Actress Dia Mirza celebrates her 35th birthday today. The pretty lady mesmerised the audience with her persona and succeeded to make a place for herself in Bollywood. On her special day, here are some important facts about the actress.
Dia Mirza’s father was Catholic whereas her mother is a Bengali. She took the last name of her step father Ahmed Mirza.
While doing graduation from Hyderabad, the lady had to quit studies to give her full attention to modelling and beauty pageants. During that time Dia also started working as a marketing executive for a multimedia firm with an initial salary of Rs 5000.
In 2000, the charismatic beauty won the title of Miss Asia Pacific and made her Bollywood debut with ‘Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein’ alongside R. Madhavan. She was also involved in many social awareness campaigns like HIV awareness, the Cancer Patients Aid Association, PETA.
Dia got married to her long time business partner Sahil Sangha on 18 October 2014. The gorgeous actress likes to cook food and shares the interest with her husband.
Dia was also named as the ambassador of ‘Swachh Saathi' programme that deals with generating awareness towards cleanliness among people. She received many awards for her contribution in social awareness campaigns.