Never underestimate the impact of a well-crafted home video. Since her You Tube debut – a cover of Anna Kendrick’s “Cups”, in 2016 titled ChalTuruTuru, Mithila Palkar has become the pop-cultural bearer of Gen Z’s aches and aspirations in some of the most popular Indian web series (Dice Media’s Little Things, Bindaas’ Girl in The City. With over 2 Million followers on Instagram, she also led a Hindi film (Akash Khurana’s Karwaan) and made her debut in Marathi Cinema (Varun Narvekar’s Muramba) while Little things found a new home at Netflix. Her meteoric rise has been fueled by a combination of irresistible charm, innate talent, and the wherewithal to recognize that in 2020, if you keep it real, you’ve got mass appeal. Her next titled ‘Tribhanga’ opposite actors Kajol and Tanvi Azmi sheds light on a relationship between three generations.
“I want to play real characters – we all have shades of grey. To be a good actor, you need empathy, and I think that can also make you a better human being”, says Mithila Palkar