Mehta made his television debut in 2012 with the role of Aditya Kumar in Star Plus's Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara.
He did commercials, music videos, and was associated with theatre for a long time. After juggling this with his modelling career, he made his film debut with Haal E Dil opposite Amita Pathak. He also appeared in the short film Avant Garde, which was showcased at film festivals across the globe. In 2015, Mehta hosted India's Got Talent 6.
He was then seen in the web-series I Don't Watch TV, published on the platform Arre. Produced by Timbuktu Films, it is a satire on the Indian television industry and also stars Bollywood film critic Rajeev Masand.
From 2016 to 2019, Mehta played Shivaay Singh Oberoi opposite Surbhi Chandna in Ishqbaaaz. Mehta also appeared in the show's spin-off, Dil Boley Oberoi.He recently appeared in short film in march 2020 called Ved and Arya ,where he played character name ved and opposite to him is sanaya irani.