Born in Delhi, Shivangi went on to pursue film writing and direction leaving her much lucrative PhD degree. Alumni of Film and Television Institute of India, she is known for her simple and sweet film like "A Hairy tale" and bold and thought provoking film like "Tremors", both of which have won accolades at major international film festivals. She holds a bachelors degree from Delhi University and a Masters degree from Banaras Hindu University. She worked as Chief AD in feature films "Chakki" and "Dhuusar". Her affection and love for cinema has made her grow roots in Mumbai.