Nimrat Kaur, who became popular with Ritesh Batra directorial "The Lunchbox" in 2013, turns 33 on Friday, 13 March.
She began her career as a model and theatre artist and became a familiar face after her Cadbury Dairy Milk Silk commercial "Kiss me, close your eyes, kiss me" was released.
She made her Bollywood debut with the war drama "Yahaan" in 2005, in which she did the role of a journalist.
However, Nimrat was recognised for her character Ila in "The Lunchbox", after which she rose to fame and got the chance to play an ISI agent Tasneem Qureshi in Hollywood serial "Homeland".
Her two films "Peddlers" and "The Lunchbox" were screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012 and 2013, respectively.
After reportedly rejecting more than 30 roles, the actress will next be seen in Akshay Kumar's "Airlift", which is set to hit the screens next year and Saurabh Shukla's untitled psychological drama with Rajkummar Rao.