When younger she aspired to join the Indian Administrative Services, but eventually chose acting instead. First appeared on screen in the daily soap Chand Ke Paar Chalo(2008). Made her big screen debut in the Kannada film Ullasa Utsaha (2010). Won the Zee Cine Best Female Debut and the IIFA Star Debut of the Year - Female Award for her performance in her Bollywood debut Vicky Donor (2012). Has appeared in Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films.