Sahana Srinivasan is an Indian American actress, writer, and filmmaker born in 1996 in Houston and raised in Dallas, Texas from the age of two. She was brought up speaking Tamil and celebrating Hindu traditions, and she incorporates her background and heritage in her creative work. Sahana discovered her passion for performance art at a young age by creating and showing original skits/monologues, playing the piano, and dancing Bharathanatyam. At the age of 13, she attended film acting lessons at Cathryn Sullivan's acting for film, and later studied film production at the University of Texas at Austin. She also enjoys performing stand-up/sketch/improvisational comedy at local venues. Her comedic style can be described as a satirical or absurd portrayal of her personal experiences and cultural background. The Netflix original series "Brainchild" (2018) is Sahana's silver screen debut, in which she plays the host.