Supporting Cast and Characters

Given below are details of the Supporting Cast and Characters of MTV Show Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan


Rushad Rana as Raghav

Rushad Rana played the Gay character Raghav who is a Professor and Boyfriend of Cabir Dhawan.  He was seen kissing Cabir in one of the episodes. His character is showed as going away after seeing Cabir brutally beaten up by Harshad and his goons. Rushad Rana has acted in movies like Veer-Zaara, Dor, I Am, Yeh Faasley, Superstar, Gangoobai, Rab ne Bana di Jodi, Sarkar, Mohabbatein, Mr Ya Miss, City of Lakes and many Serials.

Rishab Murthy

Rishab is Nandini's Brother and very close to her. He loses his Parents in a Car Accident and loses his speech after witnessing something on the day of accident. He suffers from a strange illness after the accident and is undergoing treatment for it. The role of Rishab is portrayed by Steve.

Scarlett Rose as Rose 

Rose is hired to play the role of Cabir's girlfriend by his Brother. She is shown as a very sexy and friendly girl who has a liking for Dhruv. She is talkative and a bit stupid. Her character made an exit after Manik announces Cabir's break up with her. Her character was part of MTV Fannah - An Impossible Love Story. Scarlett Rose also was the winner of MTV Splitsvilla Season 7.

Mehul Nissar as Mr Venkitesh Murthy

Mehul Nissar plays the roles of Nandini's uncle Mr Venkitesh Murthy. He and his wife brings Nandini and Rishab to Mumbai to continue Rishab's treatment and Nandini's college studies. They don't have any children of their own and treat Nandini and Rishab as their own kids. Nandini's Uncle is a bit money minded and miser, but a good guy at heart. Mehul Nisar was previously seen in Yahan Mein Ghar Ghar Kheli, Mata ki Chowki and Hip Hip Hurray.

Ritu Vasishta as Shannoo

Ritu Vasishta plays the role of Shannoo, Nandini's Aunt. She is very fond of Nandini and Rishab. She sells home made beauty products. It is her dream to open a Beauty Parlor someday. Nandini's Aunt is also a huge Sharukh Khan fan and keeps dreaming of meeting him. Ritu Vasisht was previously seen in Serials like Banoo Main Teri Dulhann, Do Dil Ek Jaan and Haar Jeet.

Rinku Karmarkar as Kabir's Mother 

Rinku Karmarkar plays the role of Cabir and Ranbir's Mother. She is shown as a loving and supporting Mom to Cabir in the initial episodes, however after knowing that Cabir is Gay her behavior changes. Rinku Karmakar was previously seen in serials like Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha and Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.

Neha Bam as Navya's Mother

Neha Bam plays Navya’s Mom in Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan. Neha Bam is an Indian Actress with over 20 years of experience in the acting field. She has done many Bollywood and Marathi films apart from modeling for the print media and TV commercials. Her character is seen supporting Navya despite of her pregnancy and decision to give birth to the child. She thinks that Cabir as the child’s father and conspires to get Navya married to him.

Ayaz Ahmed as Ranbir Dhawan

Apart from the role of Cabir Dhawan, Ayaz Ahmed also plays the role of Ranbir Dhawan, twin Brother of Cabir and his closest friend. This Character was part of MTV Fannah - An Impossible Love Story. This character was seen having a mobile phone conversation with Cabir when he was planning for his big date with Boyfriend R on his Birthday and after his breakup with Raghav.

Abhimanyu Thakkar Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan real name Syed Zain Imam

Syed Zain Imam as Abhimanyu Thakkar

Model turned Actor Syed Zain Imam played the role of Mukti Vardhan's (Charlie Chauhan) love interest in the Show. Zain Imam’s character Abhimanyu Thakkar aims to spread happiness around him despite of having only 6 months to live because of some terminal illness. He falls for Mukti at first sight and vows to help her to come out of her addiction. Abhimanyu also helps Nandini to realize her feelings for Manik and reunite with him. Mukti falls for him despite of knowing that he is a Cancer patient. This character was shown as vanishing from the Hospital leaving a letter to Mukti.
Zain Imam's character Abhimanyu Thakkar seems to be inspired by that of Shahrukh Khan in Kal ho na ho. He has done Ads of Quickr and L'Oreal before joining the cast of Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan. Check out Zain Imam Interview

Shahid Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan Cast real name Pulkit Bangia
Pulkit Bangia as Shahid

Pulkit Bangia played the character of Shahid in Kaisi Yeh Yaarian. He was tortured by FAB5 after he posts a comment on Mukti’s Facebook profile. FAB5 member Cabir uploads his naked video on YouTube making him a laughing stock among students. He attempts to commit suicide but is saved by Nandini and Navya. Later he joins FAB5’s rival music band NH3. The character of Shahid is somewhat similar to that of Lee Min Ha of Boys over Flowers portrayed by actor Jung Ui Chul. Pulkit might have opted out of the Show as he was not seen in the last more than 50 episodes.
Pulkit Bangia was previously seen in the Colors TV serial Main Naa Bhoolungi.

Kishori Murthy

Kishori Murthy is Nandini's Grandmother. She is also Nandini's Music and dance teacher whom she calls Amms. The recent episodes revealed her character as TK's mentor.

Dhiraj Totlani as Sunny Sharma

Dhiraj Totlani plays the role of Sunny Sharma in Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan. His character is shown as working in the SPACE Academy College Canteen despite of his aspiration to become an Actor. He offers to act as the fake father for Navya’s child. Dheeraj Totlani was previously seen in Friends Conditions Apply on Channel V and Life OK’s Mere Rang Main Rangne Wali.