Feryna Wazheir is a British Asian actress. She voted amongst most popular Bollywood actresses in 2010s. She began her acting career in amateur theatre and made her break in the industry after she was discovered by photographer Farock Chotia.
Feryna has been a part of a few Bollywood films; Ketan Mehta’s Rang Rasiya/Colours of Passion with Randeep Hooda, Raj Kanwar’s Sadiyaan opposite Shatrugan Sinha’s son Luv Sinha and Rekha, Rishi Kapoor and Hema Malini. Wazheir was also the brand ambassador of Kolkata’s biggest jewellery brand, P.C. Chandra Jewellers, for two years. She also played the character of ‘Tasneem’ in the movie Airlift alongside Akshay Kumar and Nimrat Kaur set in Kuwait 1990 when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. Directed by Raja Menon and produced by Niikhil
Feryna started her career in lead roles in music videos byA.R. Rehman and Hariharan. Soon after in 2010 she made her Bollywood debut in ‘Sadiyaan’. She was also voted amongst most popular Bollywood actresses for this film under 2010s. The late Yash Chopra, India’s top filmmaker once said that she is‘beauty, innocence and vulnerability personified’. Feryna then acted in Ketan Mehta’s Rang Rasiya, which won the Audience Award at London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) in 2011. In the movie, which is based on 19th century Indian painter, Raja Ravi Varma’s life, Feryna plays a journalist and the third woman in his life. Following her festival accolade, Feryna was appointed official Brand Ambassador for the London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) 2012.