Professor and Head of Cinematography department is Ex-professor /Head of Department of Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata. She has been conducting Workshops in Cinematography and filmmaking for last two decades and has international teaching experience. She has worked across the country and on international productions on a wide range of features, commercials and documentaries. She has a firm aesthetic grounding in History of Art with a Masters in Art Criticism. She has completed the Postgraduate Diploma course in Cinematography of FTII, Pune (1995-98). She is an avid film activist and a filmmaker herself.