Ace designer Masaba Gupta and Madhu Mantena’s decision to be separated came as a huge shock. Masaba’s mother, actress Neena Gupta who recently went on to grab her first Filmfare awards in the Critics Best Actor Female category finally spoke about the issue and admitted that she had advised Masaba to not to rush into the decision. Neena Gupta revealed that, “Like a normal mother, I said don’t take any decision in a rush. Think about it because my husband and I, both loved Madhu and still love him. He’s a very nice man and we still love him.”
She further revealed that the decision had indeed come as a big shock to her. She went on to say that, “But… nahi bana toh nahi bana…Humne bola socho isko, aisa nahi hai ki immediate decision liya, they thought about it. It was a very big shock to me.” Masaba Gupta and Madhu Mantena announced their separation last year and the duo then went on to file for divorce on March this year. They had released a joint statement which said, “After much thought and consideration, we have come to an amicable conclusion on all matters. We have decided to move forward separately and get divorced.”
Their joint statement further read as, “We are two individuals who respect and care for each other and have made our own choices. We would appreciate if we are given our privacy in this time.” On the workfront, Neena Gupta who was last seen in the Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Badhaai Ho, will soon be seen in the Kangana Ranaut starrer Panga. Neena Gupta was also recently seen in the popular Zoya Akhtar directorial web series Made In Heaven which starred Sobhita Dhulipala, Arjun Mathur and Jim Sarbh in the lead roles.