She started painting in the early sixties, when she participated in a group exhibition at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. At the same gallery she had her first solo exhibition in 1961. Over a career spanning 5 decades, she had several exhibitions at both national and international platforms.
She gave a guest appearance in Aamir Khan's 2007 Bollywood film, Taare Zameen Par. The protagonist of the movie, an 8 year old kid Ishaan struggles with his studies, but is shown to be an excellent painter. She has also worked as a graphics artist in Hindi movie Aghaat
Her daughter, Kalpana Lajmi, is also a well-known Hindi film director.
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