Sanjeeda Sheikh

Sanjeeda Sheikh is an Indian actress who works in the Hindi television industry.[3] She established herself as one of the most popular actresses in the television industry.[4][5][6][7]

Sanjeeda Sheikh
Sanjeeda Sheikh at Star Plus Dandia shoot
Born (1984-12-20) 20 December 1984[1]
OccupationActress, Dancer, Television Presenter, Model
Years active2006 – present
Aamir Ali (m. 2012)

Early life

She was born on 20 December 1984[8] in Kuwait and is originally from Ahmedabad, Gujarat.[9]


Sanjeeda has played various roles on television soap operas. She made her acting debut as Nimmo in the 2005 TV series Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa. After that, she appeared as a vamp in the 2007 Star Plus series Kayamath. In the same year, she participated in a dancing competition show named Nach Baliye 3, with husband Aamir Ali, the couple won the competition.[10]

In 2008, she appeared in the serial Kya Dill Main Hai opposite Aamir Ali.

In 2014, Sheikh appeared as Durga Thakur, an ambitious and confident young woman, who is seeking justice for her sister, in Ek Hasina Thi. The serial was the breakthrough of her career as her performance was acclaimed by critics and viewers and it was one of the most successful shows of Star Plus at that time.[11][12][13]

In 2016, she appeared as Dhani in Ishq Ka Rang Safed which was the first time Sheikh played an onscreen mother, of a 5-year-old child.[14][15][16][17][18][19]

In March, 2017 Sheikh appeared as Renya in a supernatural web series, titled Gehraiyaan, opposite her Ek Hasina Thi co star Vatsal Sheth. The web series is directed by debutante director Sidhant Sachdev and produced by the Vikram Bhatt production house.[20][21][22] Now, Sheikh is appearing as Kamini Mathur, a superstar, in a serial titled Love Ka Hai Intezaar, opposite Keith Sequeira aired by Star Plus. The show was earlier titled as Kya Tu Meri Lage.

Personal life

Sheikh was born on 20 December 1984 in Kuwait in a Muslim family. The actress shifted to Mumbai to help a friend of hers to start a dance academy.[23] On 2 March 2012 she married her longtime boyfriend Aamir Ali.[24][25][26][27][28]

In 29 May 2017, Sheikh's sister-in-law Zakerabanu Zakir Hussain Bagban filed a domestic violence case against her, her brother Anas Abdul Rahim Sheikh and their mother, Anisha Sheikh. Zakerabanu alleges that she was speaking with her father over the phone on 27 May when the trio started yelling at her and beating her up, saying that they did not want her in their Mumbai home anymore. Sheikh's family filed a petition against the FIR in the Ahmedabad High Court. The petition stated that Sheikh had been busy shooting on the day of the incident. On 30 August, Sanjeeda Sheikh was granted interim relief in the case as the Ahmedabad High Court waived the service of the notice.[29][30][31]


Year Show Role Channel Note
200607Kyaa Hoga Nimmo KaaNimmoSTAR One
200709KayamathAyeshaStar Plus
2007Nach Baliye 3HerselfStar PlusContestant (Winner)
2008Kya Dill Mein HaiNaina Oberoi9X
Nach Baliye 4HerselfStar PlusAnchor
2010Jaane Pehchane Se Yeh AjnabiAyeshaSTAR One
Zara Nachke DikhaHerselfStar PlusContestant (Winner)
2011Hi! Padosi... Kaun Hai Doshi?Sejal MehtaSahara One
Piya Ka Ghar Pyaara LageSejal MehtaSahara One
2013Badalte Rishton Ki DastaanMeera RaunatZee TV
2014Ek Hasina ThiDurga Thakur/ Nitya MitraStar Plus
201516Power CoupleHerselfSony TVContestant
2016Ishq Ka Rang SafedDhaniColors TV
2017GehraiyaanReynaViuWeb series
Love Ka Hai IntezaarKamini MathurStar Plus


Year Film Role Notes
2005Ponniyin SelvanPriyaTamil Film
2018Ashke[32]JiyaPunjabi Debut
2018NawabzaadeItem girlSpecial appearance in song "Mummy Kasam"
2020TaishTBAFilming [33]
Guest Appearances

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Role Show/Film Result
2006 Indian Telly Award Best Fresh New Face (Female) Nimmo Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Nominated
2008 Zee Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Ayesha Kayamath Won[36]
Indian Telly Award Best Actress in a Negative Role Nominated
2009 DNA After Hours Food Awards Dishiest Couple Award N/A N/A Won
(with Amir Ali)[37]
2011 Zee Gold Awards Most Stylish Actress N/A N/A Won[38]
2013 LIVE Quotient Awards Best Dance / Performer Media Personality
(with Amir Ali)
N/A N/A Won[39]
2014 Indian Television Academy Awards Desh Ki Dhadkan - Best Actress Durga Ek Haseena Thi Nominated
Gr8! Performer Of The Year (Female) Won[40]
2019 PTC Punjabi Film Awards Best Debut Actress Jiya Ashke Won

