Sheetal Sheth is an acclaimed actress known for her provocative performances in a wide range of memorable roles on film and television including I CAN’T THINK STRAIGHT. She has starred in over 19 feature films and many TV shows and has earned a loyal following. Perhaps best known to mainstream film audiences for starring opposite Albert Brooks in Warner Bros’ LOOKING FOR COMEDY IN THE MUSLIM WORLD, Sheetal has become a favorite in the independent film world.
She won 3 Best Actress nods in the festival circuit for THE WORLD UNSEEN and 1 for her role in WINGS OF HOPE, with the former premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival and then going on to win 11 SAFTA’s (South African equiv to Oscars). In 2012, fans voted her ‘Favorite Movie Actress’ in AfterEllen’s Visibility Awards. Up next is the feature film, HUMMINGBIRD, which she also produced. Sheetal has represented such brands as Reebok and CHI hair care. She was also the first Indian American to be featured in Maxim.
She regularly speaks on panels and forums internationally and takes an active interest in politics. She served in President Clinton’s AmeriCorps and is currently on the advisory board of Equality Now and an ambassador for The Representation Project. Sheetal has been known to lend a voice to many an animated program, most recently in FAMILY GUY. Her first children’s book, Always Anjali, was published this summer to rave reviews.