Rafiath Rashid Mithila

Rafiath Rashid Mithila, who is best known by her stage name as Mithila, is a Bangladeshi actress, singer, model, and development worker.[1][2] She is currently the head of the Early Childhood Development programme in BRAC.[3]

Rafiath Rashid Mithila
রাফিয়াত রশিদ মিথিলা
Alma mater
OccupationActress, development worker, singer, model, writer

Early life and educationEdit

Mithila completed her bachelor's and master's in political science at the University of Dhaka.[4] She completed her second master's in early childhood development from BRAC University. She was a valedictorian and achieved the Chancellor's gold medal for her academic performance in her master's degree in 2016.[5][6] Mithila started her PhD at the University of Geneva in December 2019. She took Kathak, Manipuri, and Bharat Natyam dance lessons at Benuka Dance Academy, and was trained in Nazrul Geeti at the Hindol Music Academy.[1] She was a student of the art school Nandan; some of her oil paintings were displayed in the Drik Gallery as part of a group exhibition.[1]


Audio-visual mediaEdit

Mithila started her modeling career in 2002 with the cultural and fashion shows of fashion house Neelanjana Palli.[1] She appeared in TV commercials and became the brand ambassador for many brands and products, such as Robi, Banglalink, Hayes and Haier, Close-Up toothpaste, and Huawei.[4] She was the model in the music videos Moyna Go and Ghum by Habib Wahid and Ki Hole Ki Hoto by Arnob,[1] and acted in various dramas and telefilms, including X-Factor, Land phone er din gulote prem, and Denmohor; she became popular after acting in House Full.[7]


Mithila currently works as the head of Early Childhood Development at BRAC.[8]

Children Book AuthorEdit

Mithilia wrote a number of children books. She publishes her two books - Tanzaniyar Dwipe (তানজানিয়ার দ্বীপে), Afrikay Singher Khoje (আফ্রিকায় সিংহের খোঁজে) with popular children book publisher - Goofi Books. She also published a set of two books for young children: School er Prothom Din, Laal Balloon, and Ayra aar Maaer Obhijaan.[9][10]

Personal lifeEdit

Mithila met Tahsan Rahman Khan, a musician, in 2004, and they married on 3 August 2006.[4] Together they got a daughter, Ayra Tehreem Khan (b. 2013).[11][12] In July 2017, the couple announced their divorce.[13] On 6 December 2019, Mithila married Srijit Mukherji.[14][15][16]

Shayan Chowdhury Arnob is Mithila's cousin.[17]

She has completed her graduation from BRAC University [18]


Television dramas and telefilmsEdit

  • House Full
  • Anti Clock
  • Punch Clip
  • Prem Keboli Ekti Rashayonik Bikria[19]
  • Landphoner Dingulote Prem
  • Anger Story
  • After Marriage
  • Promise
  • He and she
  • Mr. and Mrs.
  • Amar golpe tumi
  • Nobab gunda
  • Proof reader
  • Amar kotha
  • Choto Pakhi
  • Life Insurance
  • Thikana
  • Batch 27
  • Batch 27 - the last page
  • Biyer daoat roilo
  • Denmohor
  • Ghum
  • X-factor
  • Kothopokokhon
  • Timeline

Short filmsEdit

  • Mukhomukhi
  • Ekti Shobuj Bag
  • WTF (Welcome To Family)
  • Joggota
  • Dure Thaka Kacher Manush
  • Khola Janala
  • Trap


  • Ogochore (in film 3rd Person Singular Number)
  • Thikana (Title track in natok 'Thikana')
  • Tomar Amar (Title track in Natok 'Mr. And Mrs')
  • Title track in Natok 'Amar Golpe Tumi'
  • Chile Amar (title track of natok 'kothopokothon')
  • Rodela dupure
  • Shesher Golpo
  • Onubhuti
  • Brittalpona
  • Durotto


  • Shosta Khobh
  • Ogochore
  • Rodela dupure
  • Shesher gaan
  • Durotto
  • Dure
  • Tomar Amar
  • Nirbashito
  • Pagla Ghuri
  • Sroter Sheshe

Music videoEdit

  • Ghum (Habib)
  • Ki Hole Ki Hoto (Arnob)

TV showEdit

  • 'Amar Ami' on Bangla Vision
  • 'Onek Ojana Kotha' on Zee5

Radio showEdit

  • 'Berey Othar Golpo' on Radio Shadhin

Children's LiteratureEdit

  • School er Prothom Din
  • Laal Balloon
  • Ayra ar Maa er Obhijan - Adventure series - 'Tanzaniar Dip e'


Year Film Role Co-Artist Director Notes
2022 Amanush Nudrat Nirab Anonno Mamun
Mayaa  Mayaa Kamaleshwar Mukherjee Raajhorshee De Post Production
Nuliachorir Sonar Pahar  Emon Lubna Sharmin Announced

Web SeriesEdit

Year Title OTT Character Director Notes
2020 Ekattor Hoichoi Ruhi Tanim Noor
2021 Contract ZEE5 Rumana Tanim Noor and Krishnendu Chattopadhyay
2021 Unoloukik Chorki Robiul Alam Robi
2022 Montu Pilot Season 2 Hoichoi Bonhi Debaloy Bhattacharya


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