- Started modelling in 2007, appearing for Wendell Rodricks at fashion shows.
- First acting role was opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008).
- Long-time friend of Maneesh Sharma, in whose debut film Band Baaja Baaraat (2010) she starred.
- Following two nominations for Best Actress, she finally won her first Filmfare Award as Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of a ambitious reporter in Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012).
- Co-produced Navdeep Singh's film NH 10 (2015).