Born and brought up in Jamshedpur, Hetal Adesara moved to Mumbai when she was 18 years old. She graduated from Sophia College, Mumbai, and went on to get a diploma in Journalism from Xavier Institute of Communications. She started off her journalism career at Indiantelevision.com. Thereafter, she co-founded Businessofcinema.com and headed the editorial team. She also worked on the landmark Hindi film 3 Idiots as assistant to Vidhu Vinod Chopra. In 2012, she assisted Rohan Sippy on his film Nautanki Saala, starring Ayushmann Khurrana, where she was script supervisor. Hetal has worked on the IIFA Awards in Macau (2013) and Tampa Bay (2014) as Executive Producer for their television and digital content.