Maryam Zakaria

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Maryam Zakaria
BornMaryam Zakaria
(1984-09-27) 27 September 1984 (age 29)
Tehran, Iran
OccupationModel, Actress, Choreographer
Years active2009-Present
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Maryam Zakaria
BornMaryam Zakaria
(1984-09-27) 27 September 1984 (age 29)
Tehran, Iran
OccupationModel, Actress, Choreographer
Years active2009-Present

Maryam Zakaria is an Iranian actress with Swedish nationality and model, working in Bollywood and South Indian Cinema.[1][2] She is best known for her work in Bollywood films Like Agent Vinod (2012 film), and the adult comedy Grand Masti.


In Sweden maryam Zakaria worked as model, dance teacher, choreographer and established a Bollywood Dance School. The Indisk Dans Studio was the first dance school in Sweden to teach "jhatkas and matkas of Bollywood cinema".[3] She moved to Mumbai, India by 2009 to work in Bollywood and began working as a model, appearing in various television adverts, the most notable being the adverts of Set Wet, Layz and Coke.[3][4] She also appeared in Coca Cola Advertisement with Imran Khan. Tamil film director Sundar C. signed her on to perform an item number in his directorial venture Nagaram (2010), after watching her dance number on YouTube.[5][6] Her performance in the hit number "Diyalo Diyala" from 100% Love was her big breakthrough.[7] She went on to play one of the female lead characters in another Telugu film Madatha Kaja (2011) alongside Allari Naresh.[3] and signed another Telugu movie as leading actress in Arjuna. In 2012, she appeared in the item numbers "Dilli Ki Billi" in Muazzam Beg's film Sadda Adda.[8] In the Saif Ali Khan film Agent Vinod she acted as Farah and performed a mujra in the song "Dil Mera Muft Ka" alongside Kareena Kapoor which gave her a fame in Bollywood. In 2012 she signed for Indra Kumar's movie Grand Masti as lead Actress opposite to Aftab Shivdasani which released on 13sep 2013. Grand Masti is the highest grossing Bollywood film with an A (Adults Only) certificate in India to be big hit subsequently entering Bollywood's 100 crore club in India. The film was declared a Super Hit in India by Box Office India.


2009Paying GuestsHindiSpecial appearance
2010NagaramTamilSpecial appearance
2011100% LoveTeluguSpecial appearance
Brahmigadi KathaTeluguSpecial appearance
Madatha KajaPriyaTelugu
2012Sadda AddaHindiSpecial appearance
Agent VinodFarah FaqeshHindi
Naa IshtamTeluguSpecial appearance
DammuTeluguSpecial appearance
ChakradhaarHindiSpecial appearance
Rowdy RathoreHindiSpecial appearance
2013D-DayHindiSpecial appearance
Bajatey RahoHindiSpecial appearance
Grand MastiRoseHindi
2014Anjaan (2014 film)TamilSpecial appearance
Music videos
2007"Goli"Saeed Shayesteh
2007"Man Sazegaram"Saeed Shayesteh
2007"Akharin Ghasam"Saeed Shayesteh
2008"Ghorboni"Saeed Shayesteh
2009"Jatt Di Zameen"Preet Harpal
2009"Doset Daram"Saeed Shayesteh
2009"Aakh Ladhde"Jaswinder Daghima
2009"Mast Malanga"Sanoj Kumar
2010"Khoshgeleh"Saeed Shayesteh
2010"Azaaram Bedi"Saeed Shayesteh
2011"Ja Ja Ve Ve"Rishi Singh & Rajveer Dhillon


  1. ^ "Swedish Sizzle". India Today. 30 April 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Maryam Zakaria". Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Set Wet commercial girl Mushtaq Ahmed in Tollywood". Deccan Chronicle. 29 September 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Itsy bitsy – Balancing act. The Hindu. February 11, 2012
  5. ^ Sizzling item number in Nagaram. (2010-11-17). Retrieved on 2012-03-30.
  6. ^ Where are all the item girls? – Times Of India. (2010-12-19). Retrieved on 2012-03-30.
  7. ^ The girl who follows her dreams. Postnoon. Retrieved on 2012-03-30.
  8. ^ "Swedish Model Dances To Dilli Ki Bill". NDTV Movies. 20 April 2011. Retrieved 13 October 2011. 

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