From quitting Bollywood to alleged molestation: Every time Dangal actress Zaira Wasim made headlines

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Every time Dangal actress Zaira Wasim made headlines& 

Key Highlights

  • Zaira Wasim grew to become controversy’s favorite baby after she stop performing in 2018
  • The 19-year-old actress had just lately requested her followers to take down her photographs from social media
  • She additionally made headlines earlier this yr after her tweet on the locust worm assault went viral

Former Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim rippled to fame after she made her debut with Aamir Khan’s superhit movie Dangal. The actress who was fairly younger then, went on to win a Filmfare Award and National Film Award for her sensible on-screen efficiency within the movie. Zaira acquired appreciation from critics and viewers alike for the portrayal of younger Babita Phogat. She then went on to star in Secret Superstar which additionally acquired primarily optimistic critiques. But who knew her performing profession was short-lived when she introduced her determination to stop the present business in 2018. 

Today, we have a look again at each time she made headlines and have become controversy’s favorite baby. 

1. Quitting movies 

Back in July 2019, Zaira took many without warning when she introduced her disassociation from performing, saying that the career “threatened” her relationship along with her faith. The then 18-year-old actress who earned vital fame along with her movies like Dangal and Secret Superstar, put up a prolonged Instagram post, explaining what made her take the intense step. While social media customers have been fast to react to the information, many criticised her for a similar. In truth, she acquired backlash for selecting to stop Bollywood and “follow a path of spirituality.” 

Moreso, Zaira shouldn’t be the one celeb to stop the showbiz world and observe the trail of spirituality. Recently, TV actress Sana Khan additionally stated goodbye to the glamour trade. The actress introduced, her retirement from the present business, citing non secular causes. In an in depth Instagram post, Sana wrote she is going to now ‘serve humanity and observe the order of my creator.’

2. Alleged molestation

In the yr 2017, Zaira made headlines when she accused a person of molestation whereas on a flight between Delhi and Mumbai. The actress alleged {that a} “middle-aged man” had repeatedly moved his foot up and down her neck and again whereas she was “half-asleep”. The then 17-year-old secretly documented the act on digicam and managed to share on Instagram as nicely. ” I was sure of it,” she wrote. “He kept nudging my shoulder and continued to move his foot up and down my back and neck,” she had written on her Instagram tales. 

The actress additionally slammed the airways for not coming to her help. A case in opposition to an unknown individual was registered below the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO). The man was sentenced to three years of imprisonment as Zaira Wasim was a minor then.

3.  When she urged her followers to not reward her

In a tweet earlier this yr, the Dangal actress urged her followers to cease praising her as it’s harmful for her ‘Iman’. She stated the love individuals bathe on her isn’t gratifying in any respect and is a giant take a look at for her, as she’s not as righteous as many imagine. Check out her full post beneath. 

4. When she requested fan pages to delete her footage

Zaira, just lately, made an uncommon request to her followers on social media. The actress urged all her on-line fan pages and golf equipment to take down her photographs from the web. “I request you to please take down my pictures from your accounts and ask other fan pages to do the same,” wrote Zaira as she thanked her followers for supporting her all through. Further, Zaira shared that she is making an attempt to start out a brand new chapter in her life and that she “could really benefit from your cooperation.”

5. Her post about locust assault

Zaira who has now turn out to be controversy’s favourite baby, brought about a furor along with her tweets on locust assault earlier this yr. The actress was slammed on-line after she talked about a verse from the Quran about locust swarms. She even left social media for a day after the incident. Zaira, later wrote that her tweet was taken out of context and was additionally and blown out of proportion.


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