Surekha Sikri

Surekha Sikri

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1945-04-19 (76 years old)

24 Movies · 2 TV shows

Biography

Surekha Sikri (born 19 April 1945) is an Indian theatre, film and television actress. A veteran of Hindi theatre, she made her debut in the 1978 political drama film Kissa Kursi Ka and went on to play supporting roles in numerous Hindi and Malayalam films, as well as in Indian soap operas. Sikri has received several awards, including three National Film Awards and a Filmfare Award.Sikri won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress thrice, for her roles in Tamas (1988), Mammo (1995) and Badhaai Ho (2018). She was awarded the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Negative Role in 2008 for her work in the primetime soap opera Balika Vadhu and for the same show won the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 2011. In addition, she won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1989 for her contributions towards Hindi theater. Her latest release Badhaai Ho (2018) got her immense recognition and appreciation from viewers and critics. She won three awards: the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the film.

Personal Life

Her father was in the Air Force and her mother was a teacher. She was married to Hemant Rege and she has a son, Rahul Sikri from her first marriage, who lives in Mumbai and works as an artist. Her husband, Hemant Rege, died due to heart failure on 20 October 2009.Noted actor Naseeruddin Shah is her former brother-in-law, as his first marriage was with her step-sister Manara Sikri also known as Parveen Murad. She is their daughter Heeba Shah's maternal aunt. Heeba acted as the younger version of her aunt's character Dadisa in the television serial Balika Vadhu.

Early Life

Sikri belongs to Uttar Pradesh and she spent her childhood in Almora and Nainital. At the beginning stage of her career she attended GEC, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh. Later she graduated from National School of Drama (NSD) in 1971, and worked with the NSD Repertory Company for over a decade before shifting base to Mumbai. Surekha Sikri was the recipient of 1989 Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

2 Movies
Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai?

Kya Meri Sonam Gupta Bewafa Hai?

2021
Sintoo, a depressed lover, pens down his feelings on a currency note which goes viral and causes a chain of hilarious events. Will he find a way to overcome the pain?
Sheer Qorma

Sheer Qorma

5
2021
A story of belonging and acceptance, identity and family told through brave, queer women who choose to embrace love that exists beyond their personal beliefs and social morals.

2020.

1 Movie
Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories

2020
An anthology of four short horror tales.

2018.

1 Movie
Badhaai Ho

Badhaai Ho

8
2018
A 25-year-old man tries to hide his embarrassment when he learns that his mother is pregnant.

2017.

1 Movie
Sniff!!!

Sniff!!!

2017
An eight-year-old Sunny Gill has always had a blocked nose, and therefore, no sense of smell. A freak accident gives Sunny the most refined sense of smell ever. The entire dog squad of the country's p...

2005.

1 Movie
Jo Bole So Nihaal

Jo Bole So Nihaal

2005
Jo Bole So Nihaal (also transliterated as Jo Bole So Nihal; literally meaning "Whoever utters shall be fulfilled") is a 2005 Bollywood action comedy film, directed by Rahul Rawail. It stars Sunny Deol...

2004.

2 Movies
Tumsa Nahin Dekha: A Love Story

Tumsa Nahin Dekha: A Love Story

2004
Charming and continually drunk millionaire sees a woman on the street and falls madly in love with her, she works as a striptease dancer and has a mentally handicapped brother. They fall in love, but ...
Raincoat

Raincoat

2004
Two lovers separated by fate meet again. The truth about their lives can be found after this encounter.

2003.

1 Movie
Raghu Romeo

Raghu Romeo

2003
A guileless 30-year-old waiter is henpecked by his mother and boss who rarely pays him. Sweety, a hitman's honey whose cynical surface masks a soft spot for the clueless hero, is something that Raghu ...

2002.

2 Movies
Kali Salwar

Kali Salwar

2002
Sultana, a small town prostitutes and her pimp migrate to the metropolis, bringing with them their dreams and meager belongings. Sultana misses some targets. Her business collapses. He is trying to ge...
Mr. and Mrs. Iyer

Mr. and Mrs. Iyer

2002
A bus is setting out to Calcutta from a village in West Bengal. Meenakshi Iyer, who is from a strict orthodox Hindu background, is leaving to Chennai for her husband, with her young child, after the v...

2001.

2 Movies
Body

Body

2001
A married man falls for a multinational company's offer to give his family a life of luxury for the rest of their lives in exchange for body organs.
Zubeidaa

Zubeidaa

2001
A Hindu prince married an aspiring Muslim actress to become his second wife. Her tumultuous relationship with her husband and her inner demons lead her to a decision which has fatal consequences for t...

2000.

1 Movie
Hari Bhari

Hari Bhari

2000
Family Planning issues in a Muslim Hyderabadi family struggling between new and old values

1999.

3 Movies
Cotton Mary

Cotton Mary

1999
A British family is trapped between tradition and culture.
Sarfarosh

Sarfarosh

6
1999
When terrorists kill a cop's brother, he fights back against the drugs and guns that plague his country.
Dillagi

Dillagi

1999
Two brothers -- Ranvir and Rajvir along with their parents move to Mumbai. They endure numerous hardships, but their will to survive prevails and they succeed. Soon, their parents pass away, leaving y...

1995.

1 Movie
Naseem

Naseem

1995
Mumbai, 1992. Naseem, a 15 year-old schoolgirl, lives with her grandfather and grows up with stories of pre-independence communal harmony. Later, she helplessly watches the communal situation regressi...

1994.

1 Movie
Mammo

Mammo

1994
Mammo is an account of a certain period in the life of Riyaz, a teenager who lives with his grandmother Fayyazi as they get a visit from his grandma’s sister Mehmooda Begum Anwar Ali, commonly known a...

1993.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Karamati Coat

Karamati Coat

1993
An award winning children's movie is directed by a National School of Drama alumni. The story of a poor rag-picker and his coat is told in the movie. The brother-in-law of Raju's wife is going to stea...
TV
Banegi Apni Baat

Banegi Apni Baat

1993
The main focus of the series was college life. Scenes from college, including flirting, romance, the campus, teachers getting teased, and more were shown. Many people became avid viewers of the show. ...

1990.

1 Movie
Nazar

Nazar

1990
Based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "The Meek One", Nazar is the saga of a Bombay-based antique dealer-cum-money lender (Shekhar Kapur), who at the age of 40, marries a woman (Shambhavi Kaul) who is 17, and...

1989.

2 Movies
Parinati

Parinati

1989
"Parinati" deals with the inherent tragedy of human avarice, which must inevitably lead to self-destruction. The main character is a potter who leads a happy and contented life in a remote village. He...
Don't Cry for Salim

Don't Cry for Salim

1989
Salim has been born lame, and lives with his mom, dad, and a sister who is old enough to be married. He and his dad search around for a suitable groom for her, and he meets Aslam. Salim rejects Aslam,...

1988.

1 TV show
TV
Tamas

Tamas

1988
On the eve of Partition in 1947, riot-torn North India was set against a backdrop of an epic drama, based on a novel by Bhisham Sahni. Nathu is hired to kill a pig and later finds its carcass in front...

1978.

1 Movie
Kissa Kursi Ka

Kissa Kursi Ka

1978
The plot revolved around a corrupt and evil politician Gangaram or Gangu, trying to woo personified public, depicted as mute and helpless looking .The movie is a humorous comment over the system and t...
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