Manjari did B.A. and M.A. in English from LSR, Delhi, exploring her interest in the aural and visual media through a Course in Development Communications from A.J.K. MCRC, JMI and in her M.Phil. At present she is pursuing Ph.D. from J.N.U. on depictions of Nana Saheb in the colonial discourse on the war of 1857 against the British in India.
She has also been a News Editor at AIR, video-graphed a documentary film on University of Delhi South Campus, created an e-lesson on the ‘Language of Cinema’ and conducted a Screenwriting workshop. Currently Manjari is teaching at Maharaja Agrasen College, Delhi.