Mumbai: Actress Dia Mirza reacted after Sania Mirza slammed people who posted cooking videos and photos on social media during the pandemic. Other actresses also came out in support of Dia Mirza.
It also started after the tennis star tweeted, “Aren’t we done with posting cooking videos and food pictures yet? Just spare a thought – there are hundreds of thousands of ppl, specially in our side of the world starving to death and struggling to find food once a day if they are lucky”.
Reacting on the tweet, Dia Mirza wrote, “Sania, I can’t tell you how many times i’ve thought of this… especially the posts on Insta… but i guess everyone has their own way of coping. One thing i am learning everyday is that there is no time or room for passing judgments. So best is to do our bit and find our way”.
Soon, other actresses including Yami Gautam and Soni Razdan came out in support of Dia Mirza.
It may be mentioned that recently, Sania Mirza had raised Rs 1.25 crore to help people amid coronavirus outbreak.
“The last week we have tried as a team to provide some help to the people in need..we provided food to thousands of families and raised 1.25 Crore in one week which will help close to 1 lakh people.its an ongoing effort and we are in this together @youthfeedindia @safaindia,” the Tennis player wrote on Twitter.
She debuted through Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein, which did not do well at the box office, though it developed a cult following among Indian youth. She then appeared in movies such as Dum, Deewanapan, Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge, Tumsa Nahin Dekha – A Love Story, Parineeta, Dus, Lage Raho Munnabhai and Salam Mumbai.
Dia Mirza was the second runner-up at Femina Miss India 2000 and was subsequently sent to Miss Asia Pacific 2000, where she won. She also won Miss Beautiful Smile, Miss Avon and Miss Close-Up Smile in Miss India.
Several celebrities such as Alia Bhatt, Malaika Arora, Vicky Kaushal and others have taken to social media in recent days to post about food. Many, including Alia and Vicky, have also donated generously towards many organisations working to help those in need during the lockdown.
The number of cases of the novel coronavirus across the globe crossed the 1.3 million mark as the global death toll topped 70,000. India has reported over 4,600 Covid-19 cases. The total death toll now in India stands at 132. At least 490 new cases and 26 new deaths have been reported in the last 12 hours.