Amrita Puri made her debut with the film Aisha which won her critical acclaim. She essayed the role of Shefali Thakur in the film which is based on Jane Austen’s Emma, directed by Rajshree Ojha and starring Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol in lead roles.Though the film did not fare too well at the box-office, it brought Amrita recognition, besides the honour of the best breakthrough performance at the Stardust awards last year. She was also nominated for Best Actress in a supporting role and the Best Debutant categories at various film awards.
Now, Amrita Puri is determined to have a long innings in Bollywood. She is ready to enter mainline cinema. She has already been offered roles in a number of films and she is likely to sign a few of them. She is also in discussions with a couple of top directors with their upcoming projects. She is already attending courses in dancing and dialogue delivery.