The beautiful and vivacious former Miss India and Miss Asia Pacific Dia Mirza will be celebrating her 30th birthday today.
This beautiful lady Dia Mirza was born in Hydrabad, Andhra Pradesh. Her father's name was Frank Handrich, a German National, and an Interior Designer by profession, and her mom, Deepa, is Bengali-speaking. Dia completed her schooling in Vidyaranya High School and in Nasr School in Hydrabad.
She started working at a very early age. At the age of 16, after completing her 10th standard, she got a job with Sriven Multi-Tech in Hyderabad. This job paved her way to modeling assignments with Lipton, Emami amongst others. With this exposure she was encouraged to participate in the 2000 Femina Miss India Beauty Pageant, which she did, came up the second runner-up and won three titles namely Femina Miss India-Pacific, Sony Viewer's Choice Award, and Miss Beautiful Smile. She went on to be crowned Miss Asia-Pacific on December 2, 2000 at Manila, making her the second Indian to win this award after a gap of 29 years.
She started her career as an actress in 2001 in Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein opposite R Madhavan. Though, the film was not a box office success, but she received a nomination for 'Best Female Debut' at the Zee Cine Awards. She has also acted in hit movies such as "Dus", "Parineeta","My Brother Nikhil", "Cash", "Shootout at Lokhandwala".
Dia Mirza launched her own production house Born Free Entertainment on Feburary 10, 2011. She started the venture with her close friends,actor Zayed Khan and Sahil Sangha.
During the launch of the production house, the three partners made it clear that the aim of Born Free Entertainment was to give a chance to young talented film makers to display their skill. The three also stressed that their vision was to produce 'honest' movies that would deliver what was promised to the audiences.
Her last movie was 'Love Breakups Zindagi' which she has by herself and her partners Zayed Khan and Sahil Sangha under her new production house Born Free Entertainment.
FridayMoviez wishes Dia Mirza a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!