Madhureeta Anand was born in New Delhi and attended Delhi University, New Delhi, India. After graduating from Film School in 1992, she worked with various television companies where she directed films and features for television networks in India and Britain. In 1995, she formed her first independent venture Design Classics of India that explored ideas, symbols and objects that originated in the sub continent. Subsenquently she directed many documentary films and series, spanning a variety of genres. Many of her films have been telecast on international channels like BBC, Channel 4, Discovery and National Geographic.