Sarah-Jane Dias

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Sarah-Jane Dias
MIss India 07 Sarah Jane Dias.jpg
Born (1982-12-03) 3 December 1982 (age 33)
Muscat, Oman
Nationality India, Oman
Other names Kiki, Goosey
Occupation Actress & Musician
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown

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 Channel V VJ.[3]

Early life[edit]

Sarah-Jane Dias was born to a Roman Catholic family in Muscat. She is from a Mangalorean konkani speaking family. 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 11, when she transferred to Indian School Muscat. 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]

Career[edit]

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 appeared in the Hindi movie Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum opposite Ritesh Deshmukh in 2012. She currently appeared in latest film, Zubaan, released in March 2016.

Filmography[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stats at Femina Miss India site". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 
  2. ^ "The New Femina Miss India". Retrieved 2007-04-09. 
  3. ^ "Profile at Femina Miss India website". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 
  4. ^ "Mangalorean.com - Mangalore News Articles, Classifieds to Around the World". www.mangalorean.com. Retrieved 2015-12-03. 
  5. ^ a b "Former Muscat student crowned Miss India". Times of Oman. 2007-04-09. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 
  6. ^ "Outstation Models". Benchmark Models. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 
  7. ^ "Star-favoured Sara". The Tribune. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 
  8. ^ "asas asa". Outlook India. 2004-05-17. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 
  9. ^ "INXS Release New Single 'Never Let You Go'". Sony BMG. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 
  10. ^ "Indian video clip leaked". INXS. 2006-12-09. Archived from the original on 2007-01-05. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 
  11. ^ "The excitement reaches a crescendo". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 

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