Born on August 15, 1958, Simple was the younger sister of actress Dimple Kapadia. She started her career at the early age of 18 and made her debut with Rajesh Khanna in Anurodh in 1977. However, she failed to establish herself as a prominent actor. She worked in at least 10 films.
Simple quit acting in 1986 but returned to Bollywood as a costume designer. She bagged national award for best costume design for the film Rudaali. Simple passed away on November 10, 2009 after she suffered a cardiac arrest in Mumbai. It was also learnt from close family friends that she was suffering from cancer and was not too well in her last 2 to 3 years of her life. She had moved in with Dimple and was being cared and nursed by her sister.