Born on 22 April 1974 in New Delhi, Shrimati Nalini R Joshi earned
her Postgraduation in Drama with specialization in Acting from the
National School of Drama, New Delhi in 1999. A graduate (B.A. Hons.
in English) from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi
University, she has also received an Advance Diploma in Fashion
Designing from J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi in
1996. Shrimati Nalini R Joshi has learnt Bharatanatyam for 13 years
and also received two years training in classical vocal music.
She has designed costumes for numerous plays for the National School of Drama Repertory Company, National School of Drama and various other institutes and groups. She has also designed sets for various workshop productions. Shrimati Nalini R Joshi has worked as expert faculty in over 20 workshops conducted by the National School of Drama all over the country. She has directed plays in schools and worked as assistant director in various workshop productions. She has also designed costumes for serials and films. She has helped in coordinating various festivals such as Bharat Rang Mahotsav and Jashn-e-Bachpan. She has written and translated various scripts in English, Hindi and Tamil. She has written concepts for corporate ad films also.
Shrimati Nalini R Joshi receives the Sangeet Natak Akademi Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for the year 2012 for her notable talent as a costume designer.