Full Name:Zaira Wasim
Age (as of 2019):18 years old
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
Dress Size:12 Inches
Hobbies:Breaking things, Listening songs, Sleeping, Reading, Hanging out with friends, Playing with her pet cat
Favorite Singer:Ed Sheeran
Favorite Food:Not Available
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
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
Marital Status: Unmarried
Son(s): Not Available
Daughter(s): Not Available