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Heartthrob to Role Model: The Karan Mehra Biography

Heartthrob to Role Model: The Karan Mehra Biography
Credit: Karan Mehra at Instagram

Beyond the Spotlight: The Evolution of Karan Mehra’s Legacy.

Karan Mehra is an actor and fashion designer who predominantly works in the Hindi entertainment industry. He rose to fame after being featured in the popular daily soap Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, wherein he played the lead role of Naitik.

A Sneak Peek into Karan’s Early Career

Karan was born on 10 September 1982 (age 41 years; as of 2023) in Jalandhar, Punjab. Brought up by businessman Ajay Mehra and Bella Mehra in Noida, Karan was fascinated by the entertainment industry since childhood.

Karan is known to be an academically good student and was a school house captain. After completing her schooling at Apeejay School, Noida, the actor decided to pursue a career in the fashion industry. He attended the National Institute of Fashion Technology, where he obtained a Diploma in Fashion Designing. 

A Fashion Designer-Turned-Actor

The popular TV actress, during the initial days of his career, worked as a fashion designer for a firm in Delhi. Later, to excel in his fashion-designing career, Karan relocated to Mumbai. Although Karan had an established fashion career, his fascination with acting initiated him to shift his career. So, to pursue a career in acting, he attended Kishore Namit Acting Institute, Mumbai, where he did an acting course.

Before venturing into acting, Karan worked as an assistant director with Rajkumar Hirani. He has also worked under the famous film director Ram Gopal Verma.

In 2008, Karan made her acting debut in the film Love Story 2050; however, he played an uncredited role in the movie. Subsequently, he was featured in a few small-scale commercials. In 2009, Karan became a household name after he was featured in the role of Naitik Singhania in the Star Plus show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.

Besides TV serials, Karan has participated in various famous reality shows like Nach Baliye Season 5 (2012), Nach Baliye Shriman v/s Shrimati (2013), Bigg Boss 10 (2016), and Zee Punjabi Antakshari (2021).

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Karan Mehra Controversies: Ugly Divorce with Nisha Rawal

Karan, who is regarded as the perfect husband in his reel life, is now decried as a disgusting spouse in his real life. The reason behind this is his ugly spat with his wife, Nisha Rawal. 

Amid the nationwide lockdown in 2021, Karan was arrested from his house after his wife, Nisha filed a domestic violence complaint. Nisha accused Karan aka Naitik of thrashing her after a fight between them. Not just this, but Nisha also accused Mehra of having an extramarital affair. However, later the actor was granted bail.

Since the 2021 incident, the couple frequently makes headlines about their ugly relationship. Recently, Karan, during a media interaction, opened up about how he is not allowed to meet his son. He also accused Nisha of having several extra-marital affairs.

Do You Know Karan’s Net Worth?

 Karan is an established name in the entertainment industry. He is known for playing major roles in several TV shows like Saath Nibhaana Saathiya (2016), Khatmal E Ishq (2017), and Shubharambh (2020). According to a media source, Mehra’s updated net worth (as of 2023) is approximately INR 41 Crores.

Karan Mehra’s Car Collection

In 2009, Mehra announced buying his first car, Honda City ZMD. Besides this, he also owns a BMW car.

Heartthrob to Role Model: The Karan Mehra Biography
Credit: Karan Mehra at Instagram

Some Lesser Known Facts About Karan Mehra

  • Do You Know that Karan once worked for Dominos? Yes, you heard it right. Karan, after completing his higher secondary education, worked as a summer trainee for Dominos.
  • Interestingly, Karan once got the opportunity to design Amitabh Bachchan’s outfit.
  • In 2020, Karan got featured in the beautiful music video Bewafa Tera Masoom Chehra, sung by Jubin Nautiyal. The famous music video amassed 410 Million views on YouTube.
  • In his leisure time, he likes sketching portraits.
  • A dog lover, Karan had a pet dog named Love Rawal Mehra.


1. Who has custody of Kavish Mehra?

Kavish is currently living with his mother, Nisha Rawal, although none of his parents have received his custody.

2. What is the age of Karan Mehra? 

Karan Mehra’s age is 41 (as of 2023).

3. What happened to Karan Mehra and Nisha Rawal?

Karan Mehra and Nisha Rawal got separated in 2021 after their ugly spat in which Nisha accused Mehra of physical violence.

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