Best remembered for Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa, Kayamath and Ek Haseena Thi, television actor Sanjeeda Shaikh has now switched to the web world. This weekend, the actor will be featured in two back-to-back releases – Bejoy Nambiar’s Taish on ZEE5 and Terrie Samundra’s Netflix movie, Kaali Khuhi. “When I got a call from the casting agency, I took the look test. To be honest, as a TV actor, I thought I would never get the projects, but I was wrong,” Shaikh exclaims.
During her 14-year showbiz run, Shaikh had become one of the most popular actors on Indian television. However, in recent years, she has cut back on her TV appearances in an effort to explore uncharted waters. “I’m a proud television actor; it’s because of my work on the small screen that people know me. But television gets monotonous over time. Playing the same character in the same setup for years can be repetitive. Must be tempting for me to be right now. return to the tube. “
Sanjeeda Shaikh. Pic / Instagram
Where she plays a family-oriented woman in Taish, Shaikh writes the role of a mother in the Netflix horror thriller. She admits that the latter holds a special place in her career as it marks her on-screen connection with Shabana Azmi. “My mom was thrilled to know that I would be in the same frame as the legend. She’s been Shabanaji’s fan since Ankur . Being with her was like going back to drama school. During our first meeting, she gave me a warm hug that calmed down all my nervous energy. “
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