- Ancestors left the Uttar Pradesh Region in India during British rule and settled in Fiji; her parents relocated to Canada just before she was born.
- As a teen, 21 Jump Street filmed an episode at her high school and she was chosen as a stand-in for one of the characters.
- Earned certification as a holistic counselor from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria, British Columbia.
- Studied acting at the Ivana Chubbuck Acting Studio in Los Angeles and the Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Had long character arcs on Dark Angel, John Doe and Smallville.
- Joined the cast of Battlestar Galactica in 2006 as presidential aide Tory Foster.
- Plays the sarangi, a classical Indian instrument.
- Sunil Sharma — Brother
- Attended the Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada