She has participated in several stage shows and concert tours, and has engaged in philanthropic activities. The Times of India. Chawla's performance also earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. Its performance, however, improved from the fourth season and they eventually became the IPL champions for the first time in Her comic-dramatic performance met with unanimous critical acclaim and won her several awards, including the Filmfare Best Actress Award for her performance in the film. Her fragility looks very natural and so does her character's gradual transformation. The same year, she also appeared in the Malayalam detective comedy film Harikrishnans opposite Mammootty and Mohanlal.