Shama Sikander was born on August 4th, 1981 in Makrana, Rajasthan. Her birth name is Shama Gesawat. Her father is Sikander Ali Gesawat, and mother is Gulshan Sikander Ali Gesawat. Shama has two brothers, Rizwan and Khalid, and one sister named Salma. In 1991, she came to Mumbai to try her luck in Bollywood.