Shields', while at a theatrical workshop, was spotted by an acting agent. Her earlier works include working in theater for over a year. She also worked in various other leads in independent and feature films like Mission Improbable (2007), Live Bait (1997) and Private Moments (2005).
She made her Bollywood debut in 2010, in the action thriller, Prince. The same year, It is also commonly said in India that She was in love With Vivek Obroi after shooting of Prince, she appeared in the epic adventure Ao The Last Neanderthal, a love story set 30,000 years ago in a lost savage world. The film was produced by European cinema chain UGC.
Aruna is also a dance choreographer and has experience as a belly dancer.
According to Google zeitgeist, in the year 2010, Aruna was the number one most sought-after actress in internet queries originating from India.
- Lynx /Axe ..Lynx Blow, Campaign Best Ad, 2008, Interactive Cave Girl. Lynx Blow
- Talk of the Town, Stage Talent winner, Stage performance
- Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Distinction
|Year||Feature Film||Role||Other Notes|
|2002||Ali G Indahouse||Dream Girl|
|Jesus the Curry King||Journalist|
|2005||Private Moments||Saira||"My Private Sex" - Japan (English title)|
|Mr Singh Mrs Mehta||Neera Singh|
|Ao, Le Dernier Néandertal||Aki|
|2011||Dhada||Item no song|
|2012||Vanilla Sundae||Jazz Kaur|
|Breakfast with Frost||Guest||BBC|
|Byker Grove||Love interest||Sir David Frost|
|LYNX / AXE ...Lynx Blow||Interactive cave girl *award winning*||Dare|
|Pantene PRO V||Herself||Rankin/ digital|
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- "Top 10 Searches of Google India in 2010". Gadgetcage.com. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
- "Official Filmography"
- "Ali G Indahouse@imdb"
- "Jesus the Curry King@imdb"
- "Private Moments@imdb"
- "Mission Improbable@imdb"
- "Ao, le dernier Néandertal@imdb"
- "Vanilla Sundae"