Notable for her roles in late 20th and early 21st-century Hindi films such as Nakhuda, Naram Garam, and Saptapadii, she is also famous as the winner of the 1979 Miss India beauty pageant.
Before rising to fame on the television comedy program Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi, she earned a doctorate in education from the University of Worcester.
Before he was elected Prime Minister of India, politician
Her marriage to fellow screen actor
She appeared with Kamal Haasan in the 1984 Hindi film Karishmaa.