Amina Sheikh (Actor/Actress)

2018-01-12 10:16:25Amina Sheikh
    
Amina Sheikh is recognized as one of the top models of Pakistan who made Pakistan proud by her tremendous and exceptional work not only on national level but internationally also. Recently she has been given a privileged title of Amina Haq of today by Instep Magazine due to her ability and charm to amuse the audience with her hot looks and figure. She tied the knot with the famous actor and model Mohib Mirza. The couple is now blessed with a cute daughter.
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Amina Sheikh

  • In Urdu:

    آمنہ شیخ‬

  • Famous As:

    Actress

  • Nationality:

    Pakistani

  • Residence:

    Karachi

  • Education:

    O & A Levels

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Acting, Modeling

  • Height:

    5'4

  • Website:

    https://twitter.com/aaminasheikh?lang=en

  • Awards :

    Lux Style Wards, Pakistan Media Awards, International Awards

  • Born
  • Date:

    August 29, 1981

  • Star Sign:

    Virgo

  • Age:

    35

  • Place:

    New York, USA

  • Family
  • Spouse:

    Mohib Mirza

  • Children:

    One daughter- Meissa Mirza

  • Parents:

    Abdul Sheikh( father)

  • Siblings :

    1 brother 2 sisters

  • Career
  • Occupation(s):

    Acting, Modeling

  • Professional Work
  • Famous Acts:

    Maat, Pakeeza, Umm-e Kulsoom,

Profile

Amina sheikh
Amina sheikh
Amina Sheikh is beautiful and famous Model as well as actress of Pakistan. She is most talented Woman of Pakistan. Actress sheikh is getting success not only in modeling but also in acting. Her refined quality of gracefulness and good taste makes her prominent in Pakistan. She reached the heights of success in a very short time.  

Birth and Education

Amina and Mohib
Amina and Mohib
Sheikh was born in New York City on 29 August 1981. She is the daughter of Abdul Sheikh, a pharmacist by profession. Sheikh's paternal side of family have established themselves in textile business but her father had a passion for chemistry, hence he pursued it and became a pharmacist. Sheikh has spent her childhood in Karachi and Riyadh. She received her primary education from Mama Parsi School and secondary from American International School (SAIS-R) in Riyadh. Sheikh continued further studies in Karachi and did her O-Levels and A-levels from St.Joseph's Convent and The Lyceum, respectively.Aamina has majored in Film Video production from Hampshire College, Boston and has also worked as an assistant at Manhattan based multi-media company Curious Pictures.  [1] Education

Family

shoot for a magazine
shoot for a magazine
In her family, she has 2 sisters and 1 brother. She has a very positive picture of supporting and caring family, According to her "I take great pride in my family, my support system that is built around me, my husband Mohib Mirza and all our close relations attached to my marriage".  [2] family

Personal life

Amina and Mohib wedded in 2005
Amina and Mohib wedded in 2005
Sheikh is married to seasoned actor and comedian Mohib Mirza. Sheikh had known Mirza since her school days when she was doing English plays with veteran actor Rahat Kazmi but she officially met Mirza on the sets of Geo Entertainment's Bachay Mann Kay Sachay which she was directing and Mirza was hosting. In 2005, they decided to get married and since then they have co-starred in number of telefilms and drama serials, as on-screen couple.  [3] marriage

Amina blessed with baby girl

super moms in one picture
super moms in one picture
Mohib Mirza and Amina Sheikh are one of the most talented star couples of our industry. They have done it all from modeling to acting but they took their time taking the decision to be parents. No one knew that Amina Sheikh was expecting her first baby who arrived in the world on 11th August. The baby girl has been named Meissa Mirza.  [4] baby

Career

Debut (2003-2007)

