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

Zaira Wasim

Real NameZaira Wasim
NicknameZai, Boo
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 2016)16 Years
Birth PlaceSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownHawal, Downtown, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
SchoolSt. Paul's International Academy, Sonwar, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
Educational Qualifications10th Standard
DebutFilm Debut: Dangal (2016)
FamilyFather- Zahid Wasim (Executive manager of Jammu and Kashmir Bank)
Zaira Wasim with her father
Mother- Zarqa Wasim
Sister- N/A
Brother- Zoraiz Wasim
Zaira Wasim with her brother
HobbiesBreaking things, Listening songs, Sleeping, Reading, Hanging out with friends, Playing with her pet cat
Favourite Things
Favourite SongJealous by Labrinth
Favourite SingerEd Sheeran
Favourite ColourBlack
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known

Zaira Wasim

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 in 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 limited number of friends. She loves doing destructive things, breaking things and has some weird likings like turbulent flights, wind turbines & earthquakes.

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