It is known that Neena Gupta was in a relationship with West Indian cricketer Vivian Richards in the eighties. They share a daughter, Masaba Gupta who is today a successful fashion designer. Neena’s father helped raise her daughter as a single mother and turned out to be her backbone during the most crucial time of my life. But before Masaba was born, filmmaker, actor and her close friend Satish Kaushik had offered to marry her saying that she can say that the child is his.
“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,” read an excerpt from Neena’s biography Sach Kahun Toh.
Earlier, Neena had opened up about looking after a baby all alone and balancing a busy work schedule as an actor. She said that it was tough for her at one point of life. So, when she got married to Vivek Mehra in her early 50s, she decided to go easy with her schedule.