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Sanjeeda Sheikh is an Indian actress who works in the Hindi television industry.[3] She established herself as one of the most popular actresses in the television industry.[4][5][6][7]

Sanjeeda Sheikh
Sanjeeda at STAR Plus Dandia Shoot2 (cropped).jpg
Sanjeeda Sheikh at Star Plus Dandia shoot
Born (1984-12-20) 20 December 1984 (age 34)[1]
OccupationActress, Dancer, Television Presenter, Model
Years active2006–Present
Aamir Ali (m. 2012)



Sanjeeda was born on 20 December 1984.[8] Sheikh has played various roles on television soap operas. She made her acting debut as Nimmo in the 2005 TV series Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa. After that, she appeared as a vamp in the 2007 Star Plus series Kayamath. In the same year, she participated in a dancing competition show named Nach Baliye 3, with husband Aamir Ali, the couple won the competition.[9]

In 2008, she appeared in the serial Kya Dill Main Hai opposite Aamir Ali.

In 2014, Sheikh appeared as Durga Thakur, an ambitious and confident young woman, who is seeking justice for her sister, in Ek Hasina Thi. The serial was the breakthrough of her career as her performance was acclaimed by critics and viewers and it was one of the most successful shows of Star Plus at that time.[10][11][12]

In 2016, she appeared as Dhani in Ishq Ka Rang Safed which was the first time Sheikh played an onscreen mother, of a 5-year-old child.[13][14][15][16][17][18]

In March, 2017 Sheikh appeared as Renya in a supernatural web series, titled Gehraiyaan, opposite her Ek Hasina Thi co star Vatsal Sheth. The web series is directed by debutante director Sidhant Sachdev and produced by the Vikram Bhatt production house.[19][20][21] Now, Sheikh is appearing as Kamini Mathur, a superstar, in a serial titled Love Ka Hai Intezaar, opposite Keith Sequeira aired by Star Plus. The show was earlier titled as Kya Tu Meri Lage.

Personal lifeEdit

Sanjeeda Sheikh with Aamir Ali

Sheikh was born on December 20, 1984 in Kuwait in a Muslim family. The actress shifted to Mumbai to help a friend of hers to start a dance academy.[22] On 2 March 2012 she married her longtime boyfriend Aamir Ali.[23][24][25][26][27]

In 29 May 2017, Sheikh's sister-in-law Zakerabanu Zakir Hussain Bagban filed a domestic violence case against her, her brother Anas Abdul Rahim Sheikh and their mother, Anisha Sheikh. Zakerabanu alleges that she was speaking with her father over the phone on May 27 when the trio started yelling at her and beating her up, saying that they did not want her in their Mumbai home anymore. Sheikh's family filed a petition against the FIR in the Ahmedabad High Court. The petition stated that Sheikh had been busy shooting on the day of the incident. On August 30, Sanjeeda Sheikh was granted interim relief in the case as the Ahmedabad High Court waived the service of the notice.[28][29][30]



Year Show Role Channel Note
2006–07 Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Nimmo STAR One
2007–09 Kayamath Ayesha Star Plus
2007 Nach Baliye 3 Herself Star Plus Contestant (Winner)
2008 Kya Dill Mein Hai Naina Oberoi 9X
2008 Nach Baliye 4 Herself Star Plus Anchor
2010 Jaane Pehchane Se Yeh Ajnabi Ayesha STAR One
2010 Zara Nachke Dikha Herself Star Plus Contestant (Winner)
2011 Hi! Padosi... Kaun Hai Doshi? Sejal Mehta Sahara One
2011 Piya Ka Ghar Pyaara Lage Sejal Mehta Sahara One
2013 Badalte Rishton Ki Dastaan Meera Raunat Zee TV
2014 Ek Hasina Thi Durga Thakur Star Plus
2015–16 Power Couple Herself Sony TV Contestant
2016 Ishq Ka Rang Safed Dhani Colors TV
2017 Gehraiyaan Reyna Viu Web series
2017 Love Ka Hai Intezaar Kamini Mathur Star Plus


Year Film Role Notes
2003 Baghban Nilli
2005 Ponniyin Selvan Priya Tamil Film
2010 Pankh Kusum
2018 Ashke[31] Jiya Punjabi Debut
2018 Nawabzaade Item girl Special appearance in song "Mummy Kasam"
Guest Appearances

