'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim’s father passes away: 'Please pray'

Zaira Wasim took to her Instagram to announce the news of her father's demise

By Web Desk
May 29, 2024
'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim’s father passes away: 'Please pray'

Aamir Khan's co-star from Dangal, Zaira Wasim, who portrayed the younger version of Geeta Phogat in the film, has unfortunately lost her father.

Taking to her Instagram account on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, the 23-year-old former actress shared a story, confirming that her father Zahid Wasim passed away and asked fans to keep him in their prayers.


The Secret Superstar actress penned, “Zahid Waseem, my father, has passed away. I request everyone to remember him in your prayers and seek Allah’s forgiveness for him. Please pray that Allah forgives his shortcomings."

"Makes his grave a place of comfort, protects him from any punishment, grants him ease in the Hereafter and bestows upon him the highest level of Jannah and grant him Maghfirah."

Zaira also posted a photo of her father and shared a heartwarming note, expressing her grief over his passing.

She wrote, "Verily the eyes shed tears and the heart grieves, but we will not say except that which is pleasing to our Lord.' My father, Zahid Wasim, has passed away. Please remember him in your prayers and ask Allah to forgive his shortcomings, make his grave peaceful."

"Protect him from its torment, ease his journey from here ahead. May he be called to an easy accounting and be granted the highest level of Jannah and Maghrirah. Indeed, we belong to Allah, and Indeed, to Him, we shall return.”

For the unversed, Zaira Waseem acted in films like Dangal, Secret Superstar and The Sky Is Pink.

She made an announcement in 2019 declaring her retirement from the film industry.