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 was born on 20 December 1984.[8] 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. At the same year she participated in a dancing competition show named Nach Baliye 3 with husband Aamir Ali, the couple won the competition.[9] 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 breakthrough of her career as her performance was acclaimed by critics and viewer and it was one of the most successful show of Star Plus at that time.[10][11][12]

In 2015, Sheikh participated in the Indian reality show Bigg Boss in its ninth season. She was paired opposite Varun Kumar. She got evicted in day 12. In 2016 she appeared as Dhani in Ishq Ka Rang Safed. That was the first time when Sheikh played a onscreen mother, of a 5 year old kid.[13][14][15][16][17][18]

In October 2016, Sanjeeda entered the Star Plus popular dance reality show Dance Ki Takkar (season 5) as a wild card entrant.[19][20] She became one of the finalists and 1st-runner up.

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 Vikram Bhatt production house.[21][22][23] 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 earliar titled as Kya Tu Meri Lage.

Personal life

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Sanjeeda Sheikh with Aamir Ali

Sheikh was born on December 20, 1984 in Kuwait into a Muslim family. The actress shifted to Mumbai to help a friend of her to start a dance academy.[24]On 2 March 2012 she married her longtime boyfriend Aamir Ali.[25][26][27][28][29]


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 May 27 when the trio started yelling at her and beating her up, saying that they didn’t 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 August 30, Sanjeeda Sheikh was granted interim relief in the case as the Ahmedabad High Court waived the service of the notice. [30][31][32]



Year Show Role Channel Note
2006-07Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Nimmo STAR One Female Lead
2007-09Kayamath Ayesha Star Plus Antagonist
2007Nach Baliye 3 Herself Star Plus Contestant (Winner)
2008 Kya Dill Mein Hai Naina Oberoi 9X Parallel Female Lead
2008Nach Baliye 4 Herself Star Plus Anchor
2010Jaane Pehchane Se Yeh Ajnabi Ayesha STAR One Female lead
2010Zara Nachke Dikha Herself Star Plus Contestant (Winner)
2011Hi! Padosi... Kaun Hai Doshi? Sejal Mehta Sahara One Female lead
2011Piya Ka Ghar Pyaara Lage Sejal Mehta Sahara One Female lead
2012 Ramleela – Ajay Devgn Ke Saath Herself Life OK Guest
2013Badalte Rishton Ki DastaanMeera Raunat Zee TV Female lead
2014 Ek Hasina Thi Durga Thakur Star Plus Female lead
2015 Bhagyalaxmi Herself &TV Guest
2015 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded Herself Colors TV Guest
2015 Bigg Boss 9 Herself Colors TV Contestant (Evicted on Day 12)
2015 Power Couple Herself Sony TV Contestant (Eliminated)
2016 Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur Herself Colors TV Guest
2016 SAB Ki Diwali[33][34] Herself SAB TV Guest
2016 Ishq Ka Rang Safed Dhani Colors TV Female lead
2016-17 Dance Ki Takkar 5 Herself Star Plus Contestant Top Finalists
2017 Gehraiyaan Reyna Viu Web series
2017 Love Ka Hai Intezaar Kamini Mathur Star Plus Lead Role
2017 Dance Ki Takkar 6 Herself Star Plus Guest


Year Film Role Notes
2003 Baghban Nilli
2005 Ponniyin Selvan Priya Tamil Film
2010 Pankh Kusum

Awards and nominations

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[35]
2008 Zee Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role 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 STAR Parivaar Awards Fevourite Behen Durga Ek Haseena Thi Nominated
Fevourite Naya Sadasya Nominated[40]
Most Stylish Female Sadasya Won[41]
Indian Television Academy Awards Desh Ki Dhadkan - Best Actress Nominated
Gr8 Performer of the year Won[42]

See also

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  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. Aamir-Sanjeeda are really excited. Times of India (Sep 20, 2008). Retrieved on July 27, 2012.
  10. "14 TV shows get axed this year". The Times of India (Shruti Jambhekar). 16 December 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  11. Vatsal Seth scares ‘Ek Hasina Thi’ co-star Sanjeeda Sheikh. Indian Express.
  12. Sanjeeda Sheikh about her role in Ek hasina thi. Bollywoodlife (19 May 2014).
  13. Sanjeeda Sheikh will replace Esha Singh in Ishq Ka Rang Safed. Times of India.
  14. Sanjeeda Sheikh: 'Saas-bahu' shows will never fade away. Times of India.
  15. Sriti Jha & Sanjeeda Sheikh Accept Mouni Roy’s #NachnaAundaNahi Challenge!. Filmi Beat.
  16. From Sunny Leone to Sanjeeda Sheikh: 'Beat Pe Booty' fever grips TV celebs. Times of India.
  17. Ekta Kapoor, Aamir-Sanjeeda, Arjun Bijlani and others ring in Karishma Tanna's birthday!. Pinkvilla.
  18. BFFs Mouni and Sanjeeda dancing to the tunes of Ambarsariya is the most graceful thing today!. Pinkvilla.
  19. Dance Ki Takkar 5: Ek Hasina Thi actress Sanjeeda Sheikh to enter as wild card. timesofindia. Retrieved on 12 November 2016.
  20. I loved my journey on Dance Ki Takkar: Sanjeeda Sheikh. India Today. Retrieved on 25 February 2016.
  21. Rohan Mehra – Om Swami spat, Aashka Goradia’s engagement, Vatsal Sheth – Sanjeeda Sheikh’s reunion – here’s what made news on TV. Bollywoodlife.
  22. Sanjeeda Shaikh looks intense in her comeback show! Check out. Pinkvilla.
  23. "Sanjeeda Sheikh, Vatsal Seth to feature in a supernatural show". Times of India. 
  24. Sanjeeda Sheikh Wiki & Personal Details – Ek Haseena Thi Actress Missmalini
  25. Aamir-Sanjeeda's wedding reception. NDTV. Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved on July 27, 2012.
  26. Ashwini Sawant (Mar 3, 2012). Aamir Ali-Sanjeeda Sheikh's nikaah. DNA. Retrieved on July 27, 2012.
  27. TV star Aamir Ali, Sanjeeda Sheikh tie the knot. India Today (Mar 5, 2012). Retrieved on July 27, 2012.
  28. Sanjeeda Sheikh about Amir Ali. Hindusthan Time.
  29. Sanjeeda Sheikh picture draw communal ire. Bollywoodlife.
  30. Domestic Violence Case Filed Against TV Actress Sanjeeda Shaikh And Her Family NDTV
  31. Sanjeeda Sheikh, brother face domestic violence charges as sister-in-law files FIR Hindustan Times
  32. Sanjeeda Sheikh's sister-in-law files domestic violence case against her and her brother Times of India
  33. SAB Ki Diwali: Sanjeeda Shaikh and Bakhtiyaar Irani burn the dance floor with their sizzling performances. Celebs and Cinema.
  34. SAB Ki Diwali dazzles with stars. Times of India.
  35. Star Parivar award 2007 winner list.
  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. Nomination of star parivar 2014. Bollywoodlife.
  41. Star Parivaar Nomination for Durga. Star Network. Retrieved on 14 July 2014.
  42. ITA Awards 2014 winners list.

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