Mumbai: Kashmiri actress Zaira Wasim, who rose to fame with her debut in Aamir Khan’s film Dangal (2016), penned a letter on Saturday and informed everyone that she is quitting Bollywood.
Wasim, who was praised for her spectacular and nuanced performances, has won a number of awards including a Filmfare Award and a National Film Award viz. a National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement by Ram Nath Kovind in 2017.
However, in a surprising move, the National Award-winning actress on Saturday announced her “disassociation” from the field of acting, saying she was not happy with the line of work citing that it interfered with her faith and religion.
In a detailed post on her Facebook page, which she later shared across all social media platforms, the Dangal star said she realised “though I may fit here perfectly, I do not belong here”.
Here is the open letter the actress posted on social media.
On the work front, Zaira Wasim will next be seen in The Sky is Pink, which also stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Farhan Akhtar. The film has been produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and directed by Shonali Bose.
‘The Sky Is Pink’ is slated to release on October 11, 2019.