Jiah's life: In her own words

  • I was born in New York but when I was two-years-old we shifted to London. My parents were divorced when I was a little child. My mother Rabia has acted in about five movies like Meri Jung and Locket.
    I was born in New York but when I was two-years-old we shifted to London. My parents were divorced when I was a little child. My mother Rabia has acted in about five movies like Meri Jung and Locket.
  •  I always loved India. I have been coming to India for holidays since I was three-years-old. I think I am still very Indian, though I live in London. I watch a lot of Hindi movies.
    I always loved India. I have been coming to India for holidays since I was three-years-old. I think I am still very Indian, though I live in London. I watch a lot of Hindi movies.
  • I chose acting because films take people away from their own life and problems and give them happiness in a fantasy world.
    I chose acting because films take people away from their own life and problems and give them happiness in a fantasy world.
  • In London, you are exposed to all types of things at a very small age -- be it drugs, sex or alcohol. If you don't have a firm head on your shoulders you will ruin your life.
    In London, you are exposed to all types of things at a very small age -- be it drugs, sex or alcohol. If you don't have a firm head on your shoulders you will ruin your life.
  • London is good for partying, going crazy and no one knowing about it; New York is good for taking you back to reality; India is good for working and being a good girl.
    London is good for partying, going crazy and no one knowing about it; New York is good for taking you back to reality; India is good for working and being a good girl.
  • I watched Rangeela when I was six years old, and fell in love with it. I have been dancing to Rangeela's songs ever since.
    I watched Rangeela when I was six years old, and fell in love with it. I have been dancing to Rangeela's songs ever since.
  • I have been acting since I was five years old. I have done commercials for UNICEF.
    I have been acting since I was five years old. I have done commercials for UNICEF.
  • I wanted to be a professional actress ever since I was 13-years-old. I wanted to give up my studies. My mom wanted me to do my masters and get into a nine-to-five job.
    I wanted to be a professional actress ever since I was 13-years-old. I wanted to give up my studies. My mom wanted me to do my masters and get into a nine-to-five job.
  • I got my first assignment in India when I was in school. Mahesh Bhatt knows my mother. He saw my photographs and he cast me in his movie Tumsa Nahin Dekha, which later Dia Mirza did.
    I got my first assignment in India when I was in school. Mahesh Bhatt knows my mother. He saw my photographs and he cast me in his movie Tumsa Nahin Dekha, which later Dia Mirza did.
  • If you are attractive and you work in a hospital, even there people would try to take advantage of you. Men have tried to hit on me even when I was much younger. You should just know how to handle it.
    If you are attractive and you work in a hospital, even there people would try to take advantage of you. Men have tried to hit on me even when I was much younger. You should just know how to handle it.
  • Six months into my acting course, I got the Nishabd offer. I could have tried in Hollywood, but I always wanted to do Bollywood films.
    Six months into my acting course, I got the Nishabd offer. I could have tried in Hollywood, but I always wanted to do Bollywood films.
  • When I first met Amitabh Bachchan I didn't know what to do! I didn't know whether to cry or laugh! I was shaking, sweating and feeling really unattractive.
    When I first met Amitabh Bachchan I didn't know what to do! I didn't know whether to cry or laugh! I was shaking, sweating and feeling really unattractive.
  • And of course I had the biggest crush on Shah Rukh Khan! He is becoming sexier as he is growing older.
    And of course I had the biggest crush on Shah Rukh Khan! He is becoming sexier as he is growing older.
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I was born in New York but when I was two-years-old we shifted to London. My parents were divorced when I was a little child. My mother Rabia has acted in about five movies like Meri Jung and Locket.

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