Throwback to when Neena Gupta denied Masaba from being an actress due to her looks

An old interview of Neena Gupta came up in which remembers telling Masaba Gupta not become an actor in India

An old interview of actor Neena Gupta has recently, came up in which she told famous entertainment journalist and Critic Rajeev Masand what she told her daughter Masaba Gupta when she asked Neena if she can be an actor.

She said “I told her ‘If you want to be an actor then you go abroad. Jis tarah tumhara shakal hai, body hai, tumhe yahan Indian milieu mein bahot kam role milenge (The way you look, the way your body is, you will get few roles in the Indian milieu). You will never become a heroine, you will never become Hema Malini, you will never become an Alia Bhatt’.”

Rajeev Masand then asked Neena Gupta about the incident in which she met Karan Johar and Shah Rukh Khan in a flight. Recalling the incident she said  “Yeah! So mean and cheapy kind of people. They gave me their number and then phone hi nahi uthate the (didn’t attend my calls).” Rajeev Masand then added “Because you wanted them to convince Masaba not to act.”

Neena Gupta recently, published her biography ‘Sach Kahun To’. On the day the first copy of the book came out, she posted a video on her Instagram handle with the caption “Guess What”. Her book is getting a lots of love from a lots of people and celebrities.


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