Zaira Wasim Wiki | Biography| Height| Age| Weight| Boyfriend| Caste| Family: Zaira Wasim is an Indian actress. She was born on 23rd October 2000 in Hawal, Downtown, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India. She made her on-screen debut with Hindi Film Dangal, which is the highest-grossing Indian film of all time. Zaira Wasim has played as a child character as an Indian Sportswomen Geta Phogat. She worked this film alongside with Star Aamir Khan. Zaira Wasim has received National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress.
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Zaira Wasim Bio
|Real Name||Zaira Wasim|
|Famous Role||Geeta Phogat in Dangal (2016)|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 155 cm
in meters- 1.55 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 1"
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 50 Kg
in Pounds- 110 lbs
|Date of Birth||23 October 2000|
|Age (as in 2017)||17 Years|
|Birth Place||Hawal, Downtown, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India|
|School||St. Paul's International Academy, Sonwar, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu’s Heritage School, Jammu & Kashmir
|Educational Qualifications||11th standard|
|Debut||Film: Dangal (2016)|
|Family||Father- Zahid Wasim (Executive manager of Jammu and Kashmir Bank)
Mother- Zarqa Wasim (a Teacher)
Brother- Zoraiz Wasim
|Hobbies||Breaking things, Listening songs, Sleeping, Reading, Hanging out with friends, Playing with her pet cat|
|Controversy||On 10 December 2017, she was molested on a Vistara flight from Delhi to Mumbai, by a 39-year-old Vikas Sachdeva, a senior executive of a media and entertainment company. The same day, the Police arrested the accused of molesting her and booked him under section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of IPC, and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).
|Favourite Song||Jealous by Labrinth|
|Favourite Singer||Ed Sheeran|
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- Trimmed hair pictures of Wasim for her role in Dangal was trolled online by radical Muslims for having been un-Islamic by acting in a Hindi film.
- In 2016, Zaira had a controversial meeting with Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti when she had portrayed herself as a role model for Kashmiri youth. Later, she confessed on her Facebook and Instagram account which she deleted shortly after, that she was not proud of what she had done in the last six months and apologized for considering her as a role model for Kashmiri youth.
- On January 2017, the former Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel tweeted that ”This painting tells a story similar to @zairawasim. Pinjra torh kar hamari betiyan barhne lagi hai aage (Our daughters are breaking out of their cages and moving forward) More power to our daughters!” In reply, Zaira tweeted “I feel I must disagree. I request you not to connect me to such a discourteous depiction. Women in hijab are beautiful and free. Moreover, the story depicted through this painting is not even remotely relevant to mine.” After that, Goel responded, Zaira had misunderstood his tweet and he appreciated her work and meant to discourage evil and patriarchal notions.
- Zaira recently revealed that she was diagnosed with depression four and half years ago.
Some Less Known Facts About Zaira Wasim
- She was born and brought up in a Muslim family with the Islam ethnicity in Hawal, Downtown, Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir. She is a half Kashmiri and half Punjabi descent.
- Before entering into the Bollywood, she has acted in two television commercials- Microsoft Lumia and Tata Sky. In 2016, she started her career in Bollywood with the superhit Bollywood movie Dangal in which she played the role of childhood character of Indian Sportsgirl Geeta Phogat.
- Initially, her parents did not agree with her decision to act in a movie but Zaira’s school principle convinced them for letting her work in the movie Dangal.
- She won three awards for the movie Dangal including National Film Award, Big Zee Entertainment Award, National Child Actress for the best child actress.
- While preparing for the Dangal, she stayed along with Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Suhani Bhatnagar at Aamir’s Khan’s old apartment in Mumbai for 6 months.
- She is also the youth ambassador for the Bengaluru Midnight Marathon 2017.
- On November 2017, she won the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement.
- She has some unusual and cranky likings like earthquakes, turbulent flights, wind turbines and loves to break things.
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