Born on 28 July 1976 in Kolkata, West Bengal, Shrimati Anubha Fatehpuria
started acting on the stage at the age of 20 under Sheo K. Jhunjunwala in the
play Pagala Gora. The gurus under whom she learnt the craft of acting
include Shyamanand Jalan and Vinay Sharma. She has trained as a Hindustani
vocalist under Girija Devi and Mitali Sengupta. She has learnt Bharatanatyam
from Thankamany Kutty and Uma Venkat. She has also learnt various dance
forms including Manipuri and Mohiniattam, as well as martial arts such as
Kalaripayattu and Thang-ta.
Shrimati Anubha Fatehpuria has acted in many Bengali, Hindi and English plays and has worked with many prominent directors including Habib Tanvir, Shyamanand Jalan, Rajinder Nath, Alyque Padamsee, Suvan Mukhopadhyaya, Vinay Sharma, John Briton (UK) and Wlodzimierz Staiewsky (Poland). Some of the plays she has performed in are Chitra, Lehron ke Rajhans, Bikhre Bimb, Unspoken Monologues, Atmakatha, Master Builder, Those Who Could Not Listen to Music, Camera Obscura, and Life Stories.
Shrimati Anubha Fatehpuria has also studied architecture and has established her reputation as a theatre architect in India. She has designed the Shyamanand Jalan Rooftop Theatre for Padatik, Ranan: the workspace for Institute of Theatre and Film, Meraka's (a performance space and art residency in Himachal Pradesh), and is currently engaged in designing the upcoming Tagore Cultural Centre in Kolkata.
Shrimati Anubha Fatehpuria is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for 2013-2014 for her notable talent as an actor.