Fatima talks about bullying: Many people must be aware that actor Fatima Sana Shaikh started her career as a child artist in films like ‘Chachi 420’ in 1997, which starred Kamal Hassan and Tabu, and ‘One 2 Ka 4′ in 2001 starring Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla. The actor received a lot of praise for her roles as a child artist but, she suffered to make friends in her personal life and, that is one of the reasons, Fatima chose to quit the industry.Also Read - Aamir Khan's Daughter Ira Khan Poses in a White Saree Gifted by Boyfriend Nupur Shikhare's Mom - See Viral Pics

Dangal star was bullied as a child for starring in Bollywood. “One of the reasons I stopped acting as a child artiste was because I missed being around kids my age,” she says. “In school, I didn’t have a group of friends. I was always attempting to blend in. But I couldn’t connect with my classmates because I wasn’t in school due to shooting commitments. Similarly, because I was on a movie set among adults, they couldn’t relate to me and treated me like a bachcha. I wasn’t spending enough time with my classmates, and I didn’t feel accepted by them. Sometimes children can be cruel. ‘Achcha baahar badi star banti hai, hum dikhate hai isko (Wow, is she trying to be a big star in the industry, we’ll tell her off),’ they would think,” the actor opened up about it in an interview with Times of India. Also Read - Instagram To Reduce Visibility Of 'Potentially Harmful' Content

Fatima decided to take up the acting career only when she grew up. She starred in a couple of television series like Ladies Special and Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo but couldn’t play the same role for five continuous years. She thus moved on from television to play varied characters in movies. Also Read - Laal Singh Chaddha: Aamir Khan-Naga Chaitanya's Jodi Compels Makers To Amend Script? Deets Inside

Take a look at the cute child artist:

She got a kick start to her career with Aamir Khan‘s Dangal in 2016 and soon after that, she worked in films like Ajeeb Dastaans (2021), Ludo, and Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari (2020), and Thugs of Hindostan (2018). The actor who is currently filming for her forthcoming projects recently appeared in a commercial alongside Sidharth Malhotra for a clothing company. She shared a post on her social media handle, take a look:

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