Actress Dia Mirza wrote a message calling her friend Neha Dhupia ‘fierce, authentic and strong’ after completing 20 years as Miss India.
Actor and former beauty pageant winner Neha Dhupia is the subject of a letter of appreciation from Dia Mirza. While Neha won Femina Miss India in 2002 and placed among the top 10 finalists in the Miss Universe pageant, Dia won the Miss Asia Pacific International title in 2000. Today, Dia and Neha are both actors, husbands and parents.
Dia took to Instagram to share a photo of Neha from the Miss India event held in Mumbai on her story on Sunday along with a message that read, “Celebrating 20 years of this fierce, authentic, strong and beautiful woman.”
Neha was one of the judges for the Miss India pageant on Sunday. As she celebrated 20 years since winning the Miss India title, she was honored on stage by her parents Pradip Singh Dhupia and Manpider Dhupia. She was later joined on stage by her children Mehr and Guriq Bedi along with husband Angad Bedi. Neha attended the event along with jury members Malaika Arora, Dino Morea, cricketer Mithali Raj and others. She wore the crown on stage and on the red carpet in a powder blue gown with cape sleeves.
Neha made her Bollywood debut with the 2003 film Qayamat: A City in Danger, which was released soon after she won the competition. Since then she has appeared in other films including Julia, Shootout at Lokhandwala, Chup Chup Ke, De Dana Dan, Tumhari Sulu, Lust Stories, and The Eela helicopter. She last appeared in a film Thursdaywhere Yami Gautam played a kidnapper, as a police officer.
Neha tied the knot with Angad Bedi back in 2018. The couple has a three-year-old daughter, Mehr Dhupia Bedi, and a nine-month-old son, Guriq. She keeps her fans hooked by sharing pictures of her munchkins very often.
Credits: Hindustan Times