Sarah-Jane Dias is an actress in the Indian Film Industry. She is also a model, host, former VJ and beauty queen. She was a VJ in the Indian TV music channel ‘Channel V’ and the winner of the 2007 Femina Miss India contest.
Family life, Education, and more
32 year old Sarah-Jane Dias was born on December 3, 1982, in a Roman Catholic family in Muscat, Oman. Eustace Dias is her father and Yolanda her mother. Her sister’s name is Elena-Rose. Her father is working with Oilfields Supply Centre as a marketing manager.
Sarah-Jane did her schooling from Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir till grade 11. She then moved to the Indian School Muscat to finish her high school. Dias came to Mumbai and completed her graduation from St. Andrews College and Mithibai College.
Sarah-Jane Dias is a fitness freak, a foodie, and an entrepreneur. She is 5’9″ tall and weighs about 52 kg. She was crowned as Miss India Oman at the tender age of just 12 years.
Dias was linked with Indian cricketer Virat Kohli. She however denied it and currently maintains that she is single.
Sarah-Jane Dias was accidentally and fortuitously discovered by Suresh Natrajan when she visited his set in Mumbai. He immediate roped her in as the star model for the campaign that he was filming.
Dias entered a talent hunt TV show at the age of 21. She won it and thus got the opportunity to host a show on Channel V. Later, she became the host of a supermodel hunt TV program on the channel. It was called ‘Get Gorgeous.’
Sarah-Jane Dias made her debut into the film industry with a movie titled ‘Brides Wanted,’ in the year 2006. The movie has not been released as yet. In the film, Sarah-Jane plays the role of the groom’s best friend who assists him in his hunt for a suitable bride. In the same year, Dias featured in Australian rock band INXS’s music video for the song ‘Never Let You Go’which was a part of their album Switch.
The following year, Sarah-Jane took part in the 2007 Femina Miss India pageant. She won the pageant and was crowned as Femina Miss India World 2007. She then went onto unsuccessfully represent India at the 2007 Miss World pageant.
Sarah-Jane Dias did a photoshoot for glamor magazine Maxim in the year 2011. It brought her a lot of renewed attention.
Foray into movies
The first female lead acting role for Dias was in the year 2010, in the Tamil romantic comedy movie Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai alongside Tamil actor Vishal Krishna. She was then roped in for a Hindi movie titled ‘Game’ opposite Abhishek Bachchan. This movie was her debut in Bollywood. In 2011, Sarah-Jane Dias was the arm-candy lead of Telugu superstar Pawan Kalyan in the Telugu movie Panjaa. In 2012, she worked with Ritesh Deshmukh and Tushar Kapoor in the Hindi film Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum.
Sarah-Jane’s latest release is the Atul Agnihotri directed movie ‘O Teri.’ Additional cast includes Pulkit Samrat, newcomer Bilal Amrohi, Sara Loren, and Mandira Bedi. The two male leads portray the characters of 2 journalists who chance upon a big scam.
Bearing testimony to the ugly truth in the glamor industry, Sarah-Jane Dias said that she had faced the infamous casting couch situation. She says, “It was quite difficult to deal with. It damages you psychology. Just because you are an attractive young girl, doesn’t mean, you have to put up with this.”
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