Srinagar, June 9 : Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim had a narrow escape after the car she was travelling in skidded off the road and fell into the Dal Lake on Thursday evening.
Zaira, 16, who starred in Aamir Khan’s blockbuster ‘Dangal’, was travelling along with her friend Arif Ahmad. They were rescued from the lake by locals, eyewitnesses said. “Both of them survived but her friend suffered several injuries,” said a local, who identified himself as Mudasir Bashir.
The incident happened around 9 pm on Boulevard Road in Srinagar.
Officials said the vehicle in which she was travelling belongs to a politician. At the time of the incident, the politician was not in the city, the officials said. They said she was rescued by the timely action of locals. Locals said the vehicle was moving at a high speed and the driver lost control over it.