- Made her debut in Hawayein (2003).
- Won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress in Dev.D (2009).
- Earned a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her performance in Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster (2011).
- Has acted in Punjabi, Hindi and Telugu films.
- Says she was brought up like a boy, without any restrictions regarding career and personal choices.