Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 18, 2023

Date of Birth

9 / December / 1981


43 Years


Actress Model

Dia Mirza is an accomplished Indian model, actress, producer, and beauty pageant champion, having earned the title of Miss Asia Pacific 2000. Renowned for her contributions to Bollywood, Dia Mirza Rekhi is a notable figure in the Indian entertainment industry, with a strong focus on acting, producing, and social activism, primarily within Hindi cinema.

Dia Mirza Height, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Born on 9 December 1981 as Dia Handrich, Dia Mirza Rekhi is a prominent Indian actress recognized for her contributions to Hindi cinema. Her journey to fame began when she clinched the title of Miss Asia Pacific International in 2000, achieved through her earlier victory as Femina Miss India Asia Pacific 2000. Embarking on her acting career, she made her debut in the film “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein” (2001).


Dia Mirza’s mother, Deepa, is a Bengali interior designer and landscaper, actively engaged in volunteering to support individuals struggling with alcoholism and drug addiction. Her father, Frank Handrich, hails from Germany and is a multifaceted talent with skills encompassing graphic and industrial design.

Architecture, artistry, and interior design, centered in Munich. Her parents’ relationship concluded when she was four and a half years old. Following her mother’s marriage to Ahmed Mirza, a Hyderabad-born Muslim, Dia Mirza adopted her stepfather’s last name.

Frank Handrich Dia Mirza Father

Frank Handrich Dia Mirza Father

Deepa Mirza Dia Mirza Mother

Deepa Mirza Dia Mirza Mother

 Sahil Sangha Dia Mirza First Husband

Sahil Sangha Dia Mirza First Husband

Vaibhav Rekhi Dia Mirza Second Husband

Vaibhav Rekhi Dia Mirza Second Husband

Avyaan Azaad Rekhi Dia Mirza Son

Avyaan Azaad Rekhi Dia Mirza Son

Salman Khan Dia Mirza Boyfriend

Salman Khan Dia Mirza Boyfriend

Vashu Bhagnani Dia Mirza Boyfriend

Vashu Bhagnani Dia Mirza Boyfriend

Kunal Kapoor Dia Mirza Boyfriend

Kunal Kapoor Dia Mirza Boyfriend

Mohit Raina Dia Mirza Boyfriend

Mohit Raina Dia Mirza Boyfriend

Dia Mirza Childhood Pics

Dia Mirza Childhood Pics

Early Life

Born in Hyderabad, India, Dia Mirza’s origins are diverse. Her father, Frank Handrich, is a versatile talent hailing from Germany, skilled in graphic and industrial fair design, architecture, artistry, and interior design, with a Munich base. Her mother, Deepa, is a Bengali professional in interior design and landscaping, and she is also dedicated to volunteering assistance to individuals grappling with alcohol and drug issues.


Dia Mirza’s educational journey underwent shifts as she transitioned from one institution to another. She commenced her schooling at Vidyaranya High School, a coeducational establishment. However, she later transferred to Nasr School, a girls’ day school situated in Khairtabad. Her educational path continued with enrollment at Stanley Junior College. Eventually, Dia Mirza successfully earned her bachelor’s degree in arts from Ambedkar Open University located in Hyderabad.

Personal Life

Dia Mirza’s personal life has seen notable milestones. In April 2014, she became engaged to her longstanding business partner Sahil Sangha, and their union was celebrated with marriage on 18 October 2014. The wedding took place at Sahil Sangha’s farmhouse located in Chattarpur, situated on the outskirts of Delhi. However, in August 2019, Dia Mirza announced their decision to separate.



During her college years, Dia Mirza was actively engaged in various pursuits. She held a position as a marketing executive at Neeraj’s Multi-media Studio, a media firm. Simultaneously, she ventured into the world of modeling, taking part in both print and TV commercials for renowned brands like Lipton, Wall’s ice cream, Emami, and numerous others. Her determination and skills led her to achieve notable success.


Her initial foray into the film world materialized through Gautham Menon’s direction in “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein,” a remake of Menon’s Tamil creation, “Minnale.” Subsequently, her cinematic journey continued with appearances in diverse films, including “Alag,” “Dum,” “Deewaanapan,” “Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge,” “Tumsa Nahin Dekha: A Love Story,” “Parineeta,” “Dus,” “Lage Raho Munna Bhai,” and “Salaam Mumbai.”


In 2011, Dia Mirza embarked on a new venture by co-founding Born Free Entertainment, a production house, alongside her former husband Sahil Sangha. Her involvement in this endeavor led to the production of several notable works, including films like “Love Breakups Zindagi” and “Bobby Jasoos.” Additionally, she ventured into the realm of web series production, bringing forth the sitcom titled “Mind the Malhotras,” available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

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Title Roles Year
Wild Dog Priya Verma 2021
Tumsa Nahin Dekha Jiya 2004
Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge Muskaan 2002
Thappad Shivani 2020
Tehzeeb Nazneen Jamal 2003
Stop! Shama 2004
Shootout at Lokhandwala Meeta Mattoo 2007
Sanju Manyata Dutt 2018
Salaam Mumbai Karishma 2016
Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein Reena Malhotra 2001
Prateeksha Reena Brown 2006
Praan Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye Saundarya 2003
Phir Hera Pheri   2006
Parineeta Gayatri 2005
Paanch Adhyay Ishita 2012
Om Shanti Om Herself 2007
Naam Gum Jaayega Natasha/Gitanjali 2005
My Brother…Nikhil   2005
Luck by Chance Herself 2009
Love Breakups Zindagi Naina 2011
Lage Raho Munna Bhai Simran 2006
Kyun! Ho Gaya Na… Preeti 2004
Kurbaan Rehana (WIACB reporter) 2009
Krazzy 4 Shikha 2008
Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai Simran 2005
Kisaan Priya 2009
Jai Veeru Anna 2009
Hum Tum Aur Ghost Gehna Sinha 2010
Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. Shilpa 2007
Heyy Babyy Herself 2007
Fruit and Nut Monica Gokhale 2009
Fight Club – Members Only Anu Chopra 2006
En Swasa Kaatre Dancer 1999
Dus Kahaniyaan Sia 2007
Dus Anu Dheer 2005
Dum Kaveri 2003
Deewaanapan Kiran Choudhary 2001
Cash Aditi 2007
Bobby Jasoos   2014
Blackmail Anjali Mohan 2005
Bheed   2023
Alag Purva Rana 2006
Acid Factory Max 2009

Web series

Title Roles Year
Mind the Malhotras   2019
Made in Heaven   2023
Kaafir Kainaaz Akhtar 2019
Call My Agent: Bollywood Herself 2021


Title Role Year
Ganga – The Soul Of India Herself 2016

Music videos

Title Performer(s) Role Album Year
“Pal Do Pal Pyar Ka” Adnan Sami Unnamed Teri Kasam 2004

Net worth and Income

As of 2023, Dia Mirza’s estimated net worth stands at approximately $3 million. Her professional endeavors also include earning a salary fee ranging from PRs. 1 to 2 crores per film.

Favourite Things

Food Hyderabadi Biryani, Nihari, Khatti Daal, Kheema
Cuisines Punjabi, Hyderabadi, European, Italian, Thai
Book(s) “The Silk Roads: A New History of the World” by Peter Frankopan, “A New Earth: Create a Better Life” by Eckhart Tolle, “The Faraway Tree” by Enid Blyton, “The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd, “The Motorcycle Diaries” by Che Guevara
Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Travel Destination(s) Machu Picchu in Peru, Leh, Cambodia, Africa

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Body Measurements Bra: 34 Inches
Waist: 26 Inches
Hips: 34 Inches
Birth Place Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh
Children Son: Avyaan Azaad
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Dark Brown
Height In CM 1.65 CM
Height In Meter 1.65 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Late Frank Handrich
Step-Father: Ahmed Mirza
Mother: Deepa Mirza
Profession Actress Model
Siblings Not Yet Update
Spous First Husband: Sahil Sangha
Second Husband: Vaibhav Rekhi
Weight 53 Kg
117 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


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