Fatima Sana Shaikh is entering the third decade of life by celebrating her 30th birthday today. Born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, the actor has worked in numerous films since the age of 5 years.
The Dangal actor has wooed everyone with her acting prowess. While many must not be aware that she did a cameo role as a child artist in 1997 Ishq and later grabbed a role in Chachi 420. Years later, she played Zoya in the Indian drama film Tahaan, which received The German Star of India award at the Bollywood and Beyond festival in Stuttgart, Germany in 2009. She has even worked in Bittoo Boss in 2012 and Akaash Vani in 2013 but gained fame after portraying the role of Geeta Phogat in the Dangal movie in 2016. Dangal, the highest-grossing film worldwide, brought the actor to the pinnacle of her career.
In 2018, Shaikh played Zafira Baig, a warrior-archer Thug in the epic action-adventure film, Thugs of Hindostan. Then in 2020, she Pinky in the black comedy crime film, Ludo and later Tulshi Rane in the satire comedy film, Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari. In 2021, the actor played Lipakshi in the Netflix series Ajeeb Daastaans.
For the unversed, the actor has also worked in the television industry. She has played the role of Suman in 2009 in Zee TV show Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo. In the same year, she played the role of Geeti in the Sony show Ladies Special Season 1.
On a work front, Fatima will be seen as Indira Gandhi, along with Vicky Kaushal and Sanya Malhotra in an untitled 2022 Sam Manekshaw biography film directed by Meghna Gulzar.
On Fatima Sana Shaikh’s 30th birthday, here are 5 photos of Ajeeb Daastaans actor that has proved that she is the epitome of grace.