Reem Shaikh is an Indian television and film actress, who is famous for playing the role of ‘Malala Yousafzai’ in her biopic “Gul Makai.”
Reem Shaikh was born as ‘Reem Sameer Shaikh’ on Sunday, 8 September 2002 (age 21 years; as of 2023) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
She did her schooling from ‘Gyan Kendra Secondary School’ in Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 2″
Weight (approx.): 50 kg
Figure Measurements (approx.): 30-32-30
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Boyfriend
She belongs to a Muslim Family. Reem Shaikh’s father is a businessman and owns a printing press.
Her mother, Sheetal Shaikh is a homemaker.
She made her acting debut as a child artiste in the role of ‘Devi/Lakshmi’ in the TV Show ‘Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi,” which was aired on NDTV Imagine.
She appeared in many popular shows as a child artiste, such as “Na Bole Tum… Na Maine Kuch Kaha 2” (2013), “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai” (2013), “Diya Aur Baati Hum” (2015), and “Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat” (2015).
She then appeared in the TV show “Tu Aashiqui” (2018) as ‘Shanaya Seth.’ She played the lead role of ‘Kalyani Malhar Rane’ in “Tujhse Hai Raabta” (2018).
She made her cameo appearance in the 2017 film “Wazir.”
In the same year, she was selected for the lead role of ‘Malala Yousafzai’ in the 2018 film “Gul Makai.”
- Golden Petal Awards for the Nanhe Natkhat Personality for the TV serial “Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha 2” in 2013
- Zee Rishtey Awards for Favorite Naya Sadasya (Female) for the TV serial “Tujhse Hai Raabta” in 2018
- Food: Chicken Biryani
- Film: Chalk n Duster (2016), Student of the Year (2012), Devdas (2002), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001)
- Colour: Black
- Cartoon Character: Powerpuff Girls, Doraemon
- Travel Destination: London
- She likes travelling, shopping, doing photography, swimming, dancing, and cycling.
- She likes TV actress Jennifer Winget. Talking about her, she says-
I am a big fan of Jennifer Winget. I simply adore the way she carries herself. She is classy and cute at the same time.”
- She has done more than 100 TV commercials for various brands like Maggi, McDonald’s, and Clinic Plus. Her first advertisement was for a hair product.
- Reem was 6 years old when she received her first pay. She did a photo shoot for a catalogue, for which, she received Rs. 300.
- Her first celebrity crush was, Justin Bieber.
- She was widely appreciated and loved by the audience for her role of ‘Chikki’ on the Star Plus TV show “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai (2013).
- She has worked with popular TV stars like Pallavi Subhash, Zalak Desai, Hina Khan, and Ulka Gupta.
- She frequently makes guest appearances in the comedy show “Khatra Khatra Khatra.”