|Date of Birth
||20 March 1977
|Place of Birth
||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
She was one of the final five candidates in the 1999 Femina Miss India beauty pageant, and was crowned Sony Entertainment Chania-voted by viewers, and was chosen to represent India at the 2000 Miss International event in Japan. She has worked as an advertising model in addition to making appearances in several music videos: She appeared in music videos of Jagjit Singh’s Kaghaz Ki Kashti and Hansraj Hans’ Jhanjaria.
While she was still in college, she modeled for Bombay Dyeing, Philips, Ponds, Godrej, Sunsilk, LG as well as the Hyundai ad with Shahrukh Khan. She has also modeled for Seasons Catalogue and Calendar during 2001.
She made her Bollywood debut in December 2004 in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s film Swades opposite Shahrukh Khan. The film did not do commercially well but her performance and acting capabilities were praised immensely by the critics.