Amina and Fawad in film Armaan
Amina and Fawad in film Armaan
Returning to Pakistan, Sheikh landed a job with Geo Television, where she directed and produced children talkshow Bachey Man Ke Sachey. In 2007, Aamina made her on-screen debut in Sharjil Baloch and Khalid Ahmed's telefilm, Gurmuch Singh ki Waseeyat. The film was based on Saadat Hassan Manto's novel, The Will of Gurmukh Singh. Set during the time of partition, is a story of Sheikh Sahab and his friendship with Gurmukh Singh, a revered elder of the neighborhood. In the wake of Partition Muslims - with the exception of Sheikh Sahib - are leaving a largely Sikh village. Sheikh Sahib is confident that as long as his friend Gurmukh Singh, is there no harm can come to him or his family. On the night of Eid, Gurmukh Singh passes away leaving instructions with his son, that sweets should be delivered to Sheikh Sahib's house as had been the tradition for decades. His wish is carried out in the morning but in an unexpected way. The telefilm was well received and caught the attention of drama addicts. Aamina first major serial's offer came soon after that with Wilco, the ISPR and 7th Sky Entertainment's joint venture, where Aamina portrayed a woman from Thar desert.  [5] debut and television

Television serials 

Amina sheikh in hijab
Amina sheikh in hijab
In 2008, had Sheikh rolling with three major telefilms, Aasmaan Chu Lay, Pachees Qadam Pe Maut and Baarish Mein Deewar. Sheikh played a rickshaw driver who's determined to become the soul breadwinner of the family, in Syed Ali Reza's Aasmaan Chu lay. Sheikh had to learn and drive a rickshaw on Karachi's busiest M.A.Jinnah road and Garden Area, with a massive camera attached to it and had to attract real passengers. In 2010, Sheikh did Mehreen Jabbar's mega drama serial Daam and Haissam Hussain's Ishq Gumshuda. Both of which had huge cast and were received well by both the audiences and critics. Sheikh has three serials on-air these days, two of which are for Geo Entertainment and another for ARY Digital.  

Modeling 

Aamina has got a looks with attitude on the face and an elegant posture in her figure. These are the traits make her ideal for modeling and ramp walk. So, in 2008, L’Oreal hired this beautiful girl of Pakistan as their spokesperson to endorse their brand internationally. Later on she made her debut on the ramp with Rehana Saigol’s fashion show and made herself recognized in the fashion industry of Pakistan and got hired for modeling for the cover photos of different designers, magazines and companies etc. Aamina sheikh did modeling for the designers and brands include
  • Nomi Ansari
  • Amir Adnan
  • Deepak Parwani
  • Maria B
  • Niche Life Style
  • The Men’s store for their women collection
  • Khaadi
  • Teejayz
  • Hang ten
  • Umbreen Sharmeen
  • Fahad Hussain
  • Maheen khan
  • Limited edition
  • Cross roads
She also did modeling assignments accompanied with different Pakistani celebs known internationally such as Atif Aslam. Moreover, in different songs Aamina Sheikh performed as a model and won the titles of best model and best performer as well. 

