Fatima Sana Shaikh

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Fatima Sana Shaikh
Fatima Sana Shaikh at Juhu PVR, 2020 (03) (cropped).jpg
Fatima in 2020
Born (1992-01-11) 11 January 1992 (age 28)[1]
Years active1997–present

Fatima Sana Shaikh (born 11 January 1992 in Hyderabad) is an Indian film actress. She is known for her works in Hindi-language cinema, and television.[2][3][better source needed] Fatima appeared as a child artist in films such as Bhamane satyabhamane and One 2 Ka 4.[4] Years later, she played Zoya in the Indian drama film Tahaan which received "The German Star of India award" at "Bollywood and Beyond" festival at Stuttgart Germany in 2009.[5]

In 2016, she portrayed Indian freestyle wrestler, Geeta Phogat in the sports drama film Dangal which was screened at the Beijing International Film Festival, and second BRICS festival.[6] She played Zafira Baig, a warrior-archer Thug in the epic action-adventure film, Thugs of Hindostan.[7]


Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Ishq [citation needed] As child artist
Chachi 420 Bharti Ratan As child artist
1998 Bade Dilwala Baby Sana As child artist
2001 One 2 Ka 4 Inspector Abbas' youngest daughter As child artist
2008 Tahaan Zoya
2012 Bittoo Boss Priya
2013 Akaash Vani[8] Sumbul
2015 Nuvvu Nenu Okkatavudam Sruti Telugu film
2016 Dangal Geeta Phogat
2018 Thugs of Hindostan Zafira Baig
2020 Palkein Kholo Music video
2020 Ludo[9]
2020 Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari
Show Roles Notes
Best Of Luck Nikki Richa Shivoy Special Appearance in Boys Meet Girls
Ladies Special Geeti
Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo Suman


Year Film Awards Category Result Reference
2017 Dangal Screen Awards Best Actress (Popular) Nominated
News 18 Movie Awards Best Debut (Female) Won [10]
Jackie Chan Action Movie Awards Best Action Actress Won [11]


  1. ^ "Fatima Sana Shaikh: Lesser known facts about the actress". The Times Of India. TOI. Archived from the original on 11 May 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Meet Aamir Khan's wrestler daughters". Mumbai Mirror. Archived from the original on 18 August 2016. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Fatima Sana Shaikh: Lesser known facts about the actress". times of india. Archived from the original on 11 May 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  4. ^ DelhiApril 3, Samrudhi Ghosh New; April 3, 2019UPDATED; Ist, 2019 21:36. "Fatima Sana Shaikh on her #MeToo story: It happened when I was very young". India Today. Archived from the original on 19 August 2019. Retrieved 19 August 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "Tahaan won The German Star Of India award, 2009". Archived 6 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine Hindustan Times
  6. ^ Aneja, Atul (25 June 2017). "China's 'Dangal' mega-success echoes at second BRICS film festival". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 25 June 2017. Retrieved 19 August 2019 – via www.thehindu.com.
  7. ^ "Thugs Of Hindostan Movie Review: Bloated And Tacky Despite Amitabh Bachchan Plus Aamir Khan". Ndtv.com. Archived from the original on 8 November 2018. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Movie Review: Akaash Vani". Mid Day. Mumbai. 26 January 2013. Archived from the original on 19 May 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  9. ^ "Anurag Basu's upcoming film Ludo featuring Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao to release on 24 April 2020". Firstpost. 27 December 2019. Archived from the original on 27 December 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  10. ^ "NEWS18 MOVIE AWARDS 2017". Network 18. news18.com. Archived from the original on 24 May 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Dangal girls Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra win action award in China". Mid Day. 23 July 2018. Archived from the original on 10 April 2019. Retrieved 9 April 2019.

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