Free Press Journal
  • Actress-producer Dia Mirza, revelling in the success of "Sanju", says she wants to make a biopic on the life of eminent painter Amrita Sher-Gil.

    Desire to pen book on India’s unsung conservation heroes: Dia Mirza

    Actor-environmentalist Dia Mirza, who could soon pen a new book on the “unsung” foot soldiers of conservation in India, said here that her literary tastes have evolved over the past years. Speaking at the launch of a poetry collection, Dia said she has “a deep desire to write a book on the unsung heroes of India, who are on the frontier of, or are the foot soldiers of, conservation”. “The book will

  • World Environment Day 2018: Dia Mirza to star and produce films based on environmental causes

    World Environment Day 2018: Dia Mirza to star in, produce films based on environmental causes

    New Delhi: Lamenting inadequate representation of environmental causes in cinema, actor and sustainability advocate Dia Mirza today said she is aiming to produce and star in films based on such themes, as she underlined that the narrative of nature has to find a “more mainstream context” in all forms of media communication.

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    Actress Dia Mirza feels we become more discerning about our choices as we mature

    She is an actor and will remain one says Dia Mirza, but at the same time she believes people should pursue different paths in life rather than feeling content with the choices they have already made. The actor made her Bollywood debut opposite R Madhavan in “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein”, which also featured Saif Ali Khan, in the year 2000 and over the next few years she starred in many projects

  • It’s not easy to say no to work: Dia Mirza

    New Delhi: It’s been six years since her last big screen outing “Love Breakups Zindagi”, but Dia Mirza doesn’t mind being away from the arclights in pursuit of “quality cinema”. The actress-producer says it is difficult to say ‘no’ to work, but she is happy as long as she is part of “credible work” alike a role in the Sanjay Dutt biopic.