Name: Mithila Palkar
Birthday: 11th January 1993
Known For: Mithila Palkar is multi-talented. Besides acting, the actress is also trained in Indian dance form Kathak and music.
Debut Film: Majha Honeymoon
Marital Status: Unmarried
Awards: Filmfare Award Marathi for Best Female Debut, IReel Award for Best Actress in Comedy Series, Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in Comedy/ Romance, Filmfare OTT Award for Best Actress in Comedy Series
Mithila Palkar rose to prominence in March 2016 with her Marathi version of the “cup song”. Mithila’s cup song went viral on YouTube with more than 6 million views. Later her fame further exploded due to her presence on the internet. Now, Palkar is an actress who works on TV series and movies. Palkar made her acting debut in the 2014 Marathi short film Majha Honeymoon.
Her first success in the Indian film industry was in 2014 when she successfully auditioned for the role of Imran Khan’s sister in Katti Batti. The film did not do well, but she was noticed and received opportunities to act in advertisements for Maggi, Tata Tea, and Zomato.
She sang a song called “Maharashtra Desha” in association with the Bharatiya Digital Party (Bha Di Pa), which was released on 1 May 2016 on YouTube on the occasion of Maharashtra Day. Meanwhile, Dhruv Sehgal, who met Palkar at Thespo (QTP’s annual theatre festival), asked her to audition for Filter Copy’s new satire show on YouTube called News Darshan.
Mithila Palkar not only succeeded in that audition but also went on to do her first web series called Girl in the City in 2016 for Bindass and a number of YouTube videos for Pocket Aces. That One of these is a web series called Little Things alongside Sehgal since 2017, which has achieved a lot of popularity and was also published as a book by Penguin Random House.
Netflix purchased the franchise of Little Things in 2018, and its second season premiered on Netflix on 5 October 2018. The third season of Little Things premiered on 9 November 2019. The fourth & final season of Little Things premiered on 15 October 2021. She also appeared in Official Chukyagiri in 2016.
In 2017, she appeared in two plays, Tunni Ki Kahani (a children’s musical) and Aaj Rang Hai (a Hindustani musical), with the theatre group called Aarambh. Later that year, Palkar made her debut in Marathi cinema with the film Muramba, alongside AmeyWagh. 2018 saw Mithila Palkar playing her first lead role in a Hindi film called, Karwaan, alongside Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salmaan, and Kriti Kharbanda.
Forbes India named Palkar in their 30 Under 30 list of young achievers in February 2018. In 2019, she acted in Chopsticks, a Netflix original film directed by Sachin Yardi, alongside AbhayDeol. She later acted with Dhruv Sehgal in Taco Bell’s digital campaign for their new product Quesalupa.
Palkar’s next project was the Netflix film Tribhanga, directed by Renuka Shahane and featuring TanviAzmi and Kajol. In 2020, she made it to Entrepreneur India’s 35 Under 35 list. She also had a cameo in A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting in 2020. That year also saw Mithila Palkar in the series, Pretty Fit and Masaba Masaba.
Latest News: Mithila Palkar recently spoke about her Tollywood debut and said that she looks at it as an opportunity to increase her audience base. She said, “I didn’t worry about losing my core audience. I do things that make my heart happy.”
Latest Movies: Tribhanga
Latest Series: MasabaMasaba
Upcoming Movies: OriDevuda