At the 64th National Film Awards DANGAL’s young actor Zaira Wasim who essayed the role of young Geeta Phogat won the National Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Zaira in an official statement said, “I am extremely happy. I would like to thank the jury for conferring on me this honour. My heartfelt gratitude to my family for believing in me and to Aamir Sir and Nitish Sir for supporting me. It is very encouraging to receive an award of this stature in my debut film, the appreciation has only got me more excited to work harder”.
Zaira Wasim will be next seen in SECRET SUPERSTAR along with Aamir Khan.