- Before acting, worked for Yash Raj Films as a PR consultant.
- Won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her supporting role in Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl (2011).
- In 2012 her next release and first lead role in Ishaqzaade earned her several award nominations and won her the National Film Award - Special Mention.
- Named one of Bollywood's best actresses by Rediff.com in 2012.
- Modelled for the Shabana Azmi Mijwan Welfare Society, an NGO which aims to support girls/women in need.