Fatima Sana Shaikh Biography
Fatima Sana Shaikh is an Indian Bollywood actress and media personality. She came into the media limelight after her movie Dangal. She played the role of Indian Wrestler Geeta Phogat in Dangal in 2016. Fatima Sana Shaikh’s age is 29 (years old) as of 2021. She was born in a well stable family in Hyderabad, Telangana, and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Recently she acted in the web series Modern love. She played the role of Kashmiri lady in the series.
|Real Name||Fatima Sana Shaikh|
|Pet & Nickname||Fatty|
Boyfriend Name- Not Known
Morphology (Physical Appearance)
5’feet 6” inches
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Social Media Accounts
Instagram Id- @fatimasanashaikh
Personal Life of Fatima Sana Shaikh
- Fatima Shaikh was born in an upper-class family in Hyderabad, Telangana on 11 January 1992. Her father hailed from Jammu and her mother is from Srinagar.
- Her father, Vipin Sharma, comes from a Hindu family while her mother, Raj Tabassum, is a Muslim and she follows the Islam religion.
- She has a younger brother. They both studied in the same school in their childhood.
- Sana completed her schooling at St. Xavier High School, Mumbai, and completed her graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai.
- She used to work in Bollywood movies as a child actress.
|Date of birth||Saturday 11 January 1992|
|Age||29 (as of 2021)|
|Birth Place||Hyderabad, Telangana|
|Birth & Zodiac sign||Capricorn (based on date of birth)|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School Academy||St. Xavier High School, Mumbai|
|University/College Name||Mithibai College, Mumbai|
|Food & Dietary Habits||Non-Vegetarian|
|Interest & Hobbies||Dancing, Sketching, Reading and Photography|
|Debut Career||Film- Chachi 420 (Child Actor 1997)
Bittoo Boss (2012)
Nuvvu Nenu Okkatavudam(Telugu 2015)
TV- Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo (2009)
|Awards||News 18 Movie Award for Best Debut (Dangal 2017)
Jackie Chan Action Movie Awards Best Action Actress (Dangal 2017)
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Family & Ancestor
|Brother||1 Younger Brother|
- Shaikh started her career as a child actress in the movie Chachi 420 in 1997. After that she appeared as the daughter of Jackie Shroff in One 2 ka 4 along with Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla.
- Fatima then continuously played supporting roles in many movies such as Bittoo Boss (2012) along with Pulkit Samrat and Akaash Vani (2013) along with Kartik Aaryan and Nushrat Bharucha. But she was not getting enough recognition and wanted to quit acting.
- Fatima Shaikh gained massive media and audience from her Bollywood Dangal. She played the role of Geeta Phogat, the first Indian Wrestler to win a Gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2010. In this movie, she worked along with Aamir Khan, Sanya Malhotra, Sakshi Tanwar, and Aparshakti Khurana.
- After that, she got lots of offers and she appeared in Ludo (2020) along with Rajkumar Rao, Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Asha Negi, and Sanya Malhotra. Also, she worked in the movie Suraj pe Mangal Bhari (2020) along with Diljit Dosanjh and Manoj Bajpayee.
- She also worked in various advertisements and got so many brand endorsements.
Favourite & Beloved things
|Actress||Deepika Padukone, Preity Zinta and Priyanka Chopra|
|Film||American Psycho (Hollywood)|
|Books||Many Lives, Many Masters by Brian Weiss, Only Love Is Real by Brian Weiss|
|Holiday & Festivity Destination(s)||Himachal Pradesh|
- Tattoo Design– N/A
- Car Collection– Hyundai Creta
Some minor known facts about Fatima Sana Shaikh
- Fatima is a foodie. She enjoys eating different cuisines.
- Apart from being a phenomenal actress and dancer, Sana has a passion for sketching.
- She likes to draw in her free time.
- Fatima is an animal lover. She herself has 2 dogs as pets.
- There was a time when nothing was working for her and she wanted to quit acting.
- She is an awesome photographer. She also assisted cinematographers with two ads.
“I was not getting work, even after auditioning for films. So I started working in a studio as a photographer.I assisted a cinematographer for two ads. I was thinking that I will get into photography or cinematography or assist someone. But then the ‘Dangal’ offer came, and I was busy with the auditions.”
- Before Dangal She wanted to give-up acting because she was not getting any role.
“At one point, I had lost my confidence as an actor, and working again was tough. I started stammering due to lack of confidence. It took time, but things became better.I was about to give up acting when I got the call about being short-listed for Dangal”
- She is very good friend of Sanya Malhotra. They both were seen in various ads and movie together after Dangal.