Was nominated in the Filmfare Best Actress category for her act in Gharonda in 1977 but lost the award to Shabana Azmi.
She was born in Andhra Pradesh, India.
She is fluent in several languages, including Telugu (her mother tongue), Hindi, Urdu, and English.
She has two children with her husband Aditya Pancholi: son Suraj and daughter Sana.
She attended Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Poona to hone her acting skills.
Currently living in Mumbai with actor husband Aditya Pancholi and two children. [July 2010]
Personal Quotes (1)
[on not becoming a top star of her time] I never had it easy. It is terrible when roles don't come your way or are stolen by your peers. It often happened with me and it can be very depressing. Only lucky people have steady careers in Bollywood.