Chriselle was born and raised in Bombay, India and moved to New York City at the age of 14.  She has a BFA in Acting from the University of Connecticut and got a full scholarship to UCLA for her MFA in Acting. Highlights of her career include playing Lakshmi on The Big Bang Theory and working opposite Geena Davis on Grey's Anatomy as well as Melissa and Joey,  Gossip Girl and Sex in the City 2 . She is a member of Actors Equity and the Screen Actors Guild. Chriselle lives in Los Angeles, California with her husband, an Emmy Nominated writer and producer and their two dogs.