The Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who has worked with Zaira Wasim in Dangal and in the upcoming project ‘Secret Superstar’, praised the child artiste and said that she is the finest actress in Hindi cinema now. The 52-year-actor shared his experience of working with Zaira when he went to the Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Singapore to promote the film, reads a statement.
“The criteria of being a good actor is the same, whether you’re a child or an adult. You have to be the part, be the character and be able to deliver that. So the criteria is the same. I had a wonderful experience working with, whether it was Darsheel Safary in Taare Zameen Par or Zaira in Dangal or even Kunal Kemmu in Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke,” said the actor. He added that “There’s a very famous quote by a Hollywood personality ‘Never work with animals and children because they steal the scene away from you and as an audience, your heart goes out to them’. These kids are so bright and intelligent. Zaira, for me, if you ask me who is the finest actor in the Hindi film industry is today, I would say Zaira. She’s absolutely amazing”.
In Secret Superstar, Zaira plays a teenage girl named Insia who dreams of becoming a singer, but his father has issues with it. The film is written and directed by Advait Chauhan. The movie produced by Aamir Khan Productions, Zee Studios, and Akash Chawla, all set to release on October 19.