Bollywood lost one of its gems on Thursday when one of the most handsome and humble actors Vinod Khanna left for his heavenly abode at the age of 70. Khanna’s mortal remains were consigned to flames at Mumbai’s Worli crematorium in the evening where Bollywood bid a tearful adieu to the late star. ... read more
The cute looking Diya Mirza with her fragile frame and a complexion of peachy cream is the perfect one for any beauty pageant. Born on December 9th 1981 to Deepa and Frank Handrich, Diya Mirza’s connection with the ramp dates back to 2000 when she won the title of Miss Asia Pacific.
Born and brought up in Hyderabad, Diya lost her father, a German graphic designer at the age of nine. Her mother remarried Ahmed Mirza. The actress thus took on the surname Mirza. Interestingly Diya started working at the age of 16 while continuing with her college education through correspondence. The self made actress was not only associated with a multi media firm as its marketing executive, but was also into modelling.
Exposure to modelling and ramp paved the way for her introduction to the tinsel world. Year 2001 saw her breakthrough with the film Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein. Diya who worked in films such as Dus, Fight Club, and Acid Factory is yet to register a commercial success. The actress had short roles to play in successful films such as Parineeta and Om Shanti Om.
Influenced by her mother who is a social worker, Diya Mirza is also part of many projects geared towards social service. She has been involved with cancer and AIDS patients. Other than being related to the rural development project, and India’s Spastic Society she worked with the state Government (A.P.) to spread awareness about HIV and female infanticide. Her recent concern for the environment and open support to Medha Patkar hit the headlines.
The actress in collaboration with her friends also has a production house.
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Ranbir Kapoor will spend a week in Bhopal Central Jail. The ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ actor has not been jailed for any crime. Rather, he is there to shoot for his next project which is a biopic on Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. Ranbir, who is essaying the character of the ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.’ a ... read more
Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan stole some baby-free moments to be in each other’s company. Kareena, who gave birth to the couple’s son Taimur barely a week ago on December 20, took a few hours break from her parental duties for a dinner date with hubby Saif. The stylish Bollywood couple ... read more
Dia Mirza has joined the cast of Sanjay Dutt’s biopic and shared picture from the first day of the shoot. Dia expressed her happiness on being part of the project. She s ... read more
Our country is celebrating 68th Republic Day and as always our Bollywood celebrities took to social media to wish their fans a ‘Happy Republic Day’. Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and many more celebs greeted their fans ‘Happy Republic Day’ and also saluted t ... read more
Shah Rukh Khan hosted a grand after-party for Coldplay’s frontman Chris Martin at his plush bungalow Mannat. Soon after the British rock band’s closing performance at the Global Citizen concert in Mumbai on Saturday night, King Khan invited the members to his Bandra home. Shah Rukh’s wife ... read more
Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi’s mother Maherah Hashmi passed away on March 11 after battling against cancer for a long time. Bollywood celebrities paid their last respect to Emraan Hashmi’s mother. Emraan Hashmi, who was busy shooting aboard for ‘Raaz 4’ rushed to Mumbai on hearing the ne ... read more
Actors Arjun Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez turned show stoppers for noted designer Manish Malhotra for the opening show of the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week. Manish Showcased his latest line ‘Elements’ at Mehboob Studios, Mumbai. Numerous celebrities including Kareena Kapoor, Sriya Saran, D ... read more
Bollywood actress-producer Dia Mirza who faced outrage of social media users for her Holi-themed tweet in which she wrote ‘'call me anti-Hindu', has broken her silence on the controversial tweet. The former beauty queen has issued a statement of Facebook defending her tweet comparing water wastag ... read more
Veteran Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi turned 65 today (Sept 18). Wife of noted lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar, she debuted in 1974 with Shyam Benegal’s ‘Ankur’ and bagged her first National Film Award for Best Actress. She soon became one of the sought after actresses of parallel cinema. In her ... read more