SHILA IQBAL by Faye Thomas
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Alex Segal
InterTalent House, 46 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2GS
Phone: 020-7427 5681
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:7st. 7lb. (48kg)
Playing Age:17 - 24 years
Appearance:Asian, Middle Eastern, Mixed Race
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Engaging


“This is an enormously talented ensemble cast each and every individual excels with special mention to Shila Iqbal as foul mouthed Meenah who shines as the sassy sole female of the siblings” - East is East

2018, Television, Aiesha (Series Regular), Emmerdale, ITV, Nickie Lister
2018, Stage, Meenah, East Is East, The Bolton Octagon Theatre, Ben Occhipinti
2018, Feature Film, Nadia, Eaten By Lions, Mecca Film Developments, Jason Wingard
2018, Radio, Aneela, Auntie Jee, BBC Radio 4, Gary Brown
2018, Radio, Nina, My Shadow and Me, BBC, Nadia Molinari
2018, Television, SIMA, Lala's Ladies: Mumbai Special, Endemol shine / Zee Tv, Gaurav Bavdankar
2018, Television, Sima, Lala's Ladies (w/t): 20 eps, Endemol Shine / Zee Tv, Richard Bradley
2017, Stage, Priya, Come Closer: Memories of Partition, Royal Exchange Theatre, Nicole Morris
2018, Short Film, Aiysha, Aiysha, Steel Productions, David Crowley
2014, Television, Savina, Playhouse Presents: The Cruise, Sky Television, Stewart Sugg
2014, Television, Alia's Mate, Citizen Khan:Christmas Special, BBC ONE, Glen Winter
2016, Stage, Sadia, Half a Smile, Oldham Coliseum, Victoria Sawka
2017, Short Film, Layla, Honour, Fiends Productions, Kennedy Nkemdirim
2017, Short Film, Allegra, Mind In The Dark, Blaukey Productions, Darleen Klug
2013, Short Film, Daughter, Going to Mecca, Emu Films, Jason Wingard
2016, Stage, Amber, Displaced, Imagine theatre, James Blakey
2015, Stage, Aalia, Heroine, JB Shorts Play, Caroline Clegg
2018, Short Film, Georgia, The Girl With The Butterfly Brain, Elsa Hunter-Weston


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, Birmingham, Cockney, Indian, Irish RP, Lancashire*, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Middle Eastern, Northern*, Pakistani, RP, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
Arabic, English*, Hindi, Mirpuri, Punjabi, Urdu
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Bhangra Dance, Bollywood Dance, Dance (general), R & B Singing, Rap
Performance:Actor-Singer, Comedy, TV Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Football, Horse-riding, Ice Skating, Kick Boxing, Netball, Running, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence


RADA- Contemporary Drama Short Course 2014