Born in Mumbai, Hrishitaa went on to establish her career in Mumbai only by pursuing acting and modeling. Having studied in Trinity College, London, she has also taken Kathak lessons from the well-known choreographer, Shiamak Davar. She made her Bollywood debut in 2001 in the film "Asoka" alongside Shah Rukh Khan. In 2003, she worked in the film, Haasil. The film was a success and she received a lot of praise and recognition for her work in the film. Currently, she is the presenter of Rangoli, a show on DD National. She will also be seen in the film "Judgementall hai kya", which will be released on 26 July 2019.