Zaira Wasim Biography, Facts & Life Story

Zaira Wasim Indian Actress

Quick Facts

Nickname:Zai, Boo

Full Name:Zaira Wasim

Profession:Actress

Nationality:Indian

Age:19 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:23 October 2000

Birthplace:Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5' 1" (1.55 m)

Weight:50 Kg (110 lbs)

Body Measurements:32-24-34 Inches

Bra Size/Breast:32B

Waist:24 Inches

Hips:34 Inches

Dress Size:12 Inches

Hair Color:Black


Zaira Wasim is well-known Indian movie teen actress. She made her first acting debut with the historical sports drama Dangal and followed with a featuring role in the melodic drama Secret Superstar, both of which rated amongst the top grossing Indian movies of all the time. The earlier ranks amongst highest-grossing movies in China and later is the highest grossing Indian movie presenting a female leading role of all the time.

Zaira Wasim’s much-admired depiction of an Indian sports lady Geeta Phogat in the past collected her National Film Award for the Best Supporting Actress and an impulsive ambitious singer in the later received her Filmfare Critics Award for the Best Actress. Zaira was also honored with the National Child Award for Brilliant Success by Ram Nath Kovind, the President of an India ceremony in New Delhi.

Zaira Wasim was born on 23th October 2000 in Kashmir, India to Zarqa and Zahid Wasim. Her mother is a teacher and her father is an Executive Supervisor in Srinagar. Zaira Wasim completed her 10th grade from St. Paul’s Global Academy in Sonwar Bagh, Srinagar and scored 92% in her Board exams. At the moment, Zaira is a 12th grade student in Civilizations stream in Jammu’s Heritage College under Board of Secondary Education. Before Hindi movies, Zaira has appeared in two ad commercials.

In 2016, her debut movie Dangal kept on to become a big commercial achievement. Zaira was casted by Aamir Khan when she was only 14 years old. Her depiction of the childhood version of Indian sports lady Geeta Phogat honored her many awards, comprising off National Film Awards for the Best Supporting Actress.

In the year 2017, Zaira Wasim played her leading character in Secret Superstar. She was nominated for her role on being acclaimed by Aamir Khan to the director Advait Chandan and captivated by her screen testing. Since July 2018, Zaira was nominated to act as a motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary, in Shonali Bose’s movie “The Sky Is Pink” together with Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra.

Facts You Never Knew About Zaira Wasim!

    • Zaira Wasim parents firstly opposed the idea of her appearance in Bollywood movies.
    • Zaira’s school principal and aunt persuaded her parents to make her way in Mumbai.
    • Prior Dangal she appeared in TV commercials like Nokia Lumia and Tata Sky.
    • The Kashmiri girl Zaira Wasim is fond of reading novels, playing guitar and watching the most popular television program, Game of Thrones.
    • She had to beat just about 19,000 girls to take her role of Geeta Phogat in Dangal movie.
    • She felt extremely sad that she had to loss her hair for her character in Dangal.
    • Zaira Wasim went through hectic training of body building; plus she learned swimming with the intention of getting into the look of the character Geeta Phogat.
    • She also tackled injuries all through her training of Dangal, though this is what makes her strong.
    • In her latest released film “Secret Superstar”, Zaira Wasim is playing the leading role wherein she is trying to accomplish her ultimate vision as a singer.

Zaira Wasim Education

Qualification: 10th Standard

School: St. Paul's International Academy, Sonwar, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

College: Not Available

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Zaira Wasim Career

Profession: Actress

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film Debut: Dangal (2016)

Salary: Not Available

Net Worth: Not Available

Family & Relatives

Father: Zahid Wasim (Executive manager of Jammu and Kashmir Bank)

Mother: Zarqa Wasim

Brother(s): Zoraiz Wasim

Sister(s): N/A

Marital Status: Unmarried

Son(s): Not Available

Daughter(s): Not Available

Ex Boyfriends:

Not Available

Zaira Wasim Favorites

Hobbies: Breaking things, Listening songs, Sleeping, Reading, Hanging out with friends, Playing with her pet cat

Favorite Singer: Ed Sheeran

Favorite Food: Not Available

Favorite Color: Black

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