Although highly regarded for her acting abilities, Rao's films to date had often not appealed to a wide audience.Vivah (2006) made her a national star; it depicted the journey of two individuals from engagement to marriage.He smartly signed on Babita as his co-star in the film which was a runaway success and consolidated his position in the industry.As a couple too, they received a lot of attention as their chemistry worked big time on the screen.She has made special appearances in Heyy Babyy (2007), Shaurya (2008), Life Partner (2009) and Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai (2010).She has been called "Bollywood's quintessential girl next-door" by various media outlets.Her younger sister Preetika Rao is a model and a southern film actor.
She then appeared in the 2006 low-budget comedy Pyare Mohan opposite Vivek Oberoi The movie was not well received by critics; Rajeev Masand wrote, "Amrita hit career lows, producing the low-fashion chemistry".
She has appeared in Hindi films of Bollywood and one movie in Telugu.
Rao was born and raised in Mumbai; she made her screen debut in Ab Ke Baras (2002), for which she was nominated for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award in 2003.
The big challenge was to seek dad Raj Kapoor's approval.
In the early 70s, Randhir was working on Kal Aaj Aur Kal with grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor and his father under the RK banner.