She began her career on a wrong note, playing the wronged woman in Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat. But, there was nothing wrong with her talent.
This naturally gifted actress had to bide her time through a series of inconsequential parts before the industry realised her real worth. Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali was one of those. He gave her the ultimate challenge with Black. And she didn't let him or us down.
Her intense commitment towards her role (Michelle McNally) is exemplary. Why wouldn't she then win every single award in the country that year?