Ishita is a renowned film and TV actress, she is the founder of Aamad and a prolific Kathak dancer. Ishita is also trained to be a mental health professional, having a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and english Literature, M.Sc. in Human Development.
MukkaMaar strives to end the vicious cycle of crime against girls through preventive intervention by putting power directly in the hands of the one who needs it. In order to solve this complex problem, MukkaMaar uses long-term self-defence training as a means to not only teach the physical part of self-defence but to also inculcate a system of values wherein the girls gain agency over their bodies.