Aamina Sheikh (born as Aamina Sheikh, on August 29, 1981) is a Pakistani American actress and model. She has won three Lux Style Award, one New York Film Festival Award, two Pakistan Media Awards, one SAARC Film Festival
Award, one Tarang Housefull Award and one Veet Beauty Award in different categories. Her famous works include Maat Umm-e-Kulsoom Seedlings Josh:Independence Through Unity and Daam
Sheikh started her acting career with 2008 telefilm Baarish Mein Deewar. In 2010, she earned commercial success with Hum TV’s serial Daam and later earned recognition for playing glamorous roles in male-centric serials such as Hum Tum (2010), Ishq Gumshuda (2010), Uraan (2010), Mera Saaein (2010),
Main Abdul Qadir Hoon (2010). Sheikh subsequently played more prominent roles in serials like Maat (2010), Mera Saaein 2 (2012), Mirat Ul Uroos (2013) and Jackson Heights (2014).Gumshuda (2010), Uraan (2010), Mera Saaein (2010), Main Abdul Qadir Hoon (2010). Sheikh subsequently played more prominent roles in serials like Maat (2010), Mera Saaein 2 (2012), Mirat Ul Uroos (2013) and Jackson Heights (2014).
Despite acting in serials, Sheikh made her film debut in the 2012 reincarnation melodrama Seedlings for which she won two international awards New York Film Festival Award and SAARC Film Festival Award in Best Actress category. In 2012, She achieved further critical and commercial success for her role of
Zarnab, a tomboy in Abdullah Kadwani’s Armaan. Her performance in the film garnered critical appreciation and earned her a nomination at Tarang Housefull Awards—Best Actress. The following year, she starred in social drama Josh: Independence Through Unity, a critical and commercial success. Sheikh was widely praised for her role which earned her several national and international awards in the Best Actress category (including Silent River Film Festival).
Sheikh garnered international recognition as a spokesperson for the French beauty brand L’Oreal. Through her successful acting career, she has established herself as a commercially successful actress of Pakistani cinema.
She is unquestionably the new face of Pakistan, with a million-dollar smile, a down to earth personality, untainted professionalism and a talent to vouch for and be represented internationally. Her presence has felt and captured many hearts and minds