Music Videos

She has worked in a number of video songs. A tabulated list is given as below:
YearSongSingerMusic Album
2015Phir say Game Utha dynAtif AslamPakistan Cricket WC Music Video
2015Urainge Ali Zafar2014 tribute to APS martyrs
2012Yea Zameen Gaa Rahi HaiR.D Burman“Josh” Music video
2010Naemi Say Choo JayeRahet Fateh Ali KhanDuet with Faisal Rehman
2009Tere LiyeTania and OmarDuet with Mohib Mirza
2009AjnabiFaraz KhosaDuet with Faisal Qureshi
2008Neend Na aayeFuzonMusic Video
2007Mann Jaa VaySheraz UppalVideo from Album Jhuki Jhuki
Dramography During her journey as a model, Aamina also played strong roles in block buster dramas that were on aired from different drama channels of Pakistan. A list of dramas by Aamina sheikh is tabulated as below:
Year Title Role Channel
2008WilcoMeghaPTV home
 Qisson ki ChaddarAimanHUM TV
 Mera Naam Hy MuhabbatHuma GEO TV
 Boltay AfsanayRaziaTV One
2009Dil-e NadanSeema GEO TV
 Agar Tum na HotayShireen Indus TV
 Qisson Ki ChaddarHajra HUM TV
2010Haal-e DilSeerat ARY Digital
 DaamMaliha ARY Digital
 SaleenaBushra ATV
 Tere LiyeSimranARY Digital 
 Ishq GumshudaNehaHUM TV
 Hum TumAmalGEO TV
 UraanSana GEO TV
 Mera saieenNaina ARY Digital
 Men Abdul Qadir HoonNell HUM TV
2011MaatAiman HUM TV 
 Umm-e Kulsoom Umm-e Kulsoom ARY Digital
 Kuch Kami si HyAsmee GEO TV
 Mora PiyaUjala GEO TV
 Ek Hatheli Py Lahoo Ek Hatheli Py Hina HijabGEO TV
2012Mera saieen 2 Naina ARY Digital
2013Mirat-ul UroosAizaGEO TV 
 SilvitainZaib ARY Digital
 Kitni Girhyn baqi hn Anoushay HUM TV
 Kuch Is trhaSabina PTV home
2014 Jackson HeightsSalma Urdu 1
2016PakeezaPakeezaHUM TV
2017Khudgharz  ARY Digital
2018Nibaah ARY Digital
 

Filmography

Aamina sheikh has played role in movies as well because she is great actress and plays every role in the real manners. You can call her as the most shining actress of Lollywood. She has done a number of films which are tabulated as below:
YearMovieRoleCharacter Name
2015Good Morning KarachiCameo AppearanceMehwish
2014O21NatashaArmy officer’s wife
2013Josh, independence through UnityMain RoleFatima
2013Armaan (Remake)Main RoleZarnab
2013SeedlingsMain RoleMaliha
2011Love Main GumSpecial AppearanceAmina Sheikh
Awards Aamina is the only Pakistani actress who has been nominated for Lux style awards for 9 times and won it four times. All with this, she has won awards as a model, actress as well as a performer. Here is the list of awards and titles that Aamina sheikh in her career Up till now:
 Year Title Award Category Result
 2009 Lux Style Awards Best Model Nominated
 Dil-e Nadan Lux Style Awards Best Emerging Talent Won
 Agar Tum Na hotay Lux Style Awards Best TV Actress (Satellite)  Nominated
 2011 Lux Style AwardsBest Dress Female Won
 2012Seedlings New York Film Festival Awards Best Performance by an Actress Won 
 Seedlings SAARC Film Festival Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Won 
 Umm-e Kulsoom Lux Style Awards Satellite Best TV ActressNominated
 2013Armaan Tarang Housefull Awards Best on screen Couple with Fawad Khan Won 
 Armaan Tarang Housefull Awards Best Actress Nominated
  Veet Celebration of Beauty Awards Miss Photogenic Won 
  Lux Style Awards Best Dress Female Won 
 Maat Hum AwardsBest Actress Nominated 
 Seedlings  Pakistan Media Awards Best Film Actress Nominated 
 Josh: Independence Through Unity  Pakistan Media Awards Best Film actress Won
 Josh: Independence Through Unity Silent River Film Festival Best Actress Won 
 2014Seedlings ARY Film Awards Best Actress Nominated 
 SeedlingsARY Film Awards Best Star Debut Female Nominated 
 Seedlings Lux Style AwardsBest Actress Won 
 Josh: Independence Through Unity Lux Style Awards Best Actress Nominated 
 Kuch Is Trha Lux Style Awards Best Television Actress - Terrestrial Nominated 
 2015021 Tribune Cine Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
 021Galaxy Lollywood AwardsBest Supporting ActressWon 
 2017PakeezahHum Awards Best Tv ActressNominated 
Along with this, Aamina Sheikh has been nominated several times for her work in movies and dramas. This is a proof that this girl is a talented actress of Pakistan.  


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