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Zaira Wasim (Actress) Age, Boyfriend, Biography, Family & More

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Zaira Wasim

Bio
Real NameZaira Wasim
NicknameZai, Boo
ProfessionActress
Famous RoleGeeta Phogat in Dangal (2016)
Physical Stats & More
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
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 October 2000
Age (as in 2017)17 Years
Birth PlaceHawal, Downtown, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownSrinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
SchoolSt. Paul's International Academy, Sonwar, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu’s Heritage School, Jammu & Kashmir
CollegeN/A
Educational Qualifications11th standard
DebutFilm: Dangal (2016)
Dangal
FamilyFather- Zahid Wasim (Executive manager of Jammu and Kashmir Bank)
Zaira Wasim with her father
Mother- Zarqa Wasim (a Teacher)
Sister- N/A
Brother- Zoraiz Wasim
Zaira Wasim with her brother
ReligionIslam
HobbiesBreaking things, Listening songs, Sleeping, Reading, Hanging out with friends, Playing with her pet cat
ControversyOn 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).
Zaira Wasim molested
Favourite Things
Favourite SongJealous by Labrinth
Favourite SingerEd Sheeran
Favourite ColourBlack
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known

Zaira Wasim

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Zaira Wasim

  • She competed among thousands of girls for the role of “Geeta Phogat”, daughter of “Mahavir Singh Phogat” (Aamir Khan) in the film Dangal.
  • She had social anxiety and self-esteem issues before she started her acting career.
  • She did a vigorous training for playing the role of a wrestler.
  • Zaira, along with Fatima Sana Sheikh, Sanya Malhotra, Suhani Bhatnagar stayed at Aamir Khan’s old apartment in Mumbai for 6 months while they were preparing for the film.
  • In 2015, she appeared in Microsoft Lumia & Tata Sky advertisements.
  • She currently studies at 10th standard.
  • Her parents were against her decision to act in the film but Zaira’s school principal convinced them for letting Zaira work in the film.
  • She is of half Kashmiri and half Punjabi descent.
  • She can play guitar very well.
  • She is a cat lover.
  • She said in an interview that she is very shy in nature and has a limited number of friends. She loves doing destructive things, breaking things and has some weird likings like turbulent flights, wind turbines & earthquakes.
  • In November 2017, she won The National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievement for her extraordinary abilities in fields such as academics, culture, arts, sports, music etc. in the age group of 5-18 years. Zaira Wasim - National Award
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