Ribbhu Mehra

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Ribbhu Mehra
BornNovember 17
Years active2015 - present
Known forNikhil on "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein and Arjun Rathod on My Name Ijj Lakhan

Ribbhu Mehra is an Indian television actor, model and DJ.[1] He is known for his portrayal of Nikhil on Yeh Hai Mohabbatein,[2] and Arjun Rathod on My Name Ijj Lakhan.[3]

Early life[edit]

In his early life, Mehra studied at Vishwa Bharati Public School.[4] He later studied accounting at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and graduated from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College completing his B.com (Hons).[5] His family consists of his parents, Rakesh and Meenu Mehra, and older sister Ruchi Sharma who is married.


In 2009, he started his career as a DJ.[6] In 2015, he had a very short role in Ki and Ka opposite Kareena Kapoor. In the same year, he appeared in a Bangur Cements commercial and made his on screen television debut in a show called "Rakkt" as Akbar which aired on Epic (TV channel). A year later, he starred in 2 other commercials, Flamingo Tvc and for online e-commerce portal Fynd.[7][8] His advertisement titled "Kahan se liya" for Fynd also got listed under Top 10 YouTube Ads in India (January, 2017).[9][10][11] In the same year he appeared in an episode of 24 (Indian TV series season 2) playing an ATU Agent. In early 2017, he starred on Savdhaan India as Arjan.[12] A month later in July, he debuted as Nikhil on Star Plus soap opera Yeh Hai Mohabbatein.[13][14] Two months later, he promoted Farah Khan's 'Lip Sing Battle' with his Ye Hai Mohabbatein co-star Aditi Bhatia. He then appeared in a TV commercial opposite actress Malaika Arora.[15] End of the year for the New Year's Eve he DJed in Goa resort.[16] In 2018, he appeared in the music video of singer Altaf Sayeed titled "Re Piya".[17] In August, he appeared in another episode of Zing Channel's "Aye Zindagi" as a lead.

In 2019, he booked a new show on SAB TV's sitcom My Name Ijj Lakhan, as Arjun Rathod.[18]



Year Title Character Channel Notes
2015 Rakkt Akbar Epic (TV channel) Recurring role
2016 24 (Indian TV series season 2) ATU Agent Colors TV 1 episode
2017 Savdhaan India Arjan Life OK Episodic role
2017 Aye Zindagi Mahendra Zing (TV channel) Episodic role
2017-2018 Ye Hai Mohabbatein Nikhil Star Plus Recurring role
2017 Raah De Maa Cameo web series
2018 Aye Zindagi Adhiraj Zing (TV channel) Episodic role
2019 My Name Ijj Lakhan Arjun Rathod SAB TV Parallel Lead Role

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist Channel
2018 "Re Piya" Altaf Sayeed Zee Music Company


  1. ^ Sharma, Shruti (September 19, 2017). "Heart-Throbbing DJ, Performer, Actor and Star Plus Face - Ribbhu Mehra (DJ Ribz)". shrutisharma.net.
  2. ^ "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein's Ribbhu Mehra". The Times of India. The Times Group. September 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "Ribbhu Mehra exposes the Sleeping Beauty of My Name Ijj Lakhan!". TellyChakkar. March 17, 2019.
  4. ^ "Ribbhu Mehra: Noida is the perfect example of a green city that is also well-planned". Times of India. October 26, 2017.
  5. ^ "Ribbhu Mehra Biography". Areu Viral. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  6. ^ "Did You Know? YHM's Ribbhu Mehra is a professional DJ!". TellyChakkar. October 25, 2017.
  7. ^ "Fynd: Ab duniya puchegi - Kahan se Liya?". Go Fynd. January 7, 2017.
  8. ^ "Fynd's new digital campaign answers the oft-asked question "Kahan se liya"". Ad Gully. January 10, 2017.
  9. ^ www.ETBrandEquity.com. "The Unskippables: Top 10 ads of January - ET BrandEquity". ETBrandEquity.com. Retrieved 2018-05-19.
  10. ^ "Top 10 ads India watched in Q1-2017 on YouTube". www.afaqs.com. Retrieved 2018-05-19.
  11. ^ "YouTube Announces Q1 2017 Ads Leaderboard, Bingo Tops the List". www.adageindia.in. Retrieved 2018-05-19.
  12. ^ "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein: Ribbhu Mehra aka 'Nikhil' shares adorable selfies with co-stars!". Filmy Monkey. September 8, 2017.
  13. ^ "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein written update July 7, 2017: Nikhil's entry creates a rift between Aadi and Aaliya". The Times of India. The Times Group. July 8, 2017.
  14. ^ "The Yeh Hai Mohabbatein team works like a family: Ribbhu Mehra". The Indian Express. Indian Express Limited. November 14, 2017.
  15. ^ "Malaika Arora plays with TV actor Ribbhu Mehra's hair". Mid Day. September 24, 2017.
  16. ^ "DJ turned actor, Ribbhu Mehra to perform in Goa". The Navhind Times. December 30, 2017.
  17. ^ "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Star Ribbhu Mehra To Appear In Music Video". India.com. July 22, 2018.
  18. ^ "Ribbhu Mehra to play a cop in SAB TV's next - My Name Ijj Khan". TellyChakkar. January 15, 2019.

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