It was Netflix sequence Masaba Masaba that made Neena Gupta realise the appearing potential of her daughter Masaba Gupta. The senior actor had stated in her interviews that she had apologised to her daughter for discouraging her from taking on appearing.
Nonetheless, not many know that Neena even tried to take the assistance of Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar as a way to persuade Masaba from taking on appearing again within the day. Masaba, who’s a profitable designer, made her debut in appearing with the net sequence final yr and was very warmly acquired.
In an interview, Neena had stated that she suggested Masaba to go overseas if she wished to behave. “I advised her ‘If you wish to be an actor you then go overseas. Jis tarah tumhara shakal hai, physique hai, tumhe yahan Indian milieu mein bahot kam function milenge (The way in which you look, the way in which your physique is, you’re going to get few roles within the Indian milieu). You’ll by no means turn out to be a heroine, you’ll by no means turn out to be Hema Malini, you’ll by no means turn out to be an Alia Bhatt’.”
She additionally advised journalist Rajeev Masand that she additionally tried to get the assistance of Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar on this. When requested that she met them on a flight, Neena replied, “Yeah! So imply and cheapy type of folks. They gave me their quantity after which didn’t attend my calls.” To this, Rajeev replied that this was “since you needed them to persuade Masaba to not act.”