Maryam Zakaria was one among 1,000 girls, who attended the audition for the film Agent Vinod. Impressed Sriram Raghvan finally cast the Afghanistan dancer for the movie. She did not know Hindi, but the director helped her with her dialogues and made her dub her dialogues in Hindi on her own.
Maryam Zakaria has a few action and dance sequences in Agent Vinod and she has taken 25 days shoot for the film in India. Talking about her experience, the actress says that it was very fun to shoot with talented actors like Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor. She also recalls Saif's help and guidance during shooting of stunts.
Even before the release of her first film, the Iranian actress has already bagged an item number in the Akshay Kumar starrer Rowdy Rathore. She is also starring in Rana Daggubati's Naa Ishtam and Dr Rajasekhar's next Telugu movie. Maryam Zakaria says that she will continue doing Telugu and Hindi films, but her main aim is to play a lead role in a Bollywood film.