Expresso Season 2, Episode 6: Everybody is obsessed with working with younger leading ladies, says Dia Mirza

July 7:Actor Dia Mirza is basking in the success of the film Sanju. She plays Sanjay Dutt's wife Manyata in the biopic and has been appreciated despite a small role.
"It was so good to be back in front of the camera. It was terrifying also. Raju (Hirani) knew that I was going through this crazy unsettling phase and he's a friend so I would often confess to him that I did not understand why I was not being offered good parts. I was getting leading parts in films I knew I wouldn't watch. The parts were inconsequential, and I find myself at a very, very perplexing juncture in Hindi cinema because I am 36 now. And I may not look 36 or that's what I am told, which is flattering at one level, but it also makes you question why this obsession with being younger? Everybody is obsessed with working with younger leading ladies, especially the men," says Mirza looking radiant in a brown and white dress.
What made the role particularly attractive for the actor was the fierce loyalty and respect that Sanjay and Manyata share as a couple. Respect, according to her is the bedrock of strong relationships and in a happy turn of events, in hubby Sahil Sangha, she has found a soulmate for life.
"He is a very confident man. He revels in the attention that I get and that's wonderful because I have dated some fiercely protective and insecure men and it can be very exhausting. And thankfully, Sahil is not that person. But I feel a tad bit jealous. Like (sometimes, I might say), "Don't you think you guys were flirting a bit too much? " Mirza describes, with a laugh.
Mirza, a former beauty queen (Miss Asia Pacific winner) along with Lara Dutta and Priyanka Chopra were among the first to launch into a film career and has since even turned into a film producer with films like Bobby Jasoos under her belt.
The journey has been both tumultuous and eventful for the pretty actress who came to the City of Dreams from Hyderabad with stars in her eyes and hope in her heart at 17. She had always wanted to be a lawyer at United Nations, but fate willed otherwise and she took her first steps into show business.
It all started with a pair of expensive shoes that she really wanted. Mirza elaborates, "I was growing up in Hyderabad, we were very comfortable. My stepfather had this ancestral home, which was large, spacious - a front yard, a backyard and a courtyard so if you saw the home you would think these people must be really rich, but the fact is that he struggled financially. We never had a problem for food and clothes but we never went for foreign locations. Dussehra, Diwali ke woh dus kapde bante the and I would pretty much manage with that. Other than that there were hand me downs rest of the year. Agencies
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