Born on 2nd August 1989, in Chennai (Tamil Nadu) to a Punjabi family, this charming and raving beauty is an actress, who has starred in many Tamil films. The movies Nandha in 2001 as Chitra and Veerasamy in 2007 as Senthamizh, are a few of which she won popularity. As a child actress, Sheela Kaur has acted in over twenty films. She adopted a new name, Maya after entering the film industry. She got her big break from the movie Parugu as Meenakshi Neelakantam, a Telugu movie in 2008. The film Prem Kahani in 2009 as Sandhya was her first Kannada movie.

Her films in Tamil include Poove Unakkaga as Meena in 1996, where her naïve looks and photogenic face as a child worked wonders for the movie. Golmaal in 1998, Dheena as Priya in 2001, Ilavattam as Lakshmi in 2006, as Priya in Cheena Thaana 001 in 2007, as Annapooranni in Kanna in 2007 and in 2008 as Vedha in the movie Vedha. Her sensational films in Telugu are Raju Bhai in 2007 as Anjali, Hello Premistara in 2007 as Nandini, as Manju in the 2009 blockbuster Maska and as Nandhu in the 2010 hit movie Adhurs.

She has also done memorable roles in Malayalam films like Mayabazar in 2007 as Maya, Thanthonni as Helen in 2010 and as Surya in the hit film Makeup Man. Her latest was a Telugu film called Parama Veera Chakra as Sheila in 2011. She made her presence in all the four South Indian film industries loud and clear. She has the face, she has the emotions, and she surely has a strong opinion in what she wants. With all of these traits, she is going to rise to the occasion and be one of the best.