Shama Sikander is an Indian actress and model, best known for her role as Pooja in the television show Yeh Meri Life Hai (2003–2005).
Shama Sikander Gesawat was born on Tuesday, 4 August 1981.age 40 years; by 2021Makrana, Rajasthan. His zodiac sign is Leo. He attended nine schools. He completed his graduation from Roshan Taneja School of Acting, Mumbai in 1995.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx): 57 kg
Hair Color: dark brown
Eye Colour: Black
Body Measurements (Approximately): 30-28-34
parents and siblings
Shama’s father’s name is Sikander Gesawat, a marble supplier.
His mother’s name is Gulshan and she is a housewife.
She has three siblings, two brothers, Khalid Sikander and Rizwan Sikander and sister, Salma Sikander.
Shama got married James Milliron In Goa on 14 March 2022. In 2005, Shama and James met each other through a mutual friend in Mumbai and started dating each other. Later, in 2015, they got engaged. In an interview, Shama talked about their relationship and said,
James and I have been friends for a very long time and are living like partners. So, apart from his surname in me (smiles), not much is going to change in life. We are open minded people and so are our families. We have accepted each other as we are and we don’t want to change anything about each other.”
relationships / affairs
Shama was in a relationship with Alex O’Neal from 2011 to 2015. In 2012, Alex made a music video featuring Shama.
Shama made her acting debut at the age of sixteen in the film Prem Aggan (1998) as Pooja.
She appeared in several other Hindi films including Maan (1999), Ansh: The Deadly Part (2002), Dhoom Dadakka (2008), Contract (2008), and Bypass Road (2019).
Shama started her career on television in 2005 with the show Yeh Meri Life Hai and played the role of Pooja.
She was a part of several other television shows including CID (2006), Jodi Kamal Ki (2007), Kajal (2008), Seven (2010–2011), and Baal Veer (2012–2014).
Shama participated in various reality shows as a host and contestant. Her first reality show as a contestant was Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena in 2008.
In 2008, he hosted the reality show Jet Set Go. She participated in the reality show Jhoom India in 2010 as a contestant. Later, in 2010, she also appeared as a judge on the dance reality show Boogie Woogie.
On 3 December 2010, she launched her own fashion brand Saisha in Mumbai, which was inaugurated by sushmita sen,
In 2016, she was featured in the web series Maya, and the short film Sexaholic. In an interview, he talked about playing a bold role in the short film and said,
Sexual awareness is more important in today’s time when there are lot of rape incidents happening all around us. The film addresses a problem and questions why people do not seek treatment or even acknowledge their problem. Why is the whole world afraid to talk about sex?
She appeared in several music videos including Raat Chandni (2001), Mehfil Mitra Di (2001), Baje Jo Bansi Thama Karo (2002), Kabhi Mausam Hua Resham (2002), and Hawa Karda (2021).
Awards, Honors, Achievements
- In 2004, she won the GR8 Face of the Year at the Indian Television Academy Awards.
- In 2004, he won the Best Debut award at the Indian Television Academy Awards.
- In 2005, she won the Critics’ Choice: Best Actress award at the 12th Lions Gold Awards.
- In 2005, he won Sony TV’s Best Face.
- In 2017, she won the Fitness Diva at Perfect Achievers Award.
- In 2019, she won the Most Beautiful Woman of the Year award in Aspiring She.
- In 2019, she won the Style Icon of the Year at the International Quality Awards.
- In 2019, he won the Most Promising Actor award at the Black Swan Awards, Asia One.
- the actors): Meryl Streep, Daniel Day-Lewis
- movie(s): Bollywood – Black (2005), Queen (2013), Mr India (1987)
Hollywood – Gangs of New York (2002), Titanic (1997), Phantom Thread (2017)
- colour’s): black, red, white
- Consonant(s): Italian, Moroccan, Turkish
- holiday destinations): Switzerland, Greece
Facts / Trivia
- Shama eats non-vegetarian food.
- Her hobbies include traveling, dancing and painting.
- When Shama was ten years old, she decided to work hard in life and earn a lot of money for her family as she overheard a conversation between her parents in which they said that there is no food in the house to feed the family.
- In 2018, he started his production house named Shama Sikander Films Pvt. Ltd. under which he produced and starred in a YouTube video series Ab Dil Ki Sun, which had seven episodes. The series was based on the stages Shama went through in her life with bipolar disorder, depression and other social causes. He added,
The name of my first home production project is ‘Ab Dil Ki Sun’. It consists of seven short films which are based on various human aspects. It’s actually inspired by my life and real events in my life, which we have imagined.”
- Shama is often featured in the newspapers due to her sexuality. He talked about this in an interview and said,
I’ve always said I’ll do what I feel comfortable doing and wear what I feel comfortable in. There is a very thin line between looking vulgar and sexist. I want to look sexy and not vulgar.”
- In 2016, in an interview, Shama opened up about a phase in her life when she was suffering from depression and bipolar disorder, and she even tried to commit suicide. He talked about this in an interview and said,
Although my life was going great, I was tired of it; Nothing will impress or excite me. I even tried to commit suicide one night. I kissed my mother good night and said don’t wake me up. After that, I swallowed several sleeping pills at once. Just before leaving, I sent my bank account details to my brother, which terrified him. He immediately called my mother to check on me and I was taken to the hospital three hours later.
- It was rumored that Shama underwent plastic surgery, but she denied the rumours. He talked about this in an interview and said,
I haven’t had any plastic surgery. Don’t know why people keep telling me this when it’s just a cosmetic procedure. When people saw me I was young and growing up at that time. Obviously, some physical changes were taking place at that time. But after now if you see any change in me then let me know.
- She shared an Instagram post showing off her transformation over the years.
- He is often featured in various newspaper and magazine covers.
- He is often seen drinking alcohol and hookah on several occasions.
- She regularly visits the gym and often posts pictures of her workouts on social media.
- She is a passionate animal lover and often posts their pictures on social media.