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Vrushika Mehta (born 18 February 1994) is an Indian television actress and professional dancer.

Mehta made her debut with Channel V's popular dance based youth show Dil Dosti Dance as Sharon Rai Prakash. She has also worked in many shows like Aasman Se Aage, Satrangi Sasural. She has done episodics in Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya and Twistwala Love. S

She mostly is known for her roles of Kiara in Zee TV's Satrangi Sasural and Ishaana in Star Plus' Ishqbaaz. She was a contestant in Dance Ki Takkar in 2015.

Life and family

Vrushika Mehta was born 18 February 1994 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India into a Gujarati family and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.[1] She has completed her graduation from Tolani College of Commerce.[2]

Career

Vrushika Mehta made her television debut with youth based dance show Dil Dosti Dance as Sharon Rai Prakash, a professional dancer opposite Shantanu Maheshwari. [3]

Later she featured in two episodes of Yeh Hai Aashiqui. In one episode she played the character of Ruksar Malik opposite Shantanu Maheshwari[4] and in the other she played the role of Twinkle.[5] She has also dubbed for some episodes Yeh Hai Aashiqui.[6] Later in 2015 played episodics in Zing's Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya and Zee TV's Fear Files. In Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya she played the role of a professional dancer Shanaya.[7] In Fear Files she played the role of Navanita.[8]

In 2015, she acted in the show Twistwala Love opposite Rohan Gandotra as Amrita Prasad for five episodes.[9] In late 2015, she entered Satrangi Sasural as Kaira, an innocent and bubbly girl opposite Ravish Desai who was later replaced by Rahul Sharma.[10][11] In 2016, she hosted reality travel based show Desi Explorers Jordan.[12] In July 2016, she entered Ishqbaaaz as Ishaana opposite Kunal Jaisingh.[13]

Television

Fiction Shows

Year Title Role Ref(s)
2012 Aasman Se Aage Vrushika Mehta
2012-13 Apna Pyaar Kya Hai Deepika (Anjali's sister)
2014 Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani Rashi
2013-15 Dil Dosti Dance Sharon Rai Prakash [14]
2015 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Rukhsar Malik [15]
2015 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Twinkle [5]
2015 Fear Files Navanita [8]
2015 Twistwala Love Amrita Prasad [16]
2015 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya Shanaya [7]
2015-16 Satrangi Sasural Kaira Vihaan Vatsal [17]
2016-16 Ishqbaaaz Ishana [13]

Non-fiction shows

Year Title Role Ref(s)
2013-14 Box Cricket League Contestant [18]
2014-15 Box Cricket League (season 2) Contestant [18]
2015 Dance Ki Takkar 3 Herself
2016 Desi Explorers Jordan Host [19]
2016 Desi Explorers Taiwan Host [20]

Awards

Year Award Category Work Result
2014 Indian Television Academy Award GR8 On Screen Couple (Viewers Choice Awards) (along with Shantanu Maheshwari) Dil Dosti Dance Won[21]

References

  1. I miss Ahmedabad, especially during Navratri: Vrushika Mehta - Times of India. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  2. Tolani College of Commerce Cultural Association. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  3. Two peas in a pod: Shantanu Maheshwari and Vrushika Mehta. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  4. Shantanu Maheshwari: I am not dating Vrushika - Times of India. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 bindass (15 October 2015). Shop Lifter - Yeh Hai Aashiqui - Siyappa Ishq Ka - Episode 14. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  6. Team, Tellychakkar. Yeh Hai Aashiqui goes the experimental way; Shantanu and Vrushika lend voices. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya - Season 04 - Episode 10 - June 19, 2015 - Full Episode : OZEE Show - Zing. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Get ready for some spooky experience with Fear Files!. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  9. Vrushika Mehta back with two shows! (9 April 2015). Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  10. India-West, ARIELLE, Special to. 'Satrangi Sasural': Ravish Desai Quits, Vrushika Mehta Wants to Follow Suit. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  11. Rahul Sharma is the new hero in 'Satrangi Sasural' - Times of India. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  12. Marinating Films launches Desi Explorers! (13 May 2016). Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Vrushika Mehta to enter 'Ishqbaaz' - Times of India. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  14. Happy that people have liked my character: Vrushika Mehta - Times of India. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  15. bindass (15 March 2015). I Love You R-r-r-uksaar - Yeh hai Aashiqui - Episode 93. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  16. GR8! TV Magazine - Rohan and Vrushika in 'Twist Wala Love'!. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  17. Vrushika to play the new female lead in Satrangi Sasural - Times of India. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  18. 18.0 18.1 [ BOX Cricket League []]. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  19. Watch: Promo of 'Desi Explorers Jordan' is out - Times of India. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.
  20. http://www.indiantelevision.com/television/tv-shows/reality/marinating-films-introduces-web-travel-show-desi-explorers-160517
  21. IndianTelevisionAcademy.com. Retrieved on 20 July 2016.

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