Biography|August 19, 2012 3:24 pm

Sarah Jane Dias Biography

Sarah-Jane Dias (born 3 December 1982) is an Indian actress and former beauty queen. She was the winner of Femina Miss India 2007 and was also a Channel V VJ.

Dias was born to a Roman Catholic family in Muscat. 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 attended Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir until Grade 11 when she transferred to Indian School Muscat. She then attended university at Mumbai’s Mithibai College and St. Andrews College. In 1997, she won the Miss India Oman title at the age of 14.

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

In 2006, Dias made her acting debut in Brides Wanted where played the groom’s best friend who helps him in his bride hunt. The film has yet to be released. That same year she was also featured in the music video for Australian rock group INXS’s “Never Let You Go” from their album Switch.

The next year Dias participated in Femina Miss India 2007. 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 then signed on for Game, herBollywood debut opposite Abhishek Bachchan. She appeared in a Telugu film named Panja with Tollywood star Pawan Kalyan which was released in 2011. She recently appeared in Hindi Movie Kya Super Kool hai Hum opposite Ritesh Deshmukh in 2012.

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