Zarina Wahab Wiki

Zarina Wahab is an Indian actress and former model, who has starred many movies such as Chit Chor, Gopal Krishna and many more. She has also appeared in Malayalam films like Madanolsavam, Chamaram to name a few. She was last seen in &Tv's daily soap Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan hai.

Personal Profile

Name : Zarina Wahab
Date of Birth : 17 July 1959
Place of Birth : Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Age : 58 years
Husband : Aditya Pancholi
Zodiac Sign : Cancer
Hometown : Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Children : Daughter Sana and Son Suraj
Debut film in Hindi : Ishq Ishq Ishq (1974)
Debut film in Malayalam : Madanolsavam (1978)
Years Active : 1974-present

Zarina Wahab


Zarina Wahab was born on July 17, 1959 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. She is fluent in Telugu, Urdu, Hindi and English. She has trained at Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.


Wahab was brought up into a Muslim family with two sisters and one brother. She got married to bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi in 1986 and have a daughter Sana and son Suraj Pancholi who is also a bollywood actor.


Zarina studied at FTII, Pune where she met Raj Kapoor who was not impressed with her looks. So Zarina worked on her appearance and attended film parties and events. That was the time when she got noticed and was casted in the movies. She had a major hit with Basu Chatterjee's flick Chit Chor (1976).

She also starred in Gharonda (1977) which earned her a Filmfare nomination as Best Actress for this role. She has acted in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam films and has become fluent in Malayalam. She made a comeback to Malayalam movies with the film Calendar, which released in 2009. She prefers Telugu films and has encouraged her daughter Sana to start out acting in a South Indian film.


Tv shows
Madhubala Ek Ishq Ek Junoon as sultans mother
Maayka as Mohini Malhotra on Zee TV
Zaara Pyaar Ki Saugat on Sahara One
Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli as Pratibha Zee TV
Virrudh- Vasudha mother on Sony TV
Ek Kiran Roshni Ki on DD National
Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai

1974 Ishq Ishq Ishq
1975 Anokha
1976 Chitchor
1977 Gharaonda
1978 Anpadh
1979 Salaam Memsaab
2004 Dil Maange More
2012 Agneepath
2015 Dil Dhadakne Do
2016 Chalk n Duster

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