clear clear clear clear clear
   Scoops & News

Dia Mirza, Sahil Sangha win awards at PETA event

November 21, 2011 07:18:16 PM IST
Glamsham Editorial
Send to Friend

An exclusive event was held at Volte Art Gallery in Colaba, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India presented awards to three companies for their outstanding contributions to advancing the cause of animal rights. The recipients were Born Free Entertainment, The Body Shop and Lush Cosmetics. Actor Rahul Khanna presented a Leadership Award to The Body Shop for inspiring generations of consumers to buy cruelty-free products and to Lush Cosmetics for tirelessly campaigning for compassion in the manufacture and testing of toiletries.


On behalf of Born Free Entertainment, actor Dia Mirza and writer and director Sahil Sangha accepted PETA India's Hero to Animals Award from PETA India's chief functionary Poorva Joshipura for depicting the rescue of a homeless dog in LOVE, BREAKUPS, ZINDAGI. Dia Mirza also accepted The Body Shop's award in her role as brand ambassador for the company.

"I aim to inspire the public to be kind to animals through everything I do and am honoured to receive PETA awards for Born Free Entertainment and The Body Shop," Dia said. "Films and cosmetics are an everyday part of people's lives, and it feels amazing to know I am part of motivating people to adopt homeless dogs and to make cruelty-free buying choices."

PETA commends Born Free Entertainment for setting a positive example for movie fans to follow by showing that homeless dogs make wonderful additions to families.


More related news

- B-town celebs welcome Supreme courts' judgement on Triple Talaq - News
- This is how Dia Mirza keeps herself fit & strong - News
- Former Miss India turns poet! - News
- Dia Mirza: Wished media had not revealed Ranbir's look from Dutt's biopic - News
- Dia Mirza's 'sad' face makes our day - News
- Dia Mirza steps into Maanayata Dutt's shoes - News
- Dia Mirza EXCLUSIVELY talks about her Diwali plans! - News
- Awesome! Amitabh Bachchan's temple makes Dia Mirza completely mesmerized - News
- 5 Dia Mirza's wedding looks  - News
- No grand wedding reception for Dia Mirza and Sahil Sangha - News
- Shraddha Kapoor, Sunny Leone, Sonam Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Kriti Sanon: B-town hotties dazzle at IIJW 2014 - News
- Dia Mirza: Not in hurry to make films  - News
- Dia Mirza: Didn't turn producer to extend my innings as an actor - News
- Dia & Sahil on BOBBY JASOOS: We are not fly-by-night operators - News
- SAIFTA 2013: Karan Johar, Dia Mirza, Madhuri Dixit, Priyanka Chopra to add glitz  - News