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Role Show Result
2006 Indian Telly Award Best Fresh New Face (Female) Nimmo Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Nominated
2007 STAR Parivaar Awards Favourite Saut award Ayesha Kayamath Won[34]
2008 Zee Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Won[35]
Indian Telly Award Best Actress in a Negative Role Nominated
2009 DNA After Hours Food Awards Dishiest Couple Award N/A N/A Won
(with Amir Ali)[36]
2011 Zee Gold Awards Most Stylish Actress N/A N/A Won[37]
2013 LIVE Quotient Awards Best Dance / Performer Media Personality
(with Amir Ali)
N/A N/A Won[38]
2014 STAR Parivaar Awards Favourite Behen Durga Ek Haseena Thi Nominated
Favourite Naya Sadasya Nominated[39]
Most Stylish Female Sadasya Won[40]
Indian Television Academy Awards Desh Ki Dhadkan- Best Actress Nominated
Gr8! Performer Of The Year (Female) Won[41]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Birthday Special! Photos of Sanjeeda Shaikh which prove why she is beauty personified!". Pinkvilla.
  2. ^ "Sanjeeda-Amir going to Goa for vacation". Times ofIndia.
  3. ^ "I will not kiss anyone on screen, not even my husband Aamir: Sanjeeda Sheikh".
  4. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh thanks her fans". Times of India.
  5. ^ "Sanjeeda reach one million follower in instagram". Bollywoodlife.
  6. ^ "Aamir Ali and Sanjeeda Sheikh are not celebrating Eid this year for the unprecedented deluge in Jammu and Kashmir that has got them thinking". Bollywoodlife.
  7. ^ "Birthday Special!! Photo of Sanjeeda Sheikh which prove why she beauty personified". Pinkvilla.
  8. ^ birthday wishes
  9. ^ "Aamir-Sanjeeda are really excited". Times of India. Sep 20, 2008. Retrieved July 27, 2012.
  10. ^ "14 TV shows get axed this year". The Times of India. Shruti Jambhekar. 16 December 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Vatsal Seth scares 'Ek Hasina Thi' co-star Sanjeeda Sheikh". Indian Express.
  12. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh about her role in Ek hasina thi". Bollywoodlife. 19 May 2014.
  13. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh will replace Esha Singh in Ishq Ka Rang Safed". Times of India.
  14. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh: 'Saas-bahu' shows will never fade away". Times of India.
  15. ^ "Sriti Jha & Sanjeeda Sheikh Accept Mouni Roy's #NachnaAundaNahi Challenge!". Filmi Beat.
  16. ^ "From Sunny Leone to Sanjeeda Sheikh: 'Beat Pe Booty' fever grips TV celebs". Times of India.
  17. ^ "Ekta Kapoor, Aamir-Sanjeeda, Arjun Bijlani and others ring in Karishma Tanna's birthday!". Pinkvilla.
  18. ^ "BFFs Mouni and Sanjeeda dancing to the tunes of Ambarsariya is the most graceful thing today!". Pinkvilla.
  19. ^ "Rohan Mehra – Om Swami spat, Aashka Goradia's engagement, Vatsal Sheth – Sanjeeda Sheikh's reunion – here's what made news on TV". Bollywoodlife.
  20. ^ "Sanjeeda Shaikh looks intense in her comeback show! Check out". Pinkvilla.
  21. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh, Vatsal Seth to feature in a supernatural show". Times of India.
  22. ^ Sanjeeda Sheikh Wiki & Personal Details – Ek Haseena Thi Actress Missmalini
  23. ^ "Aamir-Sanjeeda's wedding reception". NDTV. Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2012.
  24. ^ Ashwini Sawant (Mar 3, 2012). "Aamir Ali-Sanjeeda Sheikh's nikaah". DNA. Retrieved July 27, 2012.
  25. ^ "TV star Aamir Ali, Sanjeeda Sheikh tie the knot". Mumbai: India Today. Mar 5, 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2012.
  26. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh about Amir Ali". Hindusthan Time.
  27. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh picture draw communal ire". Bollywoodlife.
  28. ^ Domestic Violence Case Filed Against TV Actress Sanjeeda Shaikh And Her Family NDTV
  29. ^ Sanjeeda Sheikh, brother face domestic violence charges as sister-in-law files FIR Hindustan Times
  30. ^ Sanjeeda Sheikh's sister-in-law files domestic violence case against her and her brother Times of India
  31. ^ "After Sargun Mehta and Lovey Sasan, another TV actress to make her Punjabi film debut? - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-06-18.
  32. ^ "SAB Ki Diwali: Sanjeeda Shaikh and Bakhtiyaar Irani burn the dance floor with their sizzling performances". Celebs and Cinema.
  33. ^ "SAB Ki Diwali dazzles with stars". Times of India.
  34. ^ "Star Parivar award 2007 winner list".
  35. ^ "2008 Gold Award winner list".
  36. ^ "DNA After Hrs Food Awards lip-smacking". DNA.
  37. ^ "Winner of Gold Award 2011".
  38. ^ "LIVE Quotient Awards winner list2013". EVENTFAQs.
  39. ^ "Nomination of star parivar 2014". Bollywoodlife.
  40. ^ "Star Parivaar Nomination for Durga". Star Parivaar Awards 2014. Star Network. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  41. ^ "ITA Awards 2014 winners list". Archived from the original on 2014-11-07.

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