Surabhi Sharma is based in Mumbai. She studied film direction at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, after completing a BA in Anthropology and Psychology from St. Xavier?s College, Mumbai.
She made her first film 'Jari Mari' in 2001 and since has gone on to direct 'Aamakaar' (2003), 'Above the Din of Sewing Machines' (2004), 'Jahaji Music' (2007), 'Pregnancy, Prescriptions and Protocol' (2008) and 'Labels from a Global City' (2009) among others. Her films have been screened at and awarded by various festivals around the world.
She is the recipient of the Majlis Fellowship, and was awarded the Puma Catalyst Award for 'Bidesia in Bambai'. She recently completed 'Tracing Bylanes', a rumination on the Indian city of Chandigarh; and 'Can we see the baby bump please?' a film on commercial surrogacy in India.