Returned to India from her studies in 2008 and started working as a model. Made her big screen debut in Vaamanan (2009). In 2011 it was announced she lent her support to the Save the Children champaigns in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. For her performance in English Vinglish (2012) she was nominated for the Star Guild Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Besides her mother tongues Tamil and Telugu, she is also proficient in English, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi and Spanish.