Dia Mirza, (b. 9 December 1981) is an Indian model, actress who appears in Bollywood films. Dia Mirza was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Her father, Frank Handrich, was a German architect and her mother, Deepa is Bengali Hindu interior designer. She won the Miss Asia Pacific title on 3 December 2000 becoming the first Indian contestant to win this title in 27 years. That same year Lara Dutta won the Miss Universe title and Priyanka Chopra won the Miss World title as well.