- Trained by her mother in Kathak and Rajasthani folk dance, and later in Kathak by Shovana Narayan.
- Despite aiming for a career in dance, she was discovered by representatives of Ramoji Films when appearing in a music video by Renoo Nathan.
- Made her acting debut in the Telugu film Ishtam (2001).
- Nominated for the Filmfare Best Telugu Actress Award for her performance in Chatrapathi (2005).
- Ranked in the top 20 in the Times of India's 50 Most Desirable Women list for 2013; placed 7th in list.
- Has appeared in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and English films.