Indian theatre, television and Bollywood film actor from Hajipur, Bihar. She is known for her roles in the 2007 sports drama Chak De! India and the 2013 neo-noir film B.A. Pass, for which she was awarded the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. She comes from a family of bureaucrats, political leaders, and eminent scholars of the Vaishali district of Bihar. Her brother, Tenzin Priydarshi, is a Buddhist monk, and a sister is an attorney.