Zaira Wasim is a young and talented Indian actress. She rose to fame with the role of young Geeta Phogat in “Dangal.”

Born on 23 October, 2000, Zaira received huge commercial and critical success in her debut movie “Dangal” starring alongside Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, and Fatima Sana Shaikh. She is one of the star in the making in Indian Cinema.

Zaira Wasim : Early Life and Personal Deatils

Zaira Wasim was born in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. Her father, Zahid Wasim is an executive manager of Jammu & Kashmir Bank and her mother, Zarqa Wasim is a homemaker. She has one young brother named Zoraiz Wasim. Wasim is of half Kashmiri and half Punjabi descent.

Zaria Wasim is 5 feet 1 inches tall and weighs 110 lbs. This Scorpion beauty is of Indian nationality and practices Islam. She currently studies in 10th standard in St. Paul’s International Academy, Srinagar. Since, Zaria is only 16 years, there is no any rumor regarding her affair with anyone.

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Zaira Wasim : Career

Zaira made her acting debut in the 2016 biopic “Dangal.” She portrayed the role of Geeta Phogat, daughter of Mahavir Singh Phogat. She competed among thousands of girls to landed the role. After being roped for the movie, she did a vigorous training for playing the role of a wrestler. She even stayed at Aamir’s old apartment in Mumbai for 6 months along with Fatima, Sanya Malhotra, and Sushani Bhatnagar.

The movie received huge critical and commercial success. Along with Zaira, all actors of the film received rave reviews and standing ovation. Currently, she is busy in the promotion of “Secret Superstar” set to release on 20 October, 2017. We can see her alongside Meher Vij and Raj Arjun. The film is the story of a child who aspires to be a singer.

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Zaira Wasim : Awards

Zaira Wasim gave a masterful performance in her first venture. Despite being surrounded by many veterans and talented actors, she was able to leave her mark among the audiences. She won prestigious National Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 2017. She also won the Filmfare Awards in the same category.

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Zaira Wasim : Net Worth and Lifestyle

Zaira Wasim is a talented child artist in the Bollywood and has very bright future ahead. For her work in “Dangal”, she received a hefty sum of INR 15 lakh. She has endorsed brands such as Microsoft Lumia and Tata Sky.

The young and lively actress Zaira Wasim is living a comfortable life with her family. Apart from acting, her hobbies are sleeping, reading and hanging out with friends. She is an avid music lover and her favorite singer is Ed Sheeran and favorite song is Jealous by Labrinth. Being a cat lover, she loves playing with her pet cat.