Dangal girls, Fatima Sana Sheikh and Sanya Malhotra are surely rocking the stage since their movie, Dangal, hit the screens across the globe. They are at the top of the world right now. They are now being considered as the queens of Bollywood. The credit for their success and popularity among Indian audience goes to Dangal. But do you know that it is not Fatima Sana Sheikh debut film?
We come to know about them from Aamir Khan’s latest venture but Fatima who played the older version of Geeta Phogat had already made her debut in the film industry before this movie. She worked in a couple of movies before signing the BIG project. Fatima had also acted in several Tv serials before.
Fatima Sana Sheikh debut film was 1997 blockbuster movie was Chachi 420. There she essayed the role of baby girl, Bharti.
Almost after two decades of the movie, she has again filled the silver screen with her chirpy yet strong character as Geeta.
Later in 2001, she appeared in Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla starrer movie One 2 Ka 4. After that, she played the role of Zoya in the drama film, Tahaan.
She did small roles in movies and that too in only 5 movies. She confessed that she was jobless for 3 years before she auditioned for Dangal on Koffee with Karan.
Sheikh has worked in movies of different genres which is indeed a very good thing about her. It boosts her acting talent and widens her opportunities to make a mark in the film industry.
Then came the comedy film Bittoo Boss, released in 2011. She took up the role of Sumbul in the romantic movie, Akaash Vani.
She dated Karthik Aryan for a short time during the filming of the movie.
Talking about her latest movie, she said that her favorite sport is wrestling now.
“I have become a wrestling fan after ‘Dangal’,” she said in an interview.