As a child artist Sheela Kaur was seen in around 20 films which includes films like Poove Unakkaga, Nandha, Dumm Dumm Dumm and more. Sheela made her debut as heroine with the Telugu film Seethakoka Chiluka. In 2006 she played a character named Lakshmi in Ilavattam and was also seen in leading role in Telugu movie Raju Bhai Produced by Mohan Babu. Sheela has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam movies. Sheela has changed her name to Maya for Malayalam movies since she did not want to be confused with veteran actress Sheela. The actress came in to the limelight after acting for Bhaskar’s Parugu opposite actor Allu Arjun. She played superstar Prakash Raj’s daughter in this film and was highly acknowledged for her performance.