Zaira Wasim is very talented young Indian actress who rose to fame when she made her acting debut in 2016’s hit Bollywood movie ‘Dangal’. The superstar in the making starred alongside Bollywood’s ‘Mr. Perfect’, Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Sheikh and Sakshi Tanwar.
Zaira Age and Education
Born to a Kashmiri Father and a Punjabi mother, Zaira was born on 23rd of October 2000. She is currently studying in 10th grade at St. Paul International Academy in her home town Srinagar as her parents are also working in the same city.
Family and Career of Zaira Wasim
Zaira has a younger brother named Zoraiz Wasim, her father Zahid Wasim is working in the bank of Jammu and Kashmir while her mother is a teacher at a local school. After the huge success of movie ‘Dangal’, Zaira was critically acclaimed for her acting debut as she went through some robust training to perform the role of a wrestler. The young actress won the most reputable awards ‘ The National Film Award’ for the best supporting actress and later Film Fare Awards after the huge success of ‘Dangal’ at the national and international level. She also did another movie ‘Secret Superstar’ that was released in October 2017 and starred alongside Raj Arjun and Meher Vij. It is said that while the shooting of ‘Dangal’ was going on, Zaira along with Fatima, Sanya and Sushani stayed at Aamir Khan’s Mumbai apartment. The young talented actress has endorsed brands like Tata Sky and Microsoft Lumia as she can also be seen in their commercials.
Zaira’s Controversies and Flight Harassment
Before the release of ‘Dangal’, Zaira was trolled on social media for her appearance as she had to trim her hair for the role. Not long after, a huge campaign against her was started and she even received several death threats because photos of her meeting with the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti were leaked to the media as the Mehbooba termed her a ‘Kashmiri role model’.
Recently Zaira Wasim posted a video on social media as she reported a man for sexually molesting her on-board Air Vistara Flight. She reported a middle aged man sitting right at the back was using his foot to touch her back as in her self shot video she said;
It was all chill till I felt somebody brushing against my back while I was half asleep. I ignored it the first time. Blamed the turbulence for it. Until I woke me up to this pleasant sight of his beautiful foot rubbing my back and neck.
An investigation has begun regarding the incident and authorities have promised to solve the case at the earliest.
Contacting Zaira Wasim
Zaira can be reached through her following official social media accounts
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