Zaira Wasim proved her acting brilliance in the movie Dangal and secret Superstar which is taking in the box office till date. The actress won the Best Supporting Actress at the 64th National Awards, Dangal. During the promotional activity, Zaira Wasim talked about who her life changed overnight post the release and success of Dangal. She also cleared the misconception that women are not given equal opportunities in Jammu and Kashmir.
During the interaction, Zaira was quoted saying that “Honestly, there was no barrier as such. The only barrier I had was I didn’t know acting, I had never experienced anything like that. The kind of support I have always had from my family, I didn’t consider any barrier at all. Aamir sir also guided and helped me so much.” The movie talked about a young Muslim girl, Indu who wants to become a Rockstar but isn’t encouraged by her conservative father and restricts her for following her dreams. One day she crosses paths with a musician, which unfolds into an exciting journey.
The talented actress was recently made youth Youth Ambassador for the marathon scheduled from December 16 to 17 and also launched the theme for this year “Run to BEneFIT”. During the interaction with the media, Zaira revealed that Mary Kom is her favorite sportswoman and would one like to essay her on the silver screen and was quoted saying that “I am in love with Mary Kom ever since I have been involved with the Rotary Club. She is my favorite.”
During the event, one of the events asked if she has any plans to play iconic on the silver screen anytime soon and was quoted saying that, “If it is happening (Mary Kom 3) I would love to do it.” Priyanka Chopra essayed the role of Mary Kom Biopic which released in 2014.
The actress further who her favorite cricketer is and its none other than Virat Kohli and also added that “I am in awe of Virat Kohli, and who is not?
On the last note, Zaira shared her future plans and was quoted saying that, “I don’t plan my future. I believe in destiny. I have realized in last three years, that whatever you plan, it does not materialize because destiny has its own plans,” she said. However, studies are her priority, for now, Zaira said. Race Director Gul Mohamed Akbar said funds raised from the marathon will be used for the infrastructure development, education and hygiene of seven government schools, impacting more than 4,000 students.Live bands, food stalls and a flea market selling curio items from across the country will entertain visitors and runners alike through the night.”