A prominent name in Pakistan’s entertainment industry, Aamina Sheikh hinted at her marriage on Saturday with a cryptic post on Instagram.
Turning to Instagram, the Cake actor, 38, posted a photo with three hands atop each other holding two wedding rings.
Alongside the post, the star wrote, “Bismillah.”
While the Jackson Heights actor did not make public any additional information, fans were convinced that Sheikh has begun a new chapter of her life with a special someone as congratulatory messages started pouring in for the actor soon after.
A number of her fellow industry insiders also extended their love and wishes to the actor, including Zara Noor Abbas, Muniba Mazari, Sunita Marshall and Nadia Hussain.
Sheikh had parted ways with her ex-husband Mohib Mirza last year in October, ending their 14-year marriage. The two are parents to a four-year-old daughter named Meissa.
Aamina Sheikh is a Pakistani film and television actress and former fashion model.Sheikh has received critical appreciation for her work as an actress, has established a career in the Urdu television industry and art films, and is the recipient of four Lux Style Award from nine nominations.
Born in New York City and raised in Karachi and Riyadh, Sheikh studied video production at the Hampshire College. After working as an assistant at the Curious Pictures, she returned to Pakistan and started her career in the entertainment industry 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 garnered 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), Umm-e-Kalsoom (2011), and Kuch Is Tarah (2013), earned her Satellite Best Actress and Best Actress Terrestrial nominations at Lux Style Awards.
In addition to acting in television serials, Sheikh made her film debut with the 2012 social drama Seedlings, a critical and commercial success. 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 the Tarang 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 the Lux Style Awards and the Silent River Film Festival. Her greatest commercial success came with the family drama Cake (2018), which garnered her critical appraise and several Best Actress awards and nominations, including the Lux Style Award. In 2015, she served as one of the committee member of the Pakistani Academy Selection Committee. Since 2018, Sheikh has been separated from actor Mohib Mirza, whom she married in 2005; she has a daughter with him