See also


  1. "Birthday Special! Photos of Sanjeeda Shaikh which prove why she is beauty personified!". Pinkvilla.
  2. "Sanjeeda-Amir going to Goa for vacation". Times ofIndia.
  3. "I will not kiss anyone on screen, not even my husband Aamir: Sanjeeda Sheikh".
  4. "Sanjeeda Sheikh thanks her fans". Times of India.
  5. "Sanjeeda reach one million follower in instagram". Bollywoodlife.
  6. "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.
  7. "Birthday Special!! Photo of Sanjeeda Sheikh which prove why she beauty personified". Pinkvilla.
  8. birthday wishes
  9. "I will not kiss anyone on screen, not even my husband Aamir: Sanjeeda Sheikh".
  10. "Aamir-Sanjeeda are really excited". Times of India. 20 September 2008. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
  11. "14 TV shows get axed this year". The Times of India. Shruti Jambhekar. 16 December 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  12. "Vatsal Seth scares 'Ek Hasina Thi' co-star Sanjeeda Sheikh". Indian Express.
  13. "Sanjeeda Sheikh about her role in Ek hasina thi". Bollywoodlife. 19 May 2014.
  14. "Sanjeeda Sheikh will replace Esha Singh in Ishq Ka Rang Safed". Times of India.
  15. "Sanjeeda Sheikh: 'Saas-bahu' shows will never fade away". Times of India.
  16. "Sriti Jha & Sanjeeda Sheikh Accept Mouni Roy's #NachnaAundaNahi Challenge!". Filmi Beat.
  17. "From Sunny Leone to Sanjeeda Sheikh: 'Beat Pe Booty' fever grips TV celebs". Times of India.
  18. "Ekta Kapoor, Aamir-Sanjeeda, Arjun Bijlani and others ring in Karishma Tanna's birthday!". Pinkvilla.
  19. "BFFs Mouni and Sanjeeda dancing to the tunes of Ambarsariya is the most graceful thing today!". Pinkvilla.
  20. "Rohan Mehra – Om Swami spat, Aashka Goradia's engagement, Vatsal Sheth – Sanjeeda Sheikh's reunion – here's what made news on TV". Bollywoodlife.
  21. "Sanjeeda Shaikh looks intense in her comeback show! Check out". Pinkvilla.
  22. "Sanjeeda Sheikh, Vatsal Seth to feature in a supernatural show". Times of India.
  23. Sanjeeda Sheikh Wiki & Personal Details – Ek Haseena Thi Actress Missmalini
  24. "Aamir-Sanjeeda's wedding reception". NDTV. Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
  25. Ashwini Sawant (3 March 2012). "Aamir Ali-Sanjeeda Sheikh's nikaah". DNA. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
  26. "TV star Aamir Ali, Sanjeeda Sheikh tie the knot". India Today. Mumbai. 5 March 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
  27. "Sanjeeda Sheikh about Amir Ali". Hindusthan Time.
  28. "Sanjeeda Sheikh picture draw communal ire". Bollywoodlife.
  29. Domestic Violence Case Filed Against TV Actress Sanjeeda Shaikh And Her Family NDTV
  30. Sanjeeda Sheikh, brother face domestic violence charges as sister-in-law files FIR Hindustan Times
  31. Sanjeeda Sheikh's sister-in-law files domestic violence case against her and her brother Times of India
  32. "After Sargun Mehta and Lovey Sasan, another TV actress to make her Punjabi film debut? - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  33. "#Announcement: Pulkit Samrat, Jim Sarbh, Harshvardhan Rane, Kriti Kharbanda and Sanjeeda Sheikh... #Taish shooting commences... Directed by Bejoy Nambiar... Produced by Bejoy Nambiar, Shivanshu Pandey and Deepak Mukut... Ease My Trip and Getaway Pictures presentation". Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  34. "SAB Ki Diwali: Sanjeeda Shaikh and Bakhtiyaar Irani burn the dance floor with their sizzling performances". Celebs and Cinema.
  35. "SAB Ki Diwali dazzles with stars". Times of India.
  36. "2008 Gold Award winner list".
  37. "DNA After Hrs Food Awards lip-smacking". DNA.
  38. "Winner of Gold Award 2011".
  39. "LIVE Quotient Awards winner list2013". EVENTFAQs.
  40. "ITA Awards 2014 winners list". Archived from the original on 7 November 2014.
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