Mishkat Varma

Mishkat Varma (born 17 November) is an Indian television actor known for his portrayal of Kabir in Nisha Aur Uske Cousins.

Mishkat Varma
Born17 November
ResidenceMumbai, India
Years active2014–present
TelevisionNisha Aur Uske Cousins
FamilyMihika Verma

Early life and family

Varma was born to a Punjabi father, Dilip Varma and South-Indian mother, Uma Varma. He did his schooling from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim and attended Mithibai College. He is a trained dancer and was a part of Shiamak Davar's dancing troupe. His elder sister, Mihika Verma is also an actress.[1]


Varma started his career with modelling and shooting for various advertisements. He made his television debut in 2014 with Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya as Raj Purohit for which he was nominated for Fresh New Face Male in Indian Telly Awards.[2]

From 2014 to 2015, he portrayed Kabir Kumar in Nisha Aur Uske Cousins opposite Aneri Vajani which earned him a nomination for Male Actor Of The Year in Asian Viewers Television Awards 2015.

In 2016, he played Josy Nair in Bindass's Yeh Hai Aashiqui which reunited him with Vajani.[3] From 2016 to 2017, he portrayed Babbal Pratap in SAB TV's Ichhapyaari Naagin.[4]

In 2018, he played Shaurya in &TV's anthology series Laal Ishq.[5] In 2019, Varma portrayed Viraat in &TV's Shaadi Ke Siyape.[6] Next, he starred in ZEE5's short web film Rishtey Mein Toh Hum Tumhare opposite Mahesh Thakur. Since 2019, Varma has been playing Shikhar Shergill in Star Plus's Divya Drishti opposite Nyra Banerjee.



Year Show Role Channel Reference
2014 Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya Raj Purohit Zee TV [7]
2014–2015 Nisha Aur Uske Cousins Kabir Kumar Star Plus
2016 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Josy Nair Bindass
2016–2017 Ichhapyaari Naagin Babbal Pratap SAB TV
2018 Laal Ishq Shaurya Saxena &TV
2019 Shaadi Ke Siyape Viraat [8]
2019–present Divya Drishti Shikhar Shergill Star Plus


2019 Rishtey Mein Toh Hum Tumhare ZEE5 [9]

Awards and nominations

2014 Indian Telly Awards Fresh New Face (Male) Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya Nominated
2015 Asian Viewers Television Awards Male Actor Of The Year Nisha Aur Uske Cousins Nominated [10]


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