Star of the week - TINA MUNIM


DOB: 11 February, 1957
Star sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Occupation: Actress

Interesting facts:

1. Born in Mumbai, Tina is the ninth and youngest child of her parents from a Gujarati Jain family. She graduated in 1975, the same year that she was crowned Femina Teen Princess India 1975 and represented India at the Miss Teenage Intercontinental contest in Aruba, where she was crowned 2nd runner-up.

2. In December 1976, she signed her first film, Des Pardes, with iconic filmmaker Dev Anand, following which she made the switch to working full-time as an actor.

3. From 1987 to 1990, she lived in California, where she completed a diploma in Interior Design at the Interior Designers Institute in Los Angeles and a course in Computer Science at the Community College in Yorba Linda.

4. With the aim to offer young artists a platform to exhibit alongside seasoned veterans and acknowledged masters, she organised the first Harmony Art show in 1995.

5. Tina was one of the leading actresses of her time. She enjoyed a successful career of about a decade until she got married. Now she is a succefful buisness woman and takes part in welfare programs.

6. In order to bridge the gaps in the Indian healthcare fabric, Tina Ambani launched the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute (KDAH) in Mumbai in 2009, a highly advanced quaternary care facility with a unique full-time specialist system and technology and treatment protocols benchmarked to leading global institutes.

7. She is currently Chairperson of the Mumbai-based Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Harmony for Silvers Foundation (that seeks to enhance the quality of life of the elderly) and Harmony Art Foundation. She is also Chairperson of Group CSR, Reliance Group, and the Mudra Foundation for Communications Research and Education (MFFCRE), as well as Chief Mentor and Advisor for the Strategic Planning Committee of the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT). She is the wife of Anil Ambani, one of the richest men in the world and Chairman of Reliance Group.



    Marcy Massura commented one year ago

    There is no community college in Yorba Linda.

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