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. She has appeared in Bollywood films and a few films in Telugu.She made her screen debut in Ab Ke Baras (2002), for which she was nominated for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award in 2003. Rao's roles in Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008) and Main Hoon Na (2004) earned her a Stardust Best Actress Award and a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award nomination respectively.Amrita also went on to describe how actors work with designers in order to promote both their own images and designer labels.
As a teen-model, Rao started her modelling career with an advertisement for Cadbury Dairy Milk, along with Amitabh Bachchan, directed by Shoojit Sarkar, She moved on to have a successful modelling career with forty plus tvc and print campaigns to her credit.
Amrita also added that Shahid qualifies as more of a co-star than a friend. ” she stated “We shared a cordial relationship while shooting for Satyagraha.” Commenting on competitive pressure, Amrita stressed that looks mattered as much as a performance.
“While on the one hand the media expects us to be down-to-earth, on the other it does not want us to repeat our shoes,” she said.
The report pointed out that Amrita had been by Anmol's side when he had been recently hospitalised and also that the duo had moved into a new apartment in the suburb of Vakola in Mumbai (previously, Amrita had lived with her parents in Versova).
However, neither Amrita — who has kept the relationship under wraps for all these years — nor Anmol, had confirmed or denied the report.