- Starred in a Bollywood film called Lagaan (2001) which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film.
- Wrote a series of articles for The Guardian between 2001 and 2005.
- Her articles deal with her experiences in India during the filming of the movie, as well as her going to the Oscars.
- Joined the cast of the lesbian drama series The L-Word in its second season and became a popular character.
- Her daughter was born two weeks past the due date at 00:57am in 2009.