After debuting in Malayalam with the successful Maya
Bazaar opposite superstar Mammootty, Sheela is now entering
Sandalwood with Prem Kahani to be directed by Chandru.
Sheela has changed her name to Maya for Malayalam movies since
she did not want to be confused with veteran actress Sheela. She
started her career with Seetha Koka Chilaka opposite Navdeep. The
film and the couple of movies that followed it did not do well at
the box office.
The turning point in her career came when she signed Parugu
opposite Allu Arjun. The film went on to become a huge hit and
Sheela was noticed. Now she is reportedly charging Rs.35 lakhs for