Pathak was born and brought up in Patna and later shifted to Mumbai for work. A day before her death, Anupama went live on Facebook where she spoke about how she is feeling cheated and is not able to trust anyone. Anupama suggested fans in her Facebook live that never share your problems with anyone and never consider anyone your friend. People will make fun of you and disrespect you in front of others.
According to her suicide note, the late actress stated that she was invited to a company for Rs 10,000, but later she did not get the money.
Hailing from Purnea district in Bihar, she had moved to Mumbai and worked in Bhojpuri films and TV shows.