Over the period of time, Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has emerged as an outspoken environmental conservation activist. She has been prominent in encouraging an environmentally friendly lifestyle, from carpooling with her team to shoot locations to ensuring her home is fully eco-friendly to encouraging cleaning up plastic waste off beaches.
Dia Mirza has earlier backed many causes including female foeticide and HIV awareness and has worked extensively with the government of Andhra Pradesh for the same. She is also an active member of the Cancer Patients Aid Association, and each year adopts two to four patients with cancer.
The nature lover and kind-hearted actress have strongly believed to bring changes in the society be it socially or environmentally she stands headstrong to challenge any difficulty in her way. Her concern regarding the unprivileged kids, plastic usage or global warming cannot stop her from getting emotional and every time she talks about such crises she breaks down into tears.
In certain events, the actress could not control her eyes getting teary while talking about the climate conditions getting worse day by day. The events where dia felt the plight of the earth’s climate are given below:
Ganga – The Soul of India 2017
The Bollywood actress Dia Mirza is made her TV debut with ‘ Ganga: The Soul of India, ‘ a new lifestyle program. The show was about a journey where the actress faces uncertainty and embarks on soul-stirring adventures through Ganga Rivers.
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Care and Protection of Children in Street Situations 2017
Actress Dia Mirza attended the launch of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Care and Protection of Children in Street Situations while putting light on the Okhla slums condition she went overwhelmed and started crying.
Jaipur literature festival 2020
The recent event when Dia could not resist expressing her emotions. On Monday, January 27, the Jaipur Literature Festival held a session on ‘ Climate Emergency ‘ where Dia Mirza was invited for a discussion. While discussing the climate with fellow panelists, Mirza suddenly began to cry.
The actress stated “Don’t hold back from being an empath. Don’t be afraid of shedding your tears, Feel it, feel the full extent of everything. It’s good. It gives us strength. It does. And this is not a performance. “
As and when the video got viral the actress was trolled for refusing to take tissue when offered, Twitterati did not hold back from comparing the actress to Greta Thunberg. They also claimed that the actress is an environmentalist who is polluting the environment by using SUV. The audience believes it’s important to practice than preach.
Relying upon these trolls Dia Mirza tweeted “its called having a heart. Try it sometime. It makes you a part of the solution”
Dia Mirza sharing a few clicks from the Jaipur Literature Festival on her social media and posted captions. She wrote, “”We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” This line is a reminder to us, of our responsibility towards each other and towards the earth. We are all one and there is no planet B, let’s remember to do our bit towards #ClimateAction every..Every action counts.
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