Fatima Sana Shaikh

Actor
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Basic Details

Personal Details
Other Name / Also Known As : Fatty
Profession : Actor
Gender : Female
Birthdate : 11th January, 1992
Birth Place : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Status : Single
Height : 5 feet 6 inch(es) - (1.68 meter)
Debut Year : 1997
Active Years : 1997 - till date
Family Details
Father : Vipan Sharma
Mother : Raj Tabassum

Biography

Early Life

<p><b>Fatima Shaikh loved acting and dance since her younger days</b></p><p>Fatima Sana Shaikh was born in Hyderabad to Hindu Brahman father Vipan Sharma from Jammu City and Muslim mother Raj Tabassum from Srinagar City of Jammu and Kashmir. <br></p><p>Due to father’s business they moved to Hyderabad where Fatima was born but when she was quite young her parents shifted to Mumbai. <br></p><p>She did her formal school education from Mumbai’s prestigious St. Xavier High School and did her graduation from Mumbai’s prominent Mithibai College. <br></p><p>Since childhood she had passion for dance and drama. She learned dancing and perfected her nuances in acting by doing theatre. <br></p><p><br></p>

Personal Life

<p><b>Fatima wants to imbibe qualities of Aamir Khan</b></p><p>According to Fatima the credit for the film’s success goes entirely to Aamir Khan and his passion for being a true ‘Perfectionist’! <br></p><p>She says Aamir Khan sacrificed over six months just selecting the ideal actors and when he had finalized the Phogat girls he spend another nine months training her, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim and Suhani Bhatnagar so that they look like authentic wrestlers. <br></p><p>She shamelessly confessed, Initially she was Shah Rukh Khan’s fan and would watch all his films. Regarding Aamir Khan, she did admired his as a good actor but when only when she worked with him, she has been overwhelmed by his passion, excitement and curiosity to learn more and is now an ardent fan and wishes to imbibe his passion for cinema.”<br></p><p><br></p>

Career

<p><b>Fatima began her career in films at the age of five</b></p><p>While she was in Hyderabad she was spotted by South film legend Kamal Haassan who was making a Tamil comedy Tamil film Avvai Shanmugi (1996) which was a remake of Hollywod film Mrs. Doubtfire. The Tamil version was hit and in 1997 Kamal Haassan decided to make the film in Hindi as Chachi 420. <br></p><p>In both the versions Baby Fatima, played the role of Bharti, the daughter of Kamal Haasan and Tabu.<br></p><p><b>Fatima was just five years when she did her debut film. </b></p><p>She says she does not remember much as she was quite young but she does remember she had great fun working with Kamal Haassan. </p><p>Today when she looks back she said, “Kamal Haassanji is a great actor. As a child I did not knew much but today I curve to act with him and learn the nuances that Kamalji puts so painstakingly in his acts that make him outstanding.” <br></p><p>Before Dangal Fatima had worked with Aamir Khan <br></p><p>Shocked! Well, it is true. Before

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Fatima Sana Shaikh Biography

Filmography

Type of Filmography Movie Name Release Year Worked as Casted as Status
Movie Dangal 2016 Lead Actor - Released

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