Kriti Malhotra is one of the main lead female stars in Dhobi Ghat. She graduated from Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune in 2003 with a major in Geography, and also a diploma in Fashion Apparel design. She was first seen in Small Screen Television Reality Show MTV Roadies which was India’s first Adventure reality show. After this, she also directed and produced a new fashion based reailty show on MTV "MTV's StyleCheck". Kriti also worked as a assistant costume designer for many Hindi Movie like Sarkar Raj, Delhi 6, Action Replay etc. Kriti Malhotra design TV Ads, Promos etc, but played as an actress in Big Screen Bollywood Film Dhobi Ghat for the first time.