Welcome to Fun Zone
 
Member Login
Email Id:
Password:
Remember me  
Lost your password?
Not a member yet? Sign Up!
Name::
Email Id::
Password:
 
 
India Fun Zone
 
»Actor Celebrities Celebrity Details
DIA MIRZA
Date of Birth 09-12-1981
Nationality Indian
Twitter Id https://twitter.com/deespeak
Photos 5 View photos
Sunsign Sagittarius
Fans Visit Fan Club | Join Fan club
 

Dia Mirza, (born on December 9, 1981) Dia Mirza Handrich nicknamed Dee is a Indian model and actress who appears in Bollywood films. The actress along with her boyfriend Sahil Sanghaand good friend Zayed Khan has started her own production house, Born Free Entertainment, their first film Love Breakups Zindagi made under the banner was released on 7 October 2011.

Personal life and education

Dia Mirza was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Her father, Frank Handrich, was a German graphic and industrial fair designer, architect, artist and interior designer from Munich and her mother, Deepa is a Bengali Hindu who is an interior designer, landscaper and currently does social work as a volunteer to help alcoholics and addicts. They separated when she was six years old. Her father died when she was nine and her mother married Ahmed Mirza, who died in 2004. She adopted her steppfather's surname and has recently adopted the last name of her birth-father, becoming Dia Mirza Handrich.

When living in Khairatabad, Hyderabad district, she attended Vidyaranya High School for Boys And Girls, a school based on the teachings of Jiddu Krishnamurti, and later Nasr School, in Khairtabad. She attended Stanley Junior College and completed her graduation in Bachelors of Arts from Andhra Pradesh Open University, Hyderabad.


Career

Diya Mirza started working at the age of 16 years while continuing her college education. She worked as a marketing executive in a multi-media firm called Dr. Neeraj’s Multi media studio. She simultaneously modelled for the print and television advertisement campaigns of various brands such as Walls, Lipton, Emami etc.Mirza wanted to complete her graduation in Arts by correspondence, but decided to postpone it as it was becoming difficult to juggle between the Miss Asia Pacific competition, modeling assignments, travelling and training.


Miss Asia Pacific

Diya Mirza was a second runner up at Femina Miss India, 2000 and was subsequently sent to Miss Asia Pacific, where she won. When she won the Miss Asia Pacific title on 3 December 2000 in Manila, Philippines, she became the first Indian contestant to win this title in 29 years. She completed the hat-trick of India winning international pageants in the year 2000; Lara Dutta won the Miss Universe title and Priyanka Chopra won the Miss World title in the same year.


Film career

Diya Mirza made her cinematic debut with Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein opposite R. Madhavan. Although the film was not a box office success, she appeared in Parineeta, a Vidhu Vinod Chopra production. She also starred in the music video, Kajara Mohabbat Wala alongside Sonu Nigam from his album Kajara Nite. The album contained multiple remixes, but was mainly advertised with the title song, sung by Sonu Nigam and Alisha Chinai.She also appeared in the films Dus and Fight Club. She was the only female actor among the six key characters in the film, Acid Factory in which she played a femme fatale who is also a gangster.


Community services

Diya Mirza has been involved with Cancer Patients Aid Association, Spastics Society of India, and has worked extensively with 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 book, "Deke Dheko" by Radio Mirchi (a campaign initiated to collect books for underprivileged children). Her other hobbies include writing, reading, painting, pottery, horse riding and theater. She has written several articles for The Hindustan Times and various other publications as a guest writer. She is on the board of the Coca Cola foundation that works towards development in rural India. She recently adopted 2 cheetah cubs at the Prince of Wales zoological park in Lucknow.

PHOTO GALLERY
Add photoAll Photos
Add Video
Top Stories
Parineeti says drama queen a positive word for her
Kareena pushing rubbish pregnancy rumours
Parineeti says Priyanka is not my role model
Controversy king Akshay Kumar Controversial stories
Home remedy to kill bad breath
कैटरीना ने ठुकराया रणबीर का शादी का प्रस्ताव
प्रेम विवाह में अड़चन हो तो जपें यह मंत्र
नौकरी नहीं मिल रही तो आजमाएं यह उपाय
Bollywood Celebrities then and now
Scientists' one step closer to magic bullet against cancer caused by asbestos
Good night's sleep may lower prostate cancer risk
China reports new H7N9 death
skin during winters revealed
Other News
Technology News
Sports News
Remedies
Politics Review
Movies
Miscellaneous
Love And Relationship
Inspirational Stories
Horoscope
Health Care
Global News
Entertainment
Education
Business News
HCAM DAy at the Capitol celebrates healthcare volunteers
ST. PAUL — Bev Moberg, Karen Sandberg and Rozann Prich from Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing, joined more than 75 other health care volunteers and staff at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 9, to meet with legislators and advocate for h...
Read More
Tiger Shroff is the king of the (Twitter) jungle
Twitter is overflowing with jokes on Tiger Shroff, who is yet to make his Bollywood debut with 'Heropanti'...
Read More
Sonakshi Sinha on getting slim: I have stopped being lazy
Sonakshi Sinha has been displaying a much slimmer avatar now....
Read More
Celebrities
Dia Mirza 
Farhan Akhtar 
Christian Bale 
Ekta Jeetendra Kapoor 
Azim Premji 
Robert De Niro 
Andre Russell 
More Celebrities...
Entertainment
Remedies
Movies
Health Care
Inspirational Stories
Love And Relationship
Restaurants Festivals
Name of 1st Person
Name of 2nd Person

Mobile Ringtones

Mobile Themes

Mobile Wallpapers

comments
Comment
 
Name:
Email:
Comment:
 
Latest News
Smoker numbers edge close to one billion
Mercury found in 44% of fairness creams in India, says CSE study
4 Steps to call upon the Love You Deserve
कैसें पाये मुंहासों से छुटकारा प्राकृतिक उपाय
भूतों से बचने के उपाय
20 mins of extra walking every day cuts cardiovascular disease risk by a tenth
New York More than half of American men and over a third of women were smokers on January 11 1964 when Dr.Luther Terry delivered the first Surgeon General Report on Smoking and Health outlining the links between tobacco use, lung cancer and death
पसीना आएगा पर बदबू नहीं आएगी
Simple tips to prevent asthma attacks
नौकरी नहीं मिल रही तो आजमाएं यह उपाय
Hrithik Roshan says Sussanne is and will always be the love of my life
Chennai Express
Scientists' one step closer to magic bullet against cancer caused by asbestos
Celebrities

Guru Dutt

Javed Akhtar

Jacques Kallis

Younis Khan

charlie chaplin

Divyanka Tripathi

Kritika Kamra

Shia LaBeouf
Today's Birthday
 
Novak Djokovic
22,May
Send Wishes
Birthdays of Current Month
 
SMS Collection

I Miss Being A
LITTLE KID

You Fall Asleep In The Sofa

...And

Magically Transfer To Your
Bed . . . ^_-

GOod NiGht

May the cheerful festival of Baisakhi usher in good times and happiness that you so rightly deserve. Have a wonderful day. Happy Baisakhi!!

More Text
Send Greetings
 
More Greetings   
Services Our Policies About India Fun Zone Share Us
Games Celebrities
Wallpapers Love Calculator
Texts Sharing Stuffs 
E Greetings Photo Gallery
News Classifieds
Restaurants Essays
Privacy Policy
Terms & Conditions
Home
About Us
Contact Us
facebook linkedin twitter youtube
Copyright © India Fun Zone. All Rights Reserved.
Site By: www.rpgwebsolutions.com