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Husband: James Milliron
Age: 40 Years
Marriage Date: 14 March 2022

Shama Sikander

Bio/Wiki
Full nameShama Sikander Gesawat [1]Hindustan Times
Profession(s)Actress, Model
Famous ForPlaying the role of Pooja in the television show Ye Meri Life Hai (2003-2005)
Shama Sikander in the show 'Ye Meri Life Hai'
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)30-28-34
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
Career
DebutFilm: Prem Aggan (1998) as Pooja
Shama Sikander in the movie 'Prem Aggan'
TV Show: Yeh Meri Life Hai (2003-2005) as Pooja
Shama Sikander as Pooja in the show 'Yeh Meri Life Hai'
TV Reality Show: Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena (2008)
Shama Sikander in the show 'Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena'
Awards• In 2004, she won the GR8 Face of the Year at Indian Television Academy Awards.
Shama Sikander at Indian Television Academy Awards

• In 2004, she won the award for Best Debut at Indian Television Academy Awards.

• In 2005, she won Critics' Choice: Best Actress at 12th Lions Gold Awards.

• In 2005, she won Best Face of Sony TV.

• In 2017, she won Fitness Diva at Perfect Achievers Award.
Shama Sikander wins Fitness Diva at Perfect Achievers Award

• In 2019, she won the Most Beautiful Woman of the Year at Aspiring She.
Shama Sikander wins Most Beautiful Woman of the Year at Aspiring She

• In 2019, she won Style Icon of the Year at International Quality Awards.
Shama Sikander wins Style Icon of the Year at International Quality Awards

• In 2019, she won Most Promising Actor at Black Swan Awards, Asia One.
Shama Sikander wins Most Promising Actor at Black Swan Awards
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 August 1981 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2021) 40 Years
BirthplaceMakrana, Rajasthan
Zodiac signLeo
NationalityIndian
HometownMakrana, Rajasthan
SchoolShe attended nine schools.
College/UniversityRoshan Taneja School of Acting, Mumbai (1995)
Educational QualificationShe did graduation at Roshan Taneja School of Acting, Mumbai in 1995.
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Shama Sikander's Instagram post about her eating habits
HobbiesTravelling, Dancing, Painting
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsAlexx O'Nell (2011-2015)
Alex O Nell with Shama Sikandar
James Milliron
Marriage Date14 March 2022
Shama and James Milliron's marriage images
Family
Husband/SpouseJames Milliron
Shama Sikander with James Milliron
ParentsFather- Sikander Gesawat (marble supplier)
Shama Sikander's father
Mother- Gulshan (homemaker)
Shama Sikander's mother
SiblingsBrother- 2
• Khalid Sikander
Shama Sikander's younger brother Khalid
• Rizwan Sikander
Shama Sikander's brother Rizwan
Sister- Salma Sikander
Shama Sikander with her sister
Favourites
Actor(s)Meryl Streep, Daniel Day-Lewis
ActressDeepika Padukone
Film(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
DrinkRed Wine
Cuisine(s)Italian, Moroccan, Turkish
Holiday destination(s)Switzerland, Greece
Social MediaInstagram

Shama Sikander

 Some Lesser Known Facts About Shama Sikander

  • Shama Sikander is an Indian actress and model who is known for her role as Pooja in the television show Ye Meri Life Hai (2003-2005).
  • In an interview, Shama said that when she was ten years old, she heard her parents talking to each other and saying that there was no food in the house to feed the family. She further said that on that day, she decided to work hard and become very successful so that she could look after her family and fulfil their needs.
  • She has featured in many Hindi films including Mann (1999), Ansh: The Deadly Part (2002), Dhoom Dadakka (2008), Contract (2008), and Bypass Road (2019).

    Shama Sikander in the film 'Bypass Road'

    Shama Sikander in the film ‘Bypass Road’

  • She made her Bollywood debut at the age of sixteen. She appeared in many television shows including C.I.D. (2006), Jodee Kamaal Ki (2007), Kaajjal (2008), Seven (2010-2011), and Baal Veer (2012-2014).

    Shama Sikander in the show 'Baal Veer'

    Shama Sikander in the show ‘Baal Veer’

  • In 2008, she hosted the reality show Jet Set Go. She appeared as a contestant in the reality show Jjhoom India in 2010. In 2010, she also appeared in the dance reality show Boogie Woogie.

    Shama Sikander on the show 'Jjhoom India'

    Shama Sikander on the show ‘Jjhoom India’

  • On 3 December 2010, she launched her fashion label Saisha in Mumbai. The inauguration of the store was done by Sushmita Sen in Bandra.

    Shama Sikander with her mother and Sushmita Sen during the inaugration of her store Saisha

    Shama Sikander with her mother and Sushmita Sen during the inauguration of her store Saisha

  • In 2012, Shama featured in a music video that was produced by Shama and composed by her ex-boyfriend Alexx O’Nell.
  • In 2016, she appeared in the web series Maaya, which was nominated for Marseille Web Fest Official Selection 2017. In 2016, Shama also became a part of the short movie Sexaholic. In an interview, she talked about playing a bold role in the film and said,

    Sexual awareness is more important in today’s times when there are so many incidents of rape happening all around us. The film addresses a problem and questions why people don’t seek treatment or even accept their problem. Why is the whole world so scared to talk about sex.”

    Shama Sikander in the web series 'Maaya'

    Shama Sikander in the web series ‘Maaya’

  • She produced and acted in a YouTube video series Ab Dil Ki Sunn in 2018 that has seven episodes and was produced under her own production company Shama Sikander Films Pvt. Ltd. The videos are based on bipolar disorder, depression, and other social causes. In an interview, she said that the film was based on her life. She further added,

    My home production’s first project is titled ‘Ab Dil Ki Sun’. It includes seven short films which are based on different human aspects. It’s actually inspired by my life and my life’s real incidents which we have fictionalised.”

    Shama Sikander in the YouTube video 'Ab Dil Ki Sunn'

    Shama Sikander in the YouTube video ‘Ab Dil Ki Sunn’

  • She featured in many music videos including Raat Chandani (2001), Mehfil Mitran Di (2001), Baje Jo Bansi Thama Karo (2002), Kabhi Mausam Hua Resham (2002), and Hawa Karda (2021).

    Shama Sikander in the song 'Mehfil Mitran Di'

    Shama Sikander in the song ‘Mehfil Mitran Di’

  • She is usually in the news for her sensuality. In an interview, she talked about this and said,

    I have always said that I’ll do only what I am comfortable doing and wear what I feel comfortable in. There’s a very thin line between looking vulgar and sensuous. I’d like to look sensuous and not vulgar.”

  • In 2016, Shama talked about the time she went through depression and bipolar disorder, and she even tried to commit suicide. In an interview, she said,

    Though my life was going great, I was bored of it; nothing would impress or excite me. I even tried to commit suicide one night. I kissed my mother good night and told her not to wake me up. After that, I swallowed several sleeping pills at one go. Just before slipping away, I texted my brother my bank account details, which made him panic. He immediately called my mother to check on me and I was rushed to the hospital three hours later.”

  • On 14 March 2022, she got married to an American businessman, James Milliron, in Goa. Shama and James started dating each other in 2015 after they met through a mutual friend in Mumbai. They also got engaged in 2015. In an interview, Shama talked about their relationship and said,

    James and I have been companions for a very long time and have been living like partners. So, life isn’t going to change much other than his surname added to mine (smiles). We are open-minded people and so are our families. We have accepted each other the way we are and don’t wish to change a thing about each other.”

    Shama Sikander during her wedding

    Shama Sikander during her wedding

  • In an Instagram post, Shama shared how much her face had changed over the years. It was also rumoured that she went through plastic surgery, but in an interview, she talked about this and said,

    I have not had any plastic surgery. Don’t know why people say this to me when it is just a cosmetic procedure. When people saw me, I was younger and growing up at that time. Apparently, some physical changes were happening at that time. But after now if you see any change in me, then tell me.”

    Shama Sikander's before and after picture

    Shama Sikander’s before and after picture

  • She is often spotted enjoying alcoholic beverages and having hookah on various occasions.
    Shama Sikander holding a mug of beer

    Shama Sikander holding a mug of beer

    Shama Sikander having hookah

    Shama Sikander having hookah

  • She is an avid dog lover and often posts pictures of them on social media.

    Shama Sikander with her pet dog

    Shama Sikander with her pet dog

  • She is often featured in various newspapers and on magazine covers.

    Shama Sikander featured on the cover of a magazine

    Shama Sikander featured on the cover of a magazine

  • She is a fitness enthusiast and often posts pictures of her workout on social media.

    Shama Sikander while working out in the gym

    Shama Sikander while working out in the gym

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