak Mehta's 500 episode celebration!". The Times of India. 18 December 2010. Archived from the original on 17 September 2013.
  8. ^ "Neha Mehta: I consider 'Halkie Fulkee' as a new platform to display my skills to the audience - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 February 2022.

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