Word for Peace
Zaira Wasim is being awarded the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2017, in the field of Performing Arts. President Kovind presents National Child Awards to Zaria Waseem on Children’s Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan November 14, 2017.
President Ram Nath Kovind wrote on Facebook page:
Kumari Zaira Wasim , born on 23rd October 2000,is already an actor of repute. At such a tender age, she has featured in various films drawing attention to burning issues such as child marriage, sexual abuse and above all gender parity. Through her art, Zaira has propagated the message of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao very strongly. She has been successful in conveying a powerful message of transcending social barriers
and achieving one’s dreams and thereby has served as a source of inspiration for many young girls, who are aspiring to make their mark in the world. Zaira is a winner of the National Film Award and Zee Entertainment Award for The “Best Child Artist” 2017.