Work done with Kamal Haasan
Apart from films, the actress has also worked for TV. She worked as a child artist in Kamal Haasan’s hit movies ‘Chachi 420’ and ‘One Two Ka 4’. She played the strong role of freestyle wrestler Geeta Phogat in the sports drama movie ‘Dangal’.
Had auditioned five times for ‘Dangal’
Sanya Malhotra also played an important role along with Fatima in the film ‘Dangal’, who had never acted before. To play her character, Fatima watched wrestling videos, so that she could prepare herself like a wrestler. Both the actresses had to audition five times. Took physical training and also did workshops with director Nitesh Tiwari and Aamir Khan.
Talking about the upcoming movies, Fatima will be seen in Meghna Gulzar’s next, which is a biography of Sam Manekshaw, along with Vicky Kaushal and Sanya Malhotra.