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Dia Mirza unplugged!

Dia Mirza who's planning to launch a production house with actor Zayed Khan speaks to Tavishi Paitandy Rastogi about life, love, and dreams.

entertainment Updated: Oct 23, 2010 20:27 IST
Tavishi Paitandy Rastogi
Tavishi Paitandy Rastogi
Hindustan Times

She won the Miss Asia Pacific title in 2000 and made history, because that was the year that all the three titles – Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss Asia Pacific – were grabbed by Indian girls. Dia made her film debut in Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein. Later, she acted in films like Dum, Deewaanapan, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. and Shootout At Lokhandwala. She is now launching a production house with actor Zayed Khan, and has several film releases lined up next year.

One word that describes you best?


Which superhero would you like to be?

Batman. Because of Christopher Nolan!

If a traffic constable hauls you up, what will you do?

Roll down my window and smile.

Dia MirzaWhat makes you feel sexy?

Mirror, mirror on the wall...

You get high on…


The colour ‘pink’ for you is…
Cotton candy! Yum!

Earth’s crowded and chock full of trash. Choose another planet.
Girls are from Venus, so it’s safe.

What did you do with your first pay cheque?
Bought gifts for my family. Basically, I blew it up in a day.

The one law you would break if you could get away with it?
Pay less taxes.

If you could be born either rich or intelligent, which one would you choose?
Intelligent, because then getting rich wouldn’t be too far-fetched.

Your first kiss was...
The first of many more to come.

Choose: Air India or Indian Railways.
Indian Railways any day!

A place where you would like to be lost for a month...

The last time you rode on a bus?
Just a few days back in Goa with a bunch of friends. It was loads of fun!

What makes your day?
A good day at work.

What screws it up?
A bad day at work.

If you could have / could have had a star perform at your wedding, who would it be and why?
Salman, Shah Rukh and Aamir – then you guys will have lots to write about.

Share a secret with us… you can trust us, we’ll only print it!
My secret is: I don’t trust you.

Do you love Luv Storys?
I love love love Luv Storys.

Life in the fast food lane...
Means Happy Meals.

You are late for work and all the roads are jammed. Choose a mode of transport: a cycle, a horse or a skateboard. Why?
A horse, because I love riding.

What is the weirdest thing that ever went into your mouth?
A snail.

If you were the last person left on Earth, what would you do?
Get really bored.

First Published: Oct 22, 2010 16:37 IST