Surabhi is an actor par excellence, a writer who has written in diverse genres, a creative director as well as a producer. She started her journey with a theatre course whilst she was in college and made her acting debut with the legendary play CHANKAYA, with Padma Shri Manoj Joshi and soon became a part of ANK which was run by yet another legend of Hindi theatre, the late Mr. Dinesh Thakur, with whom she did plays like ADHE ADHURE, ANTIGONE, ANJI and HAI MERA DIL to name a few.
What followed was offers from and natural progression to Films and Television where she is remembered for her fiery performances in films like RAAZ 2 and MURDER, and yet equally fondly are her performances remembered in TV shows like QUBOOL HAI, and HITLER DIDI as she made audiences smile with her comic negative characters. She has starred in more than a dozen TV shows, that made audiences enthralled with her versatility and ease.
Surabhi has also acted in short films, a couple of which have been screened at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, namely NOTHINGNESS by Nikhil Allug, and an international experiment called THE COLLABFEATURE which was a film shot simultaneously in 26 different countries, this film she worked alongside Nawazzudin Siddiqui.
Surabhi is a woman who wears many hats today, She co-wrote her home production house Soda Water Films’ period docu-drama LOOTERE BANDITS OF BRITISH INDIA for EPIC Channel, wherein writing of each episode meant going through a 1000 pages of research material to flush out a 45-minute teleplay. Surabhi was nominated for the best screenplay for the show for the ITA awards 2015.
Most recently Surabhi co-created and co-wrote KUNWARA HAI PAR HAMARA HAI a sit- com for Big Magic, thus making a foray into yet another extremely difficult genre, the comedy genre. This show went on to become the most acclaimed show on Big Magic. Surabhi continues her journey as a true artist and entertainer… acting, writing, creating…