Zaira Wasim (born October 23, 2000) is an Indian Film Actress, Model, Instagram Personality, and Social Media Influencer Srinagar, India. Moreover, she began her Bollywood journey from “Dangal” movie (2017).
The 19-year-old Actress portrayed the character of Geeta Phogat (Wrestler). In fact, the film did great business at the box office. The worldwide collection of the Hindi film was $290 million US Dollars.
Career, New Upcoming Movies & Filmography
Her next film “Secret Superstar” (2017) was also the big hit of the year. In her two movies, she worked along with perfectionist actor Aamir Khan. Additionally, Mr. Khan mentored her to improve her performance. She praised her brilliant acting of an aspiring singer.
However, Zaira’s character faced many hardships in her life. Her mom also supported her to be a singer. Moreover, Wasim also awarded National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement for Dangal in 2017 by Ram Nath Kovind (President, India).
Suddenly, she decided to leave acting in June 2019. It is a big shocking decision taken by her. Zaira told her career achievements conflicted her religious beliefs. Meanwhile, she also updated an Instagram and Facebook post on June 30, 2019. Raveena Tandon (Bollywood Actress & Model) also trolled her on her post.
Before Fame, Parents & Siblings
Actress Zaira Wasim took birth on the 23rd of October 2000 in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir (India). In 2019, her age is around 19 years old.
She has a friendly relation with her father named Zahid Wasim who is Executive Manager in Jammu & Kashmir Bank. In fact, Zaira’s mother is Zarqa Wasim is a teacher.
She has one brother whose name is Zoraiz Wasim. She completed her class10th at the St. Paul International Academy in Sonwar Bagh. She scored around 92% in her 10th board examination. Moreover, she belongs to Punjabi-Kashmiri descent.
Profile, Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Zaira Wasim.|
|In The News For||Decided to leave acting on June 30, 2019.|
|Age (As of 2019)||18 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||October 23, 2000.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir (India).|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: instagram.com/zairawasim_
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Libra.|
|Current Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra (India).|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 1".
Centimeters: 155 cm.
Meters: 1.55 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 50 Kg.
Pounds: 110 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||32-26-33.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|Bollywood movies||1. Dangal (2016).
2. Secret Superstar (2017).
3. The Sky is Pink (2019).
|Awards||1. Best Supporting Actress in National Film Award for Dangal (2017).
2. National Child Award for her Exceptional Achievement (2017).
3. Filmfare Award for Best Actress (Critics) in Secret Superstar (2018).
4. Nominated for Best Actress in International Indian Film Academy Awards (2018).
|Parents||Father: Zahid Wasim (Executive Manager, Jammu & Kashmir Bank).
Mother: Zarqa Wasim (Teacher).
|Siblings||Brother: Zoraiz Wasim.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Boyfriend||Name Not Found.|
|Highest Qualification||Class 10th Pass Out.|
|School||St. Paul International Academy, Sonwar Bagh (Srinagar).|
|Alma Mater.||Will Update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Aamir Khan.
Actress: Diya Mirza.
Singer: Ed Sheeran.
|Dream Holiday Destination||London.|
|Favorite Song||Jealous (Labrinth).|
|Love to do||Break things, Playing with friends, Listening to songs and Reading novels.|
|Net worth (approx.)||Rs. 10 Crore Indian Rupees.|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||Rs. 41-50 Lakh per film.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Not Known.|
|Home Details||Mumbai, India.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Zaira Wasim
- Wikipedia: Actress Zaira lived a wrestler’s life for a year to be in film role perfectly.
- Therefore, she shifted to Aamir Khan’s old flat along with Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Sheikh.
- In fact, her principal convinced her parents for her acting.
- Wasim likes to break things, playing with friends, listening to songs and reading novels.
- Actually, her favorite song is “Jealous” sung by Labrinth.
- She flaunts with her black dresses in social events.
- Furthermore, Vijay Goel (Former Sports Minister, India) appreciated her acting in the sports biopic.
- Mehbooba Mufti (Former Chief Minister, Jammu & Kashmir) called her a “Youth Icon”.
- Still, she fought with the criticism on a trimmed hair look in her first movie.
- Controversy: Vikas Sachdeva (Media Company Executive) sexually harassed her on December 10, 2017. Though, the incident happened in the Delhi to Mumbai Vistara flight. Zaira filed a case against him under the POSCO Act and Section 354.
- On the other hand, she completed her shooting of “The Sky is Pink” (2019).
- Wasim played the character of Aisha Choudhary (Motivational Speaker).
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- Money Factor: This Hindi movie actress is earning good wealth from her acting career in Bollywood. The estimated Net worth of Zaira is around Rs. 10 Crores Indian Rupees, as in 2019.
- The 18-year-old Bollywood star appeared in Tata Sky and Microsoft Lumia advertisements.
- She also revealed that she is a shy personality and has limited friends.
- Wasim can play guitar too.
- Additionally, she is also a cat lover.
- Figure Details: The Dangal girl, Zaira Wasim’s height is 5 feet 1 inch (155 in Centimeters). Her body weight calculated 50 Kg (110 in pounds). Her hair and eyes are of black color.
- She honored with the Best Newcomer and Best Actress titles in the Filmfare and Zee Cine Awards.
- She garnered around 758K+ followers on her official Instagram profile.