Dangal actor Zaira Wasim was in New Delhi to receive the 2017 National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement. President Ram Nath Kovind presented the actor with the award for her service in the field of performing arts.National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement 2017, in the field of Performing Arts. . Zaira Wasim , born on 23rd October 2000,is already an actor of repute. At such a tender age, she has featured in various films drawing attention to burning issues such as child marriage, sexual abuse and above all gender parity. Through her art, Zaira has propagated the message of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao very strongly . She has been successful in conveying a powerful message of transcending social barriers and achieving one’s dreams and thereby has served as a source of inspiration for many young girls, who are aspiring to make their mark in the world. Zaira is a winner of the National Film Award for The “Best Child Artist” 2017.