Dia Mirza, who has been part of the movie industry for two decades, has formed lasting friendships but said that she has never taken good thing about her personal equations and tried to use them to receive roles. She added that she helps to keep her friendships and professional life separate.
Final year, Dia was once seen in a supporting role in Anubhav Sinha’s Thappad. Before that, she was once seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju as Sanjay Dutt’s wife Maanayata.
Talking to The Times of India, Dia said, “I made friends along the way with people who I have worked with and found common ground with. They’re long-lasting friendships, but I have never used that access to demand a role in a movie. I retain the work I do and my friendships apart.”
Dia made her acting debut with Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein in 2001 after winning the Overlook Asia Pacific title in 2000. The movie, starring R Madhavan contrary her, was once not a commercial success at the time of its release but has acquired a cult following since then.
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Dia has also starred in films such as Dum, Parineeta, Dus and Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd. She made her digital debut in 2019 with the Zee5 series Kaafir, in which she played a Pakistani woman who finds herself on the Indian side of the border and is imprisoned for eight years after being unsuitable for a spy.
Except films, Dia may be passionate approximately conservation of our environment. In her New Year post, she urged fans to ‘help heal our planet’.
“Love love and more love for everyONE. Have a healthy, joyful and peaceable 2021. Make one resolution to help heal our planet. Follow a mostly plant based diet. Don’t let your baths last longer than 5mins. Grow trees. Rubbish all unmarried use plastics. Switch to natural alternatives. Compost and segregate waste at home. Rubbish, reuse, recycle, minimize consumption. A healthy planet is healthy people,” she wrote.
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