I request you to please take down my pictures from your accounts and ask other fan pages to do the same," she wrote. Alhamdulillah. I hope you could help and support me through this just like you’ve supported me through everything,” she wrote. Come, be a part of the Newsd Revolution. © 2020 BBC. The ‘Dangal’ girl, Zaira Wasim who made her exit from the entertainment industry citing religious reasons, has asked her fan pages to remove pictures of her as she starts a ‘new chapter’ in life, away from the showbiz. “Therefore, today I arrive at this well-grounded decision and I officially declare my disassociation with this field (film industry)… This field indeed brought a lot of love, support, and applause my way, but what it also did was to lead me to a path of ignorance, as I silently and unconsciously transitioned out of imaan (faith),” she wrote. Zaira Wasim quits acting, says it came in the way of her religion, faith “This journey has been exhausting, to battle my soul for so long. “A message I had shared with my fan pages last year. I started to become the prime candidate of public attention, I was projected as the gospel of the idea of success and was often identified as a role model for the youth,” she said. It’s her life to do with as she pleases. “I was constantly battling with my soul to reconcile my thoughts and instincts to fix a static picture of my imaan (faith) and I failed miserably, not just once but a hundred times… I kept procrastinating by tricking and deluding my conscience into the idea that I know what I am doing doesn’t feel right but assumed that I will put an end to this whenever the time feels right and I continued to put myself in a vulnerable position where it was always so easy to succumb to the environment that damaged my peace, imaan and my relationship with Allah… In the great and divine wisdom of the Quran, I found sufficiency and peace. VideoTech making it easier to see inside babies' brains, Dating coach reveals dilemma when starting out, Pandemic highlights anger at Amazon in France. 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VideoPandemic highlights anger at Amazon in France, How a smalltown doctor became a Covid pariah, .css-orcmk8-HeadlineContainer{display:-webkit-box;display:-webkit-flex;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-box-pack:justify;-webkit-justify-content:space-between;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between;}Meghan: Duchess of Sussex tells of miscarriage 'pain and grief'.css-1dedj2h-Rank{-webkit-align-self:center;-ms-flex-item-align:center;align-self:center;color:#B80000;margin-left:3.125rem;}1, Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Lecturer 'released by Iran' in prisoner swap2, US election 2020: Biden says White House co-operation 'sincere'3, The Weeknd calls Grammy Awards 'corrupt' after nominations snub4, A harsh reality in coal country - with or without Trump5, 'Hello Greta! )," she wrote. Her last film was "The Sky Is Pink", opposite Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar. Tech making it easier to see inside babies' brains. I don't agree with the reasons that you've given. Ki… https://t.co/rqtqgiWS1T, Choose your reason below and click on the Report button. Thank you for being a part of my journey (sic)," she wrote. Wasim had been the subject of a hate campaign in January 2017 after she met then chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. Muslim Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim, 18, has announced she will quit acting, saying that the profession "threatened" her relationship with her religion. All I will do is wish her well & hope that whatever she does makes her happy,” Omar tweeted. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. issues Yellow alert to B’luru and surrounding districts, COVID-19: List of all the countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19: Top ten most infected Indian states, Aarogya Setu app: Know how to download COVID-19 tracking app here, Know how coronavirus attacks, time required for recovery and more, Microsoft Teams: Know how to create, schedule and add members to team meetings here. Zaira Wasim had shocked her fans when she announced that she was quitting acting in 2019. Here are 5 best free online games to kill boredom, The Zoom Prisoner: India’s top VC Sanjay Nath perfectly captures sentiment of WFH, Over Rs 25,000 cr involved in Franklin Templeton’s shut funds, Coronavirus Impact: Government freezes dearness allowance of its employees, Both Ramayan and Mahabharat shows enticed the viewers as well as advertisers, 75 million people have already downloaded Arogya Setu app, Clinical trial of plasma therapy on coronavirus patients shows positive results: Arvind Kejriwal, Opinion: What plagues in Islamic past teach us about response to pandemics. Earlier today, Zaira shared a post, urging her fan clubs to delete all her pictures from social media as she is "trying to start a new chapter." Zaira Wasim is a mature lady and knows what she is doing. Former chief minister Omar Abdullah said Wasim’s decision should be respected. "Hello everyone!! "This field indeed brought a lot of love, support, and applause my way, but what it also did was to lead me to a path of ignorance, as I silently and unconsciously transitioned out of imaan [faith]. Zaira Wasim began the post with a meme of US politician Bernie Sanders that said, "Dear fanpages, I am once again asking you to read my message" and ended the Instagram post with a GIF of Baby Yoda, saying, ‘Please’. “While I continued to work in an environment that consistently interfered with my imaan (faith), my relationship with my religion was threatened.”. She added that while it is ‘impossible’ to get her pictures removed from the internet, all she can do is get them off her fanpages. Let’s just thank #ZairaWasim for her work and wish her well. She also added that this move could benefit her as she is beginning something new in her life. On Sunday, Zaira Wasim, an 18-year-old Kashmiri Muslim Bollywood actress, caused a stir in India by announcing her decision to “disassociate” from the film industry. Former bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal wished Wasim luck. Video, How sunshine can make the railways greener, Tech making it easier to see inside babies' brains. Who are any of us to question @ZairaWasimmm’s choices? Indians on social media were quick to react to the news, with many criticising her reasons for quitting. May Allah reward you abundantly. Father- Zahid Wasim (Executive manager of Jammu and Kashmir Bank) Mother- Zarqa Wasim (a Teacher) Sister- N/A Brother- Zoraiz Wasim: Religion: Islam: Hobbies: Breaking things, Sleeping, Listening songs, Reading, Hanging out with friends, Playing with her pet cat: Awards Former Bollywood actor quit acting last year to pursue religion Taal Thok Ke (Special Edition): Delhi riot in 2020 from JNU plan of 2016? 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