Former Miss Asia Pacific 2000, actor-producer Dia Mirza is in the news for her upcoming movie. She will be seen in Rajkumar Hirani’s yet untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic. She will be seen playing the role of Sanjay’s wife Manyata in the movie.
She is very excited about her role in the biopic and said “ I’m very very excited about the Dutt biopic and my work in it. I don’t want to put too much pressure on myself by thinking about the fact that it might take my career as an actor in a new direction ”.
Apart from acting, Dia co-owns a production house, Born Free Entertainment, with her husband Sahil Sangha. She said “As an actor and a producer, I hope I can continue to evolve, grow and contribute. That’s what my primary focus is… to just keep making better choices, keep learning and growing ”.
Dia has been appointed as UN Environment Programme’s Goodwill Ambassador for India. On this she said, “I have a very privileged and kind of a life that allows me to pursue my passions in various dimensions, be it film production or acting in films as an actor or hosting shows…My work as an ambassador for the United Nations and the Wildlife Trust of India, the work that I do with the Sanctuary Nature Foundation and Save The Children, these are all integral aspects of who I am ”.
The movie on biopic features Ranbir Kapoor as the protagonist. The movie also starring Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Karishma Tanna, Vicky Kaushal and Jim Sarbh.