Shashwita Sharma is a Professional Actor in Theatre, Film & Telvision and a Kathak Dancer. Born into a rich tradition of music she was trained in Hindustani Classical Music (Vocal) by her Mother/Guru – Dr.NeelimaSharma. While graduating from Delhi University, she became a disciple of Kathak Maestro – Pt. Birju Maharaj and continued her training in Dance. She has performed at various platforms nationally. Her portrayal of a dark skinned woman going through racial discrimination in ‘Doli Armano Ki’ (Zee TV) received popular acclaim globally. She was also nominated for her show ‘Maryada: lekin kab tak’ at the Star Parivar Awards.