- Daughter of a German designer/architect and a Bengali interior designer and social worker.
- Worked as a Marketing executive and model whilst at college.
- Won the Miss Asia Pacific beauty pageant in 2000.
- Made her Bollywood debut in Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001) opposite R. Madhavan.
- Is strongly involved in many charities, including the Cancer Patients Aid Association, Spastics Society of India, PETA, CRY and many others.