Zaira Wasim Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More
Bio Nickname(s)Zai, 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 2018)18 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 Qualification (as in 2019)12th standard student in the Humanities stream DebutFilm: Dangal (2016)
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.
In 2015, she appeared in Microsoft Lumia & Tata Sky advertisements.
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 the guitar very well.
She is an avid 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
On 30 June 2019, she announced her disassociation from the glamour world citing religious reasons.
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