Zaira Wasim Bio | Wiki | Age | Parents | Movies

Age: 19 Year (As on 2019)
DOB: 23 October 2000
Parents: Zahid and Zarqa Wasim
Occupation: Actress

Zaira Wasim was born on October 2000 is a Bollywood Girl worked in Hindi Movies. She has been nominated in various awards like Filmfare, National Film Award, etc.

Zaira Wasim won the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement by Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India, at a ceremony in New Delhi in 2017.

Wasim made her film debut with the job of wrestler Geeta Phogat in the true to life sports film Dangal (2016), which developed as the most astounding earning Indian film, netting more than ₹2,000 crore (US$290 million) around the world.

She rose to unmistakable quality by featuring as a hopeful vocalist in the melodic dramatization Secret Superstar (2017), which likewise positions among the most elevated earning Indian movies.

Her exhibitions in the two movies earned her basic recognition just as a few honors, including the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the previous and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for the last mentioned.

In June 2019, the entertainer reported she would leave the Bollywood business; as it clashed with her religious character and convictions.

Personal Life

Zaira was destined to a Muslim family in Kashmir to Zahid and Zarqa Wasim as her parents. Her dad fills in as an Executive Manager in J&K bank Srinagar and her mom is an educator.

She finished tenth grade from St. Paul’s International Academy in Sonwar, Srinagar for which she scored 92 percent in her Board examinations.

She said she is leaving her acting vocation for religious reasons.


In June 2015, Wasim was marked by chief Nitesh Tiwari to make her film debut with the true to life sports film Dangal (2016). Head photography of the film started in September 2015 and she completed her part in December that year.

The film, which portrayed the account of pehlwani novice wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat (Aamir Khan) who prepares his two little girls Geeta (Wasim) and Babita (Suhani Bhatnagar) to turn into India’s first world-class female wrestlers, got positive surveys from faultfinders and developed as the most astounding netting Indian film around the world, acquiring more than ₹20 billion (US$290 million) around the world.

For her presentation, Wasim got positive remarks just as a few honors, including the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress and a selection for the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

The next year, Wasim discovered her leap forward job in Advait Chandan’s directorial debut Secret Superstar (2017), a melodic show about the narrative of Insia Malik (Wasim), a multi-year-old youngster who tries to be an artist.

Co-featuring with Aamir Khan, Meher Vij, and Raj Arjun, Wasim accumulated basic praise for her exhibition and the film in the long run developed as her second sequential discharge to gain over ₹9 billion (US$130 million) around the world, turning into the third most elevated earning Indian film (after Dangal and the 2015 film Bajrangi Bhaijaan) and the most elevated netting Indian film including a female hero.

She got various honors and designations for her exhibition, including the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress and an assignment for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

In November 2017, legislator Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India, regarded her with the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement, for her exhibitions in both Dangal and Secret Superstar.

As of March 2019, Wasim has finished going for The Sky Is Pink, the biopic of powerful orator Aisha Chaudhary, a multi year-old young lady who kicked the bucket because of the illness of pneumonic fibrosis.

Co-featuring Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar, the film is set to dramatically discharge in India on 11 October 2019.

On 30 June 2019, Zaira Wasim chose to stop Bollywood refering to religious reasons through a post on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


In 2016, attention photographs of Zaira Wasim surfaced demonstrating her with cut hair for her job in the film Dangal. This brought about her being trolled online for having been “un-Islamic” by acting in a film.

In January 2017, a nearby news association distributed the news and photographs of her gathering with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. This brought about further analysis and Wasim getting demise threats[9] in light of the fact that Mufti had depicted Wasim as a “Kashmiri good example”.

Accordingly, Zaira issued a statement of regret on her Facebook and Instagram account which she erased not long after. Be that as it may, not before the message was grabbed and broadcasted by news media which added further fuel to the contention. Along these lines, a few Indian VIPs have voiced their help for Wasim, reproving her critics.

In January 2017, Indian games serve Vijay Goel tweeted a message “Our girls are breaking out of their pens and pushing ahead”, joined by a photograph of him remaining before a work of art portraying two ladies – one out of hijab and another falling down in an enclosure.

Zaira reacted to Goel mentioning him not to associate her to “such a rude portrayal” and that ladies in hijab were “lovely and free”. Goel reacted saying that she had misconstrued his tweet, he valued Wasim’s work and intended to dishearten “detestable and man-centric notions”.

In December 2017, Wasim claimed that she had been irritated mid-air on an Air Vistara flight UK981 among Delhi and Mumbai. She posted a progression of messages on her Instagram profile asserting that a man sitting behind her on the flight had touched her neck while she was sleeping.

She additionally composed that she had attempted to record what the man was doing, yet flopped because of diminishing lights. The carrier issued an expression of remorse on the issue and discharged an announcement saying that a definite examination would be directed.

The denounced, Vikas Sachdeva of Chandivli in Mumbai was therefore captured and charged under Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO), given Wasim was a lawful minor.

The blamed’s significant other asserted her better half had been resting when his leg incidentally contacted Wasim and that he had apologized before getting off the plane at the Mumbai airplane terminal, which the on-screen character had recognized. The suspect has been set in legal guardianship pending a court hearing.

There has been supporting for the blamed in the structure for a mark crusade by his neighbors and on social pages with pages like ‘Equity for Vikas Sachdeva’.

Wasim accordingly turned into an objective of web trolling, which has been censured by the Mumbai Police, expressing in a tweet, “It is the Constitutional Right of each unfortunate casualty to report sexual maltreatment and it is our obligation to take awareness, explore and encourage equity.

Generously avoid being judgmental and #Respect the Right of a Victim of a Sexual Assault”. In an announcement included with the tweet, the Mumbai Police likewise expressed, “Our activity against the charged is supported by adequate proof against him and it has been under the investigation by the court of law.”

Movies did by Zaira Wasim

Dangal in 2016, Secret Super Star in 2017 and The Sky is Pink in 2019

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