Maithili Thakur (Rising Star) Wiki, Age, Family, Biography & More

Maithili Thakur


Maithili Thakur is an Indian singer. She came into the spotlight by participating in Colors TV’s singing reality show “Rising Star.”


Maithili Thakur was born on 25 July 2000 (age 18 years; as in 2018) in Benipatti, Madhubani, Bihar. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Maithili Thakur’s childhood picture

She started learning music from her grandfather when she was just 4 years old. She would often notice her grandfather singing and would try to match her notes with that of her grandfather’s. Maithili received her school education till 5th standard from her home as the school was far away from her place. She, then, relocated to Delhi with her family, where her father was a Music teacher. Maithili attended Delhi’s Bal Bhavan International School to complete her senior secondary education. When her father came to know about Maithili’s singing desires he started giving her music lessons. In 2011, Thakur auditioned for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs but got rejected. Subsequently, she gave auditions for many singing reality shows but got eliminated after being selected in the Top 20. This happened 6 times until she got selected as a contestant in Colors TV’s “Rising Star.” In 2017, she participated in Rising Star and emerged as the 1st runner up of the show.

Maithili made her singing debut with the album “Ya Rabb.”

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 2”

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Family & Caste

Maithili belongs to a Hindu Family. Her father, Ramesh Thakur, is a music teacher and her mother, Bharti Ramesh Thakur, is a housewife. She has two younger brothers- Rishav Thakur and Ayachi Thakur.

Maithili Thakur with her father, Ramesh Thakur

Maithili Thakur with her mother, Bharti Thakur

Maithili Thakur with her brother, Rishav Thakur

Maithili Thakur with her brother, Ayachi Thakur

Maithili Thakur with her brothers

Maithili Thakur with her father and brothers

Maithili Thakur with her grandmother

Favourite Things

  • Actress: Alia Bhatt

    Maithili Thakur with Alia Bhatt

  • Food: Chole Bhature, Pani Puri, South Indian Cuisine

    Maithili Thakur having food


  • Her hobbies include singing and playing the Harmonium.

  • Maithili owns a YouTube channel titled “Maithili Thakur” where she showcases her singing videos.
  • She credits her father, Ramesh Thakur, for all the success that she has achieved.
  • Although Maithili is a trained classical singer, yet she sings songs of all genre beautifully.
  • Her friends and family fondly call her Tannu.