1957 – Born on the 15th of October in Rourkela, Orissa.
1979 – She received as a outstanding contributors to film and filmmaking.
1986 – She won the award of American Film Festival.
1988 – She was nominated for an Oscar for best foreign language film.
2001 – She was awarded for the prestigious Golden Lion Award.
2006 – She was presented by the Dartmouth Film Award.
2007 – She received as a "Pride of India" award at the 9th Bollywood Film Awards.