Originally from Texas, Sharmita was drawn to the arts from a young age through South Asian dance and music. After pursuing acting in Austin and studying the Meisner Technique, she made the move to Los Angeles.
Sharmita just wrapped one of the lead roles in the rom-com Arranged Love for Marvista Entertainment and the E! Network and was recently seen as a lead in the Tribeca International Film Festival comedy heist feature film, Four Samosas. She has a few projects, horror, action adventure, and fantasy, in the works. Other notable credits include Huma Abedin on season 3 of the FX series American Crime Story: Impeachment, Lola on Freeform’s Grownish, Leela Agerwal on Amazon Prime’s Panic series, and more. Sharmita currently resides in Los Angeles and enjoys scenic hikes, snuggling her two puppies Bertie and Mick Jaggery, and experimenting with new vegetarian cuisines in her free time.
She is represented by manager John Baldasare (Venture), and by agents Pedro Tapia (CESD), Heather Collier (Collier Talent – Texas).