Fatima Sana Shaikh is an Indian film actress. She is known for her works in Hindi-language cinema and television.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.She rose the fame from 2016,film Dangal.This film was based on sports drama where she portrayed the character of freestyle wrestler, Geeta Phogat.. She has featured in several films as well as TV series. For more information about this stunning star, continue reading with us.
Real Name Fatima Sana Shaikh Pet & Nickname Fatty Profession Line Actress Matrimony Unmarried Husband Name None Children None
Fatima Sana Shaikh was born on 11th January 1992 (age 29 years; as of 2021) in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Her hometown is Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her family and friends call her by the name Fatty. She always wanted to be an actress and got the very first film of her life at the age of 5 in 1997, which was Chachi 420. In an interview, she told that she left acting in between after doing a child artist role as she was missing her school. But after some time, she became eager to acting and started going for auditions.
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) Nationality Indian Religion Islam Hometown Mumbai, Maharashtra, India School Academy St. Xavier High School, Mumbai University/College Name Mithibai College, Mumbai Education Qualification Graduation 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)
Salary Not Known Net Worth Not Known
51 kg 112 pounds
FAMILY & RELIGION
Her father, Vipin Sharma, is a Hindu and belongs to Jammu, whereas her mother, Raj Tabbasum, is a Muslim from Srinagar.Fatima considers herself an atheist.
Father Vipin Sharma Mother Raj Tabbasum Brother 1 Younger Brother Sister None
She did her schooling from St. Xavier High School, Mumbai and then did her graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai.
She was fond of acting since her childhood and always wanted to work in films.Her dream of acting came true after she played a child artist’s role in the film Chachi 420. She was loved and appreciated by everyone for her job in the film.
In 2001, she did One 2 Ka 4; which was the second film of her career, starring prominent actors Juhi Chawla and Shah Rukh Khan.
Later she appeared in several movies like Bade Dilwala, Tahaan(2008), Bitto Boss(2012), Akash Vani(2013) etc.In 2009, she also appeared in TV serial 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.
In 2015, she got selected to play a lead role, Geeta Phogat in the highest-grossing movie of 2016, Dangal, after a long audition process. This movie was the first hit of her career and with her power-packed performance in the film, she came into the limelight instantly.
In 2017, she got selected for another movie Thugs of Hindustan; starring Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, and Katrina Kaif.
- In the year 2017, she was nominated for best actress (popular) in screen award for the movie “Dangal”.
- In the year 2018, Fatima Sana Shaikh honoured with the Best Action Actress Award for the movie Dangal at the 4th Jackie Chan Action Movie Week in China.
- When it comes to acting, she admires Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Priyanka Chopra, and Deepika Padukone.
- Her all-time favourite movie is “American Psycho.”
- She prefers reading in her free time. Her favourite books include Only Love Is Real by Brian Weiss, Many Lives by Brian Weiss, Many Masters by Brian Weiss, and more.
- She is a huge fan of Brian Weiss; an American psychiatrist and author.
|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|
She owns a Hyundai Creta.
- She is a non-vegetarian.
- Fatima is a great photographer. She has worked as a photographer in a studio. She has also assisted as a cinematographer for two ads.
- She is an art lover. Her drawings and sketching are worth watching.
- In 2016, she appeared in Karan Johar’s show Koffee with Karan. In the show, she told that she was jobless for three years before she got the opportunity to be a part of Dangal.
- To meet the requirements of her role for Dangal, she underwent a rigorous training for almost 6 months. She used to follow a strict routine which include gym, wrestle for 3 hours, have lunch, learn Haryanvi, have dinner, and then sleep.
Shaikh was ranked in The Times Most Desirable Women at No. 48 in 2020.