Most famous for his role of Shyam on the serial Iss pyar ko kya naam doon, Mehta has also been seen in the shows Bairi piya and Na Aana Iss Des Laado.
He pursued an education in law after boarding school and before going to acting school.
He was seen in the show Devi on NDTV.
He, his sister and parents all lived in Mumbai.
He is a friend of Iss pyar ko kya naam doon co-star Sanaya Irani.