'Dangal' actress Zaira Wasim didn't want to be an actress ever

Updated On : 12 Oct , 2017 , 06:45 PM
'Dangal' actress Zaira Wasim didn't want to be an actress ever
'Dangal' actress Zaira Wasim didn't want to be an actress ever
New Delhi:

Zaira Wasim, who made her debut with Aamir Khan's blockbuster movie Dangal in 2016, has admitted that she didn't want to be an actress in the first place.

The actress asserted that she isn't the one who is inclined to movies or the showbiz industry and didn't even watch any of Aamir's movie as well.

Zaira was seen playing the role of young Geeta Phogat in Dangal and even bagged her first National Award.

"I was never so inclined to this profession. It isn't like I wanted to be an actress. I am still the kind of a person who doesn't watch films.

"I cannot sit through a whole film. The last film I saw was 'Dangal'. In fact, I've not seen much AK (Aamir Khan) film's. I don't think I've seen any of it," Zaira told PTI.

Zaira will soon be coming back on the big screen with Aamir Khan's upcoming movie Secret Superstar, where she will be seen playing the female lead.

Talking about the same, Zaira has asserted that her equation has grown to be stronger with Aamir.

"The equation has changed and obviously grown. Even before 'Dangal' I was very close to him, all the girls were, now he has become (like a) family," she said about the 52-year-old actor.

"He is intimidating as a person. But it wasn't that I would die to work with him because I never wanted to be an actress. I never had something to be driven to (referring to acting as a profession). I am still exploring myself," she added.

Zaira said post her successful debut things have not changed much for her and she still lives a normal life.

"People back home look at me the exactly in the same way they used to a year back. Those are the people who helped me come this far. I can't throw tantrums in front of them. They are very proud of me for sure.

"Not much has changed but there's so much love. Every time I am out, people come and click pictures, they talk to me, they want to know what's going on (referring to her upcoming projects), but apart from that life is the same."

Zaira said she is aware that she can't afford to take the success to her head.

First Published : Thursday, October 12, 2017 06:43 PM
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