Aamina Sheikh & Mohib Mirza Wedding/Barat/Nikkah Pictures
Aamina Sheikh (born August 29, 1981) is a Pakistani actress and former supermodel. She has established a career in Pakistani cinema, and is the recipient of four Lux Style Award from nine nominations.
Sheikh started her career with fashion modeling, during which she garnered international recognition as a spokesperson for the French beauty brand L’Oreal and received a nomination at the Lux Style Award for Best Model. After establishing herself as one of the top female models of Pakistan, she made her acting debut with a leading role in the 2008 telefilm Baarish Mein Deewar. The following year, she appeared in the Geo TV series Dil e Nadan, for which she received the Lux Style Award for Best Emerging Talent. In 2010, she earned critical acclaim for the ARY Digital’s romance Daam. She later garned wide recognition for playing leading roles in female-centric serials, including 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). Her performances in the romantic series Agar Tum Na Hote (2009) and Umm-e-Kalsoom(2011), earned her nominations at the Lux Style Award for Satellite Best Actress, and Best Actress Terrestrial for the romance Kuch Is Tarah (2013).
In addition to acting in television serials, Sheikh made her film debut in the 2012 social drama Seedlings, a box-office hit. Her performance in the film garnered critical appreciation and earned her many national and international awards, including the Lux Style Award for Best Film Actress, New York Film Festival Award and SAARC Film Festival Award. She achieved further critical and commercial success for her role of portrayal of Zarnab, in the romance Armaan (2013), which earned her a nomination for theTarang Housefull Awards—Best Actress. The following year, she starred in the social drama Josh: Independence Through Unity, a critical and commercial success. Sheikh was widely praised for her role and received nominations in the Best Actress category at theLux Style Awards and the Silent River Film Festival. In 2015, she served as one of the committee member of the Pakistani Academy Selection Committee.