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Sarah-Jane Dias is an Indian actress, host, VJ and former beauty queen. She was the winner of Femina Miss India 2007[2] and was a VJ for Channel V .[3]

Sarah-Jane Dias
Sarah-Jane Dias on Day 3 of Lakme Fashion Week 2017.jpg
Dias at Lakme Fashion Week 2017
Born (1982-12-03) 3 December 1982 (age 36)
NationalityIndian
Alma materSt. Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerce
OccupationActress & Musician
Modeling information
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]

Early lifeEdit

Sarah-Jane Dias was born in Muscat, Oman. Her father, Eustace Dias, is a marketing manager with Oilfields Supply Centre and her mother is named Yolanda. She also has a sister named Elena Rose Dias.[4]

Dias attended Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir until Grade 10, then she joined Indian School Muscat doing her 11th and 12th. She then attended university at Mumbai's St. Andrews College.[5] Prior to winning Miss India World title in 2007, she had won the Miss India Oman title.[5]

CareerEdit

In Mumbai, Dias was discovered by Suresh Natrajan by chance when she walked onto his set and was immediately hired for the campaign he was shooting.[6] At the age of 21, she won a talent hunt TV show, which gave her a chance to host a Channel V show.[7] She then became the host of Get Gorgeous, a supermodel hunt TV show on the network.[8]

In 2006, Dias featured in the music video for Australian rock group INXS's "Never Let You Go" from their album Switch.[9][10]

The next year Dias participated in Femina Miss India 2007.[11] She subsequently won the title of Femina Miss India World 2007 and represented the country at Miss World 2007 but did not place.

Dias scored her first major film role in the 2010 Tamil romantic comedy, Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai opposite Kollywood star Vishal Krishna. She appeared in a Telugu film named Panjaa with Tollywood star Pawan Kalyan which was released in 2011. She also appeared in the Hindi movies Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum opposite Ritesh Deshmukh in 2012 and in O Teri opposite Pulkit Samrat in 2014. In 2016, she appeared in a Musical Thriller Film Zubaan, which was released in March 2016. She was currently seen in The British-Indian historical film Viceroy's House.

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
2010 Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai Priya Tamil Debut film
2011 Game Maya Hindi
2011 Panjaa Sandhya Telugu
2012 Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum Anu Hindi
2014 O Teri Monsoon Hindi
2014 Happy New Year Laila Hindi Cameo appearance
2015 Angry Indian Goddesses Frieda Hindi
2016 Zubaan Amira Hindi
2017 Viceroy's House Sunita Hindi

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2017 Inside Edge Meera Amazon Prime
Time Out Radha Voot
Ultimate Beastmaster Herself Netflix

Web SeriesEdit

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2019 Parchhayee Rose ZEE5 [12] [13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stats at Femina Miss India site". The Times Of India. Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  2. ^ "The New Femina Miss India". Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  3. ^ "Profile at Femina Miss India website". The Times Of India. Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  4. ^ "Mangalorean.com - Mangalore News Articles, Classifieds to Around the World". www.mangalorean.com. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Former Muscat student crowned Miss India". Times of Oman. 9 April 2007. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  6. ^ "Outstation Models". Benchmark Models. Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  7. ^ "Star-favoured Sara". The Tribune. Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  8. ^ "asas asa". Outlook India. 17 May 2004. Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  9. ^ "INXS Release New Single 'Never Let You Go'". Sony BMG. Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  10. ^ "Indian video clip leaked". INXS. 9 December 2006. Archived from the original on 5 January 2007. Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  11. ^ "The excitement reaches a crescendo". The Times Of India. Retrieved 9 April 2007.
  12. ^ 5 July, Vanessa Fitter; July 7, 2013UPDATED:; Ist, 2013 10:28. "I have faced the horror of casting couch situation: Sarah-Jane Dias". India Today. Retrieved 27 June 2019.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  13. ^ "Sarah Jane Dias – Parchayee, ZEE5". The Digital Hash. Retrieved 27 June 2019.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
  Natasha Suri
Femina Miss India World
2007
Succeeded by
  Parvathy Omanakuttan