16 Facts About Aamina Sheikh


Aamina Sheikh is an American-Pakistani actress, songwriter and former fashion model.


Aamina Sheikh then featured as the female lead in the 2008 television film Baarish Mein Deewar and the Geo TV series Dil e Nadan, for which she received the Lux Style Award for Best Emerging Talent.


Aamina Sheikh had roles in several series, including Daam, Maat, Uraan, Mera Saaein, Main Abdul Qadir Hoon, Mera Saaein 2, Mirat Ul Uroos and Jackson Heights.


Aamina Sheikh made her film debut with the 2012 acclaimed social drama Seedlings.


Aamina Sheikh achieved further success for the role of Zarnab in the romance Armaan and subsequently starred in the social drama Josh: Independence Through Unity, a critical and commercial success.


Aamina Sheikh was widely praised for her role and received nominations in the Best Actress category at the Lux Style Awards and the Silent River Film Festival.


In 2007, Aamina Sheikh made her on-screen debut in Sharjil Baloch and Khalid Ahmed's telefilm, Gurmuch Singh ki Waseeyat.


Aamina Sheikh subsequently garnered international recognition as a spokesperson for the French beauty brand L'Oreal.


In 2008, Aamina Sheikh appeared in three major telefilms: Aasmaan Chu Lay, Pachees Qadam Pe Maut and Baarish Mein Deewar.


Aamina Sheikh played a rickshaw driver who's determined to become the sole breadwinner of the family, in Syed Ali Reza's Aasmaan Chu Lay.


Aamina Sheikh has done extensive print work for fashion designers, such as Deepak Perwani, Amir Adnan, Nomi Ansari, Niche Lifestyle, Khaadi, Teejays, The Men's Store, Fahad Hussayn, Hang Ten, Maheen Khan, Umbereen Sharmeen, Chinyere, Crossroads and Limited Edition.


Aamina Sheikh achieved further critical and commercial success for her role of portrayal of Zarnab, in the romance Armaan, which earned her a nomination for the Tarang Housefull Award for Best Actress.


In 2011, Aamina Sheikh played the role of a grieving mother in Summer Nicks-produced multi award-winning feature film Seedlings and went on to win New York Film Festival Award for Best Actress and SAARC Film Festival Award for Best Actress.


Aamina Sheikh then went on to play the lead in Iram Parveen Bilal's feature art film Josh: Independence Through Unity, before taking on the role of Natasha in the high-octane action spy thriller, Operation 021, produced by Zeba Bakhtiar and directed by Australian filmmaker, Summer Nicks.


In 2013, Aamina Sheikh was awarded Miss Photogenic Award at the Veet Celebration of Beauty Awards.


Mirza and Aamina Sheikh met on the sets of a show which Mirza was hosting and she was directing.