Zarina was born in North London, England and moved to Vancouver Canada when she was very young. She is known for the lead role in CHILD BRIDE which is set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. It is a heart-wrenching true story of a young girl from the Middle East forced into marriage. Zarina is a strong dynamic actor drawn towards characters with deeper conflicts and complexities that allow her to explore her emotional range. She has been training at The Film Academy for the past several years working on numerous projects, in various aspects of film-making.This experience has provided her a profound understanding of the art of film.