Dia Mirza on asserting her separation from husband: 'People's gaze might be pitiful or empathetic'

by Jeremy Spirogis
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After asserting her separation in August final 12 months together with her with ex-husband Sahil Sangha, Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has lastly spoken about her divorce and the way folks’s behaviour modified after she made the announcement. The actress, who obtained married to her business companion and longtime beau Sahil on October 18, 2014, mentioned that she discovered her manner and he or she hopes others discover it too.

When she was requested what saved her going after divorce, she mentioned that the factor that provides us power at any level is mainly our ‘understanding of ourself’. Else, she mentioned that we’ll by no means have the ability to understand or perceive issues which are occurring round us. 

Speaking about how folks’s gaze and behavior modified in direction of her, she instructed Pinkvilla, “It amused me. It still amuses me. You are moving in circles where people are educated but they still feel a sense of sadness. There’s also a sense of empathy as well. So the gaze is not necessarily critical, it’s sometimes empathetic and sometimes even pitiful. It’s also sometimes awe and admiration. Sometimes, people ask me how am I so strong and how do I get up and go to work like this? I don’t have an answer for them and I just want to tell them I found my way and I hope you’ll find yours.”

Further, she mentioned that there are societal pressures that include the tag of being a divorcee. People really feel that divorce is simply an excuse to not compromise in a relationship. However, the query is when will we cease compromising? And, how a lot is a lot, and the way little is simply too little? “That’s a personal choice,” she acknowledged.

Meanwhile, on the skilled entrance, Dia was final seen in Thappad co-starring Taapsee Pannu. Directed by Anubhav Sinha, the movie revolves round patriarchy in several strata of societies. The movie obtained an awesome response from critics and viewers post-release. 

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