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Shafna Nizam
Born (1990-06-15) 15 June 1990 (age 28)
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Residence Thrissur, Kerala, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998, 2007–present
Spouse(s) Sajin (2013–present)

Shafna is an Indian actress, who is active in Malayalam Films and Television. She has done one film each in Tamil and Telugu languages. She made her acting debut as a child artist in Malayalam with Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala (1998).[1] She played the lead role in television series Sundari marking her TV debut.She received a Kerala state television award for best actress in 2016 for Sahayathrika

Film career[edit]

Shafna was well recognized by the Malayalam audience in the movie Katha Parayumbol[2] which was a super hit.[3] She was also well appreciated for her role in the film Athmakadha,[4] where she acted as a school-going youth who turns blind like her father. Her dialogue "ayyo acha pokalle" in the movie Chintavishtayaya Shyamala is extremely popular among Malayali audience. She has gotten a handful of offers in Malayalam, Tamil & Kannada.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Shafna was born as the second daughter of Nizam & Shahida on 15 June 1990.[6] She has an elder sister Shabna and younger sister Shaina. Shafna got married to her longtime boyfriend Sajin on 11 December 2013.[7][8]


Year Film Role Language Notes
1998 Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala Kavya Malayalam Child Artist
Pranayavarnangal Aarathi's relative Malayalam Child Artist
2001 Pularvettam Priya Malayalam Child artist
2007 Katha Parayumpol Sona (Balan's Elder Daughter) Malayalam Third biggest grosser Malayalam film of 2007 after Mayavi and Hallo
2008 Kuselan Balakrishnan's Elder Daughter Tamil Remake of Katha Parayumpol
Kathanayakudu Balakrishnan's Elder Daughter Telugu Remake of Katha Parayumpol
Shakespeare M.A. Malayalam Drama actress Malayalam Cameo
2009 Bhagavaan Lady at hospital Malayalam
Kanmazha Peyyum Munpe Rosemary Malayalam
2010 Aagathan Gautham's Sister Malayalam
Plus Two Meenakshi Malayalam
Athmakadha Lillykutty Malayalam
2012 Navagatharkku Swagatham Veena Malayalam
2012 Naughty Professor Herself Malayalam Guest Appearance
2012 Banking Hours 10 to 4 Merrin Malayalam
2013 Lokpal Neethu Malayalam
2013 Oru Indian Pranayakatha Divya Malayalam
2016 Marubhoomiyile Aana Bride Malayalam Guest Appearance
2017 Solo Uncredited Malayalam/Tamil World of Siva (Ties of Blood)
Archive footage

Television series[edit]

Year Serial Character channel
2015-2016 Sundari Gadha/Annie/Karthumbi Mazhavil Manorama
2016 Sahayathrika Madhumita Surya TV
Jagratha Deepika Amrita TV
2017–2018 Nokketha Doorath Aswathy/Suhara Mazhavil Manorama
2018–present Bhagyajathakam Indulekha


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