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Zarina Wahab Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography

Zarina Wahab Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 62 kg
Date of Birth July 17, 1959
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Eye Color Dark Brown

Zarina Wahab is an Indian actor and dubbing artist who has mainly worked in Hindi and Malayalam films in addition to some Telegu, Tamil, and Kannada language films. Her film credits include Ishq Ishq Ishq, Gharaonda, Tumhare Liye, Agar… If, Anpadh, Tumhare Liye, Amara Prema, Jeena Yahan, Gopal Krishna, Sawan Ko Aane Do, Mr. MichaelAakhri Insaaf, Pappu, Khoon Ki TakkarEk Aur Ek Gyarah, Paanch QaidiEnthino Pookunna Pookal, Chor Police, Sara VarshamMaine Jeena Seekh Liya, Punnaram Cholli CholliChoodatha Pookal, Inteqam Ki Aag, Ee Bandha Anubandha, Mera Damad, Dil Dhadakne Do, My Name Is Khan, Kisna: The Warrior PoetDil Maange More!!!Jaane Hoga Kya, Aagathan, Jia Aur Jia, Calendar, Rakta CharitraRakta Charitra 2Zila Ghaziabad, Bobby Jasoos, Love U Crazy Girl, Yea Toh Two Much Ho GayaaChalk n Duster, And the Oscar Goes To…One Day: Justice Delivered, Main Mulayam Singh YadavMai Gayatri Jadhav, The WaitingThe Lovers, Mera Fauji CallingHero of Nation Chandra Shekhar AzadVirata Parvam, Guns of Banaras, Street Dancer 3DIshq Pashmina, Lalitham Sundaram, and I, Me, aur Main.

Born Name

Zarina Wahab

Nick Name


Zarina Wahab as seen at the Stardust Awards in 2016
Zarina Wahab as seen at the Stardust Awards in 2016 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Zarina Wahab attended the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), a film institute under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of the Government of India and aided by the Central Government of India.


Actor, Dubbing Artist


  • Mother – Malika Wahab
  • Siblings – Haseena Wahab (Sister), Shammi Rashid (Sister), Malika McReynold (Sister). She also has a brother.
  • Others – Azam Khan (Nephew), Anisa Wahab (Niece), Faris McReynolds (Nephew) (Musician, Artist), Nafeesa Wahab (Niece), Rajan Pancholi (Father-In-Law) (Filmmaker), Aruna Pancholi (Mother-In-Law)




5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Zarina Wahab has dated –

  1. Ramesh Narang – She was once engaged to businessperson Ramesh Narang.
  2. Mazhar Khan – She was romantically involved with film and television actor, producer, and director Mazhar Khan in the past.
  3. Aditya Pancholi (1986-Present) – She met actor, producer, and playback singer Aditya Pancholi on the sets of Kalank Ka Tika. The duo got married in 1986 and they parent 2 children – a daughter named Sana and a son named Sooraj. Both of the children have pursued a career in the entertainment industry. Zarina and Aditya Pancholi’s relationship has been talked about in the gossip sections of the news as the marriage has often been named as a turbulent one with her husband’s temper and rumors of infidelity. Their son Suraj was arrested in June 2013 in connection with the death of Jiah Khan.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Zarina Wahab as seen while posing for the camera at the Indian Television Academy Awards in 2017
Zarina Wahab as seen while posing for the camera at the Indian Television Academy Awards in 2017 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Pierced ears


She was raised in a Muslim household.

Zarina Wahab Facts

  1. She co-starred as Chhaya in the 1977 Hindi-language drama film Gharonda and this role got her nominated for a Filmfare Award in the “Best Actress” category.
  2. She brought to life the character of Razia Khan in the 2010 drama film My Name Is Khan, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. For this performance, Zarina won the award for “Best Actor In A Supporting Role – Female” at the Global Indian Film And Television Honors in 2011.
  3. Zarina Wahab was cast as Gajula Jayalakshmi in the 2010 political action thriller film Rakta Charitra and this got her nominated for a Screen Award for “Best Supporting Actress”.
  4. Talking about her time in Bollywood and not becoming a top lead actor of her time, Zarina Wahab once said, “I never had it easy. It is terrible when roles don’t come your way or are stolen by your peers. It often happened with me and it can be very depressing. Only lucky people have steady careers in Bollywood.”
  5. She is fluent in Urdu, Telugu, Hindi, and English.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0

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