Hip Hip Hurray cast then and now: This is what the cast of the TV show is up to

Updated: May 17, 2020, 08:34 | Nikita Wagh
  • Did you know Bhumika Chawla, who made her Bollywood debut opposite Salman Khan in Tere Naam, had made a small television debut with Hip Hip Hurray? Chawla played Meera in Hip Hip Hurray, but she starred only in the first episode of the series.

  • Well, the actress was last seen in web-series Bhram, that released in September 2019. The Zee5 web series was a psychological horror-thriller wherein the protagonist suffers from PTSD and traverses all kinds of extremes (paranormal, mythical, psychological) in order to unearth a long-forgotten truth. She will soon be seen in the Tamil film Kannai Nambathey, and the Telugu film Seetimaarr.

  • One of television's most famous celebrities, Kishwer Merchant had played Nonie in Hip Hip Hurray. Nonie falls in love with Mazhar, played by Purab Kohli.

  • Kishwer Merchant is now a successful television actor and is married to Suyyash Rai. Kishwer was also a Bigg Boss 9 contestant and is well known for acting in the shows Ek Hasina Thi, Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar and Har Mushkil Ka Hal Akbar Birbal. Her latest television stint has been the Star Plus show Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum.

  • Nakul Vaid also played a considerable role in Hip Hip Hurray, though he rose to fame after playing Jatin in Nana Patekar's Ab Tak Chhappan.

  • Nakul Vaid made a memorable appearance in the critically acclaimed film The Lunchbox. He played Nimrat Kaur's husband - Rajiv, who was distracted from his wife.

  • Guess who she is? That's Nauheed Cyrusi. Yes, she played Meera (earlier played by Bhumika Chawla) in Hip Hip Hurray.

  • Nauheed Cyrusi rose to fame with the Sufi song, Piya Basanti Re. She made her Bollywood debut opposite Uday Chopra in Supari, though her Bollywood career never really took off. She was last seen in the film Jai Ho starring Salman Khan.

  • Nilanjana Sharma played Mona in Hip Hip Hurray. Well, she was the lead actress in the show and later did a couple of TV shows - Rishtey, Janeman Janeman, Lekin Woh Sach Tha.

  • Nilanjana Sharma is married to Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta. The couple has two daughters Sara and Zara.

  • We don't need to introduce him to you, do we? Purab Kohli played Mazhar in Hip Hip Hurray. In fact, it was his acting debut and he totally killed it.

  • After Hip Hip Hurray's success, Purab Kohli became a famous VJ (Video Jockey) and also made his mark in Bollywood with films like Rock On!, My Brother... Nikhil, Airlift, Noor to name a few. In 2019, Kohli was cast in Sujoy Ghosh's Netflix web series Typewriter.

  • Acclaimed actor Sanjay Mishra was also a part of Hip Hip Hurray. He played art teacher Chandragupta Sir in the show.

  • Sanjay Mishra is one of the most talented actors in the industry. He was seen in Golmaal Again, Newton, Jolly LLB 2, Anaarkali of Arraah, Baadshaho et al. The veteran actor will soon be seen in films like Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, Kaamyaab, and Kaanchli.

  • Guess who the lady is? She is none other than actress Seema Bhargav Pahwa, who played Mazhar's mom in Hip Hip Hurray.

  • Seema Bhargav Pahwa, married to actor Manoj Pahwa, starred in films like Shuubh Mangal Saavdhan, Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Bareily Ki Barfi, Ankhon Dekhi and more.

  • Shweta Salve played Prishita in Hip Hip Hurray. She was the 'hottie' in the school.

  • Shweta Salve became popular in her role as Dr Ritu Mishra in Left Right Left. The actress is married to her long-time boyfriend Hermit Sethi and has a baby girl Arya.

  • Vinay Pathak played Vincent George (Vinnie Sir) in Hip Hip Hurray.

  • This one's Vinay Pathak's recent selfie with Nilanjana Sharma Sengupta. He captioned his picture: Old friends catching up In the new roles and the new times! Hip Hip Hurray! #globalbongfusionfood #nostalgicevening #kolkatadiaries. Vinay Pathak was recently seen in the web series Made in Heaven and Special Ops.

  • Who can forget the cute and dimpled boy, Vishal Malhotra? He played the character of John in the show.

  • Vishal Malhotra hosted a few shows back in the 2000s and often does small parts either in films or shows. He plays the role of Aditya Roy in the acclaimed TV show Beyhadh 2.

  • Zafar Karachiwala played the character of the lovestruck and die-hard romantic Rafey in the show.

  • Zafar is now happily married to Amjad Khan's daughter Ahlam Khan and the couple are active in theatre. He was last seen in the 2011 film Delhi Belly. 

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John, Mona, Meera, Jatin, Mazhar, Prishita and Vinnie Sir - remember these names from the hugely popular 90s show Hip Hip Hurray? Here's what the cast including Vishal Malhotra, Vinay Pathak, Sanjay Mishra, Shweta Salve, Purab Kohli and others are doing 22 years after the show was aired on the telly.