Zaira and her friend were rescued by a few locals.
Dangal actress Zaira Wasim rescued after her car falls in Dal lake
10 Jun 2017 15:52 IST
Actress Zaira Wasim got involved in an accident on Thursday in Srinagar after her car fell into Dal lake. She and her friend were rescued by the locals. According to reports, the 16-year-old actress was unhurt but her friend named Arif Ahmed suffered injuries.
The car apparently went out of the driver’s control on Boulevard Road and fell into the lake. Following this, she was saved by some locals. A local told a news agency, “Locals immediately rescued her and her companion. She escaped unhurt, but her companion sustained injuries in the accident.”
Zaira became a known name after her act in Aamir Khan’s Dangal (2016), where she played the younger version of the real-life wrestler Geeta Phogat. The performance won her the National Award for Best Supporting Female Actor.
She will be starring once again with Khan in Secret Superstar. In this film, she plays the lead character who aspires to be a singer against her father’s wishes. The Dangal actor plays her mentor in the film.