Nishant Shokeen

Nishant Shokeen is an Indian film and television actor. He has done several commercial advertisements and television serials. Nishant is currently portraying the role of Lord Krishna in the second season of Zee TV serial Choti Bahu.[1]

Nishant Shokeen
Born23 April
Nangloi, Delhi, India

Personal life

Nishant was born in Nangloi in Delhi. He did his graduation in Arts in Rohtak, Haryana. He never planned to become an actor but he likes to dance and in a way that led him eventually to television. He had joined Shiamak Davar’s dance classes for a month in Delhi. Shaimak recognized a good dancer in him and advised Nishant to join him professionally in Mumbai. He joined Shaimak’s troop, but soon realized that it was not what he wanted from life. On his friends' advice he subsequently auditioned for roles and entered the glamorous world of television.


His first television show was ‘Miss India’ which was aired on Doordarshan. He got his second serial from Balaji Telefilms called ‘Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi’. He has made himself known in the world of advertisements also by modeling in a very popular advertisement of Hero Honda bikes. His good looks and appeal remained in public memory and then on he has become popular as Hero Honda Boy. He has now been doing pretty good work on television since last few years. Nishant has played varied characters in various serials. He played Dhoti clad simpleton Bhola in Sony’s Durgesh Nandinii. He has played a negative character in NDTV Imagine’s Dehleez and a very positive character in STAR Plus's Thodi Si Zameen Thoda Sa Aasmaan. He has also worked with big ad film makers like Balki and Andy (producer of Hrithik Roshan Reliance Mobile Commercial).

TV Serials

  1. Miss India
  2. Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi
  3. Kesar
  4. K. Street Pali Hill
  5. Hum Paanch
  6. Thodi Si Zameen Thoda Sa Aasmaan
  7. Durgesh Nandinii
  8. CID Special Bureau
  9. Akela (episodic)
  10. Yeh Dil Chahe More
  11. Simplly Sapney
  12. Jai Maa Vaishno Devi
  13. Dehleez
  14. Bandhan
  15. Kahaniya Vikram Aur Betaal Ki
  16. Na Aana Is Des Laado
  17. Mera Naam Karegi Roshan
  18. Baat Hamari Pakki Hai
  19. Adaalat
  20. Choti Bahu

TV Commercials

Nishant's commercial ad work includes: Kaun Banega Crorepati Promo, Breeze Soap, Parle Poppins, Fair One, Kissan Ketchup, Sahara Buniyad Promo, Wheel, Chevrolet Magnum, Hero Honda CD Deluxe with Andy, Iodex, ICICI, Samsung Hero Phone, Aviva Insurance with Sachin Tendulkar, Innova with Aamir Khan etc.


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