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Dia Mirza: Net Worth, Relation, Age, Full Bio & More

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Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza is an Indian model, actress, producer and beauty queen who won Miss Asia Pacific 2000. Mirza was born on 9 December 1981 in Hyderabad, India. Mirza made her cinematic debut with Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein opposite R. Madhavan. Later, she appeared in Parineeta, a Vidhu Vinod Chopra production. In 2012, Mirza tried her luck in regional cinema with Bengali filmmaker Pratim Dasgupta’s Paanch Adhyay. She co-owns a production house, Born Free Entertainment, with her husband, Sahil Sangha.

Dia is known in media for her social work as well. Mirza has been involved with the Cancer Patients Aid Association and Spastics Society of India and has worked extensively with the government of Andhra Pradesh to spread HIV awareness, prevention of female foeticide, PETA, CRY and most recently, the NDTV Greenathon – an effort to find tangible solutions against pollution and the book, “Deke Dheko” by Radio Mirchi.

Dia Mirza appeared on the web series of Zee titled Kaafir. The story was set in Kashmir and was greatly loved by the audience. She also appeared as the wife of Sanjay Dutt in the biopic of Sanjay Dutt named Sanju in 2018.

Diya Mirza won the “Miss Asia Pacific” title on Dec 2, 2000, in Manila, Philippines. In that beauty contest, she also won two more awards, like “Miss Beautiful Smile” and “The Sony Best Choice Award”. Her father, Frank Hendrick, is a German interior designer.

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Dia Mirza’s Basic Personal Info

Name Dia Mirza Handrich
Born 9 December 1981 (39 Years)
Gender Female
Profession Actress, Model
Birth Sign Sagittarius
Country Hyderabad, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Ethnicity Indian
Height 5ft 6in ,165 cm,1.65 m
Weight 53 kg,117 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Father Late Frank Handrich (Graphic Designer, Architect)
Mother Deepa Mirza (Interior Designer, Landscaper)
Spouse Sahil Sangha (Businessman)
Children N/A
Net Worth 4.5 million USD

Career Highlights

Debut MovieRehna Hai Tere Dil Mein (20001)
Debut TVGanga- The Soul of India (2016)

Education

SchoolVidyaranya High School, Hyderabad

Nasr School, Khairtabad, Hyderabad

CollegeStanley Girls Junior College, Hyderabad (Dropped-out)

Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad

Physical Stats

Sexual OrientationStraight
BuildSlim
Body Measurements 
– Chest/Bra34B
– Waist26 inches
– Biceps/Hips34 inches

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodStews, Khichdi, Khubbani Ka Meetha, Broths, Gajjar Ka Halwa
Favourite FilmBollywood- 3 Idiots, Hollywood- Forest Gump, Schindler’s List
Favourite DestinationEurope, New York
Favourite ColorWhite
Favourite ActorTom Cruise
Favourite ActressAishwarya Rai

Style Quotient

Cars Collection Lexus LX SUV

 

 

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Brand Endorsements

Lipton, Wall’s ice cream, Emam.

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Controversies & Interesting Facts

  • Dia Mirza took Twitter by storm when she objected to BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi’s comment regarding Mother Teresa. Dia tweeted, “Shame on you #MeenakshiLekhi you contort personal faith/work to validate a statement that should be condemned. #MotherTeresa.”
  • In an interview, Dia Mirza was asked if she regrets not belonging to the A-lister gang of Bollywood. Dia replied saying, “Who is an A-lister? Someone who does a film with Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan or 10 films a year with big banners? Those are not my aspirations. I’m content with what I have. When I started off, I didn’t even know what I wanted. I’ve only discovered myself some five years ago. It reflects in my choices.”
  • Dia raised her voice against the Sardar Sarovar Project. Later, She was lambasted by the BJP activists for supporting the ‘Narmada Bachao Andolan’, and later on, a protest march was led against her.
  • In March 2016, Dia Twitted, “The irony of the times we live in: farmers commit suicide due to drought and people waste water to ‘play’ ‪#‎ Go ahead call me anti-Hindu.”, which gathered a lot of negative responses from Twitter. Dia later apologized on her Facebook page.
  • Dia father was Catholic; her mother is a Bengali, was raised by a Muslim stepfather and married to a Hindu.
  • Dia was 41/2 years old when her parents got divorced. Later her mother married an Indian Muslim, Ahmad Mirza.
  • Her first salary as a Marketing Executive was 500 INR.
  • She could not complete her graduation due to being busy at work.
  • She won Miss Asia Pacific in 2000.
  • She has written articles for Hindustan Times and other publications.
  • On World Environment Day 2017, she was appointed brand ambassador for the Wildlife Trust of India.
  • Dia Mirza was awarded the Dada Saheb Phalke award in the film festival of 2020 for Kaafir.
  • She has recently been on controversies where she said that the film industry is a male-dominated society and movies are not made for the older actresses; however, there are movies for male actors.

Awards:

2002Zee Cine Awards for Best Debut: Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein
2002 Bollywood movie award for Best Debut Newcomer: Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein
2005 Great women achiever award for Beauty
2011Green Globe Honor for Extraordinary Work by a Public Figure
2011Women’s Achievement Award
2013The Sixth Geospa Asiaspa India Awards for Eco Crusader of the Year
2016 Ms Eternal Beauty at The Femina Miss India
2017 Green Crusader of the Year Award at IAA – India Chapter Olive Crown Awards
2017 The ‘Valerian Of Environmental Issues by the makers of the film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Contact Address

Addressn/a
Phone Number Not Share Publicly
Mobile NumberNot Share Publicly
E-mail Not Available
Website http://www.diamirzaofficial.com/

Social Media Profile

Facebookfacebook.com/DiaMirzaOfficial/
Twittertwitter.com/deespeak
Instagraminstagram.com/diamirzaofficial
Google+n/a

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