Zaira Wasim to play Abhishek Bachchan-Priyanka Chopra’s daughter

Zaira Wasim, who debuted in Bollywood with ‘Dangal’ and last seen in ‘Secret Superstar’ has bagged a promising role. She will play the role of a daughter to Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra in a film to be helmed by Shonali Bose.

The untitled film is inspired by the true-life story of Aisha Chaudhary and Zaira will play the part of Aisha.

The tabloid quoted a source as saying, “Zaira really liked the script and has given her nod to the project. Shonali is currently busy with the pre-production and is hoping to start shooting by the middle of this year in Mumbai. Priyanka and Abhishek will play parents to Zaira’s character.”

Aisha Choudhary was born with an immunodeficiency disorder and was also diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 13.Despite her illness and struggle, Aisha has inspired many people across the world. She has also written a book, My Little Epiphanies. She was named an INK Fellow and was has been part of several inspirational talks, including a TedX talk at Pune. She passed away in 2015, at the age of 18.