6 August 1978 |
London, United Kingdom
Shields, while at a theatrical workshop, was spotted by an acting agent. According to Google zeitgeist, in the year 2010, Aruna was the number one most sought-after actress in internet queries originating from India.
She studied Hypnosis and Psychotherapy at Masters level at the National Colleges in London and also trained in Mindfulness.  Her earlier education includes a distinction from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, a degree from Central Saint Martins, and an academic scholarship to Durham Boarding School.
She made her Bollywood debut in 2010, in the action thriller, Prince. The same year, she played the female lead 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.
|Year||Feature Film(s)||Role||Other Notes|
|Mr Singh Mrs Mehta||Neera Singh|
|Ao: The Last Hunter||Aki|
|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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- Parimal M. Rohit. "Interview: Aruna Shields". Buzzine Bollywood. Archived from the original on 11 July 2010. Retrieved 5 July 2010.
- "Official Filmography"
- Mission Improbable at the Internet Movie Database
- Ao, le dernier Néandertal at the Internet Movie Database
- Dhada at the Internet Movie Database
- Vanilla Sundae at the Internet Movie Database
- Goldfrapp at the Internet Movie Database
- LoveWithStepSister at the Internet Movie Database
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