Mita Vashisht, also known as Meetha Vashisht, is an Indian television, film and theater actress. Mita has acted in supporting roles in many Hindi films and TV series. Mita is very famous for her role ‘Trishna’ In the popular TV series, “Kahani Kar Kar Ki.”
Wiki / Biography
Mita Vashisht was born on Thursday, November 2, 1967 (Age 53 years; As in 2020) In Jatal village in Pune. Native zodiac sign Scorpio. Mita holds a Masters Degree in Literature from Punjab University, Chandigarh. After completing his master’s degree, Vashisht studied acting at the National School of Drama (NST) in Delhi. After that, he taught fashion design, film directing and acting to the students.
Height (approximately): 5 ′ 5
Hair color: Dark brown
Eye color: Black
Family & Caste
Mita Vashishtar a Hindu family.
Parents & Siblings
Mita’s father, Captain Rajeshwar Dutt Vashisht, is a retired Colonel from the Indian Army. His mother, Meenakshi Mehta Vashisht was a teacher and an Indian traditional singer.
Relationships, Husband & Children
Mita was engaged to actor Mangal Dhillon in the late 80s. Later, the two annulled their engagement.
Mita Vashisht married Anup Singh (filmmaker).
Mita Vashisht started her acting career in 1989 with the film “Chandini” in which she played Chandini’s girlfriend. Following that, he appeared in films such as “Trishti,” “Kasba,” “Trogal,” “Tal,” “Phir Milenge,” “Trishna,” “Yangistan” and “Rahasya”.
Mita made her television debut in 1989 with the TV series “Space City Sigma”. Next, he appeared in TV serials like “Bharat Ek Koj,” “Bachpan Kambe Lal Deewar,” “Swabiman,” “Hip Hip Harry,” and “Star Bestsellers.”
She is best known for her role as ‘Trishna’ in the Star Plus TV series ‘Kahani Kar Kar Ki’.
Since then, he has starred in television series such as “Swreen Kukal – Topper of the Year,” “Gala Deeka”, “Koi Loud Ke Aya Hai” and “Criminal Justice”.
Vashisht made his Tamil film debut with ‘Snekithiye’, made his Bengali film debut with ‘Badalkar’, made his Marathi debut with ‘Shawri’ and made his Malayalam film debut with ‘Ragilipattu’.
In 2000, Mita starred in the music video for “Mann Ke Manjire”. Apart from acting, Mita has written and directed three short films and a TV series.
Yash has also sung the song “Laga Sunari Mein Tak” sung by Vashisht for Raj Films.
In 2020, Mita made her digital debut with the web series “Your Honor”.
Mita Vashisht was once invited by news anchor Arnab Goswami during a debate program on the News Now channel “News Hour”. He took part in the event against the banning of Pakistani artists in India. Colonel VN Thapar also attended the debate to speak in support of the ban. During the show, Mita shouted “Oh shut up”, took off her earphones and left the camera. Arnab said that after Mita left the show, Vashisht insulted the father of a Kargil war martyr by telling him to shut up. However, Mita clarified through a social media post that I just shouted at Goswami, not VN Thapar.
- Star Screen Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for “Durogal”
- BFJA Bengal Film Journalist Award, ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for “Trishti”
- Moonlight Films International Film Fest – MWFIFF ‘Kasai (The Devil)’ for ‘Best Actress Supporting Role’
- Travel Destination: Paris
Facts / Trivia
- His hobbies include traveling and writing.
- Mehta is not very active on social media.
- Mita can often be found smoking and drinking.
- Vashishtar is actively involved in humanitarian work. She has worked for children and sex workers in remand homes. He started a drama troupe of 30 sex workers.
- His grandfather Raipathur Lakshmi Dutt was the Deputy Collector during the Vashisht English period.
- In 2001, Mita founded Mandala, a place for art collaborative research and education.
- He was the executive producer on the Mita Award winning film “The Name of a River” (2001).
- Vashisht has worked as a visiting teacher at some renowned design, film and theater companies including NIFT (Delhi), FTII (Pune), NSD (Delhi) and NID (Ahmedabad).
- Mitta has conducted drama workshops in the UK (London, Birmingham, Leicester) and Damascus.
- Vashisht performed a 75-minute solo play called “Lal Ted”. The show has been invited to feature in several national and international festivals including “National Drama Festival Dehradun”, “World Theater Day Pune”, “The Hungry Heart International Theater Festival Delhi”, and “National Center for the Performing Arts Mumbai”.