Aamina Sheikh biography

Aamina Sheikh

Actor, Award Winner

1981 –


Who is Aamina Sheikh?

Aamina Sheikh is an Pakistani American actress and model. She has won one Lux Style Awards, one New York Film Festival Award, one SAARC Film Festival Award, one Tarang Housefull Award and one Veet Beauty Award in different categories.

Sheikh started her acting career with 2008 telefilm Baarish mein deewar. In 2010, she earned commercial success with Hum TV's serial Daam and later earned recognition for playing glamorous roles in male-centric serials such as Hum Tum, Uraan, Mera Saaein, Main Abdul Qadir Hoon. Sheikh subsequently played more prominent roles in serials like Maat, Mera Saaein 2, and Mirat Ul Uroos.

Despite acting in serials, sheikh made her film debut in the 2012 reincarnation melodrama Seedlings for which she won New York Film Festival Award and SAARC Film Festival Award in Best Actress category. In 2012, She achieved further critical and commercial success for her role of Zarnab, a tomboy in Abdullah Kadwani's Armaan. Sheikh went on to win Tarang Housefull Awards for Best on screen Couple with Fawad Afzal Khan. The following year, she starred in social drama Josh: Independence Through Unity, a critical and commercial success. Through her successful acting career, she has established herself as a commercially successful actress of Pakistani cinema.

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Aug 29, 1981
New York City
  • United States of America
  • Pakistan
  • Hampshire College
  • American International School – Riyadh

on July 23, 2013


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