Shama Sikander biography

Shama Sikander

Actor, Film actor

1981 –


Who is Shama Sikander?

Shama Sikander Gesawat is an Indian actress and film producer who has appeared in numerous films, music videos and television programs in English, Hindi and various other North Indian and South Indian languages. In addition to acting, Sikander serves as the managing director of Chocolate Box Films India Pvt. Ltd. a Mumbai India based film production company.

Sikander began her career featuring in lead and supporting roles in a number of Hindi-language feature films including Ansh: The Deadly Part, Mann, and Prem Aggan. However, she first gained significant recognition on television as the title character 'Pooja Mehta' in the popular Sony TV drama Ye Meri Life Hai. The performance earned her numerous nominations and awards, her wins including the 12th Annual Lion's Gold Awards' Critics' Choice "Best Actress", Sony TV's "Best Face", Indian Television Academy Awards' "GR8! Face of the Year", and "Best Debut". Sikander subsequently anchored Popkorn Newz and Jet Set Go before returning to film with lead role of 'Jiya' in Dhoom Dadakka. She subsequently appeared in the lead role of 'Shunyaa' on the supernatural thriller TV series Seven produced by Bollywood juggernaut Yash Raj Films. She is currently seen as 'Byankar Pari', the lead antagonist in the children's program Baal Veer on SAB TV.


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Aug 4, 1981
Also known as
  • Shama Gesawat
  • Shams
  • Shama Sikander Gesawat
  • Islam
  • Indian people
  • India

on July 23, 2013

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