- “A few friends suggested I get married to someone,” wrote Neena Gupta
- Neena Gupta was anticipating Masaba when Satish Kaushik requested her
- They co-starred in ‘Mandi’ and ‘Jane Bhi Do Yaaron’
Veteran actress Neena Gupta’s life has been something however extraordinary. Neena Gupta, in her recently-launched memoir Sach Kahun Toh, candidly shared the lesser-known sides of her life, staying true to the ebook’s title. One such anecdote listed in her ebook, occurs to be from the time when she was pregnant. Neena Gupta and West Indies cricket legend Vivian Richards have been in a relationship within the Eighties and they’re dad and mom to clothier Masaba Gupta. Recalling her being pregnant days, Neena Gupta revealed that a number of pals supplied to marry the actress whereas she was pregnant; amongst them was her longtime pal and actor Satish Kaushik. “A few friends suggested I get married to someone so my child would have a name and a father figure,” she wrote in her ebook.
Neena Gupta and Satish Kaushik, each NSD alumni, had labored collectively in movies like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron and Mandi. Neena Gupta wrote in her ebook: “Satish Kaushik, such a wonderful friend, called and said, ‘Nancy (his nickname for me since college), don’t worry. If the child is born with dark skin, you can just say it’s mine and we’ll get married. Nobody will suspect a thing’.”
Neena Gupta added that she “politely refused” and bought emotional. An excerpt from her memoir learn, “I found this offer so sweet that I had tears in my eyes. The fact that he was ready to sacrifice his own chance at true love and happiness for me was very touching but I politely refused.”
Satish Kaushik later married movie producer Shashi Kaushik, whereas Neena Gupta bought married to chartered accountant Vivek Mehra.
Neena Gupta not too long ago starred in Netflix’s Sardar Ka Grandson, alongside Arjun Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh, Soni Razdan, John Abraham and Aditi Rao Hydari. She additionally featured in Sandeep Aur Pink Faraar, with Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor.