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Sheela is the Pandava sister of Aru Shah, Mini, and Brynne Rao. She is the reincarnation of Sahadeva, her twin, Nikita, is also a Pandava.

Pandava Quartet

Aru Shah and the Song of Death

Sheela and Nikita appear in a dream with Aru Shah, they had an argument about who got there first. Suddenly, Sheela got a vision of the future, she concluded was going to save them next year. They both said together that Aru will find out soon enough.

Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes


Sheela was a ten-year old girl with deep brown skin and blue eyes so pale they looked like chips of ice.

In her dream with Nikita and Aru Shah, Sheela wore her hair in a series of intricate braids. While on the Ferris wheel in Atlanta, she wore a striped T-shirt and dark jeans, her braids fell straight to her shoulders.[1]

After she was claimed by her spiritual father, she got a small, penny sized mark on the base of her throat, shaped like a silver star.


Sheela is shown to be much more simpler than Nikita, as seen in Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes when she sits on a stool instead of a flower throne like her sister.

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Pandava Quintet
Books: Aru Shah and the End of Time | Aru Shah and the Song of Death | Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes | Aru Shah and the City of Gold
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