Indian actress who has earned widespread popularity for her performances in Bollywood films like 2008's Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! In 2013, she won a Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her work in the two-part crime epic Gangs of Wasseypur.
She worked as a model before acting in various theatre productions.
She is a vegetarian and posed as a mermaid for a PETA ad campaign in 2014.
Her mother is an author and professor at Delhi University.
She co-starred with Riya Sen in the 2010 comedy Benny and Babloo.