Sanjeeda Sheikh

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Sanjeeda Sheikh
Sanjeeda at STAR Plus Dandia Shoot2.jpg
Sanjeeda Sheikh at Star Plus Dandia shoot
Born (1984-12-20) 20 December 1984 (age 32)
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Occupation Actress, dancer, television presenter, model
Years active 2006–present
Spouse(s) Aamir Ali (m. 2012)[1]

Sanjeeda Sheikh is an Indian actress who works in the Hindi television industry. She established herself as one of the most popular actresses in the television industry.[2][3][4][5]


Sheikh has played various roles on television soap operas. She made her acting debut as Nimmo in 2005 TV series Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa. After that she appeared as a vamp in 2007 Star Plus series Kayamath. She is most famous for playing the role of Durga Thakur as a revenge seeking woman in the thriller series Ek Hasina Thi.[6][7] Along with Aamir Ali she participated in the dancing competition show Nach Baliye 3 and won the competition.[8] In 2016 she appeared as Dhani in Ishq Ka Rang Safed.[9][10][11][12][13][14]

Sheikh is set to reunite with her Ek Hasina Thi co-star Vatsal Sheth for a supernatural web series, titled Gehraiyaan. The web series is directed by debutante director Sidhant Sachdev and produced by Vikram Bhatt production house. The show is scheduled to premiere in 2017.[15][16][17] In March, 2017 Sheikh have started shooting for her upcoming serial titled Kya Tu Meri Laage opposite Keith Sequeira. The show is produced by Sidharth P Malhotra and will be launched by Star Plus in April. [18][19]

Personal life[edit]

Sanjeeda Sheikh with Aamir Ali

Sanjeeda was born on 20 December 1984 into a Muslim family of Kuwait. She spent her childhood days in Ahmedabad. She settled in Mumbai with her parents and younger brother. On 2 March 2012 she married her longtime boyfriend Aamir Ali.[20][21][22][23][24]


Year Show Role Channel Note
2006 Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Nimmo STAR One Female Lead
2007 Kayamath Ayesha Star Plus Antagonist
2007 Nach Baliye 3 Herself Star Plus Contestant (Winner)
2008 Kya Dill Mein Hai Naina Oberoi 9X Parallel Female Lead
2008 Nach Baliye 4 Herself Star Plus Anchor
2010 Jaane Pehchane Se Yeh Ajnabi Ayesha STAR One Female lead
2010 Zara Nachke Dikha Herself Star Plus Contestant (Winner)
2011 Hi! Padosi... Kaun Hai Doshi? Sejal Mehta Sahara One Female lead
2011 Piya Ka Ghar Pyaara Lage Sejal Mehta Sahara One Female lead
2013 Badalte Rishton Ki Dastaan Meera Raunat Zee TV Female lead
2014 Ek Hasina Thi Durga Thakur Star Plus Female lead
2015 Power Couple Herself Sony TV Contestant (Eliminated)
2016 Ishq Ka Rang Safed Dhani Colors TV Female lead
Year Film Role
2003 Baghban Nilli
2010 Pankh Kusum
Guest Appearances

Awards and nominations[edit]

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[27]
2008 Zee Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Won[28]
Indian Telly Award Best Actress in a Negative Role Nominated
2011 Zee Gold Awards Most Stylish Actress Won[29]
2013 LIVE Quotient Awards Best Dance / Performer Media Personality
(with Amir Ali)
2014 STAR Parivaar Awards Fevourite Behen Durga Ek Haseena Thi Nominated
Fevourite Naya Sadasya Nominated[31]
Most Stylish Female Sadasya Won[32]
Indian Television Academy Awards Desh Ki Dhadkan - Best Actress Nominated
Gr8 Performer of the year Won[33]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sanjeeda-Amir going to Goa for vacation". Times ofIndia. 
  2. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh thanks her fans". Times of India. 
  3. ^ "Sanjeeda reach one million follower in instagram". Bollywoodlife. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Birthday Special!! Photo of Sanjeeda Sheikh which prove why she beauty personified". Pinkvilla. 
  6. ^ "Vatsal Seth scares 'Ek Hasina Thi' co-star Sanjeeda Sheikh". Indian Express. 
  7. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh about her role in Ek hasina thi". Bollywoodlife. 19 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Aamir-Sanjeeda are really excited". Times of India. Sep 20, 2008. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh will replace Esha Singh in Ishq Ka Rang Safed". Times of India. 
  10. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh: 'Saas-bahu' shows will never fade away". Times of India. 
  11. ^ "Sriti Jha & Sanjeeda Sheikh Accept Mouni Roy's #NachnaAundaNahi Challenge!". Filmi Beat. 
  12. ^ "From Sunny Leone to Sanjeeda Sheikh: 'Beat Pe Booty' fever grips TV celebs". Times of India. 
  13. ^ "Ekta Kapoor, Aamir-Sanjeeda, Arjun Bijlani and others ring in Karishma Tanna's birthday!". Pinkvilla. 
  14. ^ "BFFs Mouni and Sanjeeda dancing to the tunes of Ambarsariya is the most graceful thing today!". Pinkvilla. 
  15. ^ "Rohan Mehra – Om Swami spat, Aashka Goradia's engagement, Vatsal Sheth – Sanjeeda Sheikh's reunion – here's what made news on TV". Bollywoodlife. 
  16. ^ "Sanjeeda Shaikh looks intense in her comeback show! Check out". Pinkvilla. 
  17. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh, Vatsal Seth to feature in a supernatural show". Times of India. 
  18. ^ "Keith Sequeria and Sanjeeda Sheikh start shooting for a new show in Rajashan". India Today. 
  19. ^ "Keith Sequeira shares pictures from Kya Tu Meri Laage that also stars Sanjeeda Sheikh and Sara Afreen Khan". Bollywoodlife. 
  20. ^ "Aamir-Sanjeeda's wedding reception". NDTV. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  21. ^ Ashwini Sawant (Mar 3, 2012). "Aamir Ali-Sanjeeda Sheikh's nikaah". DNA. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  22. ^ "TV star Aamir Ali, Sanjeeda Sheikh tie the knot". Mumbai: India Today. Mar 5, 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  23. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh about Amir Ali". Hindusthan Time. 
  24. ^ "Sanjeeda Sheikh picture draw communal ire". Bollywoodlife. 
  25. ^ "SAB Ki Diwali: Sanjeeda Shaikh and Bakhtiyaar Irani burn the dance floor with their sizzling performances". Celebs and Cinema. 
  26. ^ "SAB Ki Diwali dazzles with stars". Times of India. 
  27. ^ "Star Parivar award 2007 winner list". 
  28. ^ "2008 Gold Award winner list". 
  29. ^ "Winner of Gold Award 2011". 
  30. ^ "LIVE Quotient Awards winner list2013". EVENTFAQs. 
  31. ^ "Nomination of star parivar 2014". Bollywoodlife. 
  32. ^ "Star Parivaar Nomination for Durga". Star Parivaar Awards 2014. Star Network. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  33. ^ "ITA Awards 2014 winners list". 

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