My First marriage was for all my wrong reasons: Zara Noor Abbas
Reported audience at Ted x Lahore release her silence about how she enters in showbiz she said:
“I came from a middle class family, aspiring to be an actor. I participated in various plays and dance competitions during my childhood but then I heard about a play that was taking place in Iran. I asked my father if I could take part but he refused.”
Then Zara went to her mother the Actress Asma Abbasi for permission and her mother convinced her father but on a condition of wearing hijab on which Zara Agreed and went to Iran.
When she came back Zara Said:
“Once I was back, I got the opportunity to act in another play but this time I did not tell my father. My mother, along with my aunts, came to watch my performance and praised it immensely.”
Then Zara thought of acting as a profession so she decided to sat down with her parents to discuss this and this was her parent opinion: ‘Jaan choro humari. Shaadi karlo aur jo karna hai karo‘ on which she agreed in despite of Acting. Then Zara Went to US for khamoshi and randomly she met a man who had no problem with her acting career or work then after some time she decided to nikkah but then:
“But soon after I realised that I had gotten married for all the wrong reasons – to escape my family and start acting. This led to my divorce and my family thankfully was very accepting of it.”
Soon Zara Mother Asma Abbasi diagnosed with cancer and doctors took off the hands:
‘She received chemotherapy and by the grace of Allah, was to beat the illness,” added the 28-year-old actor”
After all the struggle Zara Met Asad Siddiqui on film premiere and Asad who is also divorcee by the they fell in love and eventually got married in 2017.