She shot to fame with the hit film Hero (1983) directed by Subhash Ghai.
Plano, Texas [January 2008]
She has two children, daughter Kendra and son Josh.
She has learned all four main dance styles of India and performed her Bharatnatyam Arrangetram at the age of four. One of her students performed her Odissi Manch Pravesh in 2005.
She is a Tamilian settled in Jharkand, India. Her father was an employee of the Sindri Fertiliser plant in Sindri, Jharkhand, India.