Born into an erstwhile Awadh Taluqdari Of Pratapgarh U.P. and married into a similar background as well. She grew up being surrounded by fine foods, aesthetics, textiles and culture of a different magnum. Inherently gifted she took it forward to revive old and lost forms of food, music, textile and art & craft. She's currently working on projects with artisans on revival of old forms of textile and art from Awadh. She handpaints textiles herself and styles them into elegant sarees and home furnishings. She has co-hosted food shows showcasing old lost culinary arts of Awadh.