Gained fame as a longtime star of the British soap opera Coronation Street. She became known on the show for playing Asha Alahan.
She made her acting debut in the 2009 episode #1.7226 of Coronation Street.
Her Coronation Street character Asha has an onscreen brother, Aadi, played by Zennon Ditchett.
Born in Manchester, she has lived in Oldham, Lancashire.