|Occupation||Writer, Director, Producer, Actress|
Urmi began her career in the entertainment industry as a documentary-film writer and director. With the film Darmiyaan: In Between (1997), directed by Kalpana Lajmi, Urmi made her feature film screenwriting debut. She also made a short film, The Shillong Chamber Choir, based on an Indian chamber choir formed in 2001, popularly known by the name Shillong Chamber Choir. Since then, she has written several acclaimed Indian feature films including Shararat (2002), Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula (2003), Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008) and I Am (2010), most popularly credited with writing the screenplay for the film Shanghai, which released in 2012 to wide critical and commercial success. Urmi has most recently written the screenplay for the upcoming release Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, an Indian crime thriller film directed by Dibakar Banerjee and co-produced by Yash Raj Films and Dibakar Banerjee Productions.
|Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar||2019||Story and Screenwriter|
|Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!||2015||Screenwriter|
|Love Sex aur Dhokha||2010||Creative Producer|
|I Am||2010||Screenwriter, Dialogue Writer|
|Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!||2008||Screenwriter|
|Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula||2003||Screenwriter|
- "A special world of music from North-East". The Hindu. 18 July 2008.
- "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!". Yash Raj Films. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
- Kamath, Sudhish (9 June 2012). "Shanghai: The plot thickens". The Hindu. Retrieved 3 October 2018.