Dangal fame Zaira Wasim quits bollywood, here’s why

Dangal actress Zaira Wasim, who played the role of young Geeta Phogat in the Aamir Khan-starrer superhit Bollywood movie Dangal has recently completed 5 years in bollywood.

Zaira Wasim quits bollywood

 Sharing the same with her fans, Zaira Wasim took to her social media account and posted a 6-page long post and announced that she is quitting Bollywood.

Yes, you heard it right. In a detailed post on her Facebook page, the 18-year-old cited religious reasons for her decision to quit her promising career in Bollywood.

Zaira Wasim quits bollywood

“As I complete 5 years today, I want to confess that I am not truly happy with this identity i.e my line of work. For a very long time now it has felt like I have struggled to become someone else. As I had just started to explore and make sense of the things to which I dedicated my time, efforts and emotions and tried to grab hold of a new lifestyle, it was only for me to realise that though I may fit here perfectly, I do not belong here.”

In her posted, Zaira further added, “This field indeed brought a lot of love, support, and applause my way, but what it also did was to lead me to a path of ignorance, as I silently and unconsciously transitioned out of imaan. While I continued to work in an environment that consistently interfered with my imaan, my relationship with my religion was threatened…”

Checkout her full post here:

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As soon as the actress announce her decision, it created stir on social media. Earlier people were criticising her but after a new report that suggests that she might have been pressured to quit Bollywood has changed mind-sets of many regarding the same. People have been taking social media handles to support or criticize Zaira Wasim’s choice.

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Meanwhile, on the work front, the actress will be seen essaying a role in The Sky is Pink, which also stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Farhan Akhtar. The shooting of the film was completed in March.

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