An alumnus of the Kings College London, Kanika Batra is an Indian entrepreneur and actor. Before starting her career as an actress, she interned at the Supreme Court in London, under the Queens Counsel Toby Landau. An entrepreneur by profession, and a corporate speaker, Kanika runs a niche learning and development company called 'Outperform Learning'. She started her career in the entertainment business by appearing in musical plays and later in a feature film called Station and Joint Trip. Her maiden directorial venture is the 2018 release Project Papa, an English drama starring Anaitha Nair, Rajit Kapur, and Rakesh Batra.