In 2013, Lakshmi received her MFA in film from Columbia University's School of the Arts. She has written for several televisions shows, including three seasons of Golden-Globe winning Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Netflix's Emmy-winning Master of None.
Lakshmi has directed theatre, short films, music videos, and online content. In 2014, she directed a music video for “Lovin’ on You” - a new single by Cary Brothers. Watch here.
Lakshmi studied improv at Magnet theatre in New York. She has performed on stage in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Copenhagen, London and Buenos Aires.