Smriti was raised in Northern California and has been a Bollywood fanatic her entire life, pursuing classical training in Bharatanatyam and Kathak at a young age. She began her journey with Hindi film dance in her early childhood and competed with dance groups throughout high school and college. She is also trained in classical vocal music and dramatic theatre, and has actively participated in theatrical productions over the last ten years, exploring disciplines including direction, production, choreography and acting. Smriti has spent several years in Mumbai working with a production company, an acting school, and a Bollywood fitness studio while pursuing her professional goals in international development strategy.She continues to return to the country every year to personally and professionally immerse herself in the fast-growing emerging market. Smriti’s hands-on experience in the Hindi film industry has proven to be an invaluable asset to Ishaara. In addition, her extensive knowledge of theatre and dance has contributed to turning Ishaara’s routines into grand and exciting full-fledged productions.
University: UC Berkeley
Major: Business Administration
Career Path: Consulting
Current Company: Bain Consulting