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Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza

Everyone is interested to know about the Bollywood stars, and in today's article, we are going to tell you the various aspect of Dia Mirza's life. Dia Mirza's age, family, education, likes and dislikes, career, earnings, and other details will be revealed. She is, in a nutshell, one of India's biggest stars and winner of the title of Miss Asia Pacific International in 2000. She is well-known not just in India but also internationally. So, let's have a look at some of her unique characteristics.

About Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza is an Indian model and Bollywood actress who was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, on December 9, 1981. Dia Mirza is more well-known as a Bollywood actor than a model. Dia Mirza was the second winner of the Miss India Beauty Contest in 2000 and Miss Asia Pacific in 2000.

Family Background

Dia Mirza's father was a German Frank Hendricks, who is a graphic and industrial fair designer, artist, architect and interior designer, and Deepa, her mother, was from Bengal, who is an interior designer and landscaper. She also volunteers to help drug and alcohol addicts. When Dia Mirza was four and half years old, her parents got divorced. Diya Mirza's father died when she was nine years old, and her mother married Ahmed Mirza, a Muslim man from Hyderabad. Dia adopted the surname of her stepfather. Ahmed Mirza died in 2003. Although Dia Mirza belongs to a Muslim community and grew up accordingly, she believes in Hinduism.

Educational Background

Dia Mirza received her early schooling at Vidyaranya High School in Hyderabad, and later she has enrolled in Nassar School, a girl's day school in Khairatabad. She enrolled at Stanley Girls Junior College for completing her higher education, which she eventually dropped out in the middle of the course and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree(by correspondence) from Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.

Physical Features

Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza is a lovely woman with a joyous personality. Her face is stunning. Her black hair is attractive, as are her brown eyes. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg.


Dia Mirza, who began her career as a model, began working for a media company in Ledge. Dia worked in a multi-media studio as an executive. Later on, she began her modelling career. Dia got featured in several TV ads and print advertisements of several well-known companies like Emami, Wall's Ice Cream, and Lipton.

In the year 2000, she competed in two beauty pageants Miss India Pagent where she was the second runner up and won Miss Asia Pacific. In the year 2001, Dia Made her debut in the Bollywood film Rehna Hai Tere Dil Me. She won Zee Cine Awards for Best Debut that year. Panch Adhyay, a Bengali film, is a well-known film that was a big hit. She has since made a name for herself in films such as Dum, Deewanapan, Tumko Na Bhul Payenge, Dus, Tumsa Nahi Dekha, Sanju, Kurbaan, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Parineeta, Tehzeeb, Blackmail, among others. Dia has also appeared in Bengali films in addition to Hindi films. Recently she appeared in the ZEE5 web series Kaafir opposite actor Mohit Raina. Dia started her production house in 2011 with her ex-husband Sahil Sangha. She has produced Bobby Jasoos, Love Breakup Zindagi and Minds the Malhotras, a sitcom web series streamed on Amazon Prime Video. To create original stories in 2019, she announced her new production house, One India Stories.

Dia Mirza's Personal Life

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Since 2011, Dia has been in a relationship with her long-term business partner. Dia married her long-term business partner and beau Sahil Sangha on 18 October 2014 on Sahil's Chhatarpur Farmhouse in Delhi. Sahil Sangha is a Delhi-based filmmaker and businessman and her first spouse.

Dia Mirza and her husband, Sahil Sangha, ended their relationship on August 1, 2019. On Instagram, they released a statement regarding their split. She posted a message that stated,

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"We're still friends," she said, "and we'll be there for one other with love and respect." After 5 years of marriage, Dia Mirza and Sahil Sangha were divorced. The pair decided to end their relationship on the basis of mutual consensus.

On February 15, 2021, Dia Mirza got married to the businessman Vaibhav Rekhi in Mumbai. Her choice sparked a lot of interest among her followers. In April 2021, she announced about her pregnancy and delivered a premature baby boy on May 14, Avyaan Azaad Rekhi.

Activism and Community Service

Dia Mirza has been involved in various community services and campaigns. She has been involved with the Spastics Society of India and the Cancer Patients Aid Association. She has also worked with the Andhra Pradesh government to spread awareness about HIV and prevent of female fortified. She has also worked extensively with CRY, PETA and recently with NDTV Greenathon in an effort to find the solution that is tangible against pollution. She is also associated with various campaigns like Female Foeticide and Sanctuary Asia's Leave Me Alone. Dia is also the Eco- Ambassador of Panasonic. She was also named as the brand ambassador for the Swachh Bharat Mission's Swachh Sathi, which is a youth-based program.

Awards and Achievements

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  • The Great Women Achiever Award for Beauty was given out in 2005.
  • Women's Achievement Award, 2011.
  • Green Globe Award for Extraordinary Public Service 2011
  • Miss India Femina 2016 - Ms Eternal Beauty
  • The Woman of Substance (Rotary Awards) in 2016
  • IIFA Green Award for Contribution Towards a greener Environment in 2016.
  • The "Valerian of Environmental Issues" was established in 2017 by the makers of the film "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets."
  • IWM Digital Awards - Best female (critics) actor for the online series "Kaafir" in 2019.
  • Gold Awards 2019 - Best Actor OTT Female ( Critics) for Kaafir
  • The 2019 Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards honoured her with Woman of Style and Substance.
  • In 2020, she received the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival's Best Actress Award for the web series "Kaafir."

Some interesting facts about Dia Mirza

  • Dia Mirza also worked as a marketing executive for a media company throughout her undergraduate years.
  • Dia's mother was opposed to her working throughout her education and preferred Dia to attend a law school in Bangalore; however, Dia's stepfather finally convinced her mother to let her work.
  • In 2000, she finished the second runner up in the Miss India competition and went on to win the Miss Asia-Pacific title.
  • She made her debut in Babul Supriyo's hit song 'Khoya Khoya Chand' in 2000, opposite Akashdeep Saigal.
  • When her mother fell down unconscious, she instantly called Salman Khan's number, as Salman's house was close by. Dia was able to get her mother to the hospital with Salman's support, where the doctors warned Salman that if they had been even 15 minutes late, they would not have been able to save her.
  • She was the original option for the character of Bruna Abdullah in the 2010 film "I Hate Love Story," but she turned it down since she didn't want to perform any more guest appearances.
  • She is also involved in several social awareness campaigns, including "Save Narmada."
  • Dia also writes a blog where she discusses numerous topics.


  • Dia Mirza and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi had a verbal spat in February 2015 when RSS president Mohan Bhagwat remarked Mother Teresa, claiming that "Mother Teresa's main purpose is to help the impoverished people." was to convert to Christianity.
  • Dia tweeted in March 2016, criticising the waste of water during Holi, which she wrote: "On the one hand, farmers are committing suicide as a result of the drought, while on the other side, people are enjoying Holi. She received backlash as a response to this tweet.

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