On the need for climate change, the actress previously also appreciated, the PM Modi’s push to make India a plastic-free country
Jaipur: Actress Dia Mirza on Monday broke down during discussion regarding climate change at the Jaipur Literature Festival. When she was asked later about what made her emotional, Mirza said, “My day started really well till January 26. At around 3 in the morning, this news alert came on my phone for a top player, an NBA player who I followed for a while died.”
Mirza said referring to Kobe Bryant who died in a helicopter crash along with his daughter and seven others. “Bryant chopper crashing in California disturbed me. The incident really upset me. There are different things that upset us on different days, but ultimately we take care of ourselves. I was overwhelmed because of my low blood pressure,”.
American basketball legend and his daughter,13, Gianna Maria Onore Bryant were among the nine people killed when a helicopter in which they were traveling got crashed as the climate was foggy and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas.
#WATCH Actor Dia Mirza breaks down while speaking at the 'climate emergency' session during Jaipur Literature Festival; she says, "Don't hold back from being an empath". (27.1.20) pic.twitter.com/fyAgH3giL9
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On the need for climate change, the actress previously also appreciated, the PM Modi’s push to make India a plastic-free country. Thanking PM Modi for his speech against single-use plastic from October 2nd the producer, UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador and UN Advocate for Sustainable Development Goals, Dia Mirza said.
Talking about climate change, Dia had said “It’s not just us, it’s the world. The way we have built our economy, the way we do business and the way have we built our industries! Human beings have made some seriously wrong choices. The fact is everybody collectively, at an individual global level, has to understand that if we don’t change the way we live, the way we consume and waste, we are only causing harm to ourselves.”
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