Personal Agenda: Dia Mirza, actress

Birthday: December 9
Place of birth: Hyderabad
High point of your life: After the Miss India (2000), so many avenues opened up
First break: Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001)
Sun sign: Sagittarius
Hometown: Hyderabad
Currently doing: Working on a few films and endorsing Panasonic’s Eco Ideas and The Body Shop
School and College: Vidyaranya High School and Stanley College, Hyderabad
Low point of your life: The loss of a parent

If you weren’t an actress, you would have been...
I have been told by a lot of people that I would make a great school principal. best thing about Bollywood.
It is such a human business, everything depends on relationships.

As a producer, your dream cast would be...
I would really love to make a film that has Irrfan Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Ranbir Kapoor, Huma Qureshi, Richa
Chadda and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Which issues are closest to your heart?
Anything related to people and quality of life or education.

A dessert that describes you.

Three cosmetics or skincare products you can’t do without.
Passion fruit lip balm, black kohl and mascara.

An item number you would have loved to do.
Chikni Chameli. It is so energetic.

Which body part would you want to get insured?
My heart. There’s nothing more precious than that.

Your dream destination.
Florence, Italy.

One gadget you love.
My iPad.

The last thing you bought for under `10.
Some mints.

A song that describes your current state of mind.

Your 3am friend.

What makes your day?
Good work.

What spoils it?
A foul person.

You destress with?
Meditation and painting.

The last line of your autobiography would be...
I did it my way.

The first film you watched on the big screen.
The Jungle Book

A film you have watched more than FIVE times.
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge

A movie that takes you back to your childhood.

One paisa vasool film.
Lage Raho Munnabhai

The most overrated film you’ve sat through.

From HT Brunch, December 9

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