Sheetal Sheth Biography

Birthday: 1976-06-24
Place of Birth: Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
Wiki Biography: Sheetal, who was raised in a small New Jersey city, burst onto the scene with raves in her debut film role, playing the gutsy lead in ABCD (1999) - a risky and memorable role as a promiscuous young girl struggling with the ties of family and tradition. She discovered her passion for acting in high school and subsequently enrolled in the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. After supplementing her education with a summer in Amsterdam as part of the intensive, International Theatre Workshop studying under renowned acting teachers like Kristin Linklater, she graduated with honors. Since then, Sheetal has developed a reputation as a consummate professional with an unmatched work ethic and critical eye when choosing projects. She has starred in many feature films and has become a favorite on the festival circuit, having won many Best Actress Awards. She broke out in 'Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World' (2005) as the female lead, Maya, opposite Albert Brooks, winning the role after an extensive international casting search. Sheetal is known as much as an actress as she is someone who is heavily involved in community outreach and causes that are important to her. At NYU, she served in Americorps, President Clinton's National Service program, where she worked at an inner-city high school developing progressive lesson plans, tutoring, and dealt with conflict resolution. She continues to speak at conferences and on panels internationally. You can see Sheetal on the cover of several magazines including Anokhi, Audrey, Woman International as well as featured in magazines ranging from Maxim to Venice. Sheetal continues to tackle a wide range of roles and has developed an impressive body of work with an array of challenging and memorable characters in film, television, and theater.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Showbiz India Xtreme 2005 Music
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
American Chai 2001
A Pocket Full of Dreams Sanjana 2001
Wings of Hope Kaajal Verma 2001 Drama
Dancing in Twilight 2005
The Trouble With Romance 2007
Indian cowboy 2007 Romance
I Can't Think Straight Leyla 2008 Drama, Romance
The world unseen 2009 Drama
Why Am I Doing This? Nira 2009 Comedy
StaleMate Kayleigh 2010 Drama
Three Veils Nikki 2011 Drama
Being Bin Laden Nabeelah 2011 Comedy
Yes, We're Open Elena 2012 Comedy, Romance
The Wisdom Tree Dr. Trisha Rao 2013 Drama, Mystery