Lubna Salim

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Lubna Salim
Born2 April
ResidenceMumbai, India
Known forLeela Thakkar in Baa Bahu Aur Baby
Ganga Joshi in 2025 Jaane Kya Hoga Aage
Yashoda in Mera Naam Karegi Roshan
Paroma in Ek Packet Umeed

Lubna Salim (née: Siddiqui) is an Indian theatre and television actress, best known for her role as Leela Thakkar on the popular, long-running Hindi serial Baa Bahoo Aur Baby. She has appeared in many other popular television programs including Bharat Ek Khoj, Daaman, Chhatrapati Shivaji and Mera Naam Karegi Roshan. She has performed in many plays including Azar Ka Kwab, Atmakatha, Shyam Rang, Lakeerein and Mera Kuch Saman. Recently she has done the Hindi film OMG – Oh My God. She also acted as Ganga in the serial 2025 Jaane Kya Hoga Aage in Sony Entertainment Television.

Early life and education[edit]

She is the daughter of the popular script writer Javed Siddiqui.[1] She studied at Mithibai College Mumbai, and pursued theatre at the inter-collegiate level.[citation needed]


She won the STAR Parivaar Award in 2007 and the Indian Telly Award in 2008 for her role in Baa Bahoo Aur Baby.[citation needed] In 2010, she acted in the play Lakeerein, written by Gulzar and directed by Salim Arif, opposite actor, Yashpal Sharma.[2] She is now seen in the serial Khidki.

Personal life[edit]

She is married to Salim Arif, whom she met while working on the tele-serial Discovery of India, the couple have two sons, she took a sabbatical to raise her sons for a while, as of now, they both have passed 12th grade from The Bishop's School, Pune.


Web Series
  • The Aam Aadmi Family (Season-1: 2016, Season-2:2017)


  1. ^ "Actress hurt in car crash, cops don't file FIR". The Times of India. 21 July 2010.
  2. ^ A play'ful' eve for Lucknow, 1 December 2010 The Times of India