Diya Mirza life and biography

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Diya Mirza biography

Date of birth : 1981-12-09
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Hyderabad, Andra Pradesh, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2010-11-02
Credited as : Bollywood actress, and model, Miss India 2000

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Diya Mirza was born, as Diya Mirza Handrich on 9 December 1981. She is one of the most flawless beauties among the Indian models and actresses. Dia Mirza was honored with the title of Miss Asia Pacific for the year 2000 and also the second runner up in the Miss India 2000 beauty contest. Frank Handrich, her father was a German interior designer and her mother Deepa Mirza is a Bengali. Her parents separated when she was only six years old. Dia Mirza lost her father when she was nine and her mother again married Ahmed Mirza.

Dia Mirza retained a Muslim name (Mirza), in spite of being a devout Hindu. She spent her childhood in Khairatabad, Hyderabad and attended Vidyaranya High School For Boys And Girls, a school based on the teachings of Jiddu Krishnamurti. She completed her schooling from Nasr School, in Kushnuma. She underwent one-week course of Film at New York University. Presently, Dia Mirza lives in Bandra, Mumbai.

Dia Mirza first came into limelight due to her fashion shows and then Miss Asia Pacific Competition, modeling assignments, traveling and training. Sabira Merchant aided her on articulation and etiquette; Anjali Mukherjee trained her on diet, while Talwalkars looked after physical fitness. Ritu Kumar and Hemant Trivedi looked after her wardrobe, while Dr. Jamuna Pai did her skin care. Bharat and Doris Godambe did her make-up and hair-care. Dia Mirza is a linguist and proficient in Urdu, Bengali, Hindi, English.

Dia Mirza made her cinematic debut with the romantic film Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein opposite R. Madhavan. A series of films followed; among them notable ones are Tumsa Nahin Dekha and Deewaanapan. In 2005, Mirza appeared in a Vidhu Vinod Chopra production Parineeta. She also played a part in the music video `Kajara Mohabbat Wala` alongside Sonu Nigam from the album Kajara Nite. The album featured a number of multiple remixes.

Dia Mirza has also appeared in Dus and in Fight Club and her upcoming films are Familywala and Naa Naa Karte. Her acting skills matured with every film she did.


Won the Miss Asia-Pacific contest in 2000 and is considered one of the most beautiful actresses in Indian cinema.
Born to a German father and a Bengali mother.
Titles: Miss Beautiful Smile, The Sony Viewers Choice Award.
Her interests other than acting are reading, writing, and music.
Indian Supermodel.


2001 Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein
2001 Deewaanapan
2002 Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge
2003 Tehzeeb
2003 Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye
2003 Dum
2004 Stop!
2004 Tumsa Nahin Dekha
2004 Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na
2005 Naam Gum Jaayega
2005 Blackmail
2005 Parineeta
2005 Dus
2005 Koi Mera Dil Mein Hain
2006 Fight Club - Members Only
2006 Phir Hera Pheri
2006 Alag
2006 Lage Raho Munna Bhai
2006 Prateeksha
2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.
2007 Shootout at Lokhandwala
2007 Cash
2007 Heyy Babyy
2007 Om Shanti Om
2007 Dus Kahaniyaan
2008 Krazzy 4
2008 Kaho Naa Yaar Hai
2009 Kissan
2009 Jai Veeru
2009 Acid Factory
2009 Fruit and Nut
2009 Kurbaan
2009 Luck By Chance
2010 Hum Tum Aur Ghost
2010 Shoebite
2010 Johnny Mastana
2010 Alibaug

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