Zarina Wahab is an Indian actress and former model, who was critically acclaimed for starring roles, such as in Chit Chor and Gopal Krishna in the 1970s. She has also appeared in Malayalam films including the critically acclaimed Madanolsavam,Chamaram, Palangal and Adaminte Makan Abu.Zarina was born into a Andhra Muslim family in Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. She is fluent in Telugu,Urdu, Hindi and English. She was trained at Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. Zarina has three sisters and one brother.