Sikharani was born on 14th December 1942. Her father was Bimalendu Bag.
She made her film debut at the age of only five. Her debut film was “Sankalpa” directed by Aghradoot Group. Her education back ground was not very sound but she learnt dancing and tabla from the early age. Acting and dancing by Sikharani was highly appreciated by Jahar Lal Nehru, Raja Gopal Acharya, Shyamaprasad Mukherjee, Uday Shankar. She stood first in all the Indian competition for reciting of tabla.
She acted in so many Bengali films including Mejdidi, Rupantar, Agni Pariksha, Rani Rashmoni, Shilpi, Mathur, Mayor Samsar,etc. She acted in Hindi films, Radio Drama and professional stage. She married Mr. Mallick.