- Trained in Indian classical dances Bharatnatyam and Odissi.
- Was part of the dance group called 'The Planets' for 3 years.
- First appeared in the popular TV series Amanat in 1997.
- Gained popularity with her role in the Blockbuster movie Lagaan: Once Upon a time in India, opposite Aamir Khan.
- Won the Zee Cine Award and IIFA Award for her debut role in Lagaan: Once Upon a time in India.