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Fatima Sana Shaikh

Fatima Sana Shaikh (born 11 January 1992) is an Indian actress who works in Bollywood movies.[2][3] She appeared as a child artist in Chachi 420. She starred in Dangal and Thugs of Hindostan opposite Aamir Khan.

Fatima Sana Shaikh
Fatima Sana Shaikh in 2018.jpg
Fatima at an event for Thugs of Hindostan in 2018
Born (1992-01-11) 11 January 1992 (age 27)[1]
Years active1997–present


Life and careerEdit

Fatima was born to parents Vipan Sharmo, a Kashmiri Hindu Pandit from Jammu and Raj Tabassum, a Sunni Muslim Women from Srinagar.[4] She has graduated from Mithibai College of Mumbai. Shaikh began her film career with the 1997 film Chachi 420 with Kamal Haasan.[5] She played the role of Bharti, Jaiprakash "Jai" Paswan and Janki Paswan's daughter.[5][clarification needed] In 2001, she appeared in One 2 Ka 4, which starred Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla. In 2008, she played the role of Zoya in the Indian drama film Tahaan. In 2009 she switched to TV shows such as Ladies Special, where she played the role of the daughter of one of the protagonists, and Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo, in which she played a negative role. She worked in the comedy film Bittoo Boss (2012), the romantic film Akaash Vani (2013) and the inspirational movie Dangal (2016). On 5 May 2017, it was announced that Shaikh would star in Thugs of Hindostan with Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif.[6][7]


Year Title Role Language
1997 Ishq Hindi
Chachi 420 Bharti Ratan Hindi
1998 Bade Dilwala Hindi
2001 One 2 Ka 4 Hindi
2008 Tahaan Zoya Hindi
2012 Bittoo Boss Priya Hindi
2013 Akaash Vani[8] Sumbul Hindi
2015 Nuvvu Nenu Okkatavudam Sruti Telugu
2016 Dangal Geeta Phogat Hindi
2018 Thugs of Hindostan Zafira Baig Hindi
2019 Anurag Basu's Untitled Next TBA Hindi


Year Film Awards Category Result Ref.
2017 Dangal Screen Awards Best Actor – Female (Popular) Nominated


  1. ^ "'Dangal' girl Fatima Sana Shaikh brings in her birthday with a special cake!". Zoom. Archived from the original on 18 June 2017. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Meet Aamir Khan's Wrestler Daughters".
  3. ^ "Dangal girl Fatima Sana Shaikh turns up the heat in a swimsuit!". dna. 7 June 2017.
  4. ^ ""Dangal" girl Fatima's dad a Hindu from Jammu, mother a Muslim from Srinagar".
  5. ^ a b "Kamal Hasan daughter in Chachi 420". The Indian Express. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Fatima Sana Shaikh Joins Yash Raj Films' Thugs of Hindostan Along with Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan". Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  7. ^ "Katrina Kaif Joins YRF's Star-Studded Mega Project Thugs of Hindostan". Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  8. ^ "Movie Review: Akaash Vani". Mumbai: Mid Day. 26 January 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2013.

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