Zarina Wahab Age, Husband, Family, Children, Biography & More

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Hometown: Visakhapatnam
Age: 64 Years
Husband: Aditya Pancholi

Zarina Wahab

ProfessionActress, Former Model
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Ishq Ishq Ishq (1974)
TV: Maayka (2007)
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 July 1956
Age (as of 2023)64 Years
BirthplaceVisakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zodiac signCancer
HometownVisakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
College/UniversityFilm and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, India
Educational QualificationNot Known
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesCooking, Reading Books, Spending time with her family
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsAditya Pancholi
Marriage Date27 January 1986
Husband/SpouseAditya Pancholi
Zarina Wahab with her husband
ChildrenSon- Sooraj Pancholi
Daughter- Sana Pancholi
Zarina Wahab's son and daughter
ParentsFather- Name not known
Mother- Malika Wahab
Zarina Wahab with her mother and son
SiblingsBrother- 1 (Name not known)
Sisters- Haseena Wahab, Shammi Rashid, Malika McReynold
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodHaseena, Shammi Rashid, and Malika McReynold
Favourite ActressWaheeda Rehman
Favourite Colour White, Yellow

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Some lesser known facts about Zarina Wahab

  • Does Zarina Wahab smoke?: Not known
  • Does Zarina Wahab drink alcohol?: Not known
  • Zarina Wahab was born into a conservative Muslim Family.

    Zarina Wahab's childhood picture

    Zarina Wahab’s childhood picture

  • She wanted to become an actress from a very young age and while she was in her 8th standard, she came across an acting course advertisement and decided to pursue it.
  • Initially, she was rejected by Raj Kapoor, as he didn’t like her mannerisms.
  • In 1976, she bagged the film “Chitchor” which established her as an actress.

  • Wahab has played elderly roles in many Bollywood films including “My Name Is Khan,” “Agneepath,” “I, Me, Aur Main,” “Dil Dhadakne Do.”
  • She has also appeared in TV serials like “Maayka,” “Zaara,” “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi,” “Yahaaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli,” “Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon,” “Sajda Tere Pyaar Mein,” and “Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai.”

    Zarina Wahab in Meri Awaaz Hi Pechan hai

    Zarina Wahab in Meri Awaaz Hi Pechan hai

  • In 2019, Wahab appeared in the film “PM Narendra Modi” in which she played the role of Narendra Modi‘s mother, Heeraben Modi.

    PM Narendra Modi Film poster

    PM Narendra Modi Film poster

  • Wahab is very fluent in Urdu, Telugu, Hindi, and English.
  • Zarina met Aditya Pancholi for the first time on the sets of Kalan Ka Tika and the duo fell in love with each other.
  • She revealed during an interview that her mother was not happy with her marriage to Aditya Pancholi.
  • Wahab has dubbed the voice for Revathi in the Hindi version of Anjali.
  • Zarina received the nomination for Filmfare in the Best Actress category for her performance in the film Gharonda but she lost that award to Shabana Azmi.
  • Her son, Aditya Pancholi, was alleged to be involved in the abetment of suicide of her girlfriend, Jiah Khan.