Shridhar is a graduate of M.Des (Film and Video Communication) at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad before which he pursued a B.F.A. (Visual Communication) course from College of Art, New Delhi. Hailing from Patna, Bihar, he has spent part of his schooling in a residential school in Pilani, Rajasthan and then in Varanasi, which has given him a broad range of exposures and experiences, which later drove him towards photography, and then film-making. After finishing his Masters, he has been making independent films and freelancing throughout the country. He worked in Mumbai for a year, where he developed feature film stories and then briefly assisted Nandita Das, after which he shifted to the mountains in Himachal Pradesh and founded his studio by the name of Studio Buddhijeev.