Sneak peek into the world of MTV Nishedh and it’s characters
Aastha, a 21 year old girl from Rajasthan steps into a big city – Mumbai, after a scandal in her hometown. She confidently deals with the challenges in her new journey, looking to make a name for herself.
A simple and cheerful small town girl, Aastha is brave and a risk-taker. She is not as open minded as she thinks herself to be as she is seen uncomfortable in situations and conversations related to sex and condoms. Venture No. 5 changes Aastha’s perceptions towards various things is life. We also see Aastha is eventually open to having her own relationship and maybe a sexual one too. What does life have in store for Aastha?
Played by Malhaar Rathod
Malhaar’s first acting experience was with Anurag Basu & Akarsh Khurana for an MTV short film called ‘Real fm’. She started off with tv commercials, being the face of brands such as Garnier, Amazon…Read More
Chanda is a very traditional, kind and shy girl from Udaipur. She is super loyal to her best friend Aastha (Played by Malhaar Rathod) despite her annoying habit of being led astray to rule breaking.
She often gets fed up of constantly riding the drama-rollercoaster which is Aastha. Chanda finds a new career in music and love of her own when she meets Pulkit.
She is naive about sexual health and learns along the way of her new relationship and help from a sexual health expert to answer her questions.She tries to draw links between the life in Udaipur and Mumbai. With new understanding of the subject, Chanda decides she is not quote ready for a physical relationship and decides to wait. Will Chanda make an identity for herself which is more than just Aastha’s good friend?
22-year old Manav is unintentionally funny. He eats, lives and breathes, often very bad, start-up ideas. Manav is the youngest in his family and therefore never taken seriously. The lack of privacy during his date inspires Mavan’s idea for Venture No 5. When Aastha asserts herself as CEO, Manav perceives it as an attack on his masculinity. As a result, unforeseen circumstances is making a simple idea complicated. Will this be a break in Manav’s career?
Played by Shivam Patil
Jyoti is an ambitious 24 year old who is a symbol of female success in Mumbai. She is stylish, focused and hard-working but is also blind in love for Raghav (Played by Gautam Vig). Due to her Love and faith she willingly succumbs to Raghav’s reluctance of using condoms.
Played by Diksha Juneja
Diksha started her acting career 3 years ago and she has featured in a film named Rajma Chawal. She has appeared in a couple of short films, one named Harshit which has won great accolades nationwide….Read More
Raghav, 25, smart and charming is self-obsessed and dishonest. He works at rent-a-style with his girlfriend Jyoti. He is a man who wins people round, but ultimately is only out for himself. He not only betrays Jyoti at work but also gets his own way in the bedroom. Despite repeated incidents of unprotected sex, he fails to help his girlfriend access the emergency pill within 72 hours. He just wants an easy life, with no stress. Thus, ignoring any problem that come his way. Watch out for Raghav. Oh boy! He is going to cause some drama.
Laxmi is a sassy, confident, no-nonsense girl who lives in Mumbai. She works with her friend Jyoti in Rent-A-Style. She is super organised, modern and very professional. Her thirst for knowledge in coding and website development means she is a bit of a nerd but an asset to any business she works in. Her intelligence can sometimes lead her to be unpredictable and nosy. And because of that she will do whatever it takes to uncover other people’s personal information! Despite being no-angel, Lakshmi is a very valuable friend to have because she’s a trusted source of information and very supportive.
Played by Himika Bose
Vicky is a very sweet guy who enjoys keeping fit. He works at Radio Zingg as a Producer with RJ star Megha – who is his major love interest! Vicky has good intentions but is always too shy to do the right thing. He’s the kind of guy who carries the world on his shoulders and is too scared to share his own problems with others because he doesn’t want to inconvenience anybody! A problem resurfaces that he previously thought had vanished, his world is beginning to unravel, question is… how will he cope?
Played by Syed Raza Ahmed
Megha is a super cool RJ who works at Radio Zingg! She is very modern and forward thinking which makes her stand out of the crowd– even in a fast-paced crowded city like Mumbai! She is incredibly beautiful both inside and out! Her open mindedness towards taboo subjects is totally awesome, although it does startle some people around her. She keeps her personal life very private and only opens up to Vicky. She is very humble and keen to use her radio show to help others learn new things. In the process, Megha learns a thing or two herself and finds love in her life too.
Played by Priya Chauhan
An Indian TV actor, anchor and a creative producer, Priya started her career with a youth-based TV series, Kitni Mohabbat hai and also played a part in the TV Series Pyaar ki yeh ek kahaani. Other shows to her credit are shows such as Private investigator, MTV webbed, Yeh Hai Aashiqui, love by chance etc…Read More
Guddi is a sweet fun-loving girl transitioning into a bright young woman. She is passionate about volleyball and brilliant at the game. Jaishree is her mother who works hard as a househelp at Aastha’s aunt Avni’s to fend for Guddi. Therefore, Jaishree wishes for Guddi to concentrate on her studies and achieve the best possible in life. Jaishree’s fear is that her daughter will not achieve high enough grades and end up working as a maid like she did. Guddi has just hit puberty and undergoes a lot of changes which she is unable to understand. As a result it effects Guddi’s focus on studies and the game. Can Guddi prove her mom wrong and totally boss it in school?
Played by Riya Jha
Riddhi is a very traditional girl from Udaipur in Rajasthan. She has grown up in a very gossipy close-knit community. She could have saved Aastha from the scandalisation that lead to Aastha’s banishment to Mumbai. However, despite being a loyal friend she felt it was important to protect herself and her own reputation. She deeply regrets ruining her friendship with Aastha and tries everything in her power to regain contact. Riddhi is head over heels in love with Gaurav who is her boyfriend… but sometimes when people fall in love, they throw caution to the wind…
Played by Anubha Arora
Anubha Arora has been a part of several advertisements for various brands like Amazon, Bajaj, Airtel, Google, etc. She’s also played a major role in the web series “Arre sun na” on the YouTube channel named CHHAA JAA, which focuses on empowering women to take decisions for themselves in their everyday life…Read More
Gaurav is a cheeky fun-loving guy from Udaipur who is Riddhi’s boyfriend. Nobody outside their friendship circle knows that they’ve been dating. He was involved in a scandal that shocked the whole community and lead to Aastha’s family being shamed. Like Riddhi, he did little to help Aastha’s situation. He plays the role of an ideal boyfriend, very supportive and very loveable. Gaurav is the kind of guy that panics in situations and keeps things to himself but when push comes to shove. However, after a little slip leads to chaos in his and Riddhi’s life, Gaurav calls upon people for help.
Played by Rajat Verma
Rajat Verma started his career as a theatre artist with the Ras Theatre group and followed on to being casted as an actor for the show Agar Tum Saath Ho. He has been part of comic content YouTube Channel Nazar Battu and also played the lead in Urban Content Comic Sketches…Read More
Bunty works in a gym as a Personal Trainer. He is passionate about body building and is a very goof trainer. Bunty is the kind of guy everyone would want as a friend, he’s super supportive and very open minded. Even though he suffers from his own problems, he always shares what goes on in his life – even if others react badly. His positive and honest attitude towards life is admired by his best friend Vicky. Can Bunty stay positive despite those around him not being quite as open-minded as him?
Played by Akshay Nalawade
Akshay Nalawade, started as a reality show contestant and was the first runners up in India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj. He has played cameos in movies like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, and Jagga Jasoos. He has been a part of the Live Stunt Show based on movie Dabangg, playing the character Chulbul Pandey for 3 years in Bollywood Parks, Dubai…Read More