National Film Awards 2017: Apart from Akshay Kumar, other awardees included Dangal star Zaira Wasim who won Best Supporting Actress, Mohanlal who received the Jury Award, and Sonam Kapoor who was given a Special Mention for her work in Neerja
Zaira Wasim, who played the junior version of wrestler Geeta Phogat in Aamir Khan's Dangal, said, "I am extremely happy. I would like to thank the jury for conferring on me this honour"
The 64th National Film Awards were announced today. Akshay won his first ever National Award for Rustom
National Awards: Akshay Kumar, who was snubbed by the Filmafre, won Best Actor, Neerja fetched two awards, one was a Special Mention prize and Dangal's Zaira Wasim also won an award
Zaira Wasim said: "I hate to watch myself on the screen. It's annoying and embarrassing. I never watch my interviews"
Yesterday, Zaira Wasim posted a Facebook note apologising for "people (she) met," reportedly after being trolled. She later deleted the post and tweeted saying she was upset that it had been "made national news." She deleted the tweet as well
Zaira Wasim trolled: Veteran actor Anupam Kher tweeted that the apology was unnecessary on Zaira's part but it was "full of courage"
Dangal star Zaira Wasim had posted an apology on Facebook, apparently in response to being massively trolled for meeting J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti
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In the new Dangal poster, Aamir Khan takes the centre spot and is flanked by both the younger and older versions of the Phogat sisters, Geeta and Babita
Sakshi's is practically the last character to have been cast, with several actresses including Mallika Sherawat being auditioned. The four actresses playing the younger and older versions of Mahavir's daughters - Fatima Shaikh and Zaira Wasim as Geeta, Sanya Malhotra and Suhani Bhatnagar as Babita - are already training hard