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Neena Gupta Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Delhi
Age: 60 Years
Husband: Vivek Mehra

Neena Gupta

Bio/Wiki
Profession(s)Actor and Television Director
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 3”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm, Hindi (Actor): Saath Saath (1982)
Saath Saath (1982)
TV (Actor): Khandaan (1985)
Khandaan (1985)
Film, Malayalam (Actor): Vasthuhara (1991)
Vasthuhara
TV (Director): Saans (1999)
Neena Gupta in Saans
Awards, Honours, Achievements National Film Awards
1993: Best First Non-Feature Film for Bazaar Sitaram (directed by Neena Gupta)
1994: Best Supporting Actress for Woh Chokri

Screen Awards
1999:
Best Actress for Saans
Neena Gupta Posing with Her Awards

Filmfare Awards
2019:
Best Actress for Badhaai Ho
2019: Best Actress (Critics) for Badhaai Ho
India International Film Festival of Boston
2019: Best Actress for The Last Color
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 June 1959 (Thursday)
Age (as in 2019) 60 Years
BirthplaceDelhi
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownDelhi
SchoolThe Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
Educational Qualification(s)• M. A.
• M. Phil in Sanskrit [1]Jagran
ReligionHinduism [2]Wikipedia
Food HabitVegetarian [3]India Today
HobbiesReading and Travelling
Controversy• In 1989, she gave birth to Masaba Gupta out of her marriage with the cricket legend Vivian Richards. She received a lot of criticism for the same, and her career was also affected by this. [4]Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsAlok Nath (Actor)
Neena Gupta and Alok Nath in a TV Serial
• Shaarangdev (son of the Indian classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj)
Shaarangdev
Vivian Richards (West Indies cricketer)
Neena Gupta with Vivian Richards
• Vivek Mehra (Chartered Accountant)
Neena Gupta with Vivek Mehra
Marriage DateSecond Marriage: 15 July 2008
Neena Gupta's Marriage Picture
Family
Husband/Spouse• First Husband: Name Not Known [5]IMDB
• Second Husband: Vivek Mehra
ChildrenDaughter- Masaba Gupta, Fashion Designer (With Vivian Richards)
Neena Gupta with Masaba Gupta
ParentsFather- Late R. N. Gupta
Mother- Late Shakuntala Gupta (died due to cancer)
An Old Picture of Neena Gupta Posing with Her Family
SiblingsBrother- Pankaj Gupta
Favourite Things
FoodRajma Chawal
Actor(s)Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna
SingerLata Mangeshkar
ColourCherry Red

Neena Gupta

Some Lesser Known Facts About Neena Gupta

  • Does Neena Gupta drink alcohol?: Yes Neena Gupta drinking
  • Neena Gupta is a popular veteran Indian actor.
  • Reportedly, her mother wanted her to become an IAS officer.
  • She used to play hockey while she was in college.
  • As per the sources, she got married at the age of 16 with a boy from Calcutta who was an IIT Delhi pass out, but the marriage lasted for only two years.
  • She completed a three-year course from the National School of Drama in 1982.

    An old photo of Neena Gupta while studying at the NSD

    An old photo of Neena Gupta while studying at the NSD

  • In 1982, she debuted in the Bollywood film ‘Saath Saath’. Later, she acted in many other Bollywood films, including ‘Gandhi’ (1982), Mandi (1983), Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron (1983), Rihaee (1988), Swarg (1990), and Drishti (1990).
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  • She received Rs. 10,000 for the film ‘Gandhi’ in 1982.
  • In 1985, she started acting in the Hindi TV serials. She acted in various TV serials, like Daddy (1989), Drishti (1990), Saans (1999), Siski (2000), Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin (2004), and Kitani Mohabbat Hai (2009). Neena Gupta in Saans (1999)
  • She has acted in a few Malayalam films, like ‘Vasthuhara’ (1991) and ‘Aham’ (1992). Neena Gupta in Vasthuhara
  • She appeared in the famous item song ‘Choli Ke Peeche’ from the film ‘Khalnayak’ (1993) along with Madhuri Dixit.

  • In 1997, her pop album, ‘Go To Court’ was released, which was a big flop.
  • In 1999, she debuted as a director in the TV serial ‘Saans.’
  • She hosted a TV game show ‘Kamzor Kadi Kaun’ in 1999, which was aired on Star Plus.

    Neena Gupta as a Host in Kamzor Kadi Kaun

    Neena Gupta as a Host in Kamzor Kadi Kaun

  • She has acted in many other Bollywood films, including Alone (2015), Veere Di Wedding (2018), and Mulk (2018).

    Neena Gupta in Mulk

    Neena Gupta in Mulk

  • In 2018, she acted in the blockbuster film ‘Badhaai Ho.’ Her acting skills in the film was well appreciated by the audience and critics.

    Neena Gupta in Badhaai Ho

    Neena Gupta in Badhaai Ho

  • She received an appreciation letter from the legendary actor, Amitabh Bachchan, for her film ‘Badhaai Ho’ in 2018.

    Amitabh Bachchan's Appreciation Letter to Neena Gupta

    Amitabh Bachchan’s Appreciation Letter to Neena Gupta

  • She penned down the script of the Hindi TV web-series, ‘Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain’ in 2018.

    Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain

    Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain

  • In 2017, she posted on her Instagram account,

    I live and work in Mumbai. I am a good artist and am looking for good work. [6]Indian Express

  • After the success of Badhaai Ho (2018) in which she received critical acclaims for her performance, she appeared in many more Hindi films, like ‘Music Teacher’ (2019), ‘The Last Color’ (2019), ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan’ (2020), and ’83’ (2020).

    Neena Gupta in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan

    Neena Gupta in Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan

  • Before getting married to Vivek Mehra in 2008, she was reportedly engaged thrice, but none of them ended into marriage.
  • She considers her father as her biggest support system during the tough times in her life.
  • She has appeared in many TV commercials.

  • She has featured on the cover of various renowned magazines.

    Neena Gupta Featured on the Cover of a Few Magazines

    Neena Gupta Featured on the Cover of a Few Magazines

  • She owns a pet dog, Luca.

    Neena Gupta with Her Pet Dog

    Neena Gupta with Her Pet Dog

  • She has a deep faith in Lord Ganesha.

    Neena Gupta with an Idol of Lord Ganesha

    Neena Gupta with an Idol of Lord Ganesha

  • In an interview, she said that her biggest regret was to give birth to a child without getting married.

    An Old Picture of Neena Gupta and Her Daughter

    An Old Picture of Neena Gupta and Her Daughter

  • In an interview, when asked about her daughter’s interest to become an actor, she said,

I told her if you want to be an actor then you go abroad. Because tumhara jis tarah ka shakal hai aur body hai, tumhe yahan Indian mileu mein bohot kum role milenge, even if you become a good actor. So, tumko woh heroine nahi milegi. Hema Malini nahi banoge, Alia (Bhatt) nahi banoge.”

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