Tisca Chopra has acted in over forty feature films, including Taare Zameen Par, Firaaq, Hyderabad Blues, Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Ji. She was the lead in Pulitzer Award-winning play, Dinner With Friends, that deals with the state of the modern marriage. A practicing Buddhist, she consistently works on social and environmental issues. She has worked with Sam Pitroda on the National Knowledge Commission, to help with revamping the education system and rote learning. Her book Acting Smart is a best seller and is being translated into Hindi.