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Mithila plays Lady Macbeth in debut Indian film ‘Maya’

Shooting of the film wraps up today

Mithila plays Lady Macbeth in debut Indian film ‘Maya’

The shooting of popular Bangladeshi actress Rafiath Rashid Mithila’s Tollywood debut film ‘Maya’ ends today.   

The Raajhorshee De-directed film went on floors on July 12 and was shot at various locations of Kolkata and its suburbs.

It’s a dark film based on William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Mithila will play Lady Macbeth ‘Maya’ in the movie. The film’s cast also includes Indian actors Gourav Chakrabarty, Rahul, Tnusree Chakraborty, Kamaleswar Mukherjee, Gourab Chatterjee, Koneenica Banerjee, Ronita Das, Devlina Kumar, Sudiptaa Chakraborty and others. 

Earlier, the director confirmed Mithila’s involvement with the project, who will be playing the title role.

In an interview with local media in Kolkata, Raajhorshee De said, “When I wrote the script, I had her in my mind to play ‘Maya’, the alter ego of Lady Macbeth (played by Tnusree). I have seen Mithila’s previous work and while penning the script, I called Srijit (Mukherji) to ask whether I could approach Mithila for a pivotal character in my film. Srijit asked me to go ahead and she really loved the script. We’ll see her in three age groups in ‘Maya’ and it’s a tough character. But one thing is baffling me. Mithila hasn’t replaced Arpita, who was part of the cast earlier. I have no idea why people are saying that.”

He further added that the movie has featured Kazi Nazrul Islam’s song in a Sufi-rock format. But the release date of the movie is yet to be decided. 

Mithila is tight-lipped about this project but she is very happy with her character in the movie.

Rafiath Rashid Mithila is a Bangladeshi actress, singer, model and development worker. She   started her modeling career in 2002. Since then, she has appeared in numerous TV commercials and became the brand ambassador for many eminent brands and products.

She attained popularity for her role in the Houseful TV series. Mithila acted in various popular dramas and telefilms, including, ‘X-Factor’, ‘Land Phone Er Din Gulote Prem’, ‘Denmohor’ etc. Mithila also hosts country's one of the most popular celebrity talk shows ‘Amar Ami’ on Banglavision.

Recently she has completed the shooting of the film ‘Omanush’ directed by Anonno Mamun. Popular actor Nirob Hossain will be seen opposite Mithila in the movie.