Captivating beauty Dia Mirza is an Indian actress, producer, and former Miss Asia-Pacific. She is famous for her acting career as well as social service.
Mirza has well-established herself as an actress in the film industry with hit movies such as ‘Dus’, ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ and ‘Honeymoon Pvt. Ltd’. She made her film debut with the hit ‘Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein opposite R. Madhavan and Saif Ali Khan.
Dia Mirza : Early Life and Relationship
Dia was originally born as Dia Handrich on 9 December 1981 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Mirza is the surname of her stepfather. Born to Bengali mother- Deepa and a German father- Frank Handrich, she is of mixed decent.
Mirza completed her early education from the Vidyaranya High School and Nasr School in Khairtabad. After that, she joined Stanely Junior College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Pradesh Open University in Hyderabad.
Dia is a talented actress with the height of 5’5″ and weighs 117lbs with the dark brown eyes. She is Sagittarius by horoscope and practices Islam religion. Besides acting and modeling, her hobbies are painting and horse riding.
Concerning her personal life, Dia married her longtime business partner Sahil Sangha on 18th October 2014. They married at Sangha’s sprawling farmhouse in Chattarpur on the outskirts of Delhi.
Dia Mirza : Career and Awards
With a financial independence view, Dia joined a job for Dr. Neeraj’s Multi Media Studio at a very young age of 16. She began her career as a Marketing executive for a media firm. After that, she moved towards modeling.
During her modeling days, she modeled for print and Tv commercials for famous brands like Lipton and Emami. Next, she participated in 2000 Femina Miss India Beauty Pageant followed by Miss Asia –Pacific and successfully won the title.
Dia made her acting debut with the 2001 film ‘Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein’. The movie performed well in the box office and Dia received a fare amount of credit for her performance. After that, she appeared in several hit films such as ‘Dus’, ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, ‘Parineeta’ and ‘Honeymoon Pvt. Ltd’.
In her career, she worked with big names such as Abhishek Bachchan, Esha Deol, Sanjay Dutta and Boman Irani. Further, she worked in regional cinema ‘Paanch Adhyay’ with Bengali Filmmaker Pratim Dasgupta. The film was screened at various film festivals across the world.
Love Breakup, Zindagi, and Bobby Jasoos are the work of her as a producer. Besides glam field, Mirza is actively involved in social works. She has been associated with several national and international organizations.
Beauty queen Dia Mirza has achieved a lot throughout her career journey. During her career in Bollywood, she won awards like IIFA Green Award, Green Globe Award and Zee Cine Award.
Dia Mirza : Net worth
Mirza has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She charges 1-2 crore per film and has endorsed several brands such as Wild Stone, Sunfeast and Panasonic. As a marketing executive, she earned the good sum of money which adds to her net worth.
Dia is residing in a lavish bungalow in Mumbai along with her family. She owns luxurious cars such as Lexus LX SUV and Mercedes. She has a big appetite for Stews, Khichdi and Gajjar Ka Halwa. In her free times, she likes to read and write. Being an avid traveler, she loves to discover new places and her most preferred destinations are New York and Europe.