For the unversed, speaking about her not being an actress anymore, Zaira quit acting after shooting The Sky Is Pink, her last release, along with Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Farhan Akhtar. Saying acting would be a hindrance to her religion, Zaira Wasim made a choice of not being a part of the industry. In an interview with mid-day, she also stated how she does not belong here. Sharing the news with her followers on social media then, she wrote -"While I acknowledge with humility all the love people shower me with, I cannot emphasise enough how the praise that comes my way isn't gratifying at all for me and how big of a test it is for me and how dangerous it is for my Iman. I'm not as righteous as I might lead many to believe."