Famous for her role as the little girl Bharti in Chachi 420
, Fatima Sana Shaikh is an Indian film and television actress.
Fatima Sana Shaikh started her movie career in 1997 as a child artist in the Kamal Haasan
starrer Chachi 420. Loosely based on the Indian remake of the American comedy film Mrs. Doubtfire, the movie saw Kamal Haasan essaying a dual role. She then appeared with Sunil Shetty
and Priya Gill in the Bollywood film Bade Dilwala
, in 1999. Following this, Fatima featured in the crime drama film, One Two Ka Four
, which starred Juhi Chawla
and Shah Rukh Khan
in the lead roles. She subsequently did films like Tahaan
(2008), Bittoo Boss
(2012), and Akaash Vani
(2013). Fatima Sana Sheikh`s 2016 release includes the Aamir Khan
starrer biographical sports drama film Dangal
in which she essays the role of Geeta Phogat.
Her 2020 project includes Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari
, directed by Abhishek Sharma. Her 2021 release includes Ajeeb Dastaans
She appreared for a brief period of time on Zee TV`s Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo as Suman.