Zaira Wasim Opts Out Of 'The Sky Is Pink' Promotions As She Quits Bollywood?
'Secret Superstar' actress Zaira Wasim recently took to her social media accounts & shared that she is quitting Bollywood citing religious reasons.
Zaira Wasim (Photo: Instagram)
Zaira Wasim's last film will be Shonali Bose's 'The Sky Is Pink' featuring Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar in lead roles. In the film, Zaira is playing the lead role of motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary who was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. Now the latest reports suggests that, the 18-year-old actress has bowed out of 'The Sky Is Pink' promotions after announcing her "disassociation" from acting.
Speaking about the same, a source told Mid Day that, "With the film eyeing an October 11 release, the makers were planning to kick off the promotions by August-end. It was evident from Zaira's Facebook post on Sunday that she has decided to severe her ties from films. In keeping with her decision, she has requested the makers to excuse her from the promotional activities."
Zaira with her 'The Sky Is Pink' team (Photo: Instagram)
The source further added that, "While she was a thorough professional throughout the shoot, she is now firm in her resolve to not be associated with movies in any capacity. The team, including director Shonali Bose, have been informed of her decision."
Will Be Supportive Of Zaira Wasim: 'The Sky Is Pink' Producer In reaction To Her Quitting Bollywood
For the uninitiated, the 18-year-old actress cited religious reasons for her decision to quit her promising career in Bollywood in a detailed post on her social media pages.
Read Zaira Wasim's full statement here.
Zaira with Aamir & others in 'Dangal' (Photo: Web)
Apart from 'Dangal' & 'The Sky Is Pink', Zaira Wasim also played the lead role in Advait Chandan's directed 2017 film 'Secret Superstar'. Zaira Wasim won 'Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress' for her performance in the film.
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