Annet Mahendru starred in the FX drama series The Americans. She traveled between St Petersburg and Frankfurt throughout her childhood before relocating to East Meadow, New York, at age 13. Her acting career started in 2006 when she appeared in an episode of Love Monkey. She landed the title role in the film Sally Pacholok (2015) that premiered at the DC Independent Film Festival. Also, she stars in minor television movies and roles. Lastly, she plays many roles in short films.