Urvashi has studied acting from NYFA (New York Film Academy) on scholarship. She was a born model and she started participating in beauty pageants from the age of 15. She made her debut in the field of fashion at the age of 17 by walking the ramps at the Lakme Fashion Week and Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week. During her modelling days, she also appeared in few commercials. She is also a trained dancer and is an adept in 7 forms of dance from contemporary form to classical ones. In addition, she has also played basketball at the national level.
She considers former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen as her mentor and at the age of 18, she was crowned with the title I am She Miss Universe in 2012. She qualified to represent India at the Miss Universe competition but unfortunately, due to her age less than the minimum required age, she was denied an entry.
She has several beauty pageants crown in her kitty such as Miss Teens India, Miss Tourism Queen and Miss Asian Super Model among others. She first came to limelight after she appeared in pop singer Honey Singh’s video of the song Love Dose in 2014.
Her highly successful modelling career landed her to Bollywood and she made her acting debut with a minor role in Anil Sharma’s film Singh Saab The Great in 2013. Though she is yet to play a significant role in her acting career but has garnered huge acclaim with her item number in the song "Saara Zamaana" from the newly released film Kaabil in 2017. Besides Hindi, she has also worked in Kannada film titled Mr Airavata in 2015.