Anula Thakur has been painting and drawing in various mediums including acrylic, watercolour, pastels, as well as ink for 60 years. She is self-taught and has taken classes more recently to learn new techniques. She has also found photography to be an effective medium of expression. In 2018, Anula was awarded for her works in photography at the Habitat Center, New Delhi. A native of Delhi, she has worked as a teacher. Now she produces painting commissions alongside various freelance artwork out of her private studio in Noida. She also offers art classes for eager art lovers.