- Made her debut in Gautham Menon's film Ye Maaya Chesave (2010).
- Won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut - South in 2010.
- Winner of the Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Telugu for her performance in Eega (2012).
- For her performance in Neethaane En Ponvasantham (2012) she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Tamil.
- A prominent supporter of the charity Pratyusha which supports women and children in need.