Zaira Wasim is a well-known Indian Actress. She received a lot of popularity after she worked in Dangal. She played the role of Indian wrestler, Geeta Phogat and she worked closely with Aamir Khan. The movie was a super hit and made huge collections on box office. Soon after getting fame, she landed herself in a major controversy. The controversy started with when the Kashmir’s CM posted a picture with her with a tagline stating ‘Kashmiri Role Model’. It was reported that she was forced to apologize for the same. It was also reported that the CM took the matter very seriously and decided to provide security to Zaira. Later, Javed Akhtar and Geeta Phogat defended her on social media.
Zaira started her career by signing advertisements and she worked in the advertisement for Tata Sky along with Nokia Lumia. In 2015, she got a chance to work with Aamir Khan in a movie Dangal, which is a biography of Phogat sister. She was widely loved for her role in the movie and her audience appreciated her for her indigenous work. It was also reported that she got an offer from Aamir Khan to work in Secret Superstar which is a musical drama movie. The film is expected to be released in 2017.
There is not much information about life of Zaira as she is one of the new faces in Bollywood but it is known that she was born on 23 October 2000 under the zodiac sign of Scorpio. Name of her father is Zahid Ahmed and he works as a manager in Jammu and Kashmir Bank. Zaira’s mother’s name is Zarqa Wasim and she also has a sibling. Zaira was born in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir and her childhood was spend there. Since she belongs to a conservative family, it was extremely difficult to convince her parents about her choice of career. It is also known that Zaira appeared for 10th standard last year and as of now she is in 11th standard. She is presently studying in St. Paul’s International Academy, Srinagar.
NAME: Zaira Wasim
DOB: 23 October 2000
PLACE OF BIRTH: Jammu and Kashmir
MARITAL STATUS: Single
SPOUSE NAME: None
ZODIAC SIGN: Scorpio
WEIGHT: 50 kg
EYE COLOUR: Black
You Tube Link of Zaira’s first Advertisement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vhLX5Rj7oo