Born in Mumbai, Akshita completed her IB from the American School of Bombay. She then graduated from the American University in Dubai with a B.B.A in Finance. She is currently pursuing her MA in Fine Arts from the Lotus Institute, Dubai.
Her first private art exhibition took place in Mumbai, India (2003). She displayed a varied range of landscapes done in oil on canvas and the proceeds were donated to an Old Age home (in Karjat). Her work has been featured in international fairs such as World Art Dubai 2015, 2016 and 2017, the Index Exhibition, Dubai 2016, at the Executive Women Magazine event – Mind of a Winner, Dubai 2016 as well as the International Boat Show, Dubai 2017 and in articles in print media such as Hindustan Times and Executive Women Magazine.
She continues to leave her mark by pursuing the belief of giving back to the community and recently founded the Dua Foundation: A social enterprise that aims to empower vulnerable members of society by providing them a platform, which will enable them to gain financial independence via their art and craft skills.
Akshita currently lives and works in Mumbai.