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Mithya is an Indian psychological thriller web series. Rohan Sippy directed this series. It also stars Huma Qureshi and Avantika Dassani in pivotal roles. The series is made under the banner of Applause Entertainment in association with Rose Audio Visual. It is premiered on OTT platform Zee5 from 18th February 2022 onwards.

Main CastHuma Qureshi
Avantika Dassani
GenrePsychological thriller
DirectorRohan Sippy
ProducerGoldie Behl
Shradha Behl Singh
Sameer Nair
Deepak Segal
Story and ScreenplayAlthea Kaushal
Purva Naresh
DialoguesPurva Naresh
EditorAbhijit Deshpandey
DopSirsha Ray
Casting directorPriyata Dixit
MusicRipul Sharma
George Joseph
Executive producerPriya Jhavar
Prasoon Garg
Anup Poddar
Sound designerVenkatesh Iyer
Creative DirectorNandita Anand
Production designerSweta Gupta
Abhijeet Parashar
Production houseApplause Entertainment
Rose Audio Visual

Storyline of Mithya

The story of the Mithya series rises when a Hindi professor accuses her student of plagiarism. After the accusation, an outrageous chain of psychological crimes also ensues. The story begins as academic deception. However, the plot quickly escalates into psychological warfare between the two, where no one is willing to give up.

Release date of Mithya

Mithya was released on 18 February 2022 on the online streaming platform Zee5. Its first trailer was launched on 2 February 2022. This season has a total of six episodes. Other details related to the series are given below:

Everything about Mithya

Available onZee 5
Total episodes6
Running time33-37 Minutes (Total 176 Minutes)
Release date18 February 2022
Subtitle English

Here’s the trailer of Mithya:

Cast of Mithya

Mithya series cast list

Huma QureshiJuhil
Avantika DasaniRhea Rajguru
Parambrata ChattopadhyayNeil
Bisakha ThapaSunanda
Rajit KapurAnand
Indranil SenguptaVishal
Samir SoniRajguru
Avantika AkerkarSudha
K.C. ShankarAjeet
Krishna Singh BishtArun

Huma Qureshi

  • Huma Qureshi is a well-known Indian actress. 
  • Her father also owns a chain of restaurants in Delhi with the name ‘Saleem’s.’
  • In 2008, she moved to Mumbai from Delhi to audition for‘ Junction.’ However, the film was never released. Afterward, she signed a two-year contract with Hindustan Unilever to work in TV commercials.
  • Moreover, her first TV commercial was with the actor Abhishek Bacchan for a cell phone.
  • Then she appeared in various TV commercials. However, she came into the limelight with a mobile phone advertisement with Aamir Khan directed by Anurag Kashyap. While shooting for the ad, he told Huma to cast her in his next film.
  • Anurag kept his promise and offered her a role in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur-Part 1.’
  • Later, Huma appeared in many Bollywood films like Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 (2012), Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012), Ek Thi Daayan (2013), D-Day (2014), and Jolly LLB 2 (2017).
  • Recently, she appeared in the web series directed by Rohan Sippy named Mithya. This web series is aired on Zee5.

Avantika Dassani

  • Avantika Dassani was also born in a well-settled and high-class family in Mumbai, Maharashtra. 
  • She was born in January 1995.
  • Himalaya Dasani is her father’s name, and he is a well-settled businessman. Also, Bhagyashree is her mother’s name, a famous and popular Indian-based actress. 
  • Himalaya Dasani is her father’s name, and he is also a well-settled businessman. Also, Bhagyashree is her mother’s name, a famous and popular Indian-based actress. 
  • She is unmarried, but according to some reports, she is with a famous singer Arman Malik.
  • Avantika has also recently shared her screen with Huma Qureshi, and Parambrata Chattopadhyay in the web series Mithya aired on Zee5.

Parambrata Chattopadhyay

  • Parambrata Chattopadhyay is a famous Indian film actor and director.
  • He also began his career with Bengali television and films.
  • Then, he has also appeared as the fictional character Topshe from Feluda under Sandip Ray’s direction.
  • He made his Hindi debut in Kahaani (2012), starring Vidhya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
  • Recently, he will share the screen with Huma Qureshi in the web series Mithya aired on Zee5.
  •  Parambrata Chattopadhyay was born on 27 June 1980. His birthplace is Kolkata, West Bengal. 
  • Moreover, Param has done more than 100 movies in his career. 
  • Parambrata also won IWMBuzz Digital Awards Season 3 for Most Popular Supporting Actor in a Digital Film in 2021.
  • In 2011, he also established his own production house, Workshop Productions Pvt. Ltd with friend and colleague Rudranil Ghosh.

Bisakha Thapa

  • Bisakha Thapa has appeared in many Indian acting projects.
  • Moreover, she is sharing screen with Huma Qureshi in the web series Mithya.
  • This series then got released in the OTT platform Zee5.
  • Moreover, she is portraying the role of Sunanda in this series.

Indranil Sengupta

  • Indraneil Sengupta was born and brought up in Ahmedabad. Afterward, he moved to Mumbai to make his career in the film industry.
  •  Also, he started his career as a model.
  • He is also well known for TV serials such as ‘Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam’ ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhan, ‘Babul Ki Bitiya Chali Doli Saja Key, ‘Maayka,’ ‘Tumhari Paakhi,’ ‘Devi’ etc.
  • He also acted in Hindi music videos such as ‘Pal Pal Teri Yaad’ Falguni Patahk ‘Koi Diya Jale Kahin’. 
  • Then, he had also worked in commercial ads for the ‘Tata Indigo Marina car,’ ‘VIP Frenchie,’ and ‘Aquafina.’
  • Recently, he also portrayed the character of Vishal in the web series Mithya aired on Zee5.

Samir Soni

  • Samir Soni started his career with Samandar (1995), followed by many cameos and supporting roles.
  • In 2003, he shared the screen with Amitabh Bacchan as his bad son in Baghbaan. At first, he was not happy with his role as a villain, but as it starred Amitabh Bachchan, he accepted the position. The film was a hit.
  • Samir Soni was jobless for two months after Baghbaan got released. Then he thought that his acting career as a protagonist in films and TV was over. However, he got a role in Jassi Jassi Koi Nahin (2003) as Purab Mehra, which became the turning point of his acting career.
  • He participated in the TV reality show Bigg Boss 4 in 2010. Then he stayed in the Bigg Boss house till the 13th week of the show.
  • He is also appearing on the web series Mithya directed by Rohit Sippy. 

Rajit Kapur

  • Rajit Kapur was born in a Punjabi family. Also, his father was a businessman.
  • While in college, he used to sing and play the harmonium.
  • He also worked as an English and history teacher before starting his career as an actor.
  • Moreover, he has acted in many theatres plays, like ‘Love Letters,’ ‘Class of ’84,’ ‘Larins Sahib,’ ‘Are There Tigers in the Congo?’ ‘Mr. Behram,’ ‘Six Degrees of Separation, and ‘Pune Highway.’
  • Then, he appeared in the Bollywood films, including ‘Train to Pakistan’ (1998), ‘Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero’ (2005), ‘Guzaarish’ (2010), ‘Raazi’ (2018), and ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ (2019).
  • In February 2022, he also appeared on the web series named Mithya aired on Zee5. 

K.C. Shankar

  • K.C. Shankar is a well known supporter actor of Indian acting industry.
  • He is also playing a part on the web series Mithya.
  • This show is also aired on Zee5.
  • He is also playing the role of Ajeet.

Avantika Akerkar

  • Avantika Akerkar is an indo-germanic actor who lives in Mumbai after 15+ years in NYC.
  • She has also worked on multiple projects: theatrical, film, TV, voiceovers, animation. 
  • Also, Some of her film projects are Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Sense 8, Other End of the Line, The World Unseen. Moreover, her theatrical work includes the Vagina Monologues with Jane Fonda, Marissa Tomei, Eve Ensler, Monsoon Wedding with Mira Nair, and others. 
  • She can also speak several languages: French, German, English, Hindi, and is learning Italian, Spanish, and Marathi.
  • She is also appearing in the web series Mithya.

Krishna Singh Bisht

  • Krishna Singh Bisht was born in Uttarakhand and brought up in Delhi.
  • He began as a theatre actor and also joined the theatre group ‘Act One’ in Delhi.
  • Afterward, he appeared in Hindi films, like ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’ (2013), ‘Sulemani Keeda’ (2014), and ‘Newton’ (2017).
  • He also took part in some Hindi TV serials- ‘The Adventures of Hatim’ (2013) and ‘Mera Papa Hero Hiralal’ (2018).
  • Moreover, he appeared in the Spanish film ‘Alex’s Strip’ in 2019.
  • He was also a part of the Hindi web series ‘Betaal’ and ‘Raktanchal’ in 2020.
  • Recently, he has also been outbursting his acting skills through the web series Mithya.

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