Zaira Wasim is an Indian teen actress. Zaira made her acting debut with the biographical sports drama movie Dangal in 2016 alongside Aamir Khan, which rank among the highest grossing Indian films.

She was honored with the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement by Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India at a ceremony in New Delhi.

Let’s know more about Zaira like her career, family, age and many more.

Zaira Wasim

Zaira Wasim                                           Image source:

All Info About Her:




  3.1 BIO

  3.2 Physical Appearance

  3.3 Favorite Things

  3.4 Boys, Affairs & More



 6.1 Some Other Facts


zaira with her mother

Zaira with her mother

Zaira Wasim was born in Kashmir, India. Her father works as an Executive Manager at Srinagar and her mother is a school teacher. She has a brother.

Date of Birth: 23 October 2000  

Birth Place: Hawal, Downtown, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Father’s Name: Zahid Wasim

Mother’s Name: Zaqra Wasim

Sister’s Name: None

Brother’s Name: Zoraiz Wasim


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the best movie of Zaira Wasim                       Image source:

Zaira Completed 10th grade from St. Paul’s International Academy in Sonwar Bagh, Srinagar and she scored 92 percent in her 10th Board examinations.

Zaira is presently a twelfth standard student in the Humanities stream in Jammu’s Heritage School under (CBSE) Central Board of Secondary Education.

Her 2016 debut movie Dangal went on to become a higher commercial success. Zaira was cast by Aamir Khan when she was aged 14. Her portrayal of the childhood version of the Indian sportswoman Geeta Phogat won her many awards, including the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress, National Film Award and many more.

In 2017, she performed the lead role in the movie Secret Superstar. She was cast for the role on being suggested to the film’s director Advait Chandan by Aamir Khan and surprised by her screen test.

Apart from films, she has worked as the Youth Ambassador for the 11th edition of the Bengaluru Midnight Marathon in 2017.

In July 2018, she is set to perform the role of the motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary, who died at an early age of 18 because of pulmonary fibrosis, in the Shonali Bose’s movie The Sky is Pink co-star Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar.

School: St. Paul’s International Academy in Sonwar Bagh, Srinagar, India

              Jammu’s Heritage School, Jammu & Kashmir, India

College: N/A

Educational Qualification: 11th Standard

Debut Movie:– Dangal (2006)


Zaira with her brother

Zaira with her brother


Real Name: Zaira Wasim

Nickname: Zai, Boo

Zodiac sign: Scorpio

Profession: Actress

Famous Role: Geeta Phogat in Dangal (2006)

Year Active: 2015-present

Religion: Islam

Hobbies: Listening to songs, Reading, Sleeping, Hanging out with friends, Breaking things, and Playing with her pet cat.

Nationality: Indian


Age: 18 years

Height:  in centimeters- 155 cm, in meters- 1.55 m, and in feet inches– 5’1”

Weight: in kilograms- 50 kg
             in pounds- 110 lbs

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Black


Favorite Song: Jealous by Labrinth

Color: Black

Favorite Singer: Ed Sheeran

Boys, Affairs & More

Marital Status: Unmarried

Affair/Boyfriends: Not Known


Zaira in Secret Superstar

Zaira in Secret Superstar

2016DangalYoung Geeta PhogatNitesh Tiwari
2017Secret SuperstarInsiyaAdvait Chandan
2019The Sky Is PinkAisha ChaudharyShonali Bose


awards for her best performance

Zaira receives the award for best performance                          Image source:

Awards for the movie Dangal

2017National Film AwardBest Supporting ActressWon
2017Star Screen AwardsMost Promising Newcomer (Female)Won
2017National Child AwardsExceptional AchievementWon
2017News 18 Movie AwardsBest Supporting ActressWon
2017Big Zee Entertainment AwardsBest Child ArtistWon

Awards for the movie Secret Superstar

2017Star Screen AwardsMost Promising Newcomer (Female)Won
2017National Child AwardsExceptional AchievementWon
2017Lux Golden Rose AwardsEmerging Beauty of The YearWon
2018Filmfare AwardsBest Actress and Best Actress (Critics)Nominated


2018Zee Cine AwardsBest Actor – Female (Jury’s Choice)

Best Actor – Female (Viewer’s Choice)

Nominated for both the awards
2018News 18 Movie AwardsBest ActressNominated
2018International Indian Film Academy AwardsBest ActressNominated
2018Indian Film Festival of MelbourneBest ActressPending


Upcoming Movie: The Sky Is Pink, Released date: 22 Feb 2019

Upcoming movie of Zaira

Upcoming movie of Zaira

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Some Other Facts of Zaira Wasim

  • She is half of Kashmiri and half of Punjabi descent.
  • In 2015, she appeared in Tata Sky and Microsoft Lumia advertisements.
  • Her Parents were against her decision to act in the movies but Zaira’s school principal convinced them for letting Zaira work in the movie.
  • She did a tough training for performing the role of a wrestler.
  • Zaira can play guitar very well.
  • Zaira told in an interview that she is very shy in nature, and has a limited number of friends.
  • She loves doing destructive things.
  • She competed for approximately thousands of girls for the role of Geeta phogat daughter of Mahavir Singh phogat (Aamir Khan) in the movie Dangal.
  • Zaira is a Cat Lover.

Hence, that’s all about Zaira Wasim. She is really a talented actress in the youngest age.

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