Excited about BORED turning point

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Jan 2018 11:01:08


ACTRESS-producer Dia Mirza is excited to work on Rajkumar Hirani’s yet untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic,but doesnt want to take stress by thinking how it will take her “career as an actor in a new direction”. Dia will be seen playing the role of Sanjay’s wife Manyata in the biopic. “I’mv ery very excited about the Dutt biopic and my work in it.

I don’t want to put too much pressure on myself by thinking about the fact that it might take my career as an actor in a new direction,” Dia told IANS. The biopic features Ranbir Kapoor as the protagonist. It also stars Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Karishma Tanna,Vicky Kaushal and Jim Sarbh.

The film, written and directed by Hirani, will be opening up facets of Sanjay’s personal as well as public life on the big screen. After winning the Miss Asia Pacific 2000 title, Dia made her Bollywood debut in 2001 with the film Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein. Despite having a successful debut, she couldnot sustainthe goldenrun in theHindi film industry.She featured in Bollywood films like Deewaanapan, Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge, Dum and Kurbaan that bombed at the box office.

Apart from acting,Dia has steppedinto the filmmaking business. She co-owns a production house,Born Free Entertainment,with her husband Sahil Sangha. Her last production venture was Bobby Jasoos in 2